[ad_1] In recent years, you’ve likely heard the terms “prebiotics” and “probiotics” countless times, as study after study has touted the vital importance of digestive health on everything from the immune system to mental health to weight control. A healthy gut might even improve your skin! The main idea is that prebiotics and probiotics can
[ad_1] You don’t need to wear makeup at the gym (or anywhere, for that matter). You are beautiful just the way you are and especially when you have that radiant exercise glow. That said, we know there may be times when you desire to (perhaps you’re looking to sweat-work your way to the top and
[ad_1] Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock (or somewhere very, very far away from the frozen section of the grocery store), you’re well aware that the healthy ice cream market has exploded over the past year. With high-protein treats and dairy-free delights, there’s a frosty confection for pretty much everyone, regardless of dietary restrictions.
[ad_1] Not sure why this happened every day, but admittedly, it did. I ate healthy most of the day, with my green protein smoothies for breakfast, perfectly packed mason jar salads for lunch, and fresh fruit and nuts for snacks. I felt like my diet up until 5 p.m. belonged on a frickin’ Pinterest board.
[ad_1] I have to admit, I’m nervous to share this story . . . in large part because of the stigma around marijuana, regardless of the reasons you’re using it or which component of it you’re using (THC vs. CBD, specifically). But that in and of itself made me realize how much more I do
[ad_1] Last July, I only signed up for a month of CrossFit so I could write a post about how stupid I thought it was. Coming from a running and yoga background, and never once setting foot in a gym, I thought those people doing countless burpees, flipping tires, and grunting while lifting weights were
[ad_1] A shapely, rounded, perky tush not only gives you confidence in your yoga pants and bathing suit, but toning your backside with butt exercises will also make you stronger for your active lifestyle whether you run, cycle, swim, dance, climb, or play sports. This challenge takes minutes to do each day, requires no equipment,
[ad_1] Instagram vs real life 💁🏼🌿 If I saw the photo on the left a year ago I would’ve instantly thought so negatively about my body, that all my hard work from working out was non existent, that if someone looked at me they would’ve never thought I’ve been working out for 2 years and
[ad_1] Earlier this week, many Facebook users were posting red hearts in support of breast cancer awareness, but one woman is opening up about why a “cute heart” isn’t going to help save lives. Erin Smith Chieze posted the photo above on Facebook, giving an explicit description of how breast cancer can look and feel,
[ad_1] As someone who enjoys kale chips and chocolate separately — and is a huge fan of Compartes — I can tell you that I was both astounded and horrified once I learned that the Compartes Vegan Kale Healthy Kale Dark Chocolate Bar was not a prank, but was in fact a real product made
[ad_1] The company behind the popular Clif protein bars is voluntarily recalling three products over nut allergy concerns. On July 5, the Food and Drug Administration announced that the company would be recalling the Clif Builder’s Protein Bar in Chocolate Mint, the Clif Kid Zbar Protein Bar in Chocolate Mint, and the Clif Kid Zbar
[ad_1] In addition to be exceedingly talented, Kelly Clarkson also happens to be a body-positive champion and a skilled social-media user. The singer recently responded to a malicious body-shaming Twitter user in a glorious way that both defended her point of view and didn’t take the overall situation too seriously. On July 4, Kelly took
[ad_1] Is white meat turkey healthier? That depends on how you look at it. Let’s first look at the macros: compared to dark meat, it’s essentially identical in protein, and both have zero carbohydrates. White meat is lower in fat, with less than one gram per serving in the skinless variety, while dark meat has
[ad_1] The treadmill is great and all, but if you really want to work that booty, the incline isn’t gonna cut it. Let’s maximize your gym time AND your backside with this 28-minute StairMaster routine from a personal trainer at Crunch Gym in San Francisco, Shannon McCourt. She created the “StairMaster Fat-Burning and Booty-Building Workout”
[ad_1] Talk about a throwback Thursday — remember the StairMaster? Arguably an icon of the ’90s wellness scene alongside eight-minute abs, sugar-free everything, neon spandex, and cottage cheese out of a cantaloupe, we had almost forgotten about this cardio machine — until now. Lately, tons of women have been heading back to the StairMaster. Just
[ad_1] We’re totally crazy about Australian trainer and Instagram star Kayla Itsines and her program, BBG. But what exactly is BBG? Let’s take a step back and look at the program that made Kayla such a star and her clients so obsessed. What Is It? BBG stands for “Bikini Body Guide,” and it’s been transforming
[ad_1] Experts are pushing the protein when it comes to weight loss, and for good reason, because it regulates your appetite and satiates hunger. But if loading up on tons of protein is your main focus at mealtimes, you might be getting more than you need. Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole
[ad_1] The ESPN The Magazine Body Issue defiantly shows that even in the world of sports, there’s no such thing as an ideal body; strength comes in many forms. And while we do enjoy looking at each glorious photo, it’s the vulnerability each athlete shows in their interview that has us anticipating the annual issue.
[ad_1] Our favorite trend on Instagram in the fitness world is women sharing their healthy progress in a way we never used to see — they’re flaunting their weight gain. While #gainz used to be said somewhat in jest, you can now see women sharing their progress on tags like #girlgains and our favorite, #screwthescale.
[ad_1] Do you ever struggle with what to say to someone with bad anxiety? Our friends at YourTango have gathered tips on how to support our loved ones with bad anxiety. What they might not be able to ask for, but wish you knew. Most of us who know or love someone who is anxious
[ad_1] Do you like to get a great workout without even realizing it? Of course you do, who wouldn’t? The best way to forget you’re exercising is by having fun, and bungee training is the new workout that can deliver as much fun as it does exercise. Just like Tabata training it’s guaranteed to burn
[ad_1] If you want to lose weight, what’s on your plate is often more important than the minutes you spend in the gym. And if you want to see the most change, a 2015 study from Harvard says you should be cutting carbs, not fat. For the study, published in PLoS One, researchers from Harvard
[ad_1] Mix bursts of cardio into your strength training for a metabolism-boosting sweat session that will tone you from head to toe! We’ve created a mashup workout with a 1:1 ratio of cardio to strength training. The cardio portion is jumping rope, but don’t worry, you won’t have to do all those minutes back to