Fast fitness goals are fleeting. Sure, it’s great to set a PR, win your weekend soccer game, or conquer that big race. But what about finding your fitness passion — a way to stay in shape for life doing something you love? Fatherly’s Fitness Issue aims to do just that with fitness experts offering tips, tricks, and a deep exploration of forever fitness activities that will get you functionally fit for life.
Finding My Forever Fitness
Personal bests and competition are motivational — when you’re kid-free and fit. At a certain point, it’s time to give up the fighting spirit. What then?
The Strava Strain
The hugely popular, addictive fitness app that turns every run into a race is great fun — it’s also a great way to get hurt.
How To Stay Fit With 6 Of The World’s Busiest Dads
The fitness routines and philosophies of six very busy and accomplished dads — what they do, how they make time, and why it matters.
15 Luxury Fitness Retreats
No matter what sport you're into, there's a place that will pamper you AND make you fitter.
55 Sincerely Small Ways To Be More Fit
Incremental progress is indeed progress, and these small additions to your normal routine can have a big impact.
I Tried Hyperbolic Stretching And It Delivered — With One Big Caveat
You could get closer to the splits in this four-week program that promises to increase flexibility. Or you could get a strained groin and a bunch of spam.
Should You Do Cardio Before Or After Weights?
It depends on what your fitness goals are.
The “12-3-30” Workout Is Great For Cardio. Here’s How To Make It Even Better.
Get the most out of treadmill workout-of-the-moment with these suggestions.
Could Cardio On An Empty Stomach Aid Weight Loss, Or Is It An Empty Promise?
Some evidence suggests fasted workouts promote faster weight loss, but many experts aren’t convinced. I tried it firsthand to settle the score.
This Potent Bodyweight Workout Hits Your Most Overlooked Group Of Muscles
You don't need weights or Olympic lifting to build power and strength.
6 Ankle Mobility Exercises To Keep You Agile And In The Game
It’s not your imagination — the joints that connect your feet to the rest of you get stiffer as you get older. Here’s what to do about it.
6 Balance And Mobility Exercises Every Man Should Master
Stay nimble, dads.
The Best Damn Bodyweight Workout
Don't take our word for it — try out this 15-minute, 7-move workout, and your fitness routine will thank you.
10 Bench Press Alternatives To Get Results On A Workout Bench
The bench press is a staple of every strength-training routine, but workout bench moves don't stop there.
36 Cardio Exercises That Will Whip You Into Shape
These lung-searing, heart-beating cardio moves will get you in shape fast.
The Best Home Dumbbell Workout For Building Muscle
Who needs a gym membership? When you have a set of dumbbells, you can build serious muscle from the comfort of your home.
How To Get Amazing “Lower Abs,” Fast
Technically, "lower abs" aren’t a thing. But if your goal is to sculpt your midsection, we're here for you.
Target Heart Rate Exercises To Max Out Your Cardio
The faster your pulse, the better your results. Here’s how to get major fat-burning, muscle-building benefits from your next workout.
This 20-Minute Stairs Workout Burns Fat And Builds Cardio
One of the fastest ways to get in shape is also one of the simplest.
This Forearm Workout Will Build Your Functional Strength All Over
These muscles play a major role in everything from opening a pickle jar to doing a pull-up. Get to it.
This Upper Chest Workout Will Help You Lose Your Man Boobs For Good
The best way to vanquish man boobs and look fit is a focused — and scorching — upper chest workout.