Alexandra Strickler

Bio

Allie is the Health/Wellness Editor for Elite Daily. If you're in her social circle, then you probably know more than you care to about her cat, Jasper. Her passions include bagels, exercise, pasta, potatoes, and basically all other carbs.

This Nightlight For Better Sleep Had A Totally Unexpected Effect On My Relationship

By Alexandra Strickler
I have a really bad habit that I have to confess: Every time I lie down to go to sleep, I spend at least 20 minutes on my phone — if not more — before I actually shut my eyes and doze off. Believe me, I know I shouldn't do this, but what can I say?…

Here's What Burger King Customers Ended Up Getting In Those Super Bowl Mystery Boxes

By Alexandra Strickler
When it comes to the Super Bowl, I'm not really into the football. You know what I am into, though? THE FOOD. Whether it's wings, nachos, pigs in a blanket, or all of the above, I'm here for it. Of course, these snacks are the typical staples of any…

Eagle-Eyed Fans Spotted Maluma In This Michelob Ultra Super Bowl Commercial

By Alexandra Strickler
No matter how blah you might feel about the Super Bowl game itself, or even the halftime show, you have to admit that the commercials always catch your attention in one way or another. Whether they're cheesy, actually funny, or just straight-up…

Spongebob Made An Appearance At The Super Bowl Halftime Show & Nothing Was The Same

By Alexandra Strickler
It's a rare occurrence when something during the Super Bowl truly catches my attention. Look, I'm here for the commercials, but other than that, everything about the big event can be sort of hit or miss, at least IMO. The football game itself could…

The 'Hobbs & Shaw' Super Bowl Trailer Has 'Fast & Furious' Fans So Hype

By Alexandra Strickler
There's a question that's kept me up at night for longer than I may be willing to admit: Exactly how many Fast & Furious movies are there? Seriously, does anyone know? Even the actors in the actual movies? Surely at least one person has lost count,…

I Tried Eating Doughnuts During My Workout Like Brie Larson & Exercise Never Tasted So Good

By Alexandra Strickler
You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a face serum, vitamins that will make your skin brighter, or a specialty food service. You can't help but…

Karamo Brown Shares The 1 Thing You Need To Realize To Get Through The Stress Of The Holidays — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Strickler
Karamo Brown claims to be a control freak, but as I watch him navigate the self-driving features of a huge Ford Edge, I find that a bit hard to believe. "Check this out," he tells me with an excited grin. He presses a button on the steering wheel,…

This Is How Jonathan Van Ness Conquers Monday Morning Stress In Just 3 Minutes — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Strickler
Mondays, amirite? The word alone is enough to send a wave of dread throughout your entire being, isn't it? There's certainly nothing unique about disliking Mondays; in fact, it's probably what bonds you to even your most disliked co-worker in the…

Lady Gaga Wrote A Compelling Op-Ed In Honor Of World Mental Health Day

By Alexandra Strickler
What do you think an internationally successful pop star and the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) have in common? Probably not much, right? Well, think again: In honor of World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, Lady Gaga wrote an op-ed on…

John Legend Revealed His Favorite Recipe In Chrissy Teigen's New Cookbook — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Strickler
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are one of those rare celebrity couples who, despite their combined star power, seem like some of the realest people you'll ever meet. Their infatuation with one another is undeniable, yet Teigen's not afraid to troll…

John Legend & Misty Copeland Launched A Dance Challenge To Support An Awesome Cause — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Strickler
Can you do the floss? How about the Shiggy? If you spend any time on social media these days, you've probably noticed that new dance challenges are constantly popping up on your feed. And while most of these trends have gone viral for the pure sake…

Weight Watchers Is Rebranding To Focus More On Wellness, But Twitter's Not That Convinced

By Alexandra Strickler
Whether you're a person or a brand, change is never easy. It tends to happen at either a frustratingly slow pace or it overwhelms you all at once. Somehow, Weight Watchers is currently straddling both sides of that fence: On Monday, Sept. 24, Weight…

I Escaped To The Casper Dreamery For An Afternoon Nap, But Here's Why I Didn't Sleep

By Alexandra Strickler
I was sure I was going to be late for my nap appointment at The Dreamery. The New York City subways had done me dirty (once again) on my way there, forcing me to power-walk through the crowded, humid streets of Manhattan on a hot and sticky Monday.…

Beyoncé Got Real About Her Body In The Most Inspiring Way In Her ‘Vogue’ Interview

By Alexandra Strickler
After years of enjoying her music and watching her career take off, I'm convinced that everything Beyoncé touches turns to gold. Whether it's a jaw-dropping performance at an otherwise boring Super Bowl, or a groundbreaking album created from the…

I'm An Introvert Who Worked Out With An Audience For A Weekend & Here's What Happened

By Alexandra Strickler
Nobody tells you just how exposed you’re going to feel when you do yoga in a bikini — and I don’t just mean an innocent tree pose or child’s pose. I’m talking downward dogs, cat-cows, and high lunges, with only a damp bathing suit to support your…

I Took A Food Tour Of My Own City & Fell In Love With My Home All Over Again

By Alexandra Strickler
I've only lived in New York for about a year now, but I've been in love with the city for as long as I can remember. And like any normal relationship, my infatuation with NYC has had its peaks and valleys. Sometimes it's hard to look past the stale…

Karamo Brown Wants You To Instagram What Went "Wrong" On Vacation & He Has A Point — EXCLUSIVE

By Alexandra Strickler
Picture this: You and your best friend just landed in Hong Kong — or the Caribbean, or Iceland, or wherever you guys have been daydreaming about going for your first international trip. Your hand is literally shaking with excitement as you try to…

Leslie Jones Live-Tweeted The Entire Royal Wedding & They're All You Need To Read Today

By Alexandra Strickler
There are two types of people in this world: people who woke up before sunrise to catch every single second of the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry and people who kept snoozing the night away and couldn't care less. Leslie Jones'…

Harry & Meghan's Carriage Procession Vs. William & Kate's Shows The Couples Have Similar Taste

By Alexandra Strickler
No matter how much I tell myself I won't do it, I always cry at weddings — even at ones I'm not invited to, and even at ones where, technically, I don't actually know any of the people involved. Yes, I am crying over Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's…

The Choir Singing At The Royal Wedding Seriously Has Twitter Shook

By Alexandra Strickler
If you're not literally bawling all over yourself right now while watching the royal wedding, then I have to ask, are you even human? Or am I just too emotional? Actually, don't answer that second question. Personally, I really lost it when the…