Fitness

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There are a ton of exercises you can and should be doing to strengthen your abs, and lately my favorites have been antirotational (no twisting of the spine) core exercises. Antirotational moves like stir the pot, bottoms-up kettlebell carries, and side planks have become my go-to ab exercises because they strengthen your core and stabilize
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If you’re still wondering what all the fuss is about everything pumpkin spice, while everyone you know has been lining up for a Starbucks PSL since August, we’ve got just the thing (12 of them, actually) to get you in the Fall spirit. As the temperatures cool, sweet, toasty treats start popping up everywhere, and
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Since my high school days (more than a decade ago now), I’ve spent hundreds of dollars and run countless miles in sneakers that killed my feet. This past Summer, in hopes this pair would finally be the one, I treated myself to these Nike Epic React Flyknit Running Shoes ($150). When they were released, I
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Britney Spears is known for her carefully crafted choreography and dramatic hair flips during her sold-out live shows. But we had no idea the girl had some salsa moves, as evidenced by her latest Instagram video. The “Toxic” singer danced it out with her friend and backup dancer Willie Gomez and proved she should be
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If you’re anything like me, you have a favorite bag you’ve used to lug your clothes, shoes, water bottle, and towels to and from the gym for years. After a workout, I always empty my bag, wash my water bottle and clothes, and remove my gym shoes so they can air out. But it wasn’t
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There’s no denying that the keto diet is all the rage; the high-fat, moderate-protein, superlow-carb diet has helped countless people lose impressive amounts of weight. By cutting back so drastically on carbs, the keto diet turns to burning fat for fuel instead of carbs, which puts your body into the fat-burning state of ketosis. On
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If there’s a group fitness studio or innovative exercise class in New York City, I’ve tried it. Likely more than once. I much prefer workout classes to planning my own regimen — which, if I’m being honest, might mean playing on my phone at the gym instead of actually lifting weights. I’ve taken everything from
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Whether you’re new to working out or ready to get back into the gym, it’s never a good idea to begin with intense workouts. Workouts like HIIT and sprinting are great, but if you’ve never done them before or are at the beginning of your fitness journey, you may end up feeling completely demotivated (because
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If you find that your midsection is your biggest trouble spot, you’re not alone. Many people, especially women, find their bellies are the first place they gain weight and the hardest area to shed fat. Whether you’re looking to flatten your tummy or sculpt abs, blasting away belly fat is no easy task. Here’s a
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When you hear “casserole,” you might think of friendly (or nosy) neighbors welcoming a new family to the ‘hood — at least that’s how it played out in every movie and TV show of your childhood. And while it’s true that casseroles aren’t the sexiest dishes, there’s so much to love about them. They allow
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If you’ve been doing ab workouts to no avail with the hopes of losing subcutaneous fat around your middle, you may want to think again. Often, people mistakenly believe that doing planks, crunches, and other ab exercises are what they need in order to flatten their stomachs, and the truth is: ab workouts don’t burn
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So you’ve noticed your hair is looking thinner and duller, and your nails short and brittle and you need a beauty SOS. You’ve probably read about the miracle wonder that is biotin; beauty gurus and influencers alike tout the miracle properties of the supplement that’s supposed to transform your hair and nails. But is it
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Contrary to what you may have heard, there’s more to Olive Garden than never ending pasta bowls and bottomless baskets of breadsticks. (Not that we’re complaining.) That’s good news for those on the keto diet — because if you’re one of them, you already know that breadsticks aren’t on the menu when you’re trying to
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As a personal trainer, I’m always asked what the best ab routine is and what I personally do to train my core. Like most things fitness, the answer is subjective since there’s more than one way to strengthen and define the abdominal muscles. For my own ab workouts, I’m always switching it up. Sometimes I
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Resistance bands are cheap, portable, and a game changer for your butt. None more so than booty bands, the smaller resistance bands you’ve probably spotted on Instagram — they’re typically used around the thighs to fire up the glutes. While the name may sound more like a toy than a fitness phenomenon, there’s nothing that
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Tennis season may be over for Maria Sharopova, but that won’t stop her from crushing a lower-body workout. Maria shared a video of her training on Instagram ahead of a Ralph Lauren fashion show, and damn, she is really strong. In the video, she can be seen doing kneeling ab roll outs to activate her
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I honestly don’t need to say this, but Jennifer Lopez has got it going on. Yes, genetics plays a role in her amazing figure, but she also works her ass off in the gym. When I got the opportunity to work out with her trainer, David Kirsch, I couldn’t pass it up. Yes, I’m a
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Dude, I freakin’ love spaghetti squash, but you know what I don’t love? Nearly severing my fingers every time I attempt to slice into the heavy yellow gourd with one of my too-dull knives. That’s precisely why I couldn’t help but do a happy dance when I heard that Trader Joe’s just started selling Harvest
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Do you avoid eating carbs at or after dinner because you heard it’ll make you gain weight? These comparison photos posted by online personal trainer Graeme Tomlinson (@thefitnesschef_ on Instagram) will set the record straight. It boils down to how much you eat, because remember that a moderate calorie deficit is what’s necessary for weight
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If you believe in saying yes to pumpkin anything and everything, but are also watching your carb count, we found the ultimate grain-free seasonal treat for you. The healthy food guru Amanda Meixner, known as meowmeix to her Instagram followers, shared a recipe for Paleo pumpkin fudge that requires only four ingredients — yep, just
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As if we possibly needed another reason to obsess over Target, the retailer is now selling frozen thin-crust pizzas that are low-carb, certified gluten-free, AND jam-packed with tons of protein. Yep, they’re basically a keto dieter’s dream come true. These 9-inch frozen pies from the heavens hail from Quest Nutrition and come in three different