Exercise

The 10 Most Hellish Hills for America's Cyclists

Where lie the country's steepest, most muscle-shredding streets?

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How Simple Physical Activity Could Stave Off Depression

New research suggests a 20-minute walk a day could keep people much healthier.

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Mapping Where People Run

These graphics chart the most popular routes in 22 cities.

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Where Americans Get Enough Exercise

Whether you're physically fit can depend on where you live.

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Generate Your Own Electricity by Pedaling This Bicycle Desk

For people who can't stop cycling.

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A City With No Children

We've made it harder than ever for kids to walk, bike or even play outside and the consequences are dire.

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Moscow Introduces a Rather Unusual Way to Pay for the Subway: Squats

Thirty can win you one free subway ticket.

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Finally, an Exercise App Built for Lazy People

Moves tracks daily walking, bike riding, running without any input from the user at all.

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The Latest Scourge Afflicting Our Parks: Outdoor Yoga Classes?

Denver and Santa Monica are cracking down on fitness classes in public spaces.

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The Inequality of Playgrounds

Public parks in upper-income, predominantly-white communities in Kansas City were more likely to have playgrounds, water features and trails.

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Why We Need More Research Into Cycling and Brain Science

Riding a bike may have special benefits that other exercise modes don’t, but we just don't know enough about it.

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The Best U.S. Cities for Losing Weight

The metros that offer you the best chance of shedding those extra pounds.

This Guy Was Doing Parkour Decades Before It Became Cool

Is this Jackie Chan's long-lost grandfather?

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The Park Bench Stretch

Turning this public park staple into a personal gym.