Julia Savacool

Julia Savacool is a writer and editor in New York City, covering topics of fitness, health, wellness, and lifestyle. Her stories have won the United Nations Friends of the World Food Program Media Award, the NARAL Pro-Choice Media Award, and the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women Humanitarian Award for domestic violence coverage. Savacool is an avid runner who has completed more than a dozen marathons.

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The Ultimate At-Home Calf Workout For Busy Men

How to get bad-ass legs without ever running a step.

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The Best Tabata Workout To Flatten Your Stomach

When you need to make exercise really count, turn to Tabata. Here's your starter workout.

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The Ultimate At-Home Workout For Beginners

Whether you're getting back into the game or taking your first crack at this whole exercise thing, you've got to start slow and work smart.

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The 10 Best Quad Exercises For Strong, Buff Legs

Strong quads are the necessary counterpoint to all the work you put into building a buff upper body.

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The Best Stretches For Lower Back Pain

These seven moves can help undo some of the damage and prevent more pain.

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How To Lose Belly Fat For Men — And Keep It Off

Belly fat is bad for health. This is how you lose it.

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The Best Butt Workouts For Busy Men

Whether yours is flat as a pancake or full like an inflated tire, the real focal point should be: How strong is it?


How To Get More Energy Through Diet, Exercise, Sleep, And Other Habits

Exhausted? These 15 shortcuts will have you kicking things into gear again.

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This 20-Minute Workout Will Test Your Cardio And Leave You Panting

Some serious moves for any size space, no weights required.


Does An Epidural Hurt? And 7 Other Things You Should Know About Epidurals

Hotly debated and frequently misrepresented, here are just the facts about epidurals.

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The Ultimate Guide To Proper Squat Form

The centerpiece of nearly every strength-training plan, this move is easy to do — but harder to do right.

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The Best HIIT Workout You Can Do In 15 Minutes

No time? That’s no excuse. This blink-and-you’re-done routine has you covered.

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Burn 1,000 Calories In This No-Holds-Barred Workout

Can you make it through?

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The Best 15-Minute Ab Workout For Men

Get a midsection to be proud of in just 15 minutes, three days a week.

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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.

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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.

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The Best Workout Routines For Busy Men

Whether your schedule allows for workouts once a week or every day, here’s how to make the most of your time.

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The Ultimate At-Home Bodyweight Leg Workout

This 30-minute quad-burning festival can be yours without ever leaving your living room.

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The 15 Best Quick And Easy At-Home Workout Moves

Keep the sofa intact and the lamp from shattering with these space-efficient moves.


7 Weight Loss Strategies That Work On Recent Weight Gain

When you pack on pounds in a short amount of time, you can lose them quickly too. Here's how.