Fitness

Get fit, stay fit, lose weight. Discover new workout routines, alternative exercise programs in our fitness section. Love your body.

What Is Tai Chi Chuan, and Where Is the Best Place in LA Learn it?

Ever passed a small group of people practicing what appear to be very slow martial arts moves in a park? Chances are they’re moving through Tai chi chuan poses. And if you’ve...

8 Ways to Burn Calories and Stay Fit in the Winter

Whether there’s snow in your backyard or you need to seek out higher ground, this season provides brisk opportunities to feel the burn. If you think winter is a time for...

Looking for Your Abs? A New App Can Help You Find Them

Studies show working out with a partner can lead to a 200% longer workout. Don’t have one? FitMatch is an app that connects users to all things fitness — sort of like Tinder...

This Is How to Have Fun with 16 LGBTQ Athletic Organizations around NYC

Looking to meet other LGBTQ people and be active in a safe environment? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite queer sports and athletic organizations in New York and surrounding...

Which Sweeteners Are the Best for You? Which Are the Worst for You?

Excessive sugar consumption leads to weight gain and conditions such as diabetes. Unfortunately many artificial sweeteners have also been linked to negative side effects. So...

Here Are 4 Perfect Exercises to Boost Your Mood

Got the blues? Movement is a natural detoxifier, and when you are not getting enough, you will feel more lethargic and motivation will continue to dwindle. Try these four...

This Is a List of the Crazy Things I Did to Lose Weight

After endless ups and downs on a weight-loss roller coaster, Kevin learns what works, what doesn’t and what he was craving all along. I Love Food The quickest glance in my...

This Is How a Gay Yoga Master is Making the World Better

Anton Brandt isn’t simply teaching yoga. He’s deeply invested in how to better embody its lessons – like LGBTQ inclusivity. Those Who Can Do Anyone who believes the...

Here’s How You Can Find Your Way to the Best Body Yet

It seems like every LGBTQ person we talk to is obsessed with fitness. but when there are so many options available, finding what works  for you can seem overwhelming. In April...

This Is How Couples Work out Working out Together

After years of embracing decidedly contrasting fitness routines, husbands Wade and Gary attempt to embrace one another’s regimens of choice. My husband Gary and I spend...

This Is the Ultimate Way to Get Fit like You Did in Gym Class

Phys Ed wasn’t all frustrating rope climbs and locker room towel-snapping. We look at the history of some of the sports we played then — and how they can help us burn calories...

This Is How Trans Men Can Achieve Ultimate Fitness

Body image can be a big issue for transgender men. A recent study found as many as 40% of young trans men and gender non-conforming people have diagnosed with eating disorders....