6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

[brightcove:5361870003001 default] This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com. One thing most gym-goers probably don’t focus on enough: body alignment outside the studio walls. While you may work on cardio and strength, paying attention to your everyday posture is also crucial. “If you have pain or movement issues, checking posture can give you insight into what needs to be […]

Women Are Naturally Fitter Than Men, Study Says

[brightcove:5413493151001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Conventional wisdom holds that men have the natural advantage when it comes to physical ability. But in one key measure of fitness, women actually come out on top, finds a small new study published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. Researchers from the University of […]

Pollution Could Cancel Out the Health Benefits of Walking, a New Study Says

[brightcove:5402485219001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Simple though it may be, walking is one of the best things you can do for your body. Research has shown that it can extend your life and improve your heart health, along with a host of other health metrics. A new study published in the Lancet, […]

9 Simple Exercises You Can Do During Your Next TV Binge

[brightcove:5653891172001 default] Cooler temps got you hanging indoors, and binge-watching your favorite shows? That’s cool, but whenever you settle in for a marathon, you may want to consider doing a little physical activity in front of the tube. Here's why: New research presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association suggests that the more time you spend watching TV, […]

Celebrity Fitness Trainer Is Mommy-Shamed for Doing Intense Workout With Baby

[brightcove:5132267785001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Celebrity fitness trainer and CoverGirl ambassador Massy Arias has amassed millions of followers on social media with her fun and impressive workout clips. This year, her most popular videos have featured a special guest: her daughter Indira Sarai Williams, who has starred in many of her posts, […]

Prehistoric Women Had Stronger Arms Than Competitive Rowers Today

[brightcove:5569684893001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Today’s athletes may be strong, but they’ve got nothing on prehistoric women who spent their days harvesting crops and grinding grain. According to a new study in the journal Science Advances, the average woman who lived during the first 6,000 years of farming had stronger upper arms […]

The 15-Minute Home Workout to Survive the Holidays

[brightcove:5523727483001 default] This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com. For most, the holiday season means a whole lot of travel, food and to-dos…and little time, space or energy for exercise. But your fitness doesn’t have to take a backseat to a packed seasonal schedule — and this home workout, made up of just five exercises (all from Daily […]