exercise

How To Get Fit Without Exercising

To remain healthy, you need to exercise regularly — but does that mean you have to schedule time at the gym? One study suggests that it’s possible to get enough physical activity for good health through housework, gardening and washing the car.


Find The Right Bike Size For You With These Measurements

When you buy a bike, it’s best to try potential choices out for size. But you can get a good idea of what size to start with by measuring your inseam.


Fitness Is A Skill, Not A Talent: Here's How To Develop It

As a fitness coach and the co-founder of Fitocracy, I’ve been exposed to the success stories and fitness challenges of countless people. When they fail to meet their fitness goals, people often tell me that they don’t have innate talent. Instead, they should think of fitness as a skill to be refined and improved upon.


Add Public Transport To Your Weight Loss Plans

Finding time to exercise is tough. You can squeeze in some extra calorie burning by skipping the car and taking public transport instead. It isn’t the same as going for a run, but a recent study suggests taking the bus or train could still make a difference.


Get The Scientific 7-Minute Workout On Any Device With This Web App

When you’re strapped for time, getting your sweat on is sometimes a luxury that goes by the wayside. That’s where the Scientific 7-Minute Workout comes in. This newly-launched web app can easily guide you through the research-based workout via a browser web app on PC, smartphone or tablet.


How Exercise Helps Your Kids At School

Children who do more physical activity are likely to improve their health and it might also help them improve their school grades. Those are the findings of recent research from Sweden which suggest that doubling the amount of time spent doing physical education at school has an impact on children’s academic achievement.


How To Get A Great Workout Without Equipment

Everyone wants to get into shape — but it’s easy to find excuses to put off exercise. Maybe you feel like you don’t have the right equipment, and just don’t want to spend the time and money to seek it out. But what if you don’t really need any gear to work out?


Fix Your Chicken-Head Posture With These Easy Stretches

As we hunch over our computers and phones, lean forward to cook and wash dishes, and generally just continue ageing, we develop this forward-head look that’s not only unattractive but possibly damaging to our health. This video offers ways to reverse it.


Four Actionable Ways To Improve Your Running

It’s easy to fall into a routine with your running and never really think about changing things up, but you might be missing out on opportunities to improve. Today, I want to share four actionable ways you can improve your running.


Briefly: Chocolate Porn, Protein Balls, Sweat Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Post-workout protein balls recipe, Le Daniel chocolate p√Ętisserie video, is Alien: Isolation the scariest video game ever?