It’s no secret that sugar isn’t great for you, and it’s also no secret that we still want it, like, all the time. In an effort to curtail our cravings, we’ve given some extra thought to just how much sugar is in our favorite snacks, and we’re resolving to try to cut down where we
A trip to Walt Disney World just isn’t complete without indulging in all of the best snacks the happiest place on earth has to offer. Whether you’ve just started the keto diet or have managed to stay in ketosis for a while now, you need to show up to Disney World with a plan —
You work your calves with every step you take — walking and running. These muscles are the unsung heroes that work in almost every standing leg exercise you do, from squats to lunges to side skaters. When they are tight, you feel it! If you wear heels regularly, the tightness can be even worse. If
In our humble opinions, there are few things more spectacular than running through Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World. In those few early morning, sweat-soaked moments, when you’re gazing up at the castle through a sea of similarly costumed companions, it doesn’t matter what your pace is, how long you’ve trained, how out of breath
It takes some serious motivation to commit to a healthy, balanced lifestyle and finding a little quiet time to do simple things she enjoys like a reading a book. Rakel admits that she will occasionally have to log on to her work computer at night to catch up on something she missed while picking up
Before Kate McGinty (@kjmcginty on Instagram), 34, began her weight-loss journey at the end of Summer in 2015, she was well over 200 pounds. She spent her nights crashed on the couch with a bottle of wine. Each morning, she’d hit snooze multiple times, roll out of bed, and go straight to work. After a
If your belly is where you tend to hold onto extra pounds, and you’re frustrated because what you’ve been doing hasn’t helped, POPSUGAR asked registered dietitian Ilana Muhlstein, MS, creator of Beachbody’s 2B Mindset nutrition program, to offer her expert advice. Although you unfortunately can’t spot-reduce belly fat, you can lower your overall body fat
Whether you’re trying to lose weight or simply maintain what you’ve got, there’s nothing that will sabotage your efforts faster than a craving for, well, anything you can get your hands on. But sometimes in an attempt to eat healthier, you make yourself hungrier, by depriving your body of the nutrients that keep you full
You’re gonna be sore tomorrow. Just set yourself up for that. These wall balls are that intense! Walking might be an issue, because your legs and butt are going to feel a little wobbly. Oh, and your abs — try not to laugh tomorrow. Your arms? Someone else will have to brush your hair. This
Chances are you know someone who has tried the Whole30 diet, whether it’s your friend who posted photos of her weight loss on Instagram or your coworkers who swapped recipes and ideas in the break room, while the rest of you swarmed over the last everything bagel. But just because a diet is popular doesn’t
Thirty minutes. That’s really all you need to get in a good workout and stay on top of your health goals. Yet some days even 30 minutes feels like a chore. But what if we told you we could punch up your workout with a fun, upbeat playlist that’s designed to make you sweat from
After suffering from an eating disorder in her teens, Rebecca Louise turned her life around and found the power of fitness. Today, she works as a trainer to help other people feel fit, strong, and confident. Her programs, available on Glow by POPSUGAR, contain a variety of workouts and balanced meal plans that allow for
If you’re growing tired of meal-prepping, we have a solution for you. To keep you motivated and save you time, we scoured the internet and hunted down the hottest kitchen gadgets everyone is snatching up right now. From spiralizers to air fryers and food savers, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without these useful tools.
Of course, now that she’s so busy with her modeling career, Sigrun isn’t regularly cooking elaborate Icelandic meals for herself. These days, she keeps it simple — with the same traditional philosophies in mind. “I’ve always been a pretty healthy eater and drawn to things that are healing and make me feel good,” she explains.
Busy Philipps cracks us up on her E! late-night talk show Busy Tonight and with her silly Instagram posts. But when it comes to her health and fitness plan, Busy takes it very seriously. As in, she rarely misses a workout. And it’s not for any aesthetic reasons; for her, getting in her exercise is
When I work out, I like to incorporate a variety of training techniques into my programs to improve my power, strength, and speed. The strength exercise I’ve been really into lately is the suitcase deadlift. I like it because deadlifts are great for lower-body strength, back strength, and power. Add in the unilateral exercise (an
There’s something about warm pajamas that makes me want to scroll through Instagram. Even if it’s late and I have work the next day, I’m never too tired to check up on my favorite personal trainers, poets, and, let’s be real, the Kardashian-Jenners (the life of 1-year-old Stormi Webster is one I follow quite closely).
After the birth of her second child, Leanna Baucum (@leannajbaucum on Instagram) told POPSUGAR, “I was overweight and had a closet full of clothes I wasn’t able to wear. I also had a sharp pain in my wrist that made me afraid I would drop my daughter while I was holding her.” This sparked her
This high-intensity cardio workout will have you shaking it out and shaking it off as you shake away stress! Christa DiPaolo, creator of Boxing & Bubbles, will have your blood pumping with cardio exercises like squat thrusts, lateral donkey kicks, and reverse burpees — yes, such a move exists. These exercises are challenging, but by
Thirty days may not seem like a lot of time, but a lot can happen in a month: you could get married, win the lottery and quit your job, or traipse around Europe on a life-changing vacation. More realistically, you can use 30 days to get stronger or, if you’re looking to shed belly fat,
One day I’m gonna tell my kids the story about how I ran two marathons in two different countries in one week, and (hopefully) they’ll think I’m a badass. In life, we go through a lot of major milestones worth celebrating. For me, graduating college was pretty epic. So was landing my first NY big-girl
Does the thought of adding color to your workout wardrobe send shivers down your spine? Us too. An all-black look adds a certain power and edge to whatever we’re doing. So, while we’re all about black leggings and tanks, the look isn’t complete without a pair of black sneakers. Whether you’re going for a run,
Like most women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), I began suffering the symptoms of the disease long before I was diagnosed. In fact, it was roughly 11 years before a doctor handed down those results. While my high school peers were focused on climbing the social ladder, I skipped afterparties because I was too tired,
Want some cheese with that wine? Of course you do, or you wouldn’t be here. If you also want a cheese that fits into your low-carb diet, we have some good news. Most cheeses do! In fact, many are so low in carbs that they fit the stricter keto diet. From asiago to Velveeta, this