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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

If You Never Feel Hungry After A Workout, Here's What's Happening In Your Body

Figuring out what to eat after a workout can sometimes be more daunting than you'd ever expect. You're not necessarily hungry right away most of the time, but some days, your appetite slaps you across the face within an hour of leaving your SoulCycle…
By Annakeara Stinson

Science Says You Should Treat Yourself To This Tasty Drink After Your Workout & OMG YUM

I think everyone can firmly agree that, as a child, Nesquik was the sh*t. Like, I don't know when and why that magical yellow bottle disappeared from my life, but personally, I'd love for chocolate milk to become a regular staple in my diet again. An…
By Georgina Berbari

If You Always Get A Headache When You Work Out, Here's What Your Routine Might Be Missing

When a headache strikes, it can often seem like it's coming out of nowhere. Its painful presence shows up with no rhyme or reason, and it sticks around for however long it wants to. What's even worse is when a headache hits you right in the middle of…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's Why You Always Feel So Bloated After An Intense Workout, According To Experts

There's nothing worse than low-key feeling like you're six months pregnant right after finishing a workout, especially when you're 100 percent sure there's no bun in your oven. You know what I'm talking about — your stomach is basically the equivalen…
By Georgina Berbari

If You Call Your Workout Routine “Your Therapy,” Here’s What Experts Want You To Know

At some point, you've probably heard someone say that working out is literally therapy for them — and hey, maybe you've even been that person. Most of us can agree that exercising and moving your body has the ability to relieve stress and make you fe…
By Georgina Berbari

I Tried Working Out Like Gal Gadot & FYI, Being Wonder Woman Is Just As Hard As It Looks

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 …
By Julia Guerra

Mindy Kaling Revealed How She Sticks With Her Workout Routine & I'm Obsessed With Her

Working out has always been a way for me to just set aside an hour for self-care each day, and let go of all the BS that doesn't serve me in life. I know it probably sounds cliché to some, but seriously, with a consistent workout routine, I've become…
By Georgina Berbari

Working Out For Your Blood Type Is A Real Thing & Here’s What That Actually Means

Correct me if I'm wrong, but your blood type is probably one of those things you don’t think about very often — that is, unless you’re sitting in a doctor’s office, right? But this minor detail plays a major role in your everyday life; after all, blo…
By Julia Guerra

These 5 Simple Hacks Will Help You Commit To Your Home Workout Routine No Matter What

Home workouts are where it's at, people. You can make as many ugly, sweat-drenched faces as you want without being judged (except maybe by your dog, but what does he know?), and you don't have to wait for those annoying dudes to be done hogging all t…
By Georgina Berbari

I Tried This Workout Video Game To Get Out Of A Fitness Rut & Here's What's Happened

At 26 years old, I’m finding more and more that how I’m exercising takes precedence over the before-and-after photos I might take to document my progress. Don’t get me wrong, there’s no shame in wanting your body to look its best, but take it from so…
By Julia Guerra

How Working Out Makes You A More Confident Person, According To Science

Everyone has those days when they're feeling kind of down on themselves and their self-esteem is in need of some major TLC. When you feel that way, you might vent to a friend you trust, or journal about your feelings, but you might not know that work…
By Georgina Berbari

Science Says Working Out Can Make You A Happier Person, So Go Break A Sweat

The hardest part of a workout often comes during the 20 minutes leading up to your actual routine, when you change your mind about 15 times, and come up with 15 reasons for why you don't want to sweat, before forcing yourself to finally do it (probab…
By Caroline Burke

This Is The One Stretch You Should Do Before Any Workout & It Actually Feels Amazing

There are a lot of stretches out there. And while stretching does feel great, I'm the first to admit that if I need to get a quick jog in, or I'm late for a boxing class, stretches are the first thing to fly out the window. With that being said, I do…
By Annakeara Stinson

This Is What It Might Mean If You Always Have Dreams About Working Out

Let's face it, dreams are weird AF. Like, I'm just out here trying to get a good night's sleep, and here are these random AF, vivid images playing over and over in my brain without my consent. Am I the only one mildly bewildered by this? Plus, lately…
By Georgina Berbari

Selena Gomez's Mom Calls Out Her Daughter For Working With Woody Allen

Things seem to be getting tense between Selena Gomez and her mother, Mandy Teefey. On Monday, Jan. 15, Teefey reportedly called out Selena Gomez for working with Woody Allen on the film A Rainy Day In New York. Elite Daily reached out to Teefey's, Go…
By Kelli Boyle

A New Study Says You Should Definitely Let Your F-Bombs Fly During A Workout

You've been there before, I know you have. You're in the middle of a ridiculously difficult workout, and suddenly, the cuss words just start raining from your mouth like a summer storm. Just yesterday, while I was in a dance-cardio class, I was swear…
By Annakeara Stinson

5 Hygge-Inspired Exercises That'll Actually Make You Look Forward To Working Out

When it comes to healthy living, it's easy to get wrapped up in the physicality of it all and assume that HIIT workouts, green juices, and superfoods are the recipe to a happy and fulfilling life. However, Danish culture has taught us a thing or two …
By Georgina Berbari

Ariana Grande Confirms She's Making New Music & We Seriously Can't Wait

Is it just me, or is Ariana Grande the epitome of #lifegoals? Her music is incredible, her style is on point, and she rolls with an enviable squad – but as of recently, our girl has been keeping things pretty low-key. Until now! Ariana Grande deliver…
By Karen Ruffini

8 Clever & Useful Gifts For People Who Always Work Out At Home Instead Of At The Gym

With the new year quickly approaching, the resolutions are piling up fast, which means the gym is about to get hectic AF. Honestly, home workouts have never sounded more appealing, especially since they're the perfect way to maintain your fitness rou…
By Georgina Berbari

7 Reasons Why Working Out With Your Partner Is Motivational AF

For some of us, the dynamics of the gym work like this — you walk in, get on a machine, look around at other people, say you're going to do this many reps in your head, and then don't follow through. Believe it or not, this isn't the case when you br…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

11 Things No One Tells You About Working Out, But That Doesn't Make Them Any Less True

When you first get into the swing of a workout routine, it can be intimidating and confusing as hell. You're proud of yourself for getting out there and trying something new, but at the same time, there are so many things that you feel like you might…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Workouts To Do Before Bed That Won't Leave You Tossing & Turning All Night

I literally always hit up the gym late at night. I love how empty it is, I hate waking up early to sweat it out, and for real, it just works out perfectly with my busy schedule. On nights when I can't seem to fall asleep, though, I've always low-key …
By Georgina Berbari

5 Ways To Stay Motivated When Working Out, Especially As The Days Get Shorter & Shorter

It can be super easy to fall off the fitness wagon and forget about all of your goals, especially when winter rolls around. TBH, it's cold as all hell, and most days, there's no freaking way I'm emerging from my blanket burrito to squeeze in my sched…
By Georgina Berbari

5 Tips For Working Out Before Bed So You're Not Too Hyped When You Finally Crawl Under The Covers

TBH, I will never ever be the type of person to wake up in the morning and start my day with a workout. Like, yeah, I'll get out of bed for a quality stack of pancakes, but a 9 a.m. cycling class? Hell nah. Still, I've always low-key wondered, is wor…
By Georgina Berbari

Science Says Working Out With Others Makes You Happier, So Sign Up For A Cycling Class ASAP

You know when you go to a kickass cycling class, and you literally feel a high coming over you by the time you leave? The energy in the room was indescribably amazing, and it left you wanting more and more of those feel-good endorphins. But at the sa…
By Georgina Berbari

4 Things To Know About Working Out On Birth Control & How It Affects Your Body

It can honestly be exhausting trying to gather all the information on the plethora of different birth control options available to us these days. Don't get me wrong, it's a total blessing to have so many to choose from, but finding the best birth con…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Myths About Working Out That'll Sabotage Your Progress If You Buy Into Them

When you think about all the information out there about what kind of exercise is "best," how much you "should" do it, what it "should" look like, or what is "most" beneficial, it can start to get really overwhelming. So much so, in fact, that it can…
By Annakeara Stinson

This Mom Is Getting Dragged For Working Out In The Middle Of Target & It's Kind Of Ridiculous

Gym memberships are expensive AF, so I don't know about you, but I'm constantly trying to find new places and creative ways to get my sweat on wherever, whenever. That's why when I found the Instagram page @diaryofafitmommyofficial, I was instantly i…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Ways To Work With Your Body Instead Of Against It When You're Exercising

In today's world, it can pretty f*cking hard to develop an unconditional love and appreciation for your body. TBT to Tina Fey's Golden Globe speech when she said, "If you ever start to feel too good about yourself, they have this thing called the int…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's What You Need To Know About Working Out After You Get A Tattoo

Getting a tattoo can obviously be a pretty painful process. It is, after all, an experience that includes puncturing your skin with an ink-filled needle to permanently alter its appearance. While God knows there are plenty of regrettable accounts of …
By Annakeara Stinson

6 Gentle Workouts That Are Perfect For Anyone Battling Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that affects your bones and muscles. While it's actually very common, it's often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, partially because it's not clear what causes it, there's no cure as of now, and the symptoms can…
By Annakeara Stinson

Francia Raisa Back At The Gym After Donating Her Kidney Is The Only Inspiration You Need

Unless you live under a rock, or you're just generally avoiding the internet lately, you've probably heard about Selena Gomez's kidney transplant this summer, which she received as a result of living with lupus, an autoimmune disease that affects ove…
By Annakeara Stinson

Why Jessamyn Stanley Wants Us To Stomp On The Stigma Of Working Out On Your Period

Jessamyn Stanley is a pioneer when it comes to breaking down tired and damaging cultural ideas about fitness. As an internationally celebrated yoga teacher, author of the book Every Body Yoga, and U by Kotex® Fitness spokesperson, Stanley got her sta…
By Annakeara Stinson

5 Fitness Classes That Pushed Me Out Of My Comfort Zone & May Just Do The Same For You

Maybe this makes me weird, but I have to say, I love trying out new exercise classes. I would actually consider it a hobby of mine. That being said, I usually stick to ones that are "in my wheel house," so to speak. I like yoga of all varieties, danc…
By Annakeara Stinson

7 Things You Probably Do Every Weekend That You Never Knew Counted As Exercise

Sometimes it can be difficult to fit in a workout during the weekend, considering how much other stuff you want to do -- like go to that Halloween-themed double feature -- and how much you kind of have to do -- like your laundry and putting together …
By Annakeara Stinson

6 Benefits Of Working Out On Your Period That You Probably Never Thought About

If you're anything like me, your menstrual cycle can be a harrowing time. Between the cramping and the crappy moods, it's just not a good time. My usual remedy to this is microwaving one of those buckwheat warming pillows, having Nutella for breakfas…
By Annakeara Stinson

Working Out On Your Period Isn't Bad For You, But It Depends On A Few Things

You know that quote that says, "I don't trust anything that bleeds for a week every month and doesn't die?" To be honest with you, I can't help but chuckle every time I read that saying, because it reminds me that us ladies are badass as hell, especi…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's What You Need To Know About Working Out When You Have PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects one in 10 women during their childbearing years. It's typically caused by an imbalance of hormones and can lead to issues like ovarian cysts, weight gain, irregular or absent periods…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Ways Exercise Can Make You A Better Learner Because It's Not Always About The #Gains

It seems a little too easy to stockpile all of the benefits of exercise for your mind, body, and spirit, but I'm going to take this opportunity to add yet another one to the list. You probably already know that exercise can help decrease anxiety, imp…
By Annakeara Stinson

How To Deal With Period Boobs When You Exercise, Because We've All Been There

The difference between pre-period boobs and rest-of-the-month boobs is pretty remarkable. It truly seems like you wake up, and overnight, your chesticles have transformed into much larger and more painful body parts you wish you could just remove lik…
By Annakeara Stinson

Essential Oils Could Be The Key To Maximizing Your Workouts, Here's How To Use Them

I used to reach for a cup of coffee before every single workout to rev me up. But if you're a slave to caffeine like I once was, then I'm sure you know all about the unsettling, jittery feelings that unfortunately come along with the immediate burst …
By Georgina Berbari

How Early Birds Actually Work Out In The Morning, For Those Who Believe It's Impossible

When I hear stories about people waking up at 5 a.m. before work and hitting the gym, it honestly sounds like an urban legend to me. Like... as much as I'd love to spring out of bed and squeeze in a sweat sesh before sunrise, the snooze button is jus…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's Why Yelling When You Work Out Is Actually A Great Idea, Even If It Seems Weird

There is something about grunting or moaning while exercising that brings to mind the cliché of a cocky weightlifter, or maybe even that person who seems to be having multiple, heavy-breathing orgasms in your yoga class. But the truth of the matter i…
By Annakeara Stinson

Can You Get A UTI From Your Workout Clothes? Here's What You Need To Know

There's a pretty good chance that you have experienced the hell on earth that is a urinary tract infection (UTI), which is characterized most commonly by ridiculously painful burning and/or itching, as well as frequent trips to the bathroom because o…
By Annakeara Stinson

4 Unexpected Benefits Of Working Out Commando Because Underwear Is Overrated

Ladies, if you've ever worn a thong during a workout, you know "uncomfortable" hardly even begins to describe the feeling. When I told my friend I like working out commando at the gym, she thought I was talking about the arm exercise at first. But yo…
By Georgina Berbari

Here's Why You Should Replace Your Morning Cup Of Coffee With A 20-Minute Workout

The other day, while sipping my usual morning cup of coffee, I complained to a friend about how exhausted I've been feeling lately. She suggested I ditch my daily mocha and try going to the gym instead when I first wake up. TBH, I kind of wanted to t…
By Georgina Berbari

Science Just Gave You An Excuse To Ditch Your Workout In This Summer Heat

I've used plenty of excuses to skip a workout: I've had a long day at work; I'm too sore from yesterday's HIIT circuit; I have a Grey's Anatomy marathon I need to catch. And with summertime in full swing, you better believe I've been ducking out of s…
By Georgina Berbari

6 Ways To Be Kind To Yourself When You Hit A Plateau In Your Workout Routine

While I can say I really enjoy moving and working out as a consistent part of my weekly routine, I've still experienced plenty of moments that have left me feeling uninspired, apathetic, and even resistant to exercise. In those moments, I've tried t…
By Annakeara Stinson

I Worked Out At The Gym In Only My Sports Bra And I've Never Felt More Liberated

As a yoga instructor, I've been to my fair share of Bikram classes where I exercised in just a sports bra, and the dude next to me pretty much sported a skimpy Speedo. We're sweating, we're basically naked, we're breathing heavily -- it's basically l…
By Georgina Berbari