Articles about Exercise

Health

This startup will never let you use the ‘I forgot my gym clothes’ excuse again

This has definitely happened to you. You are all set to go to the gym after work only to find that you forgot your workout clothes or sneakers. Or you have bottoms, but no top. Or you didn't pack clothes for your business trip but ended up with a lot of downtime that could be spent doing a fun class or hitting the hotel gym. Well, guess you'll just sit in a corner and twiddle your thumbs then (and probably gain weight while you're at it, according to a recent survey by Hilton Hotels on business travel.) Cue Routinely. 

Health

How walking faster could help you live longer

If you're the type to saunter or stroll down a sidewalk, you may want to speed up. A study found that faster walkers had a higher chance of living longer.

Work-Life Balance

Survey: This is the best city for recreation this year

WalletHub took a look at "the 100 most populated U.S. cities" in terms of four factors: "Costs," "Weather," "Quality of Parks" and "Entertainment & Recreational Facilities."

Travel

How the founder of ClassPass keeps up her workout routine on a business trip

Working out is super beneficial for most people and can be a great way to keep yourself balanced and shed the work stress of the day (or if you do it first thing in the morning, it can really set the tone for the day.) The problem is even the most devoted of workout folks can get completely thrown off when they travel for work.

Travel

This is how millennials really feel about business travel

Seventy-five percent of young professionals in the U.S. see business travel as a major work perk and 65% consider it to be a status symbol, according to a recent survey commissioned by Hilton Hotels & Resorts.

Social Media

Why people’s fitness posts make us feel bad about ourselves

Seeing friends and coworkers posting on social media their happiness about an accomplishment can come at a cost to your mental wellbeing.

Travel

12 amazing airport activities that will make you wish for a longer layover

Check out all the offerings you can do all over the world, from hitting the racks with a personal shopper to soaking in some hot springs. Who says the journey won’t be almost as enjoyable as the destination?

Success

This young woman turned the classic yoga class model upside down and people love it

Y7 Studio co-founder Sarah Larson Levey wanted to change the stereotypical image of yoga — It is just you, your sweat and some truly bumpin' beats.

Morning Routine

Time management expert says this is the only reason to have a morning routine

If you truly want to have a morning routine that really accomplishes something Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of "Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done" says this is the secret.

News

These are the 10 places in the U.S. where people live the longest

Though plastic surgery, exercise, staying out of the sun and eating certain foods, can help us fend off the appearance of aging for as long as possible, eventually it will come for us. Unless we find some kind of Benjamin Button type machine or make a deal with a witch like Jane Fonda clearly did, we are out of luck.

Office Life

4 ways to enjoy the first day of summer – even if you’re not on vacation

If your weather has been anything like ours in New York City lately, you know that summer is well on its way: In fact, the first day of summer is this week. As nice as it would be to have off that day, here's how to enjoy it — even if you're not relaxing at the beach on vacation somewhere.

The Whole Human

11 powerful habits of truly happy people

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure—a decadent meal, a favorite book, or a relaxing day on the beach. These pleasures do bring happiness, but only temporarily. Recent studies have shown that true happiness, or life satisfaction, works a bit differently.

Salary

Study: Those who work out regularly make $25,000 more per year than people who don’t

Well if this isn't motivation to get to a gym after work, then what is? A new study, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of fitness app Freeletics that surveyed 1,000 people who regularly exercise and 1,000 people who sometimes or never exercise found that the gym rats can make as much as $25,000 on average than people who never exercise.

Mental Health

Exercise can help you feel less depressed according to a new study

Working out has been proven to be very beneficial to those of us with anxiety and work stress. But now a new study finds that certain kinds of exercise can also help with depression.

Productivity

Research reveals how to take a better break during work

Research suggests there are good ways and not-so-good ways to spend our break time. While some breaks can leave us refreshed and reenergized, others tend to leave us depleted and drained.

Work-Life Balance

9 lifestyle choices that are sabotaging your job search

Sarching for a job can feel like another full time job and it takes fortitude, commitment, and loads of self-compassion. Your lifestyle choices may be helping or cramping your job search. Here are 9 lifestyle choices that might be sabotaging your search.

Productivity

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

Here are a few unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically in as little as 30 days.

Productivity

This is the exact amount of exercise you need to keep your brain in good shape

Must I go to spin class everyday or can I do a lazy treadmill run some days? Well, luckily we now have the answer to the amount of exercise we need to keep our brain health thanks to new research. 

Morning Routine

How a Flywheel instructor crushes her morning routine (without coffee)

It is one thing to get up early, then get on a train or in a car and then go sit for the majority of your day at desk. It is quite another to get up and then grab on a spin bike and inspire a group of tired, overworked people to not only exercise vigorously, but also scream and shout and maybe even dance a little first thing in the morning. But that is what Flywheel instructor Emily Fayette does every day.

Health

Study says sitting all day long at work is OK except for this one caveat

We all know that humans were never meant to sit all day long. The cavemen actually had it better for their bodies with their hunting and gathering and, you know, running for their lives from wooly mammoths. Sitting at work is giving us a myriad of health problems including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, and abnormal cholesterol levels. However, a new study finds that sitting for the majority of the day may not be as bad as you thought as long as you work out a lot and your workouts include weight training.

8,000 Starbucks stores are closing today: Here are 10 other ways to stay caffeinated

Today coffee giant Starbucks will be closing 8,000 of its company-owned stores to carry out diversity training for its workers all over the U.S. As you can imagine, people are panicking. Not really, but it is a little stressful if your whole normal coffee routine is thrown off. Now you could just go to a different coffee chain like Dunkin' Donuts or Peet's. Or you could try these alternatives for feeling caffeinated. You may end up sticking with some of these in the long run.

Work Fashion

This equestrian clothing brand may replace athleisure in your office

Except for finance and law and a handful of other industries, overall professional attire has become quite casual in the last five years and heck, let's just say it, sloppy. Thanks to the invention of athleisure wearing clothing you would wear both during and after a yoga class has become the norm attire in many a startup.

Health

If you live in these cities, you’re probably fitter than most others

It is that wonderful time of year when The American College of Sports Medicine releases its annual rankings of America's 100 "Fittest Cities" and you feel bad about skipping the gym for the third time this week.

How to make your healthy habits even healthier

Consider yourself healthy and active? With Summer on the horizon, there’s no doubt you’re putting your health at the top of your agenda to feel and look your best once the sunshine starts heading our way. Here, we have listed some small lifestyle changes that can make your healthy habits even healthier!

Productivity

19 activities super successful people do over long weekends

With the long weekend approaching, it is interesting to look at how super successful people spend their free time. Do they totally unplug from work or do they use this as a time to pursue more projects? Or do they just have six hour brunches? Here are the long weekend activities of several successful people.