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If you're going to make an exercise resolution, pick something specific that you know you like enough to keep doing.

What it really means to be ‘in shape,’ according to a fitness expert — and how to gauge how fit you are

There are a number of components of fitness, including aerobic fitness, muscular strength, body composition, power, and flexibility. With training, it's possible to improve your traits on all these measures.
"I found Aniston's smoothie recipe to be inedible."

Working out and eating like Jennifer Aniston for a week was tougher than I thought, but it made me feel amazing

Jennifer Aniston says she works out for about an hour each day, rests on Sundays, and sticks to a healthy diet, save for the occasional indulgence. Here's what it was like to follow the actress' diet and exercise regimen for a week.
Jada Pinkett Smith often shares videos from her workouts.

Jada Pinkett Smith shows off the surprisingly simple way she exercises when she’s not at the gym

In a video shared on Instagram, the actress demonstrated several workout moves that can be done without using gym equipment. This includes toe taps, alternating knee crosses, and single leg wall jumps.
Yoga is a great option when you're looking for a low-impact exercise.

6 low-impact workouts that burn a ton of calories

Whether you struggle with back pain, a recent injury, or just want to go easy on your body, low-impact training is a great way to burn calories without risking injury. INSIDER spoke to an expert to get the scoop on the best low-impact exercises.
If you're not sure how else you want to get your workout in, at least go for a walk — it can do a lot of good.

How much you should walk in a week to see a major improvement to your health

Even just a few minutes is better than none at all, and exceeding minimum health guidelines does provide additional benefits. But if you want a basic target to hit, aim for 22 minutes per day, or 30 minutes a day five days a week — a total of 150 minutes per week. Here's why.
The average kid between 8 and 11 uses screens for more than three-and-a-half hours per day.

Only 5% of US kids meet expert recommendations for sleep, screen time, and exercise — here’s what they should be doing

Kids should get between nine and 11 hours of sleep a night, should limit recreational screen use to two hours per day, and should get at least an hour of moderate-to-vigorous exercise. The better kids in the US do on those guidelines, the better they perform on cognitive tests.
You can get in a great high intensity interval circuit with a heavy bag.

Shorter, high-intensity workouts offer the same benefits as longer, moderate ones — here’s how to get started and how it could transform y...

With brief bouts of high-intensity interval training, it's possible to equal and in some cases exceed the physical benefits that people get from much longer workouts.
Halle Berry said that her sex drive is higher after exercising.

Halle Berry credits cardio with boosting her sex drive — and science says she’s right

Halle Berry told her Instagram followers that cardio has helped to up her sex drive. We explained the science behind that and why experts believe there is a link between cardio exercise and libido.
Getting back into working out can be challenging.

13 tips to help you get back into a fitness routine

Working out after taking a long break can be incredibly challenging. Thankfully, there are little things you can do to ease the transition and motivate yourself to hit the gym. Here are 13 tips to help you get back into a workout routine.

Fat in one part of your body is particularly dangerous for your health — here’s what an exercise scientist says you can do about it

Researchers think that belly fat may be a sign of health problems because it could indicate that you have more visceral fat. Visceral fat accumulates around internal organs, impairing their functions and raising stress levels.