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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

This Is Why You Should Ditch Your Phone The Next Time You Go To The Gym

Your smartphone can feel like your BFF when it comes to working out. From free fitness apps, to progress trackers, to virtual coaches that inspire confidence -- the little glowing screen right in front of you seems to have it all. But as close as you…
By Georgina Berbari

Khloé K And Tristan Thompson Working Out Together Prove They're Couple Goals

Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson posted videos of their couple workout, and it's more exercise than I've done in the last year and a half. In the videos posted on Kardashian's Snapchat story, we see the couple doing a bunch of different workouts…
By Kelli Boyle

5 Things You Should Know Before You Take NSAIDs To Relieve Workout Pain

I used to train for marathons, and any seasoned runner knows that a 13-mile training run is a recipe for soreness in every. Damn. Muscle. Ice baths, occasional massages, and ibuprofen became my BFFs after long run days. Seriously, carrying a bottle o…
By Georgina Berbari

This Is How Your Workout Routine Might Be Affecting Your Period

This may surprise you, but when you have killer cramps during that time of the month, exercise can actually help ease the pain of those menstrual symptoms. I know what you're probably thinking, but please, just hear me out. The cramping you feel duri…
By Imani Brammer

This Is How Long It Actually Takes For A Workout Routine To Become A Habit

Sticking with a new workout routine can be extremely challenging. You'll be on a roll for a week and feel like nothing can stop you, and then Monday rolls around, and just the thought of taking on the treadmill is basically torture. One day off turns…
By Georgina Berbari

This Is How Long You Can Wait To Shower After The Gym, Ya Filthy Animal

You're at work and 12:30 p.m. rolls around. It's lunchtime, but your late breakfast has left your tummy full and your body itching to get up and move. A SoulCycle class is seductively whispering your name, but you know you're just going to return to …
By Georgina Berbari

Jordan Peele’s Working On Another Social Thriller To Follow ‘Get Out,’ So Get Ready

A couple of months ago, Jordan Peele rocked the world with the release of his wildly original horror movie "Get Out." The surprise smash combined the specificities of racial politics in America with elements of sci-fi and horror so brilliantly, it in…
By Dylan Kickham

New Video Shows Britney Spears Working Out In A Bikini Top, No One Can Relate

Thanks to a new video posted on her Instagram, we now know Britney Spears works out in a bikini top. I know this is hard to believe, but Spears and I have very little in common, and this just makes it even more obvious. I, for one, never work out. I …
By Hope Schreiber

Pics Of JLo And A-Rod Working Out Together Will Motivate You To Go To The Gym

The couple that keeps TOYT together stays together. It's no secret that Jennifer Lopez and her bro-tastic garbage truck of a new boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez, are super fit. They have to be. One of them is an internationally renowned music icon who is k…
By Eitan Levine

Only Exercising On Weekends Can Be As Good As Doing It All Week Long, Study Finds

Kids, it's time for a confession: I'm really bad at dragging myself to the gym. I mean, why work out when you can eat pizza, binge a Netflix show or hit up the nearest dive bar? It makes no sense. But when I do go, I make sure to work hard. (You know…
By Harley Tamplin

Khloé K Opens Up About Her 'Goal' Weight And Working Out: 'It's For My Sanity'

With the upcoming premiere of Khloé Kardashian's new reality show "Revenge Body" just days away, you have to wonder -- what exactly inspired the 32-year-old star to get her "revenge?" If you're familiar with the concept of the show, you know Khloé wi…
By Robert Anthony

Khloé Kardashian Says Kim And Kylie Never Work Out, So That Must Be Nice

When it comes to staying in shape, most of us are Khloés. If we want to look and feel our bomb-est AF-est, we need to put in the time and the sweat getting ourselves there. As we struggle away in our pilates mat classes, wondering whether we're getti…
By Taylor Ortega

How Working Out Can Give You The Same Rush As Going Back To Your Toxic Ex

Toxic exes are always available. They're often single because they're such commitment-phobes, they'll never settle down with anyone. (Well, not for a while, at least.) Their without-fail availabilty makes it painstakingly easy to run back to them, es…
By Sheena Sharma