Get Lean

Whether you want to look better in a swimsuit, shape up for your cousin’s wedding or be more confident in your own skin, it takes work. We’ve put together the smartest training tips, techniques and inspiration to get you long, lean and looking good.

Get Lean

Master This Move: Burpee

Master this total-body move to engage every muscle and increase calorie burn. Burpees. You either love them or you hate them, or you love to...

Cardio Makeover

Love or hate cardio, you’ll feel your heart pumping when you swap your usual treadmill run for this bodyweight workout.

Challenge Yourself, Change the World: #WeDoHardStuff Pays It Forward

Endurance athlete Jesse Itzler knew the payoffs of a grueling physical challenge.

Holiday Breakthrough Workout

Stay on track with this 30-minute sweat session.

Food as a Last Pleasure

Tips for enjoying the abundance of the season without going overboard.

What to Expect From Your First Personal Training Session

Here are six things that will probably happen during your first personal training consultation. So you’ve signed up to work out with a trainer—awesome! But...

A Life of Dance

How passion and perseverance led to the creation of the largest dance fitness phenomenon in the world.

Get a Body Like a Dancer

There are hundreds of reasons to dance, and cultivating a dancer’s body is one of them.

The Real Problem With Diets

Here’s what to do, instead of what someone told you to do.

Plan Your Kitchen to Help You Get Slim

Take these steps to banish temptation.

You Should Be Taking Collagen

Include this popular supplement in your nutrition plan.

Five Ways to Avoid the Freshman 15

Take advantage of technology and use the buddy system to keep the weight off. College is a stressful time. Classes are difficult, you may pull...

Summer Body in a Pop

Just like the best of summer nights, there are workouts, and then there are workouts you don’t forget.

Global Eating Secrets

Discover the world in four lifestyle diets.

Light Up Your Blind Spots

Three moves can help you develop a better body sense.

Summer SANDBELL® Strength Circuit

It’s got all the strength and sweat you need for a summer body.

How to Get a Flatter Stomach With HIIT

Science shows how to effectively cut inches from your core. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is known to burn serious amounts of fat, seriously fast. But...

Do You Really NEED to Run to Get in Shape?

6 alternatives if you hate running.

Running Master Class

Clean up your technique for a better run.

Build Endurance with a Six-Move Circuit

Strength training is a great strategy for building stamina.

Daily Burn 15-Minute Leg Workout to Tone Up Fast

Eight moves will put your rear in gear.

Try The Daily Burn Dozen

Your 12 Move Total-Body Workout.

Workout Wherever

Parkour expands your horizons.

Add These Unique Movements to Your Circuit Training

Boost fat burning and conditioning with these moves.
america's marathons

Check out America’s Fastest and Most Challenging Marathons

Add these 26.2-milers to your list. No one runner is like another, which is why there are hundreds of races tailored to the needs,...

Find a Workout that Motivates You

Your personality type can give you clues to the workout you’ll do—and keep doing.

Double the Fun Partner Workout

Level up your Motivation and your Intensity with Partner Workout.

Body Gone bbarreless

This barre fusion workout sculpts, shapes and lifts both body and spirit.

Fuel Your Goals

Breakfasts, bites and bedtime treats can add to your fitness and not your waistline.
Paleo diet

Three Popular Questions About the Paleo Diet

What is the paleo diet? What can you eat? And can you really get results by following it? High-carb, low-carb, no carb, vegan, raw food...
Full-body strength workout with Ashley Pitt

Get Strong With This Five-Move Workout

Challenge your body with a short full-body circuit using dumbbells, a medicine ball and a jump rope.
 It’s not too late to get a fresh...

The Zen of Strength

How to find flow in the moment of being fit. We live in a world that demands our attention, compromises our focus, and steals your...

Are You Fit for Office? Master These Seven Moves

Regardless of how you feel about the inauguration ceremonies, there is something to be said about making the next 100 days count in your...

How to Get Your First Handstand

Handstands and other hand balancing exercises are impressive skills that demonstrate a high level of strength and control. Training for a handstand helps build...

Five Reasons You Should Add Walking to Your Long-Distance Running Program

Telling runners to slow down may seem counter-intuitive, but long-distance runners can benefit from adding walking to their training schedule. Here are five ways...

Seven Workout Trends You’ll See in 2017

From mindfulness to climate-extreme environments to virtual fitness, these programs and practices are the wave of the future.

Short-Circuit Fat Burn

This high-energy cardio circuit gets you off the treadmill.

Fitness in the Kitchen With Jorge Cruise

These are the real answers you need to kick off the New Year.

Get the Most Out of Your Hotel Gym

How to stay fit when you’re on the road. Hotel gyms range from bare bones all the way up to top-end luxury facilities offering...

Avoid these Six Cardio Machine Mistakes

In order to get a good workout every time, steer clear of these common habits. People make all sorts of mistakes at the gym,...

Four Times When Steady-State Cardio is the Way to Go

Sometimes, slow and steady wins the fitness race. Steady-state cardio often gets a bad rap, and the reputation is understandable. There are a ton...

Six Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating

Being surrounded by loved ones and holiday spirit makes it hard not to indulge, 24Life is here to help. Brace yourself. The holiday season...

Enjoy Your Food for Better Health

Good nutrition is easier — and more pleasurable — than you might think.

Speed vs. Resistance on the Indoor Bike

How to improve your cycling workout ... Indoor cycling is an effective, low-impact way to break a sweat, but you want to make sure you’re...

Take Hold of Life with Epic Goals

“Health is what I value most” – Diana Nyad

How to Take Fearless First Steps

An expert Zumba instructor answers your questions.

Four Movements to Get Obstacle Race Ready

Mud run or army crawl, here are moves to train your way to your next obstacle race. With obstacle races more popular than ever, maybe...

Warm-up: Want to Lose Weight? Clean Your Kitchen

If weight loss is your goal, washing the dishes is a good idea — but not because the scrubbing action will melt the pounds...

Nuts about nut butters

Are some nuts or seeds better than others?

Why Community Matters in Fitness

Grooving together takes on greater meaning when we look more closely at brain function.

Taking a Stand for Healthier Kids

How one non-profit is hoping to end the obesity epidemic, one classroom at a time.
Plant-based protein

Packing on Lean Muscle with Plant-Based Nutrition

Efficient muscles and visually impressive muscles can both benefit from a similar plant-based diet.

Blow Past Your PR With Sprints

Want to add some sprints to your workout? They have myriad benefits. Many people do them to lose fat and build muscle as sprinting...

Cooking Up Satisfaction

Try these tastes from Cynthia Pasquella

Behind the label: Protein Bars

The nutrition of protein and the flavor and texture of a candy bar — what more (or less) could you ask for? Nutritionist Kathleen Alleaume takes a closer look.

Traveling Transformation

Between those fruity cocktails by the pool and sampling the best ice cream in town, it’s easy to let healthy eating habits fall to...

Bigger, Stronger, Faster … in Days

What would it take for you to let me help you build your best body ever in as little as 12 weeks? ”That was the...

No time? No problem. Try Tabata.

Burn big calories with this total-body cardio and power Tabata workout.

Body Mass Fail

The days of the Body Mass Index (BMI) as one of our most common indicators of health may be numbered.

Dynamic Dinners

Now trending: Meal-kit delivery services that save you time and energy.

Energy Management

How Your Hormones Work Together to Run Your Metabolism.

Don’t leave your best to chance

Your tribe is waiting for you – here’s why you should find it.

Cassey Ho’s Go-To Energy Boosts

The POP Pilates guru tells us her best practices for energy all day.

Why 30-day challenges work and why they fail

Want to try a challenge? Here’s how to make it work for you.

Enhanced Waters – What’s Really Behind the Label?

When it comes to water there’s a plethora of options beyond the ordinary tap.

Simple smoothie recipes

Post workout Sip away soreness with this delicious blend of antioxidant-rich berries and ginger to help reduce the swelling and inflammation that can build up...

In Case of Need: Take Class

There’s a cancer survivor in front of you, a single mom on your left, a job-seeker on your right. In the Zumba “nation,” there’s bound to be someone who’s been there – and they’ve got your back.

Coaches’ Corner

What should I do to lose weight — strength and conditioning, or cardio? Nik Herold: That’s a very popular question, especially at the start of...

Fast food

Spring's the time to start shedding some of the winter pounds. With the intermittent diet A flexible and proven way to lose weight, AUTHORS OF 5:2 Lifestyle, Delphine de Montalier and Charlotte Debeugny create a delicious selection of recipes for your fasting days. 

Summer Weight-Loss Workout

You had planned to have started that green smoothie habit, the 10,000 steps daily and the booty-blasting beach workout to reach your goal of...

Whole-Body Metabolic Conditioning

Find your awesome by saying hello to AMRAP: As Many Reps As Possible in a given time.

Healthy Spanish tapas

Famed master Spanish chef Miguel Maestre shares some of his favorite recipes.

Pre- and post-workout fuel

Let’s set the record straight: pre- and post-workout snacks are not imperative for training gains, so your muscles won’t shrivel up if you miss...

Tone and tighten with sandbells

Gone are the days when strength training programs focused on one major muscle group at a time. Savvy trainers now know that breakthroughs happen...

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