Fitness

Fitness Trainers Reveal Just How Bad Crunches Are For Your Back & What You Can Do Instead

Ugh, crunches. Next to burpees, I'd say crunches are probably the exercise that most make me want to take a nap whenever an instructor suggests we do them in a workout class. And on top of being physically challenging and uncomfortable, I've always w…
By Annakeara Stinson

A Fitness Expert Reveals How Long A Full-Body Workout Should Be & It's A Piece Of Cake

Full-body workouts are amazing because, well, hello productivity, but these exercises can also be downright exhausting given that they mercilessly target so many different muscles in your body, all at the same time. Yes, you always find yourself feel…
By Georgina Berbari

Britney Spears Shared The Best Workout Advice On Instagram & PLEASE "Gimme More," Girl

Have you ever caught yourself signing up for the same exact workout class every single week and low-key felt like you were developing a subtle bond with the instructor because of how much you're there? Same, girl. And while it's definitely great to f…
By Georgina Berbari

This Is The Best Time Of Day For Yoga, Especially If You're Way Too Attached To Your Phone

You might not even realize it, but it's pretty likely that you've adopted a quirky little habit in your morning routine: Immediately upon opening your eyes, you mindlessly start scrolling through your phone and checking notifications that accumulated…
By Georgina Berbari

Yoga Is One Of The Best Full-Body Workouts You Can Do & These 10 Poses Prove It

One of the many cool parts about being a yogi is that, when you're in a funk, you always know that just a little bit of time on your mat has the power to completely transform your day. Yogic breath and movement truly cultivate good vibes from head to…
By Georgina Berbari

A Personal Trainer Reveals What Can Happen When You Push Yourself Too Hard With Weightlifting

If you love lifting weights, then you probably dig how strong and empowered you feel during your workouts. However, once you've been lifting for a while, you might start to wonder if and when you'll hit a plateau in your progress, and whether that me…
By Georgina Berbari

If You Hate Burpees With A Passion, Try These 5 Full-Body Workouts At Home Instead

If there's one thing I'm certain about in this life, it's that burpees suck. For emphasis, I will repeat this: burpees suck, fam. If you enjoy the hellish exercise that is a burpee, I must say, you are the reason I have trust issues. In all seriousne…
By Georgina Berbari

This 23-Year-Old Tennis Star Hates Cardio Just As Much As You Do, So Here’s What She Does Instead — EXCLUSIVE

When you think of a professional athlete, you might picture someone who lives, breathes, and loves exercise in all its forms, who trains for hours every single day. So using tips from said athlete's workout routine might seem a bit unrealistic for yo…
By Annakeara Stinson

A Yoga Teacher Reveals Why Certain Poses Can Leave You Sore AF & It Makes So Much Sense

If you love to work out, then you know what it's like to wake up and low-key feel like you've been hit by a bus because of how sore every single muscle in your body is. And while those unpleasant (but super rewarding) sensations make total sense the …
By Georgina Berbari

When Overthinking Gets The Best Of You, Try These 5 Yoga Poses To Clear Your Mind

If you're someone who tends to overthink even the simplest situations in life, then you know the exhausting feeling of a racing mind that tries to control and perfect every situation. Even something as seemingly harmless as sending a text and not rec…
By Georgina Berbari

The Best Way To Beat Jet Lag Isn't To Sleep It Off, So Get Out Of Bed & Try This Instead

Traveling is a life-changing experience, but by far the worst thing about it is dealing with jet lag. When all you want to do upon arriving at your destination is get to that incredible art museum, or enjoy a nice day of swimming, you feel all weak a…
By Annakeara Stinson

The One Trick You Need To Learn If You Kind Of Suck At Balancing In Your Yoga Practice

You're in your favorite yoga teacher's class, she cues tree pose, and you silently start willing your body to stay centered and stable with ease in the one-legged posture. But alas, you lift one leg and immediately start teetering, only to come not-s…
By Georgina Berbari

This Is How Long You Have To Exercise For A Boost In Your Memory & It's SO Doable

Exercise is obviously good for your body, and you probably already know that it's great for your mental well-being and even your sleep schedule, too. To say the least, a regular workout routine is a total game-changer for feeling better on all levels…
By Annakeara Stinson

Here's How Many Steps You Should Walk Per Minute For A Good Workout, According To Science

Walking is an amazing, mind-clearing way to move your body and burn off steam after a long day at the office or a stressful few hours in class. But while you're strolling outside with a podcast, your pal, or your pup, have you ever wondered if your l…
By Georgina Berbari

I Ran A 5K Through The Mud In The Pouring Rain & I Think I Actually Like Cardio Now

I'm not a runner. While I do it sometimes because it makes me feel pretty good after the fact, running isn't a particularly enjoyable workout for me, and it inevitably includes lots of walking and grunts of discontent. So when I chose to run a 5k mud…
By Annakeara Stinson

Science Says Walking Your Dog Definitely Counts As Exercise & I'm No Longer #TeamCardiNo

If the mere thought of running sprints on a treadmill or pedaling to nowhere on a stationary bike makes you want to gag, then listen up #TeamCardiNo, because I have news for you: Let’s say you’re strolling through your neighborhood at least once a da…
By Julia Guerra

Personal Trainers Reveal The 7 Most Convenient Ways To Work Out When You're Traveling

Working out while traveling can be a difficult feat: Between finding the time for a workout, and realizing all you have to work with is a dingy hotel gym with all of one, ancient-looking treadmill, it's easy to give up on exercise altogether when you…
By Georgina Berbari

Drew Barrymore Posted A Video Of Herself Sweating Her Ass Off In Yoga & Honestly, It Me

Drew Barrymore is the queen of keeping it real. Her Instagram is full of makeup-free selfies, realistic mom moments, and messy bathroom pics — and her latest post is no exception. Drew Barrymore’s yoga Instagram proves that the workout is seriously n…
By Jordan Bissell

Try These 5 Workouts When It's SO Hot Outside That Your Sweat Is Literally Sweating

Working out in the thick of summer can be uncomfortable as hell, mainly because it feels like the devil himself is seductively licking you with his tongue as the humidity encapsulates your entire being and sweat pours down every available crevice of …
By Georgina Berbari

The One Trick You Need To Stay Focused During A Workout, According To An Expert

The feeling you get after a blissful meditation session is truly one-of-a-kind. It's as if someone's undone the imaginary zipper on your chest, allowing all of your stress, anxiety, and negative emotions to leave your body and make way for feelings o…
By Georgina Berbari