Exercise

Exercise is a key component to having a long and healthy life. Look at how your body responds to exercise and learn about specific exercises for different areas of the body.

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Could You Pass Your Kid's Middle School Fitness Test?

They're probably the bane of your middle school memories. So why do we still subject kids to these humiliating physical fitness tests?

A Workout Before Takeoff: Will Airport Gyms Become a Thing?

A quick workout before or between flights would be a nice way to get energized, especially if there was a gym conveniently located at your terminal. So why aren't there more gyms inside U.S. airports?

Gender at the Gym: How Workout Preferences Vary by Sex, Age

Workout trends are changing, as younger people are less into the gender divide of classes for women and weightlifting for men.

Would Exercise Work Better if We Did It Naked?

There are nude bike rides, naked yoga sessions and even the occasional bare-it-all Crossfit sesh. Would our bodies be more efficient without clothes getting in the way?

Study Finds No Link Between Inactivity and Weight Gain

Links between inactivity and heart disease, diabetes, stroke and cancer are still solid though.

How Much Is Physical Inactivity Costing the World?

For the first time, a group of researchers tried to answer that question — and got a staggering figure.

What Is CrossFit?

Have you ever wondered what CrossFit is exactly and what this workout entails? Read on to learn and the pros and cons of the CrossFit workout.

Kettlebells vs. Dumbbells: Which Are Better?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a kettlebell and a dumbbell? Learn whether kettlebells are a better workout tool than dumbbells!

6 Ways to Have a Better (and More Calorie-Burning) Workout

Try out these workout tips to change up your workout routine and get your body into better shape faster!

Quick Tips: Exercising and Varicose Veins

Proper exercise not only prevents varicose veins in your legs, but it can also help reduce the painful side effects if you already have them. Provided you exercise correctly.

Working Out Sucks ... But It Doesn't Have To

So many of us dread working out - and for good reason - but it doesn't have to be that way! Learn how to alter your perspective and make the necessary changes to a healthier lifestyle.

10 Different Ways to Motivate to Diet and Exercise

No-more Piggy Bank, posted photos, post-its, and skinny jeans in your kitchen... what other weird ways help motivate you to get fit?

5-Minute Workout for Sexy Leg... In Bed

You may not realize it, but your legs are getting a workout all day long. They carry you around- walking, running, maneuvering around cracks in the sidewalk, and lifting you up steps.

Can Social Media Motivate You to Exercise?

Social media technologies aren't just for keeping up with the eco-Jones', it can also be used to help motivate your workout.

Leg Injury? Upper Body Cardio Workout to Burn Calories in Bed

Don't let a leg injury be your excuse to get fat, burn calories and tone up with a cardio workout that you can do in bed.

Free Workout Download

HowStuffWorks and Timex want to help you stick to your New Year's Resolution. Watch and download this free workout video to get started!

Arm, Chest, and Shoulder Exercises

Arm, chest, and shoulder exercises can strengthen the upper body while easing back pain. Learn several ways to tone those regions in men and women alike.

Leg Exercises

Check out our program for getting your legs into shape, from calves to buttocks. Use our step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations to help you learn to do these exercises safely and effectively.

Stretching

Stretching warms you up in preparation for doing other exercises, but it's also good for you in and of itself. Use our article and illustrations to learn to stretch the muscles throughout your whole body.

Ab Exercises

Even if you're not trying for six-pack abs, everyone wants a nice-looking waistline. Get yours in shape with the exercises in this article.

How much exercise is enough?

Knowing how much exercise to lower your cholesterol can help you in more ways than one. Learn more about exercising and what the right amount is needed to lower cholesterol levels.

Which abdominal exercise is best?

Everyone would like six-pack abdominals, but what exercise is best? Here, find ab exercises listed in order from most effective to least effective.

Ab Exercise Pictures

These ab exercise pictures show different types of exercises and instructions on how to perform them. See how to get your abs in shape.

Home Workout

This home workout program contains exercises that target your abs, arms, chest, shoulders, legs, and more. Find out how to use this home workout program to tone your entire body and get in shape.

Total Body Workout Routine

A total body workout routine is a great way to stay fit and energetic. Get step-by-step instructions for simple total body exercises, and you'll be on your way to a happy, healthy lifestyle.


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