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Monday Move

Go back to basics for your body and brain

Illustration: Jaedoo Lee for Elemental


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Monday Move

Don’t @ me


Observations from a reluctant exerciser, in a pandemic

Photo: Luis Alvarez/Getty Images


MONDAY MOVE

Sick of the snap, crackle, pop? Try this small but powerful tweak.

A young, Asian woman performing a squat exercise with a resistance band
A young, Asian woman performing a squat exercise with a resistance band
Photo: Kilito Chan/Getty Images


Monday Move

Is your butt dead? This move will bring it back to life.


Pandemic Reflections

During the pandemic, I discovered the life-affirming magic of learning mixed martial arts with your family

Young woman stretching on a yoga mat in front of a laptop.
Young woman stretching on a yoga mat in front of a laptop.
Photo: AsiaVision


MONDAY MOVE

You’ll be so glad you tried this

Photography: Andi Elloway


Test Gym

Going for a run while high on weed might seem counterintuitive, but some athletes are all for it

Illustration by Maria Chimishkyan for Elemental.


Monday Move

Can’t squeeze in a whole workout? You have time for this.

Animated male figure doing “skater” exercises from left to right.
Animated male figure doing “skater” exercises from left to right.
Animation by Jaedoo Lee for Elemental

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