The Internet Is Obsessed With This Diagram for Mastering Front Splits—Here’s Why They’re Beneficial

Recently, Pinterest has experienced a surge in wellness-related searches, especially for bedtime rituals, biohacks, and self-care, according to a new report. Another buzzy search topic: stretches. In fact, this how-to explainer demonstrating a front split has been pinned over 18,000 times. If you’re thinking your body doesn’t bend that way, you’re not alone. “The life we lead now, nine-to-six office job, […]

Which Exercise Burns the Most Calories? Here’s What Science Says

Your time is precious — and limited. So when it comes to working out, it’s not uncommon to wonder: what exercise burns the most calories? Exercise scientists have rigorously studied the amount of energy people expend during different types of exercise, and they’ve determined which workouts are best for burning calories. The thing to keep […]

We Tried the $600 Personal Massager That Celebs Are Obsessed With

You may have seen this funky-looking massage tool making the rounds on social media—celebs like Shakira and top athletes like three-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings have posted glowing reviews of the TheraGun Professional Massager. The idea is to place the ball on sore muscles that need some TLC; pull the trigger and the ball will […]

Kirsty Godso’s 6 Challenging Do-Anywhere Moves

Kettlebells, resistance bands, Bosu balls—we love them all. But sometimes it’s best to go back to the basics and use your own bodyweight to firm up your frame. After all, it’s always with you, which means you can train anywhere and anytime. “Bodyweight workouts allow everyone to work on strength and stamina,” explains Kirsty Godso, […]

Wall Balls Are the One Exercise You Need for Your Butt, Arms, and Core

When you think about full-body workouts, you probably think about dread-provoking burpees, mountain climbers, and maybe even rowing. But there’s one move that’ll ramp up your heart rate and deliver a total-body burn that we think you won't hate: the wall ball. A wall ball is a full-body, multi-part exercise performed with a medicine ball—that […]