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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Video game nerd or not, this clip shows some hardcore parkour that may in fact blow your socks off, or make you want to jump off of something.

The World Series is heating up, but one baseball Hall of Famer knows the path to success isn't just home runs.

In this week’s Greatist podcast, we talk with Olympic athlete Sheila Taormina, an international competitor in three different sports. Learn how Sheila balances training without sacrificing her "normal" life!

GUEST POST: Chris Beardsley of Strength and Conditioning Research outlines the lastest in fitness studies, including the value of taking scheduled breaks and the best exercise for shoulders — period.

We all know working out is good for us, but exercise equipment and gym memberships can cost a pretty penny. Check out these budget-friendlier DIY projects for making gym equipment at home.

The SMART bike helmet can autotrack vitals during a ride and beam them directly to a watch, phone, or maybe even a pair of fancy Google Glass. Based on fighter-pilot technology, is this a SMART call?

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