Fitness

A 10-Minute Workout Can Do This One Awesome Thing For Your Brain, According To Science

ByGeorgina Berbari
You totally planned to wake up an hour earlier so you could get a nice long workout in first thing in the morning — but, alas, you snoozed your alarm and only have 10 minutes to spare. You might as well just skip it altogether, right? Are 10-minute…

Meghan Markle Played Basketball In Heels & I Can Barely Even Walk In Mine, TBH

ByGeorgina Berbari
In fifth grade, I tried playing basketball and ended up, instead, thoroughly embarrassing myself: I didn't come even remotely close to scoring a basket the entire season. I haven't picked up a ball since, so you can imagine how I felt when I saw…

The Way You Breathe During HIIT Can Make Or Break Your Workout, So Here's What To Do

ByGeorgina Berbari
Too often, when I'm doing HIIT workouts, I constantly catch myself holding my breath throughout each exercise. And while I didn't think much of this habit in the past, I've come to realize that the way you breathe during any workout — but especially…

Support Your Good Vibes & Your Boobs With Any Of These 9 Sports Bras

ByGeorgina Berbari
There are few feelings worse than an accidental nip slip during yoga class. Furiously trying to use one arm to adjust your sports bra while you're in downward facing dog just isn't a good look, nor is it a good feeling. Honestly, though, you don't…

Here's How To Work Out When You're Crunched For Time, According To A Fitness Trainer

ByGeorgina Berbari
"Let's just do a quickie workout," you say to yourself as you think of the 10 million other things waiting to be checked off your to-do list after you leave the gym. Some days, you simply don't have time for a long workout, no matter how much you're…

The Struggle To Make It To The Gym Is Real & Science Says It's Actually Not Your Fault

ByGeorgina Berbari
You swore it would never happen again, but here you are: sprawled out in bed, watching The Office, even though you'd promised yourself when you woke up that you'd definitely hit the gym after work. Some days, all the motivational Pinterest quotes in…

A Fitness Expert Reveals The Most Creative Ways To Move Your Body When You Feel Lazy AF

ByGeorgina Berbari
Lazy days get the best of everyone from time to time. You know the feeling: All you want to do is marathon an entire season of your favorite Netflix show and impersonate a sloth for as long as humanly possible. The mere thought of the gym is a major…

Rainy Days Can Be So Depressing, But These Yoga Poses Will Pull You Out Of Your Funk

ByGeorgina Berbari
Rainy days can really bring a girl down. I don't know about you, but when the weather's dreary, all I want to do is roll into the most secure and snug blanket burrito and hibernate for, like, 17 years. There's no rhyme or reason, but sometimes, the…

I Was Exhausted AF After Doing Just 30 Minutes Of This Intense Yoga Practice

ByGeorgina Berbari
Lately, I've been feeling stuck — like, one step forward, 900,000 steps backward kind of stuck. So, naturally, I reached out to my hippie-est of yogi friends and asked them for some tips on how to shift my energy and cultivate positive,…

Amy Schumer Says This One Workout Has Done Wonders For Her "Excruciating" Back Pain

ByGeorgina Berbari
If you've ever dealt with back pain, then you don't need me to tell you how incredibly uncomfortable it can be. As if the pain itself isn't bad enough, though, the struggle to find a workout that doesn't irritate your injury further can be even more…

Good Luck Trying Jessica Biel's Butt Workout, Because DANG Is It Hard

ByGeorgina Berbari
Perhaps this will sound dramatic, but when it comes to a workout routine, in my experience, leg day could legitimately be considered a mild form of torture. And I'm just talking about basic, run-of-the-mill workouts like squats and lunges. Even…

Aly Raisman Revealed How It Felt To Be Made Fun Of For Being "Too Strong" As A Woman

ByGeorgina Berbari
Once upon a time, I knew a guy who, when I'd tell him about my workout routine, would say to me, "You should probably stick to light weights — you don't want to get too muscular." I eye-rolled that dude right out of my life, don't you worry. But,…

A Ballerina Reveals The 5 Stretches That'll Improve Your Flexibility In Just 4 Weeks

ByGeorgina Berbari
I won't lie to you guys: When you're a flexible person, it's pretty entertaining to see the looks on people's faces as you casually touch your foot to your head or effortlessly drop down into a center split like it's nothing. But, believe it or not,…

Some Jerk Body-Shamed Jameela Jamil At The Gym, But She Handled It Like A Total Boss

ByAnnakeara Stinson
When someone makes a remarkably ignorant comment about another person's body, there's always that moment of surprise when you can't believe it's really happening, just before you return to Earth and remember that, unfortunately, these things happen…

Yoga For The Pups Is The Best Way To Celebrate National Yoga Month & Your Dog Obsession

ByGeorgina Berbari
If I told my 6-year-old self that when she grows up, she'll be teaching yoga classes to more than 200 people surrounded by puppies, she probably would have passed out. But here I am, doing exactly that, and loving every single second of it. At the…

Before You Run Your First Marathon, Here’s How An Expert Wants You To Prepare

ByGeorgina Berbari
So, you're running your first marathon. First of all, congrats, girl. This is a big deal, and you're going to have a ton of fun along the way. Since you might be a bit of a newbie to long-distance running, though, there are a few things you should…

9 Conversation Starters To Use At The Gym When You've Got A Workout Crush

ByLaura Moses
Walking into the gym can elicit feelings of confidence, energy, and power. Of course, you could also feel dread, lethargy, and longing for the comfort of your couch. Whether you're skipping happily or dragging your feet, you've gotta hit the gym…

Science Says Your Workout Only Has To Be 13 Minutes, As Long As You're Doing This 1 Thing

ByAnnakeara Stinson
What if I told you that you could do a strength training workout in half the time you normally do and still get just as strong? You'd think I was speaking of magic, wouldn't you? Well, friends, the truth is, the question of how long a workout should…

Here's Why Jennifer Lawrence Feels Her "Most Beautiful" When She's Sweaty AF At The Gym

ByGeorgina Berbari
Am I the only one who feels like an invincible goddess when I'm beet-red and dripping with sweat after a workout? That post-workout glow (and yes, I do consider my boob sweat to be part of said glow) is no joke, even though, I'll admit, the smudged…

How To Be A Yogi For Halloween If You’re Lazy & In Love With Your Lululemons

ByGeorgina Berbari
It's about that time, people — Halloween is almost here! And that means asserting your right to be the laziest human on the planet and throwing together a costume with the least amount of effort possible. Or is that just me? Maybe it's because I…