Working it Out

SHAPE editors and fitness experts review the latest trendy fitness classes and provide actionable advice and exclusive workout programs that will help you stay fit and healthy.

Whether from dehydration, stress, tension, a hangover, or anything else, headaches can really put a dampener on anyone’s day. Luckily yoga can help.

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A common reaction I get when I tell people I'm a yoga instructor is, "Oh, that's like Pilates, right?" It's a little bizarre, but people who are unfamiliar with the two workouts often...

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A staple upper-body exercise, the barbell bench press can be performed with the hands either slightly wider than or slightly less than shoulder-width apart to work different muscles.

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I don’t know about you, but a vacation is not a vacation for me if it doesn't include some kind of physical activity.

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The compass arm balance has long been one of my favorite shapes to play around with. It requires strength, balance, and flexibility.

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When you’re training with a specific goal in mind, you need to properly structure and schedule your workout sessions if you want to set yourself up for fitness success.

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Celebs including Jessica Alba and Cameron Diaz love it, and if you're a runner, you may love CrossFit too.

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I recently read a piece by William Broad in the New York...

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While it might sound and look more challenging than regular crow pose, side crow is often the more accessible of the two to those who are newer to yoga.

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Sporting strong, well-defined arms is a fitness aspiration of many, and to effectively target the triceps—the muscles in the back of the upper arms—many people find themselves torn...

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