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.

I will never forget my first yoga class. The music was pumping, it was mat-to-mat crowded, the teacher was uber-...

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It's late at night, you're lying in bed, and you can't fall asleep, no matter how still you lie, or how many positions you try. Sound familiar? This quick and easy yoga routine will work...

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It’s cold and flu season. We all know it. We’re all a little extra sensitive when...

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It's no surprise that listening to music enhances workout performance. We've all been there—about ready to give up when our power ballad sounds to push us through that final rep or last...

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Next time your yoga teacher tells you to take a "deep, cleansing breath" you may want to rethink that—not the breathing part (please don't stop breathing!) but the cleansing part....

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Confidence (along with hydration and sleep) is the best beauty tool out there, and it's free! Backbends, which open your chest area, give you the posture of a naturally confident person...

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Ancient Roman gladiators were known for being tough, superhuman warriors. And according to a new study, some of that magnificence can be chalked up to not only grueling workouts and lots...

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As an editor at Shape, I’m lucky to be among the first to hear about the hottest new workouts and emerging fitness trends. But as the NYC fitness scene continues to heat up like...

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In the worlds of yoga and Ayurveda (the sister science of yoga), fall is Vata season. This means that things are blowing around—like the wind in fall—and it makes it harder for us all to...

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We're all about saving money when it comes to our workout clothes—after all, it's hard to justify spending hundreds of dollars on something you're going to sweat in—but there are some...

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