Fitness Files: Runner's High

Your monthly Rx for eating, thinking, and living strong.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

With the G-trainer (alter-g.com) making its way into gyms this year, bum knees will no longer be an excuse for missed workouts. This freaky gravity-defying treadmill (which requires being fastened into rubber shorts) lifts you off your feet so you can run with minimal stress on your joints. Currently, the NASA-inspired machine is a rehab tool for college and pro teams, from Texas A&M to the New York Knicks. But through April, it'll be parked next to the conventional treadmills and ellipticals at the Sports Club/LA on NYC's Upper East Side. Permanent fixtures here and at other health clubs nationwide are in the works.

Health & Fitness
Share
My Dad Got Cancer, and Then He Killed Himself, and I'm Still Picking Up the Pieces
A 13-year journey with no end in sight.​
Health & Fitness
Share
Is "Spring Fever" a Real Thing?
Or are we all just crazy? ​
Health & Fitness
Share
How Being a Plus-Size Nude Model Made Me Finally Love My Body
Stomach rolls and all.​
Health & Fitness
Share
I Tried an Instagram Fitness Challenge and My Body Changed Like Crazy
But it wasn't easy.
Health & Fitness
Share
The Old Hollywood Way to Work Out
Glamour was non-negotiable—but also way more carefree.
Health & Fitness
Share
Can a Smart Mattress Cover Help You Sleep Better?
I mean, it heats your bed, so that's a definite start.​
Birth control
Health & Fitness
Share
California Women Can Now Get Birth Control Without a Prescription
​Excellent news out of the Golden state!​
Woman running on a treadmill
Health & Fitness
Share
Here's How Gross Your Gym Equipment Really Is
Skipping the gym tonight and feeling so justified.
Health & Fitness
Share
The Truth About My Secret Heroin Addiction
​​A long road of new low after new low.​
Health & Fitness
Share
Here's the Summer Workout Playlist of Your Dreams
​To actually get you *excited* about hitting the gym. ​🙋​