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Workout - page 3

May 2, 2011

Body Blog: Mid-Year Resolutions For a Healthy Life

When it comes to fitness resolutions, it’s hard to stick to every little detail. There are days when you may feel tired, a date comes up, or you find any excuse ("Judge Judy is on!") to justify yourself. But that's only hindering you, and while it may seem easier to just give up sometimes, sticking to a plan to reach your goal isn't as hard as you think.

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Jan 21, 2011

Friday Faves: 5 Things Your Dude Secretly Loves

A lot of times, the fighting and rivalry between sexes causes a behavior called 'reduction,' where each sex reduces the other one to a short list of (of I don't know, lets say 13 or 14) traits, to belittle others and to make themselves feel like the true social scientist they know they are. But, all fun aside, we know that regardless of genitalia, people are actually quite complex.

Jan 10, 2011

Body Blog: Cardio Crazy

Whether or not you're one to make resolutions, January is the best time to get in shape. Summer is now only a short six months away! Bring on the bikinis and shorter than short-shorts - it's time to look and feel great. In my past blogs, I've showed you how to tone up and strengthen your muscle groups. Now, it's time for me to explain how cardio workouts can really get that six-pack and those toned legs to show.

Jan 5, 2011

Candy Dish: Get That 6-Pack!

• Get fit with this 15 minutes workout • How to get rid of your toxic ex • This is the cutest thing I've ever seen. • 5 bad habits to break this year • Is it sad how much we care about this couple?! •The best celebrity casual outfits James Van Der Memes are hilarious!

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Jan 3, 2011

The Body Blog: Quick and Efficient Exercises

We are busy girls, no doubt. But being busy is never a good excuse for skipping out on a workout. Not only is it BS (you could spend a little less time shopping online, you know), but it’s just not good for you. And you are gonna feel really crappy later when your body turns to mush and you can’t play Rock Band without breaking a sweat.

We’ve All Been There: Waiting to Work Out

After finishing another long day of classes (a whole 3 hours!), you head home to grab a quick snack and go to the gym. You don’t even let yourself sit down or get comfortable, knowing that getting near that couch – even for a moment – means you would never get up again.

Body Blog: Need Some Motivation?

When every guy you know is a complete let down, your major is still undecided and you can’t find the perfect pair of boots, you feel defeated/without control/craving a brownie. But just because some things never go right, there is one thing in your life that is 100% up to you: your health.

Sep 20, 2010

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Aug 30, 2010

Body Blog: Pilates When and How You Want It

Let me introduce to you Pop Pilates, only the best thing to happen to your body since Lululemon hit the U.S.A. Pop Pilates is the product of Cassey, a 23 year-old Pilates instructor who knows her stuff.

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Apr 7, 2010

Web Spy: Daily Burn

he weather is finally starting to warm up, and summer will be here before we know it. While I love summer and I'm excited to have the time off to relax and have fun, just thinking about the fact that sundresses, short-shorts, and bikinis are in my not-too-distant future makes me cringe. The fact of the matter is, my body isn't quite ready for skimpy summer clothes just yet.

Mar 29, 2010

Body Blog: Let’s Go Running…Barefoot?

Last week while I hopped on the treadmill for my afternoon jog, I looked next to me and spotted some guy wearing these. I thought it might be some sort of joke - they did look rather similar to gorilla feet, and that's sorta funny - until I saw another guy walk in wearing similar shoes. (Or whatever you'd call them....)

Mar 15, 2010

Body Blog: 14 Tips To Get Your Workout Back On Track

I get it. Trust me, I get it. It’s getting nice out and the last thing you want to do is spend an hour or two inside the gym. Who wants to sweat indoors when eating ice-cream by the lake is so much more appealing (and yummy?) But on the flip side, you'll be donning a bikini before you know it (like, ahem, next week) and you want to look h-o-t.

Mar 9, 2010

Bad Advice Women Get: Get Fit for Prom

If teen magazines are to be believed, from January to June, there’s exactly one thing on every female high school student’s mind: prom. Or should I say: ~~*OMG PROM!!@! Only writing out the word like that can give it the respect it deserves.

Mar 6, 2010

One Month Challenge: Fun with Fitness?

I am quite possibly the least athletic person you will ever meet. When I was 12, my mother asked me not to run in public. “It’s embarrassing,” she said. “There’s something about the way you run that’s just…weird.”

Mar 1, 2010

Body Blog: Physique 57, My Secret Workout Weapon

It was hard not to notice Kelly Ripa whip herself into the best shape of her life almost instantly two years ago. She had always looked good, but suddenly her body looked insane. In a good way. I wanted to know her secrets. I longed for the formula to her suddenly sculpted arms and her six pack abs.

Feb 23, 2010

Candy Dish: Everyone’s Talking About Robert and Kristen

Robert Pattinson states the obvious. • Lady reporter poops her pants on air. • Want to tone those legs? Try some of these workouts. • Whoa! Look at Hilary Duff's rock! • Ke$ha is no Lady Gaga. • Change that dating bad attitude!

Feb 19, 2010

Ten Things Every Girl Needs to Know

It's time to man up, ladies, and empower yourselves to live life without the aid of Prince Charming. Not only does this make our lives a whole lot easier (hello, do you really want to wait around for someone to jump-start your car?), but sometimes it's safer to take matters into our own hands (instead of asking some rando to do it for us).

Feb 15, 2010

Body Blog: It’s Obama’s Workout Plan!

If you somehow haven’t noticed by now, the Obama's are BUFF. With Michelle baring her toned arms in those sleeveless dresses we love so much and Barack going shirtless in Hawaii (yum), there’s no doubt we’ve got a fit couple leading our country. The Obama's get it done – and if they can do it, so can we!

Feb 11, 2010

Candy Dish: Celebs React to Alexander McQueen’s Death

• The world is shocked and devastated. • Wanna buy Hooters (the restaurant, not the fun bags)? • The most obnoxious workout habits. • Don't worry! Alec Baldwin is OK, people. • Taylor Lautner is 18!! • A real life sleeping beauty?!

Feb 8, 2010

Body Blog: Less Time, More Rewards

I know that if I don't clock in at least thirty minutes of cardio per session, I feel like my gym outing has been a waste and a failure. And I'm always hard on myself if I leave without doing crunches, even if I've run a couple of miles. In short -- going to the gym has become about the time clock, but according to a study published in the New York Times, I'm going about things all wrong!

Jan 21, 2010

Candy Dish: I See London, I See France

• I see the new Massachusetts Senator without his underpants. • Fitness for the snowed in! • Conan gets a little revenge on NBC. • Anyone ever try one of these?? • No more plastic surgery for Heidi. • Mischa Barton can't act. Just ask Stabler!

Jan 5, 2010

I Hate You, Resolutioners

I don't make resolutions for the new year. Not only do I know I will not keep them, but I also know that anything important enough to give up on December 31st should probably be given up on any other day. I tried to give up cake once - what a disaster. Just knowing the 31st was coming and that I would soon be without my beloved buttercream sent me on a downward spiral that resulted with me, a fork and a missing Costco sheet cake.

Jan 4, 2010

Body Blog: Get Your Boot Camp On!

Working out is hard enough already – do you really need someone yelling in your face the entire time? If I want to work out, I can do it entirely on my own. I’m just fine pounding the treadmill alone. With my iPod. And without any camouflage, baggy pants, and whistles! After 7th grade, I resigned myself to the fact that I cannot do a pull-up, and I am more than fine with that.

Dec 7, 2009

Body Blog: Run, Girlfriend, Run!

I know what you're thinking: between class, work, boyfriends/girlfriends, and going out, there's not really any time in your schedule for training to run a 5k or some other race. And hey, you may be right—you know yourself way better than I know you. But if you think you can find a spare 30 minutes on most days and you have a hankering to rid yourself of that muffin top or boost your health in general, read on.

Nov 30, 2009

Body Blog: Indoor Vs. Outdoor Running

Unless you consider yourself "a runner," (you know who you are) running can kind of suck. A lot. Sometimes it feels great to feel the wind through your hair and know that you left the equivalent of a 5K in the dust, no sweat. Other times, you barely make it to the end of your block before thoughts of turning home to the comfort and safety of your couch and DVR creep into your head.

Nov 23, 2009

Body Blog: Burn More Calories in Less Time!

Between classes, clubs, and work, my days start early and end really, really late. My stress levels are so high it's no surprise I often choose ice cream over vegetables and Degrassi (shh, don't tell!) over gymming it up. So when I do finally muster up the energy to make it to the gym I know I have to make it count.

Nov 17, 2009

Being Single Is Making Me Fat

When I broke up with my last boyfriend I was ecstatic to have my personal time back. It had been a long time since I'd had my own routine and I couldn't wait to do what I wanted to do, when I wanted to do it. I had grand plans of daily visits to the gym, cooking my weird healthy meals and eating them on the couch while watching marathons of Say Yes To The Dress.

Nov 9, 2009

Body Blog: Quick and Easy Full-Body Bench Tone Up

Typically, the weight room on college campuses is the “man’s domain” (as we control the cardio machine kingdom), so walking in there - never-mind actually using different machines while frat guys look on with tongues hanging out - seems less than appealing for many women. You think I'm gonna do some squats while that meat head looks on? No thank you.

Nov 6, 2009

Candy Dish: Levi Johnston is a Twitter Poet

• Who knew Levi Johnston was so poetic? • Who's Adam Lambert's new man?? • Wanna win some diamonds!? • Morning workouts burn more calories. • Lady Gaga does Gossip Girl. • 6 must-wear textiles for right now.

Oct 13, 2009

We’ve All Been There: The Workout Aches

Between the nightly orders of cheese fries and the daily “I’m too tired/busy/stressed/wrapped up in this Friends marathon to go to the gym” you’ve let yourself go. And based on how much work it takes to get those bootcuts over your thighs, it’s all beginning to catch up with you. So when Sunday rolls around you put your (chubby) foot down and decide it’s time to get back in gear.

Oct 5, 2009

Body Blog: The Real Reason You Didn’t Work Out

You know those days when, no matter how much you know you should workout, you just can’t bring yourself to put on a sports bra and sweat for an hour or two? You’re too tired. The futon is too comfortable. And those Project Runway re-runs need to be watched again. Well, don’t be too hard on yourself – you only have so much willpower. Literally.

Oct 1, 2009

Fashion Porn: Workout-wear Orgy

School is in full swing, which means you've got classes, student groups, long hours in the library, late night binges after a long night of drinking.... And you gotta fit the gym in there somewhere.

Sep 23, 2009

Work Out With Your Mother (Earth)

I have this theory that anything that’s good for the planet is good for your health as well. You’ve heard it all before: ditching the car, eating organic greens, and drinking tap water are all great ways to maintain your well-being. But did you know that adding a little green to your workout routine can actually bump it its effectiveness and your subsequent sexiness?

Sep 14, 2009

Online Classes? How About Wii Classes?

We’re all well aware of the fact that we are the technology generation. We spend our days glued to computer screens, sending more texts and BBMs a minute then our hearts beat, and accompanying our lives with a personal soundtrack courtesy of our iPods. After Twitter made it possible to tell the world what you’re doing every 2 seconds, I thought nothing could shock me.