Fitness

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As low-carb diets have gained popularity over the last two decades, many people have completely given up carbohydrate-rich foods, thinking they’ll contribute to weight gain. Turns out, eating the once-vilified pasta may actually help you lose weight, according to a new study published in BMJ Open. Although people tend to lump all refined carbs together
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Shots are more popular than ever now — and we’re not talking about the boozy kind. If you’re into juicing or a frequent customer at a juice shop in your area, chances are you’re into fresh ginger shots and turmeric shots — even wheatgrass shots! A little blast of concentrated plant-based goodness can give you
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Upgrade your lower body workout with this enhancing squat variation! By loading the front of your body, the main muscles worked in a front squat are the quadriceps, with back squats recruiting the hamstrings, glutes, and hips. Incorporate this exercise into your lower body routine for strong, sexy legs! Here’s how to do it: Start
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The following story by Kate Kordsmeier was originally published on Root + Revel. Aaaaaand we’re back with another fat balls recipe. Fat balls, fat bombs, energy bites, call them whatever you like. The point is: They’re delicious, creamy, satisfying, and decadent. And yet, they’re ketogenic (read: help you burn fat and lose weight), Paleo, gluten-free
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No time for the gym? No problem. We’ve got a beginner-friendly solution for you with some classic moves that’ll have you sweating buckets! “This is a great workout because it can be completed in just 14 minutes with just your bodyweight,” said Coach Lee Wratislaw from Gold’s Gym. “You can do this workout anywhere; it’s
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Part of the key to losing weight is eating fewer calories, but that’s impossible if it makes you feel so famished that you end up eating more! Nutritionists Stephanie Clarke, RD, and Willow Jarosh, RD, of C&J Nutrition recommend including these five foods in your daily diet because they’ll fill you up, so you’ll feel
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Fact: cannabis can be equally as great for both medicinal and recreational purposes, but the fact that it can get you high often discredits its many medicinal and wellness benefits. Once you get past the stigma and recognize the plant for what it’s truly capable of, there are endless ways to incorporate it into your
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Even when you’re doing nothing at all, your backside is working overtime. All-day sitting can lead to tightness in your glute muscles, which is not only uncomfortable, but can also lead to more serious conditions like IT band issues, which can lead to knee injuries or lower back pain. Find relief with these glute stretches
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We all know how delicious sugar can be. It’s hard to say no to the sweetness when you’re having a rough day or you’re celebrating a happy event with your friends. Rather than swearing it off entirely, though, you can find a happy medium of eating moderate amounts here and there, rather than overindulging in
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If you looked at Nikki Wellein’s pictures from a few years ago, you probably wouldn’t recognize her. She started at 263 pounds and now weighs 130 pounds, and she did it all by following the keto diet and generally becoming more aware of what she was putting into her body. Her hard work certainly paid
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It’s kind of insane how many different types of fitness are readily available to anyone living in a major city. As a New Yorker myself, I’ve always known how fortunate I am to have an Equinox in every neighborhood and the cream of the crop of hot yoga options at every turn, which is exactly
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Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as whole grains and MUFAS (monounsaturated fatty acids) — think avocado, nuts, and seeds — help diminish visceral fat around your inner organs. Don’t forget about lean protein, especially fish like salmon,
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UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi is going viral for her incredible Michael Jackson floor routine, and it’s sure to make you want to get up and dance along. At the 2018 Pac 12 Championships, the student athlete performed a standing-ovation worthy floor routine set to a medley of Michael Jackson hits, including “Thriller” and “The Way
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So you want to lose weight, get in shape, or build strength, but you’re worried about your joints (or dealing with an injury). You don’t have to go HAM in the gym or do crazy plyometrics to achieve your goals! In fact, many of your favorite workouts and activities are excellent tools for stress-relief, weight
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When you are short on time but want to fit some quality strength moves into your fitness routine, planks are an excellent option and one of the best ways to build strength and stability in your core. One of the most important things to be mindful of when performing planks is correct form, as doing