The Checkup: The Butt-Toning Fitness Challenge to Crush This Month


• Happy February, Be Wellers! If you’re the type that loves a good fitness challenge, I’ve got one to recommend: a 30-Day Squat Challenge that’ll shred your lower half like whoa. Buns o’ steel, here you come. [Fitsugar]

• On the hunt for new gym shoes? Here are the best brands/styles/options for every activity. [Fitness Magazine]

• I assume it’s been ages since you’ve touched a medicine ball. Guys, it’s time—here’s why the medicine ball is awesome. [Men’s Health]

• If you’ve been toying with the idea of going vegan, read this first: 12 things to know before switching to a vegan diet. [Health]

• What you always knew: exercise is an amazing way to keep stress levels down and confidence up, a new study finds. [HealthDay]

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