A great profile accomplishes the nearly impossible by making you feel like you truly know someone you’ve never met. It’s a feat of empathy and insight, the kind of alchemy that turns reporting into rapport. The five examples here span all manner of tone and subject, from victims of gun violence to digital charlatans, but […]
Of the many species of internet entrepreneurship that preys on vanity and shame, “fitness influencer” might be one of the most fraught. Yet, that’s exactly who Christian Guzman is courting with his massive gym in the Houston exurbs. Emily McCullar investigates the Oiliest Place on Earth. The line to buy day passes was steady, and […]
“Friends call him the ‘consummate vibe curator,’ and with Rage & Release he has created space for a community to coalesce around a common interest in running and using cannabis not to party or to zone out, rather to be present and talk about things like physical and mental health.”
“Just as the pandemic inspired political and social change the world over, so, during the course of 2020, did many of the bigger Olympic sports experience a quiet remaking.”
The rise of the protein drink industry.
Ben Schreckinger meets Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer and tries to emulate RBG’s routine.
An investigation of “the world’s most important workout,” featuring the personal trainer responsible for keeping Ruth Bader Ginsburg in top-notch shape.
The unexpected joys of adult beginner ballet.
Contemporary culture is obsessed with makeovers — of bodies, homes, even entire neighborhoods. But this quest for transformative authenticity often has a dark side.
Six stories about the world of fitness.