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.

Dad Bod

The 10 Biggest Workout Mistakes Men Make

If you’re putting in the time but failing to see the gains (or losses) you want, it's probably due to one of these common errors.

Fitness Fits

The Best Sweat-Wicking T-Shirts For Serious Workouts

These shirts will keep you cool and dry during the hardest workouts.

Dad bod

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

Can you make it through?

Dad Bod

The Ultimate At-Home Bodyweight Leg Workout

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

Dad Bod

The Best Outdoors Workout for a Hot Day

These workouts and expert tips will help you beat the heat — and make gains.

Dad Bod

5 Under-The-Radar Ab Exercises To Add To Your Routine

Because scoring killer abs doesn’t have to be boring.

Dad Bod

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.

Dad Bod

14 Great Ab Exercises That Aren’t Sit-Ups

Variety is good for your core.

Dad Bod

The Ultimate Pull-Up Bar Workout (No Pull-Ups Required)

Get one helluva total-body workout with just a bar.  

Dad Bod

The Best 15-Minute Ab Workout For Men

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

Dad Bod

The 15 Best Quick And Easy At-Home Workout Moves

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

Dad Bod

Superset Workouts Are Your Secret Weapon To More Gains In Less Time

If you’re short on time and big on results, you’ve come to the right place.

Weight Loss

20 Ways To Lose Weight — And Keep It Off

You've gained weight and accrued bad habits over the past year. Who hasn't? Let the turnaround begin.

Dad Bod

How to Get Amazing “Lower Abs,” Fast

Technically, you're not actually working "lower abs" (that's not a thing), but if your goal is to sculpt your mid-section, we're here for 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.


10 Early Signs of Labor That Tell You the Baby Is Near

Your very pregnant wife is going to give birth any moment now. Here are the signs she's actively going into labor.

Dad Bod

5 Core Exercises That Simply Don’t Work

Not all core work is equal.

Dad Bod

The Best Bodyweight Workout — You Can Do On a Playground

Don't just sit there while the kids play — get fit.

Dad Bod

How To Gain Muscle Without Weights

Who needs weight to bulk up? Not you.

Mental Health

5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In Under 5 Minutes

Your one-stop shop for finding focus and calm — anytime, anywhere.