For as much as we hear about young transgender athletes, from lawmakers and activists arguing over who they can and can’t play against, it’s remarkable how little we hear from them. Trans voices are so often silenced that the kids truly affected by anti-trans athlete legislation almost never get to tell their own stories. The
Image Source: Getty / Tim Clayton / Corbis Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the 2021 French Open one day after being fined $15,000 for skipping a mandatory press conference following her first-round win against Romania’s Patricia Maria Tig on May 30 (though she still participated in an on-court interview post-match). Osaka had announced last week
Like many people during the pandemic, I spent the last year mostly inside with no gym access, my everyday routine turned upside down, and relying on emotional eating and drinking to get me through what was the most anxiety-inducing time of my life. So it was no surprise that I put on nearly 20 pounds
In our totally objective opinion, there’s no better way to release stress and refresh your day than with a workout. Even better when it’s live, with a top trainer right there to work you through the tough parts. That’s why we’re excited for this week: we’re dropping four new Instagram and YouTube Live workouts, and,
Image Source: Getty / VCG Brie Larson deserves a round of applause after achieving one of her fitness goals, but given how much muscle it takes, she may not have the energy to raise her arms to clap. Well, I’ll certainly give Brie all the celebrations she deserves after watching her crush the one-arm pull-ups
I’ve been loving eating veggies for breakfast. I’m serious! Ever since I learned about calorie density and started following the Starch Solution, my tastebuds have changed and I crave them in the morning. They’re low in calories and high in fiber so they’re perfect for weight loss. For the past two months I’ve been adding
If you have a vagina, you may have heard that wiping from front-to-back is the best technique when cleaning up after using the bathroom. It might even be something you’ve practiced for as long as you’ve been sitting on the toilet. Wiping from front-to-back helps keep you and your vagina healthy. According to Tamika K.
You don’t always have to lose a loved one to grieve, proven by all types of loss experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maybe you’ve lost your job, sense of identity, or purpose. Maybe you no longer have hold of motivation, a solid routine, or connections. Perhaps all of the loss has been compounded for you
There are two types of people in this world: those who love to run and those who don’t.If you’re looking for creative ways to incorporate movement into your life, but can’t stand the thought of running, look no further. With the temperatures warming up and COVID restrictions easing for fully vaccinated people, there’s no better
For Skin Cancer Awareness Month, ELLE.com chatted with Brooke Shields about how her diagnosis of pre-cancerous cells led her to change her relationship with sunscreen. Below, the actress opens up her childhood sun philosophy and how she’s rewriting the narrative with her kids, in her own words. EltaMD – EltaMD UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF46
b Chelsea VonChaz was on her period when she had an encounter that would one day lead her to dedicate her life to menstrual equity. At the time, VonChaz was working as a wardrobe stylist in Los Angeles for shows like Issa Rae’s Insecure. She was traveling from one gig to the next in West
When it comes to losing weight, consistency is key — and often, that means finding the simplest, most convenient, and most affordable workout possible, so you have no trouble sticking to the plan. Two options that frequently come to mind? Running, which only requires some sneakers and the open road, and jumping rope, which you
Shoes? Laced. Water bottle? Filled. Weights? Stacked. Next step? Picking the right music! It should be illegal to work out without amazing music playing in your AirPods. When you can feel the beat pumping along with your heart, when you’re ready to lift another set or run just a little bit farther because your favorite
Days after the Billboard Music Awards offered the first taste of the music industry’s post-vax summer red carpet style, the iHeartRadio Music Awards tonight in Los Angeles are a second helping. Here, the best of what all the stars wore on the carpet for another big night in music, from bright dresses to standout suits.
@blissful.pasch Monday practice #yogadrills #yogastrength #yogatiktok #blackyoga #blackyogi #blackyogis #blackgirlyoga #yogaforeverybody ♬ original sound – Pasch Chill music plays in the background of a sunny day as yoga instructor Pasch (RYT200), known as @blissful.pasch on TikTok, strengthens her shoulders and core while practicing three drills. She uses two yoga blocks, a yoga mat, and two
Rina Sawayama has been influencing pop since the day she appeared on the scene with “Sleeping in Waking” in 2013. But it wasn’t until her 2020 album SAWAYAMA, which topped all the notable “Best of” lists last year, that we began to truly appreciate her. She explored the depths of herself, breaking Rina down into
Getty Images Not all brows are created equal. (In fact, you might even notice that the ones on your face look slightly different from each other.) For those who are striving for fuller, longer arches, you have options. Eyebrow growth serums are non-prescription treatments that come with the promise of fuller-looking brows with consistent use.
Katie Buckleitner ICYMI, pretty much anything and everything can be found on sale at the moment thanks to Memorial Day sales being in full swing. (Nice, cushy mattresses to upgrade your bedroom? Sunglasses that double as paparazzi-repellers? A modern bidet? Check, check and, believe it or not, check.) Good news for anyone else realizing that
For singer and actress Katharine McPhee Foster, being a mom is her most joyous role. “I cherish it all—even when the baby wakes me up at night!” Though her priorities have shifted, self-care is important. “I try to enjoy life, reduce stress, and stay mentally healthy.” For self-care, Katharine takes baths, pampers her skin, eats
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Bijou Karman When Kelly Marie Tran took on the role of Rose Tico in Star Wars in 2017, she became the first woman of color to play a lead in the series. What followed was an onslaught of racist and sexist comments from online trolls, leading her to delete her Instagram and eventually respond in
For Melissa Shepard, MD, a psychiatrist and therapist with over one million followers on TikTok, finding her groove on the app came naturally during the pandemic once she realized there was “such a big need” for mental health support in these creative, digestible formats. “The education piece is really important and is the primary goal
Michael Ochs ArchivesGetty Images Among the extensive reasons we can solidify Prince’s iconic status, makeup and his love for beauty are the ones to spotlight here. The musician famously hit the stage in colorful suits, ruffles, and high heels. Still, it was Prince’s eye makeup—black eyeliner smudged and winged out with a tight waterline—that captivated
As much as I love watching Olympic diving, I’ve never understood why athletes scurry off to the showers and then proceed to chill in a hot tub after each dive. They’re already wet. They’re only in the pool for a handful of seconds, so it’s not like they need to get cleaned up. And doesn’t
If your arms feel like wet spaghetti every time you do a push-up, rethink how you’re using them. Having your arms in an “I position” (elbows towards the ribs) or a “T position” (elbows to the side) might not be the most stable or effective. So what other options are out there? Trainer Charlee Atkins
Erik Isakson Hairless girl summer, is that you? We all have our preferred hair removal methods, from sugaring to wax to depilatory creams, because removing body hair is no joke. But sometimes, our go-to hair removal methods don’t always produce the most remarkable results or feelings. Have you ever limped from a wax appointment? Exactly.
Raisa Flowers has stayed booked and busy throughout the last year, pandemic be damned. The New York City-based makeup artist is responsible for some of our favorite beauty looks—including that Rihanna Essence cover—and is a regular contributor to editorials and campaigns alike. Her artistry is instantly recognizable: flawless skin, bold and imaginative eyes, and equal
Before taking our mark and then diving off the block, swimmers — much like other athletes — have a pre-race mental check list we run through to ensure we’re really ready to compete. Swimming caps on and goggles secured? Check. Starting block dry, locked, and ready to go? Double check! Lastly, as anyone who’s ever
@nutritionbykylie Reply to @shayna_1112 Which store should I rate next? #traderjoes #traderjoesfoodreviews #traderjoesmusthaves #learnontiktok #TikTokPartner ♬ FEEL THE GROOVE – Queens Road, Fabian Graetz You know how some people go into Target for toilet paper then walk out with a bottle of wine, some loungewear, two books, and seven candles? That’s me at Trader Joe’s.
Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, is also the beginning of sale season, and to say we’re ready is an understatement. We’re always shopping for workout clothes, and this season, there are so many essentials to stock up on from some of our favorite brands like Nike, Alo Yoga, and Year of Ours. If