Lauren Vinopal

Lauren is a writer and comedian based out of Chicago. She has written for MEL, GQ and MTV.

All Articles From Lauren Vinopal

Are Headstands Good for You? It Depends.

We break down the potential benefits (and risks) of the challenging move

The Science of Beer Bellies

It's the one bulge no man wants. Here's everything you need to know.

How Men Can Argue Better in Relationships, According to Esther Perel

Do you have the same fight with your partner over and over? The renowned psychotherapist can help — she's seen it all before.

Can Grunting Give You a Better Workout?

We explore whether tennis-esque squawks make HIIT any easier

Is Chocolate Milk Secretly the Best Sports Drink?

There's scientific evidence that it's great post-workout fuel, but it's not for everyone

Why the StairMaster Is Still Such an Effective Workout

Sometimes great exercise comes in extra-large, extra-vintage packages

This Is the Most Underrated Post-Workout Fuel

The briny buggers are chock-full of sodium, potassium and magnesium

Is This the Best Recovery Device for Runners Yet?

Firefly's neuromuscular electrical stimulation device has all the hype. We tested it for a month

Why Weed Is the Missing Ingredient in Your Workout Routine

It's time to try exercising high. We'll explain.

How to Get a Rowing Workout Without a Rower

No fancy machine (or eight-man team) necessary to benefit from the sport's full-body motion

Netflix’s Nike Training Club Workouts Are Beautiful Chaos

Even at 30 minutes or less, are the fitness classes worth your time?

Welcome to the Era of the Miniature Workout

Strength training sessions are trending tinier than ever. We're here for it.