Now that holiday travel is in full swing, staying motivated to squeeze in a workout is tough, especially if you’re stuck in a town that isn’t home to your beloved barre class or favorite SoulCycle instructor. Luckily, we’ve got a good solution: our 30 Days to a Flat Belly plan is a comprehensive video workout
If you’re trying to lose weight, you may be wondering what style of training you should be doing to reach your goal. Studies have shown that cardio, HIIT, and strength training can aid in weight loss, but to find out if one is more effective than the others, POPSUGAR spoke to obesity medicine physician and
If you are looking for 2019 to be the year when you become healthier from the inside out, I recommend kicking off the new year with the Whole30 program. Never heard of it? Whole30 is a 30-day tough-love “nutrition reset, designed to help you put an end to unhealthy cravings and habits, restore a healthy
If you’ve been thinking about starting the BBG program (which stands for Bikini Body Guide) from Kayla Itsines, scrolling through these before-and-after photos and quotes will make you want to sign up today. You’ll see how hard work, consistency, and dedication transformed not just their bodies, but also their mindsets.
My intermittent fasting (IF) journey began at the end of February 2017. I only researched for a few days before diving headfirst into this eating style, so most of what I’ve learned has happened along the way. Here are the beginner tips I wish I had known before starting, and what I share with people
The New Year is just around the corner, and it’s never too early to jump on your health and fitness goals. Whatever your ambitions (to lose weight, build muscle, or heck, just get some sleep), jotting them down in a planner — and using it to track your progress — can help keep you accountable.
Traditional stockings are typically filled with chocolate, candy, and other treats. But what do you give to the person who treasures their health and fitness? You’re in luck. We rounded up the best items that any sweat-loving person would love to find in their stocking. Whether they’re hardcore runners or just casual yogis, you’ll find
The countdown to Christmas is on, and one of the most fun ways to celebrate and build excitement is with an Advent calendar. Gone are the days when little chocolate coins were the only surprises in store; these days, you can find boxed calendars filled with high-end makeup, bottles of wine, and even dog treats!
Fitting in a quick workout is a great way to stay healthy over the holidays, and our Fast Fitness challenge makes it easy to stay on track. Join us for two weeks of 10-minute workouts designed to fit into your hectic life. Even the busiest person has time to commit to this plan — no
If you’re trying to lose weight, the scale may not be the best judge since a scale isn’t capable of measuring just your body fat. In these 25 transformation photos, the women look like they’ve lost weight, but the scale numbers actually went up! So here’s a visual reminder to take progress pics and not
A quick search will show you that there are many ways to begin losing body fat and becoming healthier. Some say it’s doing high-intensity interval training (HIIT), some say it’s cardio, and others say it’s implementing a calorie deficit — you get our point. While exercise like strength training has proved to help you lose
We love the idea of meal prepping a week’s worth of mason jar salads because they’re quick to make, packed with nutrients, and a great way to get in your veggies. But with cold weather blowing in, sitting down to a cold salad doesn’t really sound that appealing. You’re gonna want to skip the raw
When you’re closing your eyes and hitting your pillow, you’re probably not giving much thought about the position in which you actually fall asleep or stay asleep throughout the night. Of course, you’re not awake to know whether you start on your side and end up on your belly or vice versa, and unless you
Bob Harper is a survivor. After helping hundreds of people lose weight as a trainer and host of The Biggest Loser, the fitness guru had to put his own health first when he suffered a near-fatal heart attack in 2017. As part of his recovery, Bob completely transformed his lifestyle and lost 40 pounds in
There might be nothing more satisfying than an Instant Pot meal — they’re always bursting with flavor and ready in a fraction of the time, saving you countless hours in the kitchen. If you’re on the Paleo diet, you know just how essential quick, healthy recipes can be. After all, there’s nothing that will sabotage
If you’ve ever looked up how to boost your metabolism, you’ve probably come across information telling you to eat more spicy foods, skip breakfast in the morning, and to drink more coffee. You’ve seen the memes that say you aren’t officially awake until you’ve had a cup of coffee, but when it comes to speeding
Whether you’re already a fan of electric toothbrushes and could use a new one or you’re ready to trade your old manual one, we found an amazing Black Friday deal for you. We just discovered this Philips Sonicare Diamond Clean Rechargeable Toothbrush ($100, originally $200) on Amazon for 50 percent off and couldn’t be more
Trader Joe’s has a knack for taking cauliflower and transforming it into something delicious: pizza crust, gnocchi, rice, and even tempura. But the beloved grocery store upped its cauli game just in time for Hanukkah and rolled out cauliflower pancakes in the frozen section. Instead of traditional fried potato pancakes, these latkes are made with
Ever since I started working at POPSUGAR, I’ve been inundated with all things CBD: oils, tinctures, creams, gummies, candy, tea, skincare . . . the list goes on. While I have found success adding it to my daily routine to help fight anxiety and make me calmer, I find most of the products are more
For years, Jessica Field would yo-yo diet, restrict her calorie intake, and do tons of cardio with the the hope of losing weight. Frustrated with her results, Jessica decided to make some changes and “set a good example of what it means to be happy, healthy, and confident” for her daughter. By making two major
If you are boxing obsessed like me, then you know how important a good pair of gloves can be. From lowering your risk of injury to raising your level of confidence while working out, picking out the perfect set can make a huge difference. Thankfully, there are a bunch of different styles out, and a
This year has given us tons of great workout music — and with no shortage of sex appeal. If you work out simply to feel good in your own skin (who doesn’t?), this playlist will help you turn things up a notch. It’s packed with hits from the likes of Ariana Grande, as well as
Once you get used to going through long stretches of time without eating, intermittent fasting (IF) seems like a great way to lose weight and maintain it. There are other health benefits, too, such as improved digestion, more energy, and improved insulin levels. When your body goes through periods of fasting, it boosts the production
Thanksgiving dishes are great on the actual day and all, but leftovers the day after Thanksgiving? Best thing ever. Seriously, each Fall-friendly ingredient somehow gets tastier after a night spent in the fridge. Sure, you could go the traditional route and put the whole shebang on two slices of bread and get to work on