Do you have joules and joules of potential energy saved up inside your little fists, but because of your demeanor and general situation can’t do anything about it except slap around a sandbag and then go home and cry? Then have I got an app for you.
It takes a lot of hard work to stay in shape, which is why it’s important to exercise on a regular basis. But it’s not always possible to remain active, and sometimes a few days off can turn into a more... extended hiatus. Here’s what happens to your body when you suddenly stop exercising.
Today's New York Post profiles a 24-year-old ex-dancer who traded intense cardio workouts and self-deprivation for intense resistance workouts and weight lifting, gaining 20 lbs of pure muscle meat in the process. She's never felt better, she says. She's happy with her body and she feels totally awesome. STRONG IS…
If the only weightlifting you're doing is with your arms and legs, you are in for a real treat, because there's yet another area of your body you can start to worry about — your vagina.
You guys, 13-year-old Maryana Naumova — who hails from Russia — is freaking strong. In this clip, she bench-presses 220 lbs., then 230, then 240. Apparently her form is terrible? According to YouTube haters? Here's what I know: Her smile — and dip-dyed hair — are awesome.
Last week, Rick Santorum said he didn't think women should be allowed in combat because the "types of emotions that are involved." Well, he's since clarified his position, and it turns out he wasn't referring to women's out of control emotions but men's. You see, he's worried that male soldiers would get themselves in…
Anna Watson is a University of Georgia cheerleader who, in addition to being one of the most earnest and nervous people to ever grace the GMA stage, can dead lift over 250 pounds. She was recently offered a $75,000 fitness modeling contract that she turned down because it required her to add an additional 50 pounds…
A plan to make the physical requirements more difficult for aspiring female US Marines by requiring full pull-ups has been postponed indefinitely. And as it stands now, women interested in becoming lady Leathernecks must meet lower physical standards than their male counterparts. But for jobs that require brute…
A 23-year-old student who lived on melted snow and candy bars during a 9 day ordeal in remote Arizona says she's thankful to be alive. And that's the last time she house sits at Dakota Fanning's ski chalet.
American endurance athlete Diana Nyad has abandoned her attempt to swim the 103 miles from Cuba to South Florida due to jellyfish stings. According to a spokesperson, she was pulled from the water last night after being stung by a Portuguese Man O War. She attempted to reenter the water this morning and was stung…
Shanghai, China, May 15: Croatia's Blanka Vlasic competes in the Women's High Jump event of the Diamond League Athletics meeting (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Last week, I asked readers for advice on how to start working out without throwing a ton of coin at an expensive gym membership, and did you ever come through.
A few weeks ago, I unloaded about female "fitness" and how our bodies' function as tools has gotten lost in a quest to be thin. Readers responded with their own stories, and what awesome stories they are.
I bought a women's fitness magazine the other day and almost every page equated fitness with losing weight. Get bikini ready in seven days! Lose 12 pounds by tomorrow by doing these three exercises! Hungry? Eat seven almonds! Fuck that.
Researchers report scrawnier people are more likely to think an approaching sound is closer than it is. They believe the link between fitness and hearing may have evolved to help the weak avoid danger.[UPI]