Fitness

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Anxiety can feel completely overwhelming at times, but there are so many ways to treat it. Wellness coach Judy Molinaro at YourTango shares how meditation can help. Do you often times find yourself worrying excessively about your job security, financial future, or family relationships? Are you regularly questioning your body image, aging appearance, or sex
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Starbucks is celebrating the Fall season with the release of its very own turmeric lattes. According to the company, the cozy drink is made with a soothing concoction of steamed milk, aromatic turmeric powder, and spices and “poured over espresso.” All you have to do is stop by one of the 200 Starbucks stores located
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One of my biggest struggles with working out (aside from talking myself into working out), is finding comfortable workout clothes. I love workout clothes so much and tend to wear them a lot for everything other than working out, but then when I go for a run in my “running pants,” I realize that they
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Since launching his YouTube channel in October 2014, Caleb Marshall, aka “The Fitness Marshall,” has been rocking some serious dance moves and motivating thousands to get into shape. His fun, upbeat videos use the latest pop hits and pair them with his own innovative and funky choreography. Even those of us with no dance background
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I remember going to Jamba Juice in high school when I first got into the big smoothie craze, and every time they’d ask me if I wanted a “boost,” I’d think “HECK no!” I had no idea what a the boosts really did, but I didn’t want anything to mess with the taste of my
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With several options on the market for contraceptives and lots of press about certain ones, it can be difficult to sort through the information and make a choice that is right for you. The NuvaRing is one of those products. Over 44 million prescriptions for NuvaRing have been written in the United States as of
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You can almost consider snacking to be an American pastime. As of 2015, a majority of Americans admit to snacking every single day, and half of us snack two or three times on the daily. Furthermore, a quarter of Millennials admit to snacking four or more times in one day. We can’t help but ask
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We spend about a third of our lives in slumberland, but many people complain of not sleeping well. If you have a tough time falling asleep or you toss and turn in the middle of the night, try exercising during the day and limiting alcohol and caffeine a few hours before bedtime. But if you
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I’m not really sure how the whole thing started. I just knew that I needed to do something good for myself — different. It’s like I just woke up one day and went, “Yep, I’m going to do this.” And I did. Let me rewind a bit. My name is Emily and I’m a food-a-holic.
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You started running months ago, yet every time you hop on the scale, you’re let down by the results. What gives? While running does burn mega calories, here are some reasons you may not be seeing the weight-loss results you’re after. Postrun Pig-Outs Burning tons of calories can cause a famished feeling afterward, but it’s
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There are times in life when your woes can only be cured with a slice of fluffy bread, and you shouldn’t be deprived of that joy just because you’re trying to maintain a healthy diet. Bread is a highly accessible food wherever you go; you can get your hands on a sandwich or avocado toast
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There’s good reason chia seeds have been on everyone’s minds these days. These tiny seeds are high in protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3s, but there is a right and wrong way to eat them, and one man learned the hard way. In one patient case study, one man experienced intense dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing,
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Eating breakfast is one way to get your metabolism fires burning strong, but what you eat can boost your metabolism even more. With a quick whir of the blender, here’s a smoothie recipe loaded with metabolism-boosting ingredients. In this recipe, you’ll find calcium-rich Greek yogurt, almonds, and broccoli, a nutrient that has been shown to
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One of the more popular methods people use to lose weight these days is counting macronutrients, a method that tracks the amount of protein, carbohydrates, and fat you eat every day. Rather than counting calories, counting macros is said to be a healthier, more effective way of tracking the food you’re eating and how that
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Squat challenges are all the rage now, and while it certainly is an accomplishment to work your way up to 200, 500, or even 1,000 squats (yikes!), doing the same kind only works certain muscles. Here’s a new challenge for you to try. It involves five different squat variations that you repeat and eventually work
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There’s nothing like a cold beer or a nice rosé after a long run. Two 2015 studies, however, show a close relationship between alcohol intake and physical activity, suggesting that exercise may even directly influence the amount people drink and when. One of the studies includes research conducted by Pennsylvania State University, which looked at
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If you go to any activewear store, you’ll notice a lot of the same stuff — skintight leggings, strappy sports bras (and bralettes), racerback tanks, and compression shorts. For some women, this is awesome: more ways to show off the body you’ve been working on! But the truth of the matter is, not everyone wants
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If barre exercise classes are inspired by ballet, Barre Hop brings the beat by infusing the moves with hip-hop. Created by dancer and barre instructor Ericka Taylor, this 30-minute workout is a treat and will work your entire body — there’s even a fun dance section to get your heart rate climbing. Grab a sturdy
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Our thumb-scrolling came to a screeching halt the second we saw Briana Chandler’s Instagram . . . and you can see why for yourself: Insane, right? The fitness influencer started her fitness journey during her freshman year of college and hasn’t slowed down since. She told POPSUGAR that she had always been active and athletic,
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There is a special kind of love for Halo Top at POPSUGAR. People here go wild for the low-calorie, high-protein ice cream and can barely believe it’s not laden with fat and sugar. How can something that tastes so damn good only result in 300 calories for an entire pint?! Since its release last year,
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If you’re just starting a workout routine, doing gazelle-being-chased-by-a-lion sprinting intervals will be just as painful as they sound. Ease into it by doing a brisk walking workout that includes short and slow jogging intervals. This lower-impact workout is not only great if you’re a beginner, but those expecting or getting over an injury —
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Sometimes the trick to getting healthier and losing weight starts in very small ways; even the tiniest of changes in your habits can lead to drastic success. Author Matthew Kelly once said, “If a plane from London to New York changes its direction just five degrees south, it will end up in Venezuela.” Keep that