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.

Exercise your way to better sex

Let's get physical! Learn how these simple exercises can improve your sex life


11 secrets to getting slim

Get the skinny on weight loss with these research-based tips


10 great fitness buys under $10

Yes, you can get in shape without getting into debt. Try these bargain fitness buys to boost your home workout...


4 quick weight-loss fixes

It's tempting to trim excess inches quickly. But before you try any of these four rapid-weight-loss options'including gastric banding, hoodia,...


15 tips for long-distance walking

Are YOU participating in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer walk in Toronto on September 12 and 13? I am,


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The only 7 exercises you’ll ever need

We've zeroed in on the best ways to get fit, flexible and strong


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3 fun gadgets for running and walking

Add the power of technology to your workout routine with these three cool tools for running and walking


9 moves for strong, sexy legs

Do these leg moves inside or out'you'll see results either way (we promise)

Find the best sports bra for you

A good sports bra is essential to a comfortable workout. Find the right sports bra for you'from A-cup to plus-size'with...


The joys of surfing

Canadian women are increasingly discovering the joys of surfing on our own shores'and farther south. Here's why "hanging 10" is...


10 miles down, 3 to go! Plus my killer pre-run smoothie recipe

This weekend I ran my longest race ever, the Acura Toronto 10-Miler. (That’s 16.1 kilometres, or 60 percent longer than


Stretch your hips with Standing Pigeon

Standing Pigeon is a deep hip stretch that can produce intense sensations, but it's a gem that gets right to...


Toronto: My favourite yoga studios

After sampling many teachers and countless classes in yoga studios across Toronto, I've come up with a few favourites. Here...


Yoga wardrobe malfunction

When I took up yoga this year, the first thing I did was purchase two pairs of Lululemon pants. (Just


Dodgeball: The hottest new workout?

Dodgeball is a great cardio workout, but it's also a lot of fun and a great way to relieve stress


12-week walking program

How you can lose a pound a week by walking for at least 45 minutes five times a week


Walk your way slim

Walking is the perfect exercise'it's a low-impact way to get fit, get healthy and even get slim. Find out what...

How to tune up your bicycle

Biking is fun, eco-friendly'and can help you shed pounds. Learn to do your own bicycle tune-up and save money, too


Chicks that kick: Kickboxing for women

Curious about Muay Thai? Step into the ring with a group of women who kick-box for charity'and for the challenge


7 workouts that work

Exercise only keeps you healthy if you do it. Here are 7 workout options that will keep you motivated, having...


8 arm exercises for women

This simple arm workout uses both dumbbells and your own body weight to help you develop stronger and sexier arms,...


Blog: Half-marathon diaries

Best Health web editor Kat Tancock is running her first half-marathon this fall. Follow along and offer support as she...


A dance workout that’s for girls only

How Dance Dance Party Party gives women the chance to go dancing with friends and work up a sweat'without having...

Why keeping a food journal will help you lose weight

The secret to shedding pounds, and keeping them off, may be as simple as writing down what you eat and...


Snowshoeing for fun and fitness

Across Canada, women are discovering snowshoeing as a fun way to stay fit. Find out how to get started


Snowshoeing in Canada

Snowshoeing is an effective workout and a fun, easy way to get outside and enjoy winter. Find out where to...


4 new tricks to get and stay slim

There's emerging evidence that your brain and even household chemicals can play a major role in weight gain. Here's how...


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14 ways to make your fitness goals stick

It's easy enough to make goals'sticking to them over the long haul is the challenge. Follow these 14 expert tips...