Gwyneth Paltrow had to gain 10 pounds for her role in Love Don't Let Me Down. Her top secret method for gaining weight? She cut her exercise routine in half, and ate what ever she wanted. Shocker!

Here's something else that isn't surprising: Negative stereotypes about obesity hurt an obese person's weight loss attempts. Fat people are portrayed as fat, lazy, unhappy, or buffoons. On the flip side, fit people in magazines and TV often have unrealistic or Photoshopped bodies. Where's the middle ground -- real people with good diet and exercise habits?

I love to walk on a treadmill, but hate the way it looks in my living room. Here's a solution: This modern, stylish couch doubles as a punching (or kicking) bag.

Nothing's more frustrating than a weight loss plateau. That's Fit Canada has 10 tips for busting through that lull and getting your weight to start dropping again.

After working hard to squeeze an exercise class into your busy schedule, you want to make sure that it's worth your while. Divine Caroline has four tips for getting the most out of your exercise class workout.

High impact exercise burns more calories, but low impact exercise is easier on the joints. Learn more about these two types of exercise at the Daily Spark, and figure out which one is right for you.

When energy levels are low, it's hard to get through the day, let alone through your workout. Learn how to give your body fuel to keep moving all day long with these 10 tips from Yahoo! Shine.