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Doing This One Thing During The Day Might Help You Fall Into A Deeper Sleep Later On

By Julia Guerra
Tell me, friends, is there anything more off-putting than waking up exhausted? While rising and (hardly) shining before your alarm, even though you clearly could have used an extra few minutes of shut-eye, can make or break your day, science says…

Here's What Experts Want You To Know About Using Coffee To Fuel Your Workout

By Annakeara Stinson
Whether you like to exercise first thing in the morning or you find time to sweat later in the evening, you probably feel kind of groggy before your workout sometimes, right? For me, when that happens, I usually get myself to the nearest source of…

You Might Actually Look Forward To Your Next Workout If You Take Ashley Graham's Approach

By Annakeara Stinson
For many people (myself included), cardio is the kind of exercise that requires you to get a bit creative in how you do it — at least, you know, if you want the workout to be remotely enjoyable. Maybe you use a carefully curated playlist to make…

Virgin Voyages' Adults-Only Cruise Ship Features A Tattoo Parlor & Mark Ronson Tunes

By Amanda Fama
If you're currently thinking about your 2020 vacation (I'm right there with you), then I have great news. A brand new cruise ship will be setting sail next year that'll inspire you to book your trip and pack your bags. The boat I'm referring to…

Jennifer Aniston's Workout Routine Sounds Flexible AF, So Here's How To Recreate It

By Jordan Bissell
Although I genuinely like working out, I have trouble sticking to any consistent plan. Some mornings, I wake up feeling extra groggy and can't imagine venturing out into the cold for a high-energy run. Some days, the thought of doing even one more…

There's A Scientific Reason Why People Always Say Sleep Is "The Best Medicine"

By Annakeara Stinson
When you live in a world full of superfood smoothies and boutique fitness classes, it's easy to forget that there are always going to be a few really basic tenants of taking care of yourself that trump all the rest. For instance, the results of a…

Here's How To Get Creative In Tracking Your Workout Progress, According To Experts

By Julia Guerra
Progress is a subjective term, but the definition is especially up to interpretation in the context of fitness. Whether you’ve been following a regular fitness routine for years, months, or days, you probably started on your fitness journey with the…

The Emotional Meaning Of The Full Moon In Virgo Is About Coming Back Down To Earth For Clarity

By Roya Backlund
I like to think of full moons as emotional markers of change. Being the ruler over your internal world, the moon is constantly affecting your sensitivities. All throughout the lunar cycle, the moon ebbs and flows through a series of phases, lapping…

I Tried A Rocket Scientist's Algorithm To Predict My Love Life & Here's What Happened

By Sarah Ellis
Dating is exhausting. Anybody feel me? Sometimes, when I get so frustrated I just want to scream, I’m tempted to turn to technology to try to solve all my problems. So, when I heard this strategy might actually be a realistic solution, you better…

Sydney Left 'The Bachelor' Early After Some SUPER Tense Conversations With Colton

By Sarah Halle Corey
Usually the Bachelor is the one who gets to make the eliminations, but Colton's had a tough go of it so far during his season. First Elyse chose to leave the competition last week, and now in Week 6, Sydney took herself out of the running. But, why…

This Is How A Morning Workout Affects You For The Rest Of The Day, According To Experts

By Jordan Bissell
Think of a character in a movie or TV show who seems like they totally have their life together. Chances are, if a scene has ever shown this person's morning routine, you probably watched them spring out of bed and cheerily head off to an intense…

This Is The Scientific Reason Why You Love Getting Chocolate & Flowers On Valentine's Day

By Julia Guerra
Be honest, friends: It might be cliché to receive a bouquet of roses or an expensive box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day, but you love it; I mean, you literally love it. Save for the people who aren’t into flowers, (or just don’t have a green thumb…

If You Want To Get Into Running, These Expert Tips Will Help You Reach Your Goals

By Jordan Bissell
No matter how hard I try, I can never seem to stick to a regular running routine for more than a couple of weeks in a row. Eventually, I get too bored, too sore, or way too uncomfortable just being out in the extreme cold or heat to keep going. But…

Sticking To A New Workout Routine Is Way Easier With This Science-Backed Trick

By Annakeara Stinson
It's hard to stick to routines, period. I think that's just one of the laws of the universe. And that's especially true when the routine is challenging in any way — like a workout routine. For some of us, ahem, it's less difficult to stick to the…

These Are The Best Songs From Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Album To Work Out To

By Jordan Bissell
Sticking to the same gym routine can get monotonous quickly. If you're getting into a little bit of a rut with your own regimen, you're in luck, because the workout songs on Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next album are poppin'. The 12-track lineup is…

8 Ways To Not Feel Alone When Everyone's Away For The Weekend & You Have Nothing To Do

By Marisa Casciano
When it comes to the weekend, you know everything there is to know. You're well-aware that sleeping in is socially acceptable, and that Saturday nights require ordering multiple boxes of pizza. You know that Sunday mornings are supposed to be slow…

Making This Change In Your Lifestyle Can Have An Unexpected Effect On Your Eating Habits

By Julia Guerra
Riddle me this: An increase in physical activity of any kind is bound to increase your appetite, right? When you expel significant amounts of energy, your system needs to be refueled with foods that are rich in nutrients in order to recover. So, if…

5 Things You'll Notice About Yourself If You're Ready To Date Again, So Get Excited

By Christy Piña
When a relationship ends, it can take some time before you feel ready to start dating again. It might take longer for some people than for others, and that's OK! There's no set timeframe in which you must get back out there. There are, however,…

11 Girl Bosses Get Really Honest About How To Move On After Heartbreak

By Laura Moses
One of the greatest gifts in my adult life are the friendships I have with the women around me. The stability of my support system of amazing women helps ground me when I'm facing challenges. Being around women who are ambitious, focused, and…

50 Of The Strangest Best-Sellers On Amazon Prime

By Lisa Fogarty
Not only can the word strange be a positive description, but when it comes to products — what's strange to one person is an amazing find for another. This list consists of 51 of the strangest best-sellers on Amazon Prime: products so popular they…

Here's Everything Bachelor Nation Should Know About Sydney

By Kristen Perrone
Between bouts of pageant girl drama and misconceptions about who said what, this season of The Bachelor hasn't been the best for getting to know contestants like they're our neighbors in a college dorm. While the show has focused heavily on a…

42 Amazon Best-Sellers Under $35 That Are Total Steals

By Anna Anderson
My friend recently scored round trip tickets to Paris for $400 which is, in my opinion, the very definition of "a steal." (Apparently, the fare price was a mistake on the airline's part, but what can I say? My friend is lucky.) Unfortunately, my…

10 Beauty Products Made From Superfoods That'll Boost Your Natural Glow

By Bella Gerard
To be perfectly honest, as an unhealthy eater with a passion for beauty, I often care more about what I put on my face than in my stomach. The funny thing is, sometimes the same ingredients are beneficial to both. While the superfood trend has been…

This Is Why Working Out With Your Friends Can Feel So Much More Rewarding Than Sweating Solo

By Jordan Bissell
Whenever I take a weekend hike with my best friend, or get a group together for some high-energy yoga, we have an amazing time. Honestly, we usually have so much to talk about that we hardly even notice that we're sweating and building muscle while…

45 Genius Products On Amazon That Help You Create Better Habits

By Julie Peck
You can always do better: No matter how happy you are with your life, there are always ways to manifest healthy habits that can improve your life in small ways. Rather than go out and get a book of affirmations (which can be great, but for this…

Meghan Markle Apparently Misses Doing This One Workout Now That She's Pregnant

By Julia Guerra
There are a ton of do's and don’ts to pregnancy — do take a multivitamin, don’t drink alcohol, etc. — but where do experts stand on working out with a bun in the oven? Is there a general rule that, after a certain number of weeks, the mother-to-be…

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Received Personalized Boxing Gloves For An Awesome Reason

By Julia Guerra
Meghan Markle gets a lot of credit for transforming Prince Harry into the strapping, health-conscious father-to-be you see today, but it looks like the Duke of Sussex has been rubbing off on his wife, too. See, before his fairytale romance with…

Bebe Rexha's Home Workout Packs A Serious Punch & It's Super Easy To Try Yourself

By Julia Guerra
The first time I saw Bebe Rexha in concert, I was at the 2015 Warped Tour, desperately looking for shade. When I finally sat down in front of the covered stage, The “Meant To Be” singer just happened to be performing her set, which she crushed,…
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46 Genius Products On Amazon That Help You Create Better Habits

By Julie Peck
You can always do better: No matter how happy you are with your life, there are always ways to manifest healthy habits that can improve your life in small ways. Rather than go out and get a book of affirmations (which can be great, but for this…

40 Freaky Products On Amazon You Need To See To Believe

By Rebecca Martinson
Sometimes, routine — and life in general — can get pretty, well, boring. And when you've already changed your hair color 10 times, moved to three different cities, and swiped through every single Tinder match in a 5-mile radius, it might be time to…

The 7 Best Things About Working Out At Home, According To Fitness Experts

By Julia Guerra
This might be a shock to the #fitfam — as per social media’s standards, the gym life is the only life — but not everyone who wants to work out, wants to work out at the gym. There’s a stigma surrounding home workouts, and a skepticism over whether…

Iskra Lawrence Posted Her Lower Body Workout On Insta, So Here's How You Can Copy Her Moves

By Jordan Bissell
I've been following model and activist Iskra Lawrence ever since one of her posts appeared in my Instagram recommended feed. Truthfully, I don't follow many models, but I was instantly attracted to her advocacy for body positivity and inclusion in…

Here's How To Know If It's Actually Too Cold To Work Out Outside, According To Experts

By Julia Guerra
As far as I’m concerned, winter weather conditions are not for warm-blooded athletes. I know for me personally, once low temperatures become the norm, our Wilson tennis racket lives in the trunk of my husband’s car, and I move my running routine…

Jonathan Van Ness Is As Dedicated As Ever To His Workout Routine, Even Though He's In Japan

By Jordan Bissell
I'm definitely someone who checks social media before I get out of bed most days, even though I've been told so many times that this isn't necessarily a healthy habit. But when it comes to Instagram Stories, I'm pretty picky about which users' posts…

I Love Being Single On Valentine's Day & Here's Why

By Sarah Ellis
I've been single for more Valentine's Days than I can count. For some reason, most of my relationships have fallen at other times of the year, and this can suck sometimes. When my friends are gushing about their significant others and all the cute…

The One Workout You Should Try If You're Struggling With Your Fitness New Year's Resolutions

By Annakeara Stinson
Do you tend to start the new year off with a resolution to run, or do hot yogalates every single day, and then a week in, you fall right off the exercise bandwagon? With all those brand new leggings and sports bras staring at you in a pile in your…

J. Lo & A. Rod Want You To Do This 10-Day Challenge With Them, But It's Far From Easy

By Julia Guerra
What makes someone a fitness influencer versus a fitness expert these days? Sometimes it seems like celebrities have taken on the role of fitness gurus, leading by example to inspire their fanbase to live a healthier lifestyle. On the one hand,…

This "7 Rings" Dance Workout Will Have You Body-Rolling Your Heart Out

By Julia Guerra
If Ariana Grande’s New Year’s resolution was to pull a Miley Cyrus and come into 2019 like a wrecking ball, bulldozing her way to the top of the billboard charts, she can check that one off her list. The “Sweetener” artist dropped her latest single…

I Tried J. Lo's Booty Workout & Strengthened So Much More Than Just My Butt

By Julia Guerra
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…

Meghan Markle Is All About These 5 Cooking Essentials, So Take Notes, People

By Jordan Bissell
Meghan Markle is one of those women who seems like she can really do it all. Not only is she literally royalty, but she also keeps to a steady workout routine, loves her pasta, and is an amazing actor as well. Plus, at least in my opinion, the…

Here's Which 'Bachelor' Contestant You Are Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Kristen Perrone
Your Bachelor viewing parties may not be the type of hangouts that Chris Harrison crashes with ABC cameras, but with every Bachelor group watch comes the process of identifying with a contestant whose witty one-liners and facial expressions match…

41 Freaky Products On Amazon You Need To See To Believe

By Rebecca Martinson
Sometimes, routine — and life in general — can get pretty, well, boring. And when you've already changed your hair color 10 times, moved to three different cities, and swiped through every single Tinder match in a 5-mile radius, it might be time to…

9 Essentials To Pack When Traveling Abroad That'll Make Your Trip So Much Easier

By Ciara Johnson
When it comes to traveling to a new destination, I think most of us can relate to the packing struggle every now and then. You're excited to visit this place that's been on your bucket list for what seems like forever. You're counting down the days…

Believe The Reviewers’ Hype, These 38 Amazon Products Are That Good

By Rebecca Martinson
Whether you're buying products on Amazon, or buying them from — come to think of it, who really buys anything that's not from Amazon these days? The allure of free two-day shipping is usually too much to draw me away, and the fact that Amazon has…

Ashley Graham Opened Up About The "Aha" Moment That Hit Her On A 12-Mile Hike

By Jordan Bissell
I'm a poet and a runner, and although these might seem like very different interests, I've grown to love combining them. Whenever I go on a longer run, I find that ideas for poems come to me so much more easily than they do when I'm sitting at my…

Outdoor Voices Is Slashing Athleisure Prices Up To 50 Percent Off, But It Won't Last Long

By Jordan Bissell
If you're still killing the game at accomplishing your workout goals for 2019, I applaud you. It can be so easy to get discouraged about staying active when there are so many other things vying for your attention on your to-do list. Even though it's…

This New Fitness Program Helps You Get Stronger In Both Body & Mind In Just 21 Minutes

By Julia Guerra
Fitness isn’t one-program-fits-all. Going down the rabbit hole of social media’s #fitgirl influencers, maybe the accounts you see aren’t promoting anything that really meshes with who you are and your interests. This isn’t an omen that working out…

'The Good Place's Jameela Jamil Called Out Khloé K For A Weight Loss Meme She Shared On IG

By Jamie LeeLo
I don't usually advise people to take on the Kardashians, but in the case of Jameela Jamil's response to Khloé Kardashian's weight loss Instagram, I'll let it slide. The Good Place actress is known for her devout mission to rid the world of fat…

It’s Wild That These 41 Genius Products On Amazon Are Under-The-Radar

By Rebecca Martinson
You can call it vanity, but I take a little bit of pride in being the first person in my group of friends to discover an awesome product that hasn't really hit the mainstream yet. Remember Yeti tumblers? I had it first. Those wool shoes you see all…

All The "Embarrassing" Questions You've Ever Had About Working Out, Answered By An Expert

By Annakeara Stinson
Ever farted in pilates? Same, friend. It's simply a fact of life that, when you're exerting yourself and exercising, your body can sometimes do things that are, well, maybe a bit embarrassing. But before I really get into this, let me just say that…