exercise

COPING

Why Does Depression Make Me Want to Be Alone?

This week in the Coping newsletter: Numbness as a very real symptom of depression, and what to do when you feel like withdrawing from friends.
Tonic Editors
2.19.19
Phys Ed

These Are the Unspoken Rules of Yoga

Nine things you should know before you walk into a yoga studio for the first time.
Rajul Punjabi
1.23.19
Phys Ed

Taper Madness Is Real and This Is How You Can Avoid it Before a Big Race

In the weeks before a big marathon—when you're not getting that long-run endorphin hit—things can get a little emotionally haywire.
Allie Volpe
1.16.19
Phys Ed

The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are Exaggerated

Here’s a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.
Christian Finn
1.9.19
Phys Ed

How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety

The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
K. Aleisha Fetters
12.18.18
mental health

A Sanity Checklist for 2019

If you’re trying to get your head on straight, this is the most fundamental place to start.
Rajul Punjabi
12.17.18
Fitness

Being Sore After a Workout Doesn't Mean Your Muscles Are Growing

There’s very little evidence to show that being sore indicates muscle damage or faster muscle growth, or that a lack of soreness means that your workout wasn’t effective.
Christian Finn
12.12.18
Phys Ed

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
11.28.18
Phys Ed

The Complicated Relationship Between Testosterone and Muscle Growth

It's not the levels of testosterone that men have that matters, but rather how sensitive they are to the hormone.
Christian Finn
11.26.18
Phys Ed

How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle at the Same Time

Gaining strength while burning fat isn't easy to do, but research shows that it is possible.
Christian Finn
10.29.18
mental health

A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating

Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
Christian Jarrett
10.23.18
Phys Ed

Your Favorite Celebrity’s Workout Routine Probably Won’t Work For You

You could do everything right, but your body might not respond the way you're expecting.
Christian Finn
10.22.18
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