Ancient Workout Video Is Hilariously Horrifying

Back in the day, when a girl wanted to tone up, she hit the machines — but instead of ergonomic, low-impact ellipticals, there were grinding gears, pinching coils and bizarre bands. » 1/14/11 6:21pm 1/14/11 6:21pm

You Can't Exercise Your Way To Better Sex

Daily Beast blogger Meghan Pleticha tried the performance-enhancing "sexercises" magazines are always recommending for a week. Though her physical ability improved slightly, she concluded, "I don't want to work at my sexual skills. I just want to enjoy them." [DailyBeast] » 5/27/10 3:20pm 5/27/10 3:20pm

Today an unhappy wife writes in to Cary Tennis's advice column on Salon, seeking counsel because her husband keeps yelling at her when they go skiing together. "My husband cannot understand why I won't go faster, and he gets upset when I ski slowly. He even thinks I ski slowly on purpose. But I cannot go fast, or at… » 2/25/08 2:45pm 2/25/08 2:45pm

Are You Teacher's Pet, Even At The Gym?

In today's Observer, former Gawkerette and Friend-of-Jezebel Doree Shafrir writes about the gym pets phenomenon. If you're a regular gym-goer, you know the type: They use the same bike during every spin class, wear coordinating spandex outfits, and suck up to the instructor like it's their goddamn job. Doree spoke to… » 2/20/08 6:00pm 2/20/08 6:00pm