Fitness

So You Want to Be a Personal Trainer
Thinking about a career as a personal trainer? If these 8 things get you fired up, it might be time to turn your fitness passion into a career!
Working out on an empty stomach can build muscle and strength
There aren’t many fitness topics as controversial as this one question: Is it bad to work out on an empty stomach? Here, Greatist dismantles some old myths, once and for all.
How to Choose a Personal Trainer
To find your match made in gym heaven (and guarantee you get the results you want), start by answering these 8 questions.
Greatist Full-Body Warm-Up
Do these 5 simple moves to get your heart pumping and prepare your body to own your workout!
Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso
Alpine skier Julia Mancuso agreed to share a day-long food diary, complete with smartphone snaps of every meal and snack she ate. Spoiler alert: It's not as much as you'd think!
What if Everybody Ran?
What if everybody ran? Athletic apparel company Mizuno partnered with scientists at the University of North Carolina to find out what a nation of runners might look like, and the results are pretty incredible!

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Yoga has been hailed as a health cure-all, but that doesn’t mean it can’t also cause harm. Learn how to prevent yoga’s most common injuries.

Freshman goal keeper Daniel Cui had a few rough games, and a harsh round of cyberbullying followed. But Cui's school rallied around him, renewing the teen's confidence and inspiring an amazing improvement in his play.

Love interval training? We do, too. So we tested out the Gymboss Interval Timer to see if it held up on some of our favorite high-intensity workouts.

Greatist tried BodyMedia’s Bluetooth-capable activity-tracking armband to see if the multi-faceted gadget has what it takes to compete with other trackers like Nike+ FuelBand.

Injuries are no fun, but they can be managed with the right tips. In this episode of the Greatist Podcast, Dr. Eugene “Bo” Babenko joins us to talk about how to treat the most common sports injuries.

The people have spoken, and they want to sweat. Enter The People’s Bootcamp, a high-intensity interval-based class taking NYC by storm.

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