In college, meal prepping every Sunday night was a huge part of my healthy routine. It saved me not only time but also money. It kept me on track to meet my healthy goals, because I knew I had no excuse to grab something unhealthy on the go. All I had to do on a
While we love sports for the fun of the game and the thrill of competition, it doesn’t hurt that they consistently serve up some serious eye candy. There were an abundance of steaming-hot athletes to cheer on during the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and again at this year’s World Cup, and now with
Sports bras are an athletic girl’s ultimate necessity. If yoga is your workout of choice, you have a little more flexibility when it comes to choosing a sports bras. Since it’s not a high-impact workout, the bra doesn’t need to be overly restrictive; you should be able to move and breathe freely! A lightly supportive
Honestly, if you haven’t used an Instant Pot to make your meals, you are missing out! Essentially, it’s the slow cooker’s more advanced cousin, with the main differences being that it’s a pressure cooker and it cooks food quicker than a Crock-Pot — but you can also make rice or yogurt with it, and you
We’re all for training hard, but we can’t stress enough how important it is to recover after your workouts and take rest days. If you never press the pause button and allow your body to recover from workouts, you may experience overtraining syndrome. You’ll fatigue quicker than normal, your performance will decline, you can lose
If you ever want a quick lesson on fitness, just follow Halle Berry‘s Instagram account. She loves fitness so much, she created a weekly series called “Fitness Friday” where she shares everything from what she eats in a day to her favorite workouts. For today’s #FitnessFriday post, Halle talked about one of the most popular
When we asked registered dietitian Sheri Kasper, RDN, LDN, of Fresh Communications for one thing people can do right now to start losing weight, she told POPSUGAR, “Eat more veggies.” Since veggies are low in calories and many are low in carbs, you can eat huge portions, feel more satisfied, and still lose weight. Veggies
If you’re already in ketosis, you know things can get repetitive at times. Snacking on an avocado or celery sticks can get boring fast! Since keto limits carbohydrate intake and promotes eating tons of healthy fats, a lot of foods immediately go into the do-not-eat list, while the list of approved things to munch on
One day you’re feeling great, the next day you’re coughing, and before you know it, you’ve got the flu virus — now would be the perfect time to knock on wood. According to the Center For Disease Control, contracting the flu virus is most common during the Fall and Winter. Typically, flu activity begins to
My first gym session after a trip to Barcelona, where the only exercise I did was walking (and eating paella), was a struggle. The barbell I used to pick up with ease suddenly felt way heavier. (I actually triple checked to make sure I hadn’t accidentally grabbed the wrong barbell — nope.) You may know
There are few things more satisfying than getting in some steps or a tough workout and instantly finding out how many calories you burned. If you’re obsessed with checking your Apple Watch, you know what I’m talking about — but you may have noticed that there are quite a few numbers to track, including active
When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it’s easy to get confused by all the information we’re bombarded with on the internet every day. Scrolling through social media, reading blog posts, and hearing about the latest health crazes all give you mixed messages about how to actually lose weight and keep it
If we’re trying out a new workout, we always have the same questions. Am I going to be able to move the next day, can we get food afterwards, and what do I wear? Well, worry no more. We’ve put together a list of everything you need for the eight most common types of workouts,
People do all sorts of wacky things to lose weight. And while it’s great to want to look and feel your best, setting healthy goals — and actually achieving them — doesn’t have to be so stressful. There are certain habits — supersimple habits, actually — that have been scientifically proven to help you shed
Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we’ve got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the
We love working out, but rest and recovery is just as important if you want to keep your body healthy and happy. More and more people are starting to stay for the stretch after workout classes, and we’re seeing dedicated foam rolling or stretching classes popping up, which makes us so happy. But recently, there’s
When it comes to shopping for a new fitness tracker, it can get complicated. There are so many brands and choices out there at every price point. To make your shopping and fitness life easier, we turned to Amazon, because the mega retailer is filled with a plethora of unbiased customer reviewers. We scoured through
While it’s true that decreasing belly fat comes down to your diet, once your waist is lean, you’ll want to reveal a strong, chiseled core. You don’t need equipment to make that happen! These are the best bodyweight moves to get you a six-pack. Choose five or more to create your own core-carving routine.
Don’t have time to hit the gym for an hour? You don’t need to! This workout takes under 15 minutes to complete and works every muscle. At first glance, it may not look that hard. “It’s just three rounds,” you might think, but even though it’s quick, these are high-intensity moves, so you’ll burn calories
You do not need to leave your house to get a kickass workout. To prove this, we’ve rounded up our favorite HIIT workouts that you can do right in your living room. They’re all short, too, between 10 and 30 minutes. And since all the workouts feature bodyweight exercises, you don’t need any equipment either.
Sometimes you eat a meal so good, you can’t help but go back for seconds (or thirds). Or maybe you keep a bag of your favorite chips in the house, promising you’ll only eat what you portion out only to find yourself eating the entire bag in one sitting. Sound familiar? It’s no surprise that
Take 30 minutes to build stronger legs while toning your core. The first 20 minutes of this workout are about standing moves, like lunges and squats with rotation, to target your legs and activate your core. We throw in some heart-pumping cardio moves, like sumo squat jumps and side skaters, to increase your calorie burn
Whether you’re following the keto diet or just want to eat low-carb for weight loss, you are probably all too familiar with counting your carbs and staying within a certain threshold for the day. But what about net carbs? Usually reserved for people who are diabetic, net carbs can actually be helpful if you want
Exercise alone, especially doing hundreds of crunches or hours of treadmill miles, isn’t the key to reducing belly fat. Although we can’t spot-reduce fat from our bellies, all it takes is the right combo of lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, and you’ll have a leaner tummy — and you can keep it that way!