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Vox's coverage of fitness, helping you understand the latest news and debunking myths.

Peloton recalls 2 million bikes over a dangerous seat

The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained

Ahmaud Arbery and the dangers of running while black

The gym used to be my therapy. Here’s how that’s changed during social distancing.

Do you burn more calories exercising in the cold? Here’s what the science says.

I’m obese. I want a healthy lifestyle. But it’s often inaccessible to disabled people like me.

The exercise “recovery” industry is largely bogus

The case against luxury gyms like SoulCycle

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The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

Americans sit too much. Standing desks aren’t going to fix the problem.

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Indoor cycling can be great for your heart — and toxic for your ears

Dr. Oz is a quack. Now Trump’s appointing him to be a health adviser.

Scott Pruitt’s terrible plan to “objectively” assess climate science

Olympic figure skaters are super flexible. Here’s why you don’t need to be.

Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies

Physical activity may have less to do with weight loss than we think.

Don’t overthink your exercise: just 2.5 hours per week of any kind could help you live longer

Why you shouldn't believe the calorie count on your fitness tracker

Donald Trump thinks exercise will kill you

Did Pokémon Go get Americans to exercise? The research says yes — but not for long.

Flat abs fast! Why you should (almost) never believe health advice in women's magazines

The advice in their pages is too often insane, aimed at fearmongering, and totally science-free.

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