Exercise Category

April 4, 2019

Tonal raises $45 million to bring strength training to more living rooms

Tonal is today announcing its Series C financing that it hopes will allow the company to bring its at-home gym to even more homes. The funding round shows investors’ excitement around the new generation of personal exercise equipment that combines on-demand training with smart features. Tonal, like Peloton, offers features previously unavailable outside of gyms, […]

April 3, 2019

How to Find a Sports Bra That Actually Fits

The right bra can beat bounce and end chafing — and it might change the way you work out.

April 3, 2019

Phys Ed: The Heart of a Swimmer vs. the Heart of a Runner

Regular exercise changes the look and workings of the human heart. And researchers are discovering that different sports affect the heart differently.

April 3, 2019

Less Pizza, More Yoga: E-Sports Embraces Traditional Training Methods

The professionalization of e-sports has been accompanied by an increasing adherence to training aids long common in older sports.

April 1, 2019

Even the Most Minimal Exercise Can Drastically Improve Your Health, Yet Another Study Finds

We know that regularly getting some exercise, no matter how little, can keep you alive longer. But new research out Monday suggests that even an hour’s worth of walking per week can help older adults with ailing knees avoid painful, isolating disabilit…

March 30, 2019

What to Do When You’re Bored With Your Routines

Blame hedonic adaptation: the tendency for us to get used to things over time.

March 29, 2019

Like a Boss: Robin Arzón’s Peloton Work Diary: ‘It Feels Like I Ingested Fire’

The fitness start-up’s vice president of programming, who hydrates three different ways by 8 a.m., is essential to the company’s $4 billion valuation.