Fitness

Moving your body will help you feel good not only physically, but mentally too. Learn about the latest fitness news and tricks, and get inspired to try a new activity like pickleball, surfing or skateboarding.

“I’m a 40-Something-Year-Old Skateboarder (and TikTok Sensation)”

“I wanted to spread some joy and positivity around.”

4 Hip Flexor Stretches That Relieve Pain and Tightness

If you spend most of your day sitting, use these expert-recommended hip flexor stretches to alleviate low back pain and...


The Health Benefits of Open-Water Swimming

Or, how I learned to love Lake Ontario.



The Body-Boosting Benefits of a Foam Roller

Toronto-based physical therapist Vinh Pham has spent over 15 years studying how good posture and proper alignment connect to long-term...

How the Barre Fitness Method Gained Popularity—And Why Its Loved for Its Sexual Health Benefits

In this excerpt from Let’s Get Physical, author Danielle Friedman looks at the history of barre—and what sex has to...


3 Moves to Stretch and Strengthen Your Glutes After Sitting All Day

When we sit for too long, our glutes shut down. Luckily, everyday movement can strengthen them.


I Need You to Know: You Don’t Have to Work Out to Be Active

We need to redefine how we think about physical activity.


5 Yoga Poses that Are Better than Kegels

Kegels aren't the only thing you can do to strengthen your pelvic floor—these yoga poses promise even better benefits.


“Fat Doesn’t Fly”: Inside the Culture of Body Shaming in Figure Skating

Female athletes competing in aesthetic sports, such as figure skating, experience so much body shaming it’s the equivalent of emotional...


Speed Skater Alyson Charles: “I Consider Myself Lucky”

Short track speed skater Alyson Charles, who is competing at the Beijing 2022 Olympics, shares her experience with body image...


Paralympian Brittany Hudak: “I Didn’t Think About Body Image Until I Became an Elite Athlete”

Paralympian Brittany Hudak, who is competing at the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing, shares her experience with body image pressures in...


Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah: “I Looked Phenomenal, but I Felt Absolutely Terrible”

Bobsleigh pilot Cynthia Appiah shares this candid essay about her experience with body image issues in elite sports.

Alpine Skier Erin Mielzynski: “I Was Just Trying To Be Perfect”

Alpine skier and host of Unspoken Bravery podcast, Erin Mielzynski shares this candid essay about her experience...


Olympic Legend Catriona Le May Doan: “I Worried About How People Viewed Me My Whole Career”

Catriona Le May Doan shares this candid essay about her experience with body image issues in elite sports.


5 Reasons to Strengthen Your Core

The core is about more than just ab muscles—it's the body's powerhouse. Here are five amazing things that happen when...


5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Plank

First, make sure you're planking properly. Then get the most out of this full-body exercise with these easy modifications.


9 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Shovelling Snow

Are you shovelling snow wrong? Here's how to stay safe, according to doctors.


These Smart Swim Goggles Bring Fitness Tech Underwater

Swimming is a wonderfully low-tech activity—so do these smart swimming goggles disrupt or enhance the experience?


6 Yoga Poses That’ll Help Keep You Healthy at Any Age

Try these poses a few times a week to help your body feel good.


Is the Peloton Tread Worth the Steep Price Tag? We Tried It

Peloton's treadmill is now available in Canada, and we put it to the test.


How to Warm Up Properly Before a Winter Workout (and What to Do After)

Just because the weather is getting colder, it doesn't mean you need to stop your outdoor workout routine.

Is Lululemon’s MIRROR Worth Its Steep Price Tag?

I tried this buzzy high-tech workout device to see if it could transform my at-home exercise routine. Here's what happened.


Is Walking Good Exercise? Everything You Need to Know About Walking for Exercise

Walking is often an underrated form of exercise—but every type of exerciser can benefit from adding more walks to their...


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5 of the Best Exercise Bikes for Seniors

Here’s why a stationary bike can improve your health and a selection of the best ones in Canada.


Here’s What Experts Think About Stretching Machines

Before you buy a stretching machine, make sure it's really worth the cost.


7 Ways Anyone Can Become an Athlete

The term "athlete" isn't just for the sports world's elite. Here's how you can bring pro-level quality to your personal...


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Workout Gear, Clothing and Tech That’ll Keep You Moving When It’s Cold

From colourful dumbbells for an at-home workout to a quilted jacket for chilly morning jogs, these picks will keep you...