Fitness

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Perhaps you’ve got a lot of runners in your life . . . or there’s just one special one . . . or perhaps you’re a runner yourself and forwarding this to everyone you know in hopes of obtaining every item on this list (we’re not judging, we’re probably doing the same thing, honestly). Whatever
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Brussels sprouts are one of the most crowd-pleasing sides during the holidays, but one recipe from The New York Times has people talking — and not in a good way. The Times published a recipe for Brussels Sprouts Sliders, which you might at first envision as traditional burger sliders with roasted or shredded brussels sprouts
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Make-ahead foods are one of the keys to eating a healthier diet and taking the stress out of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When it comes to packed lunches, sandwiches are one of the best make-ahead options you could go for, but if you aren’t careful they can get unexpectedly calorific. Read on for three simple
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Let me first start off by saying I love my body: every curve, every dimple, and every roll on my belly. Yes, that’s right. I’m a fitness editor and I have belly fat. I eat mostly clean, I work out five days a week, and yet I am not sporting anywhere close to a six-pack
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You’ve probably heard of the ketogenic diet by now. Maybe you’ve even tried a few keto recipes. I mean, everything should be bacon-wrapped and topped with avocado, right? I never recommend jumping into a diet without understanding the ins and outs — you need to know what a diet is all about before you can
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You’re feeling pretty proud of yourself, strolling into work, carrying your new Bistro Bento with a lunch you packed from home — take that, crazy calorie counts at cafes! But wait — your lunchbox is filled with an 800-calorie serving of homemade mac and cheese. Yikes! While bringing lunch from home can be healthier than
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Not a fish fan but you know you should be getting your omega-3s? Look to the amazing flaxseed in order to get your daily recommended amount of 1.1 grams. When perusing the aisles of your grocery store, you’ll see they come in two forms — whole and ground. Is one more beneficial than the other?
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Two of the biggest trends on the rise: the ketogenic diet and CBD. What happens when you add both to your lifestyle at once? According to Jason Genet, life-changing magic. Jason: Before As a disabled vet with liver disease, Jason has suffered from a lot of pain, and as he told POPSUGAR, “CBD is the
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I’ve been following the 16:8 intermittent fasting (IF) plan for over seven months now, which means I don’t eat for 16 hours a day and only eat during the other eight hours. I find a lot of inspiration and information from watching YouTube videos on IF. Recently, I’d been seeing a lot about the Warrior
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You’ve overstayed your welcome, belly fat. If you’ve been running consistently but still, you look down and can pinch an inch (or several) from your middle, it’s time to kick that gut to the curb. Crunches aren’t the answer, so change things up by adding high-intensity intervals to your routine. We recommend doing this 45-minute
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Although they often work together to regulate and promote certain bodily functions, there’s a big difference between vitamins and minerals. While our bodies need vitamins for vital energy release at the cellular level, minerals are more involved in maintaining things such as water levels, blood, bone health, and metabolic processes. The minerals we require fall
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I used to watch the spectacle on weekend mornings: legging-clad women, hair high atop their heads, bounding out of the barre studio and heading, presumably, for brunch. I was confident I was more hardcore than they were as I wrapped up my run, mopping sweat from my forehead. Sure, I had tried a few one-off
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More than ever it seems women are talking about their vaginas, pelvic floor muscles, and vulvas. What once felt deeply embarrassing and taboo is now empowering — and needed! Beyond being a beautiful part of our bodies, vaginas are also important when it comes to our health. Sometimes it gets funky down there, especially during
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No matter who you are or what you do, you need protein. It builds muscle, keeps your bones strong, and helps you lose weight (if that’s what you’re going for). But when you’re in a hurry to get from one place to the next, you may not have time to sit down and have grilled
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Whether we’re on our own weight-loss journey or just trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s not uncommon to wonder what doctors and nutritionists eat every day to stay fit. POPSUGAR spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and weight-management specialist and board-certified cardiologist, and she gave us some insight into what — and when
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Celebrate the temperature drop, the light breeze, and the gorgeous scenery with this outdoor hill run. It works best if you can find a big hill that takes about one minute to run up, but if you don’t have a hill, just sprint for the minute instead. That means you can do this workout inside
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As a Pilates instructor and the owner of a health and wellness company for over a decade, I’ve helped many clients recover from a myriad of issues and injuries, some so severe they required surgery. As you’d expect in these cases, my clients were kept informed before, during, and after a procedure by their doctors,
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If you’re new to fitness, you’d be forgiven for thinking joining a gym is the magical elixir for success. However, as many know, embarking on a successful fitness journey is about gradually implementing small changes to your lifestyle and giving yourself time to get used to them, rather than focusing on one thing and throwing
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What we eat and drink affects every vital organ in our bodies, and the vagina is no exception. Most of us have been given the advice to chug some cranberry juice when we’re battling a UTI, but the foods we eat on a daily basis can reduce the risk of getting a dreaded infection in
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Go-getters. Those brave people who constantly set goals, usually smash said goals, reevaluate their success, and set their next conquest, aren’t as rare a breed as you’d think. If you’re reading this article, you’re one of these go-getters who seem to make the world spin faster. Are you looking for your next challenge right now?
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Running can be an endorphin-loaded energy boost to your day with just a little creativity and willingness to experiment. If your runs feel sluggish, uncomfortable, or just too difficult, it may be time to try something new. 1. Meditate If you’ve been looking for a reason to meditate, this is it. Meditation is all about