Fitness

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If you’re about to start the keto diet, you’re going to want to make sure you know all the foods you can and cannot eat. Say goodbye to pizza, unless you buy the keto-approved pizza Halle Berry loves, get ready to eat more fats, and don’t forget you still need to eat at least five
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When I started my fitness journey, I loved training my legs and glutes. With very few mobility issues and strong quads, I killed every workout that included squats and deadlifts. Lucky me? Not quite. What bothered me was that I always had nonexistent hamstrings, and the prospect of muscular imbalances quickly developing from my love
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If sleep is truly one of the universe’s greatest gifts to humankind, then a weighted blanket might just be the greatest gift you can give yourself. While excellent for those suffering from insomnia and/or anxiety, these comforting blankets can improve everyone’s slumber, no Ambien required. They’ve been reported to feel like a big hug, and
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So, you and your partner just got done with your bedroom marathon and the pain is finally settling in. But before you freak out over burning urination, you may be experiencing something far less serious than an STI or a medical condition. Although pain during or after sex can be attributed to more serious health
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Oftentimes, starting a new diet means also having to give up your favorite sweet treats. Luckily, if you’re doing the keto diet, which focuses on low-carb and high-fat foods, you have a few options. Short for ketogenic, this popular diet is all about restricting carbs and consuming higher amounts of fats, which ultimately helps the
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The keto diet is everywhere lately, but it’s for good reason. Adopting the keto lifestyle comes with plenty of benefits, from amazingly delicious snacks to restaurant-grade meals packed with good-for-you fats and other essential nutrients. But the keto diet is more than just steak and eggs and avocado and delicious snacks from Trader Joe’s (although
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Budget-friendly detox — that’s what I called it on Facebook, Instagram, and other places when I decided to do a three-day cleanse of toxins in my body. The truth is, my friends wanted to do a cleanse and I kept putting it off. A big deterrent for me was my budget. It’s been tight recently
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If you want to increase your upper-body strength and start seeing muscle definition in your arms, you’ve got to start doing upper-body workouts. Your arms aren’t going to transform over night or by doing an arm workout once in a blue moon. To see more definition in your arms, implement this program into your routine
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The key to a good full-body workout is finding exercises that build on each other, are complementary, and don’t overtax certain areas and neglect others. Whatever shape you are in, bodyweight exercises will make you seriously work, without the hassle of having to go to the gym for tools or spend a ton of money
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Upgrade chocolate-covered bananas to frozen almond banana bites for a treat loaded with healthy antioxidants with this recipe from PaleoHacks! These frozen almond banana bites couldn’t be easier to make! Dark chocolate, sliced bananas, and a bit of almond butter create a quick frozen dessert. Enjoy it as a cool snack on a hot day
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Elizabeth Harty was a Division I athlete in college, but her fitness level changed significantly when she had knee surgery. “The recovery was very hard for me,” Elizabeth told POPSUGAR. “It took me a year to get back running on my feet. When I was finally able to work out, I just felt like the
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It feels like we can’t go a week, or even a detailed Facebook Newsfeed scrolling session, without hearing about someone’s journey on the keto diet, a food plan where you consume a low amount of carbs and a high amount of fat so that your body goes into a state of ketosis, which helps you
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If you’re interested in trying the keto diet, then you’ve probably researched all the food you can and can’t eat, how you should count carbs, and which exercises you should do. But while you’re all set with food, you may need to add supplements to your diet — specifically, magnesium. This is especially important if
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If you didn’t already know, sitting down for extended periods of time is bad for your muscles. Over time, extended periods of sitting will cause your hip flexor muscles to tighten and eventually turn off your glutes, leaving you with a case of dormant butt syndrome. Opting for a standing desk and taking breaks from
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My husband Jim loves to read and research. From events in history to fitness, he’s an expert on many things, thanks to the internet. Recently, he has been on a health kick. Being that I am the only one who lives with him, I am the primary audience for his newly gained knowledge. He’s been
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If you’re trying to increase your overall strength while building lean muscle mass, you’ve got to start training with the TRX suspension trainer. The suspension trainer is one of the most diverse pieces of equipment in the gym — you can work every muscle group with it, and the best part is, your body is
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Jillian Michaels helped dozens of contestants lose hundreds of pounds and transform their lives as the tough-love trainer on The Biggest Loser, so she knows a thing or two about losing weight and building muscle. Between filming intense workouts for her Instagram page and her fitness app My Fitness by Jillian Michaels, she revealed to
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When it comes to vino and your health, some wines are better than others. Red wine, in particular, can be good for you, since it contains resveratrol, an antioxidant that fights aging and promotes greater heart health. Yet there are some wines out there that don’t measure up in terms of benefits. To make the
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“Make sure to drink a lot of water” — we’ve heard it from our parents, coaches, doctors, and friends, but is it possible to drink too much water? In 2007, a woman in California died of hyponatremia or water intoxication, after taking part in a radio station’s water-drinking contest. Cases like this one are rare,
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If you’re one of those people who can’t run a single mile without huffing and puffing, you’re not alone. Even the strongest runners had to start somewhere! Sure, some people are just born with natural athleticism, but most have to build up their endurance from the ground up. Good news for you: we teamed up
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If you follow any keto-lovers on Instagram, then you’re probably bombarded with mouthwatering photos of bunless burgers, chicken wings, and bacon-wrapped everything. And while meat does play a role in the keto diet, it doesn’t have to be the diet’s foundation. In fact, it’s totally possible to do the keto diet without eating meat. The
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When I was overweight and unhealthy, there were a lot of things I wanted to change. First and foremost, I wanted to have more energy and feel more like myself so I could go about my life like I used to. But I also wanted to fit into my clothes again, as well as reduce