Fitness is a lifestyle choice, and the habits that you make help define your overall health and mental well-being. Whether your goal is to lose weight or just being healthy, creating goals is a great way to find success.

It is important to set your own goals that are right for you and stick with them. There are a variety of physical activities you can try, each of which can help shape your personal fitness regimen. The main thing is to keep with it, no matter your age or how you feel. Although it may not be easy, it is important to stay motivated and focus on your overall health and well-being.

- Welcome to mbg moves ! We've been working out at home more than ever lately—and we know our readers are, too. To help keep your fitness routine feeling fresh, we're releasing a new at-home workout every Monday, to start your week off strong. Each month will feature routines from a different incredible trainer we adore. Now, let's get moving with our spotlight trainer: Juanina Kocher. After a long day of working at a desk or spending hours on your feet—there's really nothing like winding ... [Read More]

- This 15-Minute SLT Slider Workout Is All You Need To Build Upper-Body Stability Each month, a new trainer takes us through four of the most grueling workouts they have in their back pocket. Follow along weekly for new ways to sweat it out with us. See All Adding a piece of equipment to a bodyweight workout is like putting avocado on toast: it’s great on it’s own, but adding a little something extra makes it that much better. In this week’s episode of Trainer of the Month Club , you’ll ... [Read More]

- There are just five moves. If you don’t have tons of weights at your disposal, a resistance band workout can come in clutch if you really want to challenge your muscles. Just one band can provide all the equipment you need for a full-body workout . “Bands are just so convenient,” ACE-certified personal trainer Sivan Fagan , owner of Strong with Sivan, tells SELF. “It’s not always about heavy weights—you can challenge your muscles in different ways, and resistance bands definitely ... [Read More]


- Any move that combines cardio with strength training is a winner in our book, and in the case of mountain climbers (sometimes referred to as running planks), you're sure to get both. You'll be strengthening essentially your entire body when you do them right, and they'll definitely get your heart pumping. Here, certified fitness instructor CJ Frogozo demonstrates how to do mountain climbers correctly. How to do mountain climbers: Start in a plank pose , with shoulders over wrists. Pull your ... [Read More]

- If you want to get in a real calorie burn — we're talking heart rate up, sweat dripping down your face, pushing yourself to your limits — then look no further than these YouTube workouts. Most are high-intensity and can be performed at home with minimal equipment, with the exception of a treadmill workout (did someone say sprints?) and some workouts with weights (holy muscle fatigue!). Most of these workouts are 30 to 60 minutes, and you'll definitely get a bang for your buck. Although the ... [Read More]


- If you're looking for a simple, approachable move to work your triceps, look no further. Tabletop triceps pushups are beginner-friendly, but will offer anyone a great arm workout with no equipment necessary . Plus, you can modify the movement to make it more challenging, should you choose. Here's how to do them, plus the benefits, as demonstrated by certified Pilates instructor, Helen Phelan . How to do a tabletop triceps pushup: Start on all fours in a tabletop position. Stack shoulders right ... [Read More]

- These Three Elliptical Workouts Are Anything But Boring Treadmill and stair-stepper taken? No prob. For a solid chunk of my teens and early twenties, I spent my time at the gym watching Charmed on the elliptical. At that point, I associated an elliptical workout with zoning out and soaking up all the 90s-era witch content I could. I'm the first to admit I long considered the elliptical "easy," but while it may not be as trendy as the tread, stationary bike, or rowing machine, it deserves more ... [Read More]

- These leg exercises can boost your muscle strength, stamina, and allow you to breeze through difficult chores and long walks. How to get stronger legs Strong legs are healthy legs that can carry you easily through daily life. It should come as no surprise that your entire lower body, stretching from your feet to your glutes, plays an integral role in supporting activities of daily living. Whether you’re standing up from a chair or hitting the trails for a five-mile run, the large (and small) ... [Read More]

- You’ll feel this all over. We’re stoked to share our latest Sweat With SELF video: a 20-minute HIIT workout led by trainers LaToya Johnson and Julius White , the founders of One Body LA . This workout consists of a warm-up, a circuit that you’ll repeat three times, and a cooldown stretch. Before you dive in, here’s a quick reminder of what HIIT workouts are all about. HIIT stands for “high-intensity interval training.” This kind of exercise consists of repeated, hard bouts of work ... [Read More]


- This yoga pose stretches many areas of the body at once, which makes is effective, but also challenging. Pigeon pose is a yoga move designed to stretch deep into the glutes, and it’s also a great hip-opener and thigh stretch. Because it does such a good job at stretching the lower body, you’ll see it incorporated into many cool-down routines beyond yoga. The pandemic has led many of us to lead a much more sedentary lifestyle. So now is a great time to start incorporating pigeon into your ... [Read More]


- Steal these tips for your own bodyweight workouts. All-Out 20-Minute Metcon, the first workout program from Men’s Health Next Top Trainer champ Jah Washington, is designed to help you burn calories, build muscle, and improve your endurance anytime, anywhere, in just 20 minutes a day, with absolutely no equipment. It’s available on the All Out Studio app . You’ve never needed a gym full of equipment to blast fat and build muscle. It’s a lesson that nearly everyone learned in 2020, when ... [Read More]

- Stretching improves your mobility, flexibility, and range of motion. Learn the main types of stretching , plus how and when to do them. Understanding stretching There’s a lot of incorrect (and downright confusing) information about stretching out there. It can leave you with more questions than answers: Is ballistic stretching bad? What’s the difference between active stretching and dynamic stretching —or are they the same thing? It’s understandable if you’re scratching your head. So, ... [Read More]