If you haven’t heard of Girlfriend Collective, allow us to introduce you to what may be your new favorite activewear brand. The company is size-inclusive and eco-conscious, using recycled water bottles to make the fabric they use in their cult-favorite leggings. Plus, the clothes happen to be sweat-wicking, stylish, and flattering. It doesn’t get much
If you’re unsure whether the weight you’re gaining is muscle or fat, there are a number of ways you can tell the difference. First, there are a few things you should know. Everyone’s bodies store fat differently. As we’ve reported on in the past, based on genetics, some people store more visceral fat — fat
You may think that all activewear is created equal. Aside from being stretchy, form-fitting, and moisture-wicking, what else do you really need from workout tights or a sports bra? Turns out, women should be expecting a lot more. For starters, your fitness pieces should move with your unique shape while providing support and comfort. They
If you’re too busy for the gym or just prefer to work out at home where space is limited, getting in a good arm workout can seem nearly impossible. Where’s a full rack of weights when you need one? Fortunately, there are other ways to strengthen and tone your arms, all within the comfort of
Robin Arzon is no stranger to hard work. The Peloton head instructor and VP of Fitness Programming has run more than 26 marathons, several ultramarathons, and even written a best-selling book called Shut Up and Run. But she didn’t start out as an athlete. In fact, she said she was “allergic” to exercise growing up,
Are you a full-body-workout kind of person, or do you love zeroing in one muscle group to really feel the burn? Well, you don’t have to choose between them this week, because we’re offering Instagram Live workouts for all of the above. Tune in on Monday for a full-body, HIIT-style workout from our friends at
Join Carrie Underwood‘s trainer, Eve Overland, for a full-body HIIT session! This workout includes two lower-body + cardio circuits and two upper-body + core circuits, followed by a two-round Tabata finisher that will leave you ready for the cool-down stretch. During this class, Eve will be hydrating with her go-to sports drink, BODYARMOR LYTE.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with this quick, low-impact workout from mother-daughter duo Denise and Katie Austin. Denise is bringing you some of her signature aerobics moves from the ’80s, and Katie has you covered with some of her favorite cardio and toning exercises. No matter where you are in your fitness journey, this fun workout will
There’s perhaps nothing more soothing than a good yoga class, especially when your muscles are tense and sore or you’re under a lot of stress. But if you’ve ever laid your head on a yoga block mid-pose and suddenly been unable to think about anything other than the germs crawling all over it, you’re not
@carlie_chimenti1 #QuickerPickerRapper #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #mentalheath #mentalhealthmatters #mentalhealthawareness #wellness #depresion #advocate #ily #health ♬ original sound – tiny granola head When you talk about your mental health, do you feel like people downplay your symptoms or straight up don’t believe you? If you have depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or any other mental illness, you’ve probably
Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) women have more than made their mark on American sports. Michelle Kwan, Kyla Ross, Kristi Yamaguchi, Chloe Kim (more on her in a minute) — the list goes on, and to watch these talented athletes do their thing at the highest level for Team USA is a joy. Ahead
There’s no shortcut to building a better booty (aside from plastic surgery) — it all comes down to hard work, eating right, and hitting the weight room. As these nine people show, it is possible to grow your butt and totally transform your body without stepping foot inside a plastic surgeon’s office. If you’re trying
Fact: having a cyst on your ovary isn’t necessarily cause for alarm. That’s because there are many different types of ovarian cysts, some of which are considered harmless and don’t even come along with symptoms. That’s often the case with functional ovarian cysts, or what the Cleveland Clinic calls the most common type of cyst.
Whether you’ve been doing ab workouts for five weeks, five years, or this is your first one in a long time, Blogilates creator Cassey Ho created this 15-minute “Ab Fit Test” to see how strong your abs are. Don’t worry if you can’t get through all 50 seconds of each of these 15 bodyweight ab
A few years ago I discovered the magic of strength training, and with it, the importance of eating protein in order to help repair my muscles and grow stronger. While I usually chase a sweat session with a protein shake, I love protein bars when I’m on the go, and I often find myself reaching
The biker shorts trend isn’t going anywhere. In fact, with the warmer weather, we’re itching to ditch our long leggings%20and%20joggers%20for%20a%20pair%20of%20cute%20biker%20shorts.%20The%20idea%20of%20rocking%20a%20simple%20long-sleeved%20tee%20with%20biker%20shorts,%20an%20oversize%20sweatshirt%20that%20comes%20down%20to%20almost%20my%20knee,%20or%20even%20a%20blazer%20over%20bike%20shorts%20all%20sounds%20like%20a%20stylish%20and%20comfortable%20dream.%0Aleggings and joggers for a pair of cute biker shorts. The idea of rocking a simple long-sleeved tee with biker shorts, an oversize sweatshirt that comes down to almost my knee, or even a blazer over
Regulating an irregular period isn’t a DIY activity. If you notice any significant changes to your cycle or stop getting a period, you should always consult with a board-certified ob-gyn. However, your irregular period might be something worth bringing up to your acupuncturist during a visit too, or perhaps even a reason to try acupuncture
Diving is one of the most anticipated events at the Summer Olympics, with athletes performing gravity-defying leaps that, on both an aesthetic and athletic level, seem almost impossible to judge. But for some very unlucky panels of judges, that is exactly the job — so, before you tune in to watch the Games in Tokyo,
@apowermood Have you ever experienced this? 🧐 #careerstuff #burnout #mentalhealthmatters #learnwithme ♬ original sound – Sam (she/her) Drinking a never-ending stream of coffee, taking quick catnaps on my lunch break or when my kids are watching TV, and feeling tired basically all the time — these are all things I choose to endure in order
The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all in different ways. And for some, the disruption in routine, the uncertainty and anxiety about work or finances, the stress from juggling working from home and homeschooling, or the worry about loved ones can be so overwhelming that it’s affecting how we eat. Experts agree that you’re not
In this day and age, workout clothes aren’t just workout clothes. They’re also office clothes, lounge clothes, cooking clothes, and even sometimes pajamas (hey, no judgment). So, we’re stocking up on new, comfortable styles that will keep us comfy and also inspire us to get moving. It’s a win all around. There are super cute
When it comes to upper body day at the gym, most people focus on bicep curls and triceps dips to strengthen and tone your arms, but it’s also important to not neglect your back and shoulders. Kelsey Wells, a NASM-certified trainer and creator of the gym-based PWR programs on the SWEAT app, created this back
Body positivity queen and self-love enthusiast Ashley Graham is sending good vibes all around with a wholesome TikTok challenge that has people of all shapes and sizes celebrating their beautiful bodies. “Have you celebrated yourself today?” Graham captioned the video, during which she pointed out “the strongest part of my body, the sexiest part of
While lifting heavy barbells is great for strengthening your legs, don’t underestimate the power of a pair of dumbbells. Weighted moves can make you feel the burn and help you build strength even at home. What follows isn’t a workout. Instead, pick a handful of these exercises and incorporate them into your sweat session. You’re
Do you hate your best friend’s partner? Do you hate how they take all of your BFF’s attention, or are they actually bad for your friend? On this week’s How 2 Deal, relationship expert Alexis Germany is here to break down what to do when you hate your friend’s significant other, signs that the relationship
We partnered with Stanley to share why its new IceFlow™ Flip Straw collection is perfect for all-day hydration. I carry around my water bottle everywhere I go — it’s as essential as my phone, keys, and wallet. But sometimes my go-to water bottles are missing key convenience factors, like a no-slip grip or all-day insulation.
Work all of your major muscle groups with this high-intensity workout that requires no equipment. Certified personal trainer Ashley Joi will inspire you to give each exercise, including burpees, planks, and mountain climbers, your all. Each circuit is meant to challenge you, but Ashley has you covered with BODYARMOR LYTE hydration breaks throughout to allow
Skateboarding is one of five new sports making their Olympic debut in Tokyo this summer, and we can’t wait to see some of the world’s best skaters show off their stuff! If you’re tuning in to watch skateboarding for the first time, it might help to have a basic idea of how the scoring works.
I was first diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) during a study abroad trip to Costa Rica in 2011. After a few days there — eating simple foods like chicken, rice, beans, fruits, and vegetables — I got super sick, having diarrhea after every meal, along with terrible gas and bloating. It wasn’t exactly fun
If you’re looking for ways to help prevent UTIs or just improve your urinary-tract health, it might be tempting to toss a bottle of cranberry gummies into your shopping cart. The gummy-vitamin market is hot, and they usually taste as good as a piece of candy. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean you can necessarily count on