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What You Should Know About Your Resting Heart Rate

This one number can say a lot about your health.

Learn How to Push Through Your Workout from CrossFit Coach Colleen Fotsch

See exactly what her body is going through while she pushes through six tough workout rounds.

Why Core Strength Is So Important (It Has Nothing to Do with Sculpting a Six-Pack)

Honestly, how they look should be the last thing on your mind.

The Dynamic Warm-Up for Weight Lifting That Will Improve Your Performance

Don't skimp on the 5 most important minutes of your workout.

Why You Shouldn't Totally Rest Between Sets During Your Workout

If you immediately stop moving after every interval, you're doing it wrong.

The Amazing Ways Exercise Boosts Your Brain Power

Hit the gym to give your brain the boost it needs.

Are Sauna Suits Good for Weight Loss?

Waist trainers? B.S.... But sauna suits might surprise you.

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.