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.

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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Tired of wasting money on fitness gadgets that initially seem awesome, only to later realize that they're just not for you? (Hey there, wristband tracker we haven't used since week one...

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You know the proven prescription for meeting your fitness goals. But beyond nutrition, fitness, and sleep, there are other—and less conventional—ways to up your workout routine. In fact...

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Yoga has a natural remedy for just about everything, and PMS (and the cramps that come with it!) are no exception. Whenever you start to feel bloated, blue, achy, or crampy—and you know...

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When you can work out at home, there’s no excuse for not breaking a sweat. (Plus, you don't have to worry about looking your best post-workout.) The best news: With the right equipment,...

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As a health and fitness writer, I know the research: Morning exercisers are...

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Turn your body into a fat-burning machine with these yoga poses that target your large muscle groups—quads, hamstrings, glutes, back, and chest—while revving up your metabolism. Don't...

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