Ashley Fern

Ashley Fern is the second most veteran female staff member of Elite Daily. She started off as a Senior Lifestyle Writer and is now our Director of Branded Social Strategy. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @disco_infern0!

The 9 Best Cardio Workouts That Have Nothing To Do With A Treadmill

ByAshley Fern
Is there anything more boring than running on a road that leads to nowhere? That's exactly what it's like trying to get some cardio in on the treadmill. Don't get me wrong, I love working out -- but I absolutely detest anything that involves running…

Marshawn Lynch Made A Mysterious Move During The Super Bowl

ByAshley Fern
Our favorite anti-media athlete, Marshawn Lynch, posted an ambiguous tweet of him hanging up his cleats during Sunday night's Super Bowl. Does this mean the Skittles connoisseur officially retired? BREAKING: Marshawn Lynch hangs up his cleats…

14 Things That Happen Before You're Forced Off Your Parent's Health Insurance

ByAshley Fern
As I sit here writing this, I am attempting to eat soup for lunch without spilling it all over myself. This is the third day in a row I haven't been able to eat solid food thanks to an emergency root canal I had done earlier in the week. There…

How DJ Kygo Is Living The Millennial Dream For All Of Us

ByAshley Fern
At the age of 24, most people have absolutely no idea what they are doing, where they're at or where they're heading. For Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, better known as Kygo, this could not be further from the truth. Spotify's Top Breakout Artist of 2015 has…

I Took A 28-Day Fitness Challenge, And This Is What Happened

ByAshley Fern
I've always been into fitness. I've tried pretty much every workout there is and I have a package of spin classes at a variety of studios, so when I heard about Flywheel's 28 Days to Fit I knew it was something I had to try. I have never done a…

12 Easy Ways To Make Your Group Fitness Experience More Personal

ByAshley Fern
There are two types of people in this word: those who love group fitness and those who absolutely hate it. Personally, I relate to the former. The more distracted I am while working out and the more I see others right there with me, the better…

15 Realities You Face After You Just Moved In With Your Boyfriend

ByAshley Fern
When my boyfriend and I started dating, we (he) made the decision that I couldn't write about our relationship on the Internet. But now that we've passed the one-year mark, signed a lease and moved in together, I don't really see him going anywhere,…

Life Hacks For The Locker Room: 18 Ways To Become More Gym Efficient

ByAshley Fern
Navigating through the women's locker room is never an easy feat. No matter how exclusive or nice your gym is, dealing with the locker room can be a tricky situation -- as if the gym itself weren't intimidating enough. There never seem to be enough…

#NoFilter: Why I Will Never Censor Myself And You Should STFU About It

ByAshley Fern
These days, being true to yourself is a concept people can't fully grasp. Instead, they are living their lives fixated on the reactions of others. When did it become a crime to speak what's on your mind? Why are we so worried about offending…

Stop Saying You're 'Talking' To Him, You Guys Are F*cking Dating

ByAshley Fern
If I hear one more person tell me he or she is "talking" to someone, I'm going to lose my sh*t. What 25- to 28-year-old person defines his or her intimate relationship with another person as talking? If you're f*cking a guy, I sure as hell hope…

F*ck Therapy: Why I Would Rather Curse Than See A Shrink

ByAshley Fern
Handling stress in life is never easy. While everyone has -- and prefers -- different coping methods, I believe that a universal release exists. What is this lovely, cathartic method, you ask? Cursing, of course. We f*cking love to curse -- whether…

All Black Everything: 24 Reasons Wednesday Addams Is Your Spirit Animal

ByAshley Fern
Wednesday Addams has been an iconic figure since, well, as long as we can remember. Her pale complexion and dark features create such a juxtaposition -- we can't draw our eyes away from it. She embodies everything we wish we could stand for: hating…

69 Hungover Thoughts You Have When You Swear You'll Never Drink Again

ByAshley Fern
Waking up with a massive hangover is probably the worst thing in world. Week after week, the pattern repeats: After a night of drinking, we hate ourselves and swear we're never doing this again. But we never really truly our lesson, and we continue…

Dear Friends: I'm Not MIA, I'm Just Busy Doing Me

ByAshley Fern
Is there anything more annoying than hearing someone claim you've "dropped off the face of the planet"? As if that weren't exaggeration enough, it sheds light on the fact that your friends' lives remain stagnant while you're out hustling. I mean, if…

Who Needs The Gym? Why Putting Up With Bullsh*t Is A Form Of Exercise

ByAshley Fern
Did you ever think that listening to people go on and on about bullsh*t could relate to exercise? Maybe you never thought about it in this way before, but hearing crap come out of people's mouths is draining and tiring. Unfortunately, you don't burn…

Why There's Nothing Sexier Than Someone Who Calls You On Your Sh*t

ByAshley Fern
Finding a partner with whom you can be yourself with is probably the most exciting thing that could ever happen to you. You have a best friend who is in it with you through thick and thin and is always down for an adventure. But perhaps the best…

All My Friends Are Getting Engaged And I'm Just Getting Drunk

ByAshley Fern
As I cancel yet another vacation to attend a friend's engagement party, I'm starting to realize this is now my new reality. At first I was annoyed, but then I realized this is new for everyone, so why not make the most of it? I mean,…

17 Things You Will Always Do For A Girl, Even If You Hate Her

ByAshley Fern
Girls are a weird species, and yes, I'm allowed to say that because I am one. We love each other, envy each other, fight each other, give each other backhanded compliments, hate each other, and then we start the cycle all over again. But regardless…

Creative, Not Cluttered: I'm Not Messy, I Just Thrive In Chaos

ByAshley Fern
For as long as I can remember, I have been called a slob by every person who has entered my apartment, seen my work space or watched me eat a meal. I used to try to defend myself. But it's time to embrace the cold, hard facts. Though I may be a…

All My Friends Are 'Growing Up', And I'm Just Growing Out Of Them

ByAshley Fern
It seems as if people are really at that pivotal point in their lives where they are actively settling down or actively avoiding it. Avoiding it doesn't really mean you aren't maturing; you are just doing it in your own way, on your time and at your…