Starting to meditate can be, well, stressful. Our friends at YourTango break it down by zodiac sign to help you find your perfect practice. Find your zen. No matter who you are, there’s been a time when you feel like you’re having a major mental breakdown. Whether it’s work, school, family, friends; you’ve probably had
It’s time to HIIT it! Rising slowing in popularity for a while, HIIT workouts first made the American College of Sports Medicine’s list of fitness trends back in 2014, and they are still going strong. If you haven’t jumped on the HIIT bandwagon yet, here’s what you need to know. What Is HIIT? The accurately
If you have an Amazon Prime account, it’s high time you make the most of your money. And while “making the most of your money” might mean getting cute and cheap activewear or affordable sneakers, it also means stocking up on healthy grocery staples so you don’t even have to go to the grocery store.
Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won’t be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls. It’s OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein and
“Since January, I lost 20 pounds,” Ayesha Curry told me after she stepped off the BottleRock culinary stage this weekend. “Once my daughter was 1 and a half, I was like, ‘I don’t have a baby anymore. I need to step it up. I don’t have an excuse.'” If you follow Ayesha’s Instagram Stories, she
One of the first thoughts I had after I got engaged was, “Ugh, does this mean I have to get fit?” I’m not consciously unhealthy, but as a naturally slim person, I like to trick myself into thinking I’m healthier than I am. That’s why when my fiancé recommended we start using a calorie-counting app
Tens of thousands of people have taken on the Whole30 program, a monthlong clean-eating program that promises a bevy of health and emotional benefits. Developed by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, a husband-and-wife team with backgrounds in sports nutrition, anatomy, and physical therapy, the program aims to reset your metabolism and reshape your relationship with food.
Image Source: Andy Jenkins Nestled away in a 10,000-year-old crater, a one-of-a-kind workout experience awaits — but it’s for adventurous yogis only. The historic Homestead Crater is debatably one of Utah’s best kept secrets, offering visitors a picturesque haven for swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, and, best of all, paddleboard yoga. That’s right; you can do
Ever wonder why some days you feel like you can keep running and running while on others you have zero stamina? Certainly the amount of sleep you got the night before, stress levels, and diet play a role in how you perform during your runs, but how you regulate your breath during your jogging session
You get plenty of sleep and you’re not catching a cold, yet lately you feel run-down, have crazy headaches, and can’t focus at work. It may have something to do with how much iron you’re getting in your diet. An adult woman should aim for 18 milligrams of iron a day, and if you’re not
Ready to simmer down and give your body a boost before bedtime? We’ve got the perfect, healthy nightcap for you, and you may have heard of it: golden milk. Used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, golden milk is a combination of the powerful spice turmeric, coconut milk, and sometimes coconut oil. Black pepper is often
We love pizza. You love pizza. Don’t skip it! But definitely be mindful of what’s going into your body — that’s true for all foods, pizza or otherwise! Here’s what goes into some of your favorite slices: a small cheese pie varies from restaurant to restaurant, so we’re giving you a good handful of options
If it’s not there already, apple cider vinegar deserves a home in your kitchen cupboard. It’s rich in vitamins E, A, and P and magnesium, iron, calcium — the list goes on and on. If the vitamins and minerals alone are not enough reason to have you hooked, here are five reasons you should always
Anna María Quintero Palacios, Temazcal healer at Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa in Cabo If you know me, you know I read online reviews of just about everything. Want me to try your favorite new restaurant? I quickly consult with Yelp and then debate whether the reviews warrant a reservation. Discovered a new face
It’s no surprise that the majority of dieters blame a lack of self-control on their failure to reach their feel-great weight. However, if you believe that you’ve inherited the low willpower gene, think again. In fact, willpower can actually be strengthened with proper training — just like lifting weights can pump up your muscles. And
Quick fixes usually don’t cut it when it comes to losing weight and getting toned, but this one-minute trick actually works! Take into consideration this little fact: the average woman pees six to eight times in a 24-hour period, so that’s about five to seven times while you’re awake. And if you have issues with
My weight-loss journey has been a long one, with many mistakes along the way, including spooning peanut butter from the jar and eating too much during half-marathon training. Even after years of religiously exercising and eating right and not reaching my weight-loss goals, I thought signing up for CrossFit would be the answer. But after
A lot of things changed when I moved to San Francisco. I was much colder. I bought my first real jacket. I tried Philz Coffee for the first time. I started a new job. And, out of nowhere, my stomach started ballooning arbitrarily throughout the week making me look three-to-six-months pregnant at any given moment,
Have you been thinking about trying the collagen supplement trend, but you’re on the fence? Jamba Juice is taking the guesswork out of it for you with their latest summertime smoothie, “Poolside Fit with Collagen Boost.” It’s a blend of watermelon juice, cucumber, lemon, strawberry, peach, and collagen, which sounds crazy refreshing and superdelicious. A
For me, Summer is a really hard time to fit in workouts consistently. I’m traveling what seems like every other weekend and can’t always make it to the gym or to a class. So in preparation for this annual pattern of mine, I set out to adopt a new regimen that I could take anywhere.
After hearing the terrible news that one person has died and nine have been hospitalized with botulism after eating contaminated gas station nacho cheese sauce, we don’t blame you for feeling worried for your own health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “botulism is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused
As we age and our metabolisms slow, it’s easy to pack on a few pounds without realizing it. But a study has found that making consistent changes to your eating habits can lead to big weight-loss results over time. The 2015 study, first published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, followed the dietary habits
The author (right) with her personal trainer Imagine cutting out sugar, eating cleaner than you ever have in your entire life, working out daily, running half marathons, lifting heavier weights, getting eight hours of sleep a night, drinking plenty of water, and following literally every weight loss tip you’ve ever heard or read about —