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What We Really Mean When We Call People Fat

Why are Americans so obsessed with weight and—worse—so mean to those who are overweight?

The Weird Way Tattoos Can Mess with Your Workouts

You might want to reconsider that sleeve.

Can Compression Tights Really Make You a Faster Runner?

At least not in the way you think they are.

Scientists Are Developing an Actual "Exercise Pill"

No, this isn't a hoax. Just ask science.

The #1 Workout That Keeps You Young, According to Research

Basically the closest thing you're gonna get to a magic potion

More Proof That Any Exercise Is Better Than No Exercise

News flash: You don't need to hit the gym or pavement every single day to be healthy.

Hate HIIT? Science Says Music Might Make It Way More Bearable

Science says all you need is a kickass playlist

Do You Get Better at Distance Running As You Get Older?

Yes, we all saw that old guy pass you. No, you're not alone.

Study Finds You Can Prevent a UTI Just By Working Out

Just one more reason to get your sweat on, according to new research.

What Does Lack of Sleep Mean for Your Gym Goals?

Losing sleep three nights in a row will totally tank your performance.

This Is the Best Way to Exercise to Boost Your Energy

Too much exercise will wear you down and sap your energy, but too little makes you weak and tired. Here's what you should be doing at the gym to skyrocket your energy levels.

The Surprising Connection Between Your Job and Your Fitness Goals

Some jobs might be seriously sapping your strength.

Your Fitness Tracker Might Be Miscounting Your Calories

Here's an argument for counting the old-fashioned way.

The Amount of Time Humans Spend Exercising Will Shock You

The results from Reebok's new global survey were preeetty interesting...and a little alarming.

Want to Increase Your Running Endurance? Compression Gear Can Help

You might want to pick up some before your next long-distance race or run.

Here's Another Reason to Sign Up for That Race

Another reason to sign up for that half marathon!

Yes, You Really Can Be Born to Run

Turns out, Bruce Springsteen was on to something—your love of exercise may be a direct result of how active your mom was while pregnant with you.