This Is How Many Days a Week You Should Run to Lose Weight and Build Endurance, Experts Say

Getting into a running habit? One of the first things you’ll want to know is exactly how many days per week you should be running. The answer depends on your […]

You’re Probably Not Drinking Enough Water While Intermittent Fasting – Here’s Why

It’s surprisingly easy to become dehydrated while intermittent fasting. In fact, you may need to drink water more frequently than you even think. Consider this: you hydrate the most when […]

Here’s How Much Protein You Need to Lose Fat and Finally See Those Muscle Gains

If you want to lose fat while building or maintaining muscle mass, you’ll need to do more than cut calories. Eating enough protein is key, because protein – or more […]

We Asked an Expert If Jumping Rope Burns Belly Fat – Here’s What They Said

Exercise and diet can help you get rid of belly fat and body fat, in general, but you may be wondering what the best exercise to get rid of belly […]

Want to Lose Weight Running? Here’s How to Ensure You’re Burning Enough Calories

Running is an effective way to lose weight, as long as you’re burning enough calories to create a deficit – so just how much do you need to run to […]

This Move Is Way Harder Than a Pull-Up – but 1 Trainer Has the Perfect Modification

I go from thinking muscle-ups sound cool – the kind of move you do when Beyoncé comes on at the gym and you’ve got fire in your eyes – to […]

Dietitian and Trainer Asks You to Stop Eating and Exercising For Looks – Here’s Why

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to exercise – it’s good for you! – or eat healthier. But one registered dietitian and personal trainer is making a strong case for why […]

Want the Most Effective Exercise For Weight Loss? Here Are Your 2 Best Choices, Experts Say

When you’re trying to lose weight, you obviously want to make sure that every single workout you do helps you reach that goal. That means hand-selecting workouts based on your […]

CBD Seemed to Soothe My Sore Muscles, So I Asked a Doctor If There’s Actually a Link

Muscle soreness has been part of my daily life for years and, as a result, I’m constantly on a mission to find ways to ease the pain. Some of my […]

This Gray Set Survived a Supersweaty Indoor Cycling Class, So I’m Convinced It’s Magic

I want to start off by saying that most of the time, I stray away from wearing gray because, well, sweat. The contents in my two (OK, fine, three) drawers […]

My Glutes Were Definitely NOT Prepared For This Olympic Gymnast’s 6-Move Booty Workout

When I tested out an ab routine from former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone Quinn two months ago, my core was in for a treat. With plank ankle taps, plank rocks, […]

Does Running Burn Muscle? No, Doctors Say – as Long as You Do These 2 Things

We know running as an excellent form of cardio – and therefore a great way to burn fat and lose weight! – but its role in building vs. burning muscle […]

Having Trouble Falling Asleep? Try Drinking 1 of These Teas Before Climbing Into Bed

The next time you’re struggling to wind down in the evening, you should consider sipping some tea. A cup before bed may help you fall asleep faster. “The warmth of […]

A Doctor Explains What Causes Those Painful Muscle Cramps and How to Prevent Them

If you’ve ever been struck by muscle cramps mid workout, you know how excruciating they can be. But what causes cramps, exactly, and is there anything you can do to […]

Work Your Abs, Butt, and Quads at Once With This Strengthening Bodyweight Exercise

I’m all about exercises that work more than one muscle group at once (aka compound exercises), especially when I’m short on time because I hit snooze seven times before deciding […]

Double Duty: This Move From a Trainer Will Strengthen Your Booty and Your Core

Exercises that work your booty with added benefits are the best kinds of exercises (who doesn’t like something extra along with booty gains?). NASM-certified personal trainer and Peloton Bike instructor […]

Here’s Why a Vegan Diet May Help You Lose Belly Fat, According to Dietitians

Whatever your reasons for going vegan, there are a number of ways you can expect to benefit from that decision. “Eliminating animal products will typically make a diet very low […]

Experts Agree – This May Be the Number 1 Strength-Training Move For Weight Loss

Whatever your goals are, whether it’s weight loss, becoming a faster runner or biker, or purely to look good in your jeans, the deadlift is one exercise you need in […]

This Trainer’s 6-Move Ab Workout For a Stronger Core Takes Just 10 Minutes

When it comes to building abdominal strength, focusing on exercises that stabilize the core and work all of your ab muscles is key. Yes, your six-pack (rectus abdominis) is important, […]

Can Lower-Body Workouts Actually Burn Belly Fat? Here’s What an Expert Says to Do

You may already be aware that it’s impossible to spot-reduce fat, which includes the fat on your belly; you have to work to reduce your total body fat in order […]

Try These 4 Dietitian-Approved Bedtime Snacks to Lose Weight and Curb Bedtime Cravings

A few nights ago, it hit 10 p.m. and I realized: oh no. I was hungry. I try not to eat past 9 p.m. Many a midnight burrito in college […]

A Complete Guide For Women Who Want to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting (IF) has been shown to help with weight loss, boost immunity, and even prevent disease, but before you dive in, you should know that IF may affect women’s […]

This Trainer’s Bosu Ball Workout Looks Ab-Torching, Core-Crunching, and Ready For You

A Bosu ball is a great fitness tool to challenge your balance – have you ever tried standing on one of these?! – and stability moving through an exercise. Alexia […]

Thinking About Doing Orangetheory to Lose Weight? Read What These 2 Trainers Say First

With treadmill sprints and incline intervals, varying speeds on the rower, and strength-training blocks that test your endurance, Orangetheory is a challenging hour-long workout. And with over 1,000 studios all […]

Want to Build Up to Running Every Day? Here’s How to Do It, According to a Running Expert

Building endurance is hard when you’re a beginner runner, and a lot of people think you have to run as much as possible to get there. Every day, every other […]

These Are the Simple, Low-Carb Snacks You Should Always Have in Your Kitchen

It’s much easier to stick to a low-carb diet when you keep your fridge and pantry stocked with healthy foods, including snacks to keep you satisfied between meals. But you’ll […]

Test Your Strength and Endurance With Orangetheory, an Hour-Long Full-Body Workout

If I were left up to my own devices, I don’t think I would push myself nearly as hard in the gym on my own. That’s why I love Orangetheory […]

With Planks and Crunches, This 7-Minute Workout by Jillian Michaels Will Burn Belly Fat

If getting a leaner belly is one of your goals, press play and do this Jillian Michaels workout. Although you can’t spot reduce fat from your tummy, Jillian told POPSUGAR […]

This Move Takes Deadlifts to a Whole New Level, and You Don’t Even Need Weights to Do It

I now know that squats alone won’t equal booty gains – they are quad-focused for the most part, so you’ll need to do other exercises to really target those glutes. […]

This Is How Often You Should Do HIIT a Week If You Want to Lose Fat, According to an Expert

To lose fat, you’re going to have to focus on your nutrition and exercise, but getting into a consistent workout routine is a great starting point. Strength training and cardio […]

I’m a Trainer: If You Want a Stronger Core, These Are the 11 Exercises You Need to Do

Getting a strong core won’t happen with hundreds of crunches. In fact, you should stop doing crunches because they aren’t good for your back. If you want a strong core, […]

On a Low-Carb Diet? This Breakfast Food Could Be Quietly Sabotaging Your Efforts

While granola is typically considered healthier than other cereals, its crunch and sweetness beg the question: should you eat it on a low-carb diet? Turns out, that’s a complicated question. […]

This 21-Day Workout Plan Is Designed For You to Get Fit and Build Strength!

Purchase the full program for just $29.99 on: Start your fitness journey with our 21 Days to Kickstart Your Fitness workout plan, created for beginners to help you get […]

Yes, You Can Still Lose Weight From Running, Even If You Take Breaks – a Doctor Explains

Taking a break on a run isn’t a bad thing, but you’d be forgiven for feeling that way from time to time. Look, no one is more relieved than I […]

Here’s What You Should Ask Your Doctor If You Feel Tired All the Time

You might think fatigue is the price you pay for a packed schedule, but stress is unlikely to cause that type of exhaustion, especially in young women. In fact, there […]

You Don’t Need to Sweat Buckets to Lose Weight, a Doctor Says – Here’s Why

Finishing a workout drenched in sweat feels like a badge of honor, but it can make you wonder if one that doesn’t make you sweat can still help you lose […]

I’m a Trainer, and If You Want Your Abs to Show, This Is the Type of Cardio You Need to Do

If you’re trying to get your abs to show, doing never-ending reps of ab exercises won’t cut it. Instead, you’ve got to lower your body fat percentage with diet and […]

No Weights? Check Out This Trainer’s Arm Workout That Uses (Yes!) 1 Booty Band

Booty bands are great for . . . well . . . your booty. Here are six trainer-approved banded glute exercises to prove it. NASM-certified personal trainer Alexia Clark told […]

Julie Ertz Said Being on the US Women’s National Team Is “Powerful” For Her Mental Health

Just in case you weren’t aware, the US Women’s National Team is dominating the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. In their debut match against Thailand, they scored an unprecedented 13 […]

Here’s Why Daily Cardio Isn’t Helping You Lose Weight – and What Experts Say to Do Instead

If losing weight was just about burning as many calories as possible, you’d probably be doing straight cardio every day. The truth? Cardio is important, but if weight loss is […]

You’re Not Working Your Arms Enough – and a Trainer Explains Why You Should

When we interviewed two dozen women earlier this year about why they work out, they named a lot of different reasons. Many said it helps with their mental health and […]

Lifting Weights but Not Losing Fat? A Trainer Explains Why – and How to Fix It

Consistency is really the key to success when it comes to any goal you may have, especially losing weight. Changing your diet for one night or working out sporadically when […]

Drop What You’re Doing – This 15-Minute Full-Body HIIT Workout Requires ZERO Equipment

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, is like the gift that keeps on giving. You can build lean muscle, shed fat, and torch calories. It’s cardio-based, since doing short bursts of […]

Not Feeling It in Your Glutes? Get More Out of Your Booty Work With This 1 Simple Tweak

A lot of exercises exist out there to build your booty and tone your legs – you just have to know how to do them with proper form. Performing these […]

If You’re Struggling to Do Push-Ups, You Need to Make This Simple Tweak to Your Hand Position

Push-ups are definitely one of those love-hate exercises, but the feeling of mastering a push-up is amazing; even if your arms are trembling during and after every rep and you […]

When I’m Not at CrossFit, I Do This 20-Minute Workout While Watching TV to Tone My Abs

While you can’t spot reduce belly fat by focusing on ab exercises, you’ll be on your way to a flat belly by doing this 20-minute workout that combines cardio to […]

Doctors Explain the Link Between Carbs and Belly Fat – and Which Carbs Are Healthiest

Carbs aren’t the only cause of belly fat, but if you eat a lot of them, they can certainly play a role. “If you eat any type of macronutrient in […]

Curious to Try Tone It Up? Here’s Everything You Need to Know From the Trainers Who Created It

Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott, cocreators of the fitness community Tone It Up, met – where else? – at the gym on a Friday night in Manhattan Beach, CA. “We […]

We Need Answers: Are Single-Leg or Regular Squats Better For Booty Gains? 2 Experts Explain

Performing exercises with one leg, like single-leg squats, is good for a number of reasons. Unilateral moves, the you perform on on side or with one leg, can correct muscular […]

This Hybrid Cardio and Strength HIIT Workout Will Sculpt All Your Muscles in Just 25 Minutes

If you’ve gotten bored doing the same workouts over and over, we recommend switching up your routine ASAP. One way to do this is with quick high-intensity workouts. A great […]

What’s Better: “Leg Days” and “Arm Days” or Full-Body Workouts? These Experts Have the Answer

It’s hard not to love a good full-body workout, but you might also hear about “leg days” and “arm days,” workouts that focus on certain muscle groups. Those are called […]

Well, Carli Lloyd Just Smashed Yet Another Record in the USWNT’s Solid Win Over Chile

US forward Carli Lloyd broke an impressive record in the US’s 3-0 victory against Chile in the Women’s World Cup, one that underscores both her consistency and her on-point effectiveness […]

This Is How to Build a Satisfying Salad, According to a Dietitian – Plus 8 to Try This Week

Full of fiber and low in calories, a good salad can serve as a full, healthy meal – as long as it’s filling enough. What’s the secret behind a satisfying, […]

6 Yoga Videos That Target Your Core Like You Never Thought They Could

Yoga is good for getting your splits down like Katelyn Ohashi, loosening up tight muscles, and aiding in relaxation. To top it all off, it does wonders for your balance […]

I’m a Trainer, and This Is Why Planks Make Your Abs Stronger but Won’t Burn Belly Fat

Abs are one of my favorite body parts to train because having a strong core is important, but I also train abs because of vanity purposes. There are countless ab […]

What’s New on Glow: These Sellers Are Going to Completely Change the Way You Work Out

As the Glow by POPSUGAR fitness community grows, more trainers and fitness experts are setting up shop on the site and selling their amazing workouts, plans, and products. To keep […]

21 Deliciously Satisfying Vegan Dinner Ideas That Offer Tons of Protein to Help You Lose Weight

If your stomach is where you tend to carry extra weight, unfortunately there’s no one magic pill for reducing belly fat. You can’t spot-reduce fat from your tummy by doing […]

Want to Try the Ab Wheel? These 4 Moves Will Challenge Your Balance and Ignite Your Core

If you’re like me, you’ve taken one look at the ab wheel at the gym and gone running back to your mat. For such a small piece of equipment, the […]

30-Minute Cardio Dance and Barre Toning Workout

Today, you get to dance and jump it out with Aubre Winters, founder of Sweat Sessions! This workout is going to get your heart rate up and tone your body […]

You’ve Been Carb-Loading Wrong – Here’s How a Dietitian Wants You to Fuel Before a Run

Does carb-loading actually work? It’s a fair question when you consider your running diet. Excess carbs can lead to weight gain (especially simple carbs, such as sugar or white bread), […]

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think – Here’s How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I’m not talking, like, a six-pack, but just […]

My Family Flies Hundreds of Miles to Run Together – This Is Why

There’s a particular stretch of road on the coast of San Diego that used to be the summit of my dad’s old running route. It’s a hell of a hill, […]

We Asked an Expert If You Can Gain Weight From Cardio – Here’s What He Said

When you think of weight loss and what you have to do in the workout department to lose weight, cardio might be the first thing that pops into your mind. […]

30-Minute Cardio Dance Workout

Celebrity trainer Megan Roup has a cardio dance workout designed to rid the body and mind of worry, build a positive outlook, and help you feel ready to take on […]

This Is the 400-Calorie Smoothie I Have Every Day That Helped Me Lose 15 Pounds

Yes, you read that right: a 400-calorie smoothie actually helped me lose weight. If you’ve ever looked up weight-loss smoothie recipes, they were probably all in the 250-300 calorie range. […]

Hormones Can Cause Belly Fat – Here’s What You Can Do to Lose It, According to 2 Experts

Belly fat happens especially as our metabolism slows down with age, and it largely has to do with genetics. Another culprit of belly fat? You’re not eating a balanced diet […]

Give Your Dog Some Belly Rubs, Because a Study Confirmed That Dog Owners Get More Exercise

Looking for a walking buddy? No offense to your BFF, but it’s hard to find one better than a dog: adorable and always ready to head out the door. Dogs […]

Why You’re Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat – and What to Do About It

You’ve gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you’re seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be […]

Burn Fat With This Cardio-Strengthening Bodyweight Exercise You Can Do Anywhere

One of my current favorite exercises for cardio, power, and strength endurance is the resistance band sprint. This was one of the exercises I loved to do when I ran […]

Swimming or Running? Here’s the Type of Cardio an Expert Wants You to Do to Lose Weight

Swimming and running are both effective forms of cardio, which make them effective for weight loss. Balanced with resistance training, which boosts your metabolism to help you burn more calories […]

A Dietitian Explains Exactly How Fats Help You Lose Weight, and It Makes So Much Sense

If you’re old enough to remember when fats were bad – and low-fat and fat-free foods filled every pantry, cabinet, and refrigerator – the messaging today that they’re an essential […]

You Need a Strong Core For a Lot of Different Workouts – Yes, Even Indoor Cycling

Working on core strength is something that Emma Lovewell, NASM-certified personal trainer and Peloton instructor, says people often forget about. They’re focused on upper-body or lower-body strength (hello, booty gains!) […]

1 Trainer Says Adding Sliders to Lunges Will Set Your Legs and Glutes Ablaze

If you’ve ever done leg exercises (so, pretty much everyone), you’ve probably played around with some lunge variations. Lunges, after all, are great for toning your legs and, yes, even […]

If You Aren’t Losing Weight With Exercise This Could Be the Reason, According to an Expert

It’s natural to assume that exercise can help you achieve your fitness goals like running a 5K or weight loss. But if you’ve been exercising religiously and have noticed that […]

Strength Train and Eat Low-Carb: Here’s Exactly What Experts Want You to Do to Burn Belly Fat

When you get right down to it, there are two steps to losing belly fat. One: a good diet. Two: consistent exercise. Of course, that’s a little more complicated and […]

Here’s Why Dietitians Don’t Recommend the Whole30 Diet or Even Consider It Safe

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 […]

Why I Refused to Succumb to the Pressure of Losing Weight Before My Wedding

It feels like my entire life has been impacted by diet culture. The first time I remember thinking I needed to lose weight was when I was 6 years old; […]

I Didn’t Know I Was Breathing Wrong During Bicep Curls – This Trainer Explained How

Lifting weights is an essential part of building muscle and shedding fat. It – along with eating healthy fats and protein – can help boost your metabolism for the long […]

I Practiced Yoga Every Day For a Month, and I’m Stronger, Emotionally and Physically

A few months ago, I made a commitment to complete a 30-day yoga challenge. I mostly hoped to find some quiet time for myself, every single day, in the midst […]

Bloating Is the Worst – Here Are the Most Likely Causes and How to Squash Them Fast

To put it simply, bloating sucks. It’s miserable to feel like you’ve got a boulder sitting in your stomach, often to the point that you can barely move. That’s how […]

Why Don’t Fats Make You Fat? A Dietitian Explains How It Might Actually Be the Opposite

We have some good news to share: no, eating fats does not automatically make you fat. Overeating any macronutrient (fat, protein, or carbs) increases the risk of weight gain, said […]

Doing Core Workouts but Can’t See Lower Abs Yet? 2 Trainers Explain Why That Is

Your lower abs are part of your rectus abdominis, or six-pack muscles, and you have them – we promise – they’re just harder to see. Why? The region of the […]

I Tried Jennifer Aniston’s Ab Workout, and Welp, RIP to My Core

Some people love to read the latest gossip about celebrities – who they’re supposedly dating and drama between them and their ex BFFs – but I prefer to read about […]

Experts Agree – This Is the Type of Run That Burns the Most Calories

The exercise that burns the most calories will help you lose the most fat, and people often turn to running – you only need a good pair of running sneakers […]

Interested in Signing Up For the Noom App? Here’s How Much It Will Cost

You’ve probably seen the ads for the weight-loss app Noom on your social media pages. The app promises to help you “stop dieting” and achieve “life-long results.” Yes, the app […]

Is Walking 30 Minutes A Day the Magic Amount For Weight Loss? Here’s What 2 Experts Said

Adding some extra steps to your day is a great way to lose weight, and it doesn’t have to be running; walking is an effective way to shed pounds, especially […]

Exactly How to Get Started on a Low-Carb Diet, According to a Dietitian

The idea of following a low-carb diet can feel a bit overwhelming. (Just how many carbs are we talking here?) But with so many people seemingly shedding pounds and finding […]

New to Fitness? 1 Personal Trainer Makes a Strong Case For Hiring a Pro For Help

Starting a fitness journey can be daunting to say the least. Depending on what your goals are, your journey might take months, even years (which isn’t a bad thing). But […]

Here’s How Many Sets of Workout Clothes You Actually Need, So You Can Clear the Clutter

With so many different types of workouts (cycling, running, yoga), and lots of fun, flattering gear just a click away, it’s easy for your bedroom to become completely overtaken by […]

This 30-Minute Running/Walking Interval Workout Uses 1 Hill to Leave You Dripping Sweat

Hills are the burpees of running: you hate them until you love them. Or maybe: you hate them while you’re doing them, but you love them once you’re done. Or […]

This May Be the Single Most Effective (and Fun!) Way to Lose Weight This Summer

It really is as simple as you’ve heard. If you want to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you take in, but what’s not discussed enough is […]

I Leave Parties Early to Go Home and Wash This Sports Bra So I Can Wear It the Next Day

Boobs are always in flux. And not just monthly. Over the course of my life, my breast size has waxed and waned with weight loss, activity level, pregnancy, and breast […]

Hormone Changes Can Cause Belly Fat, but 2 Experts Say It Could Be More Serious Than That

Before we dive right in, let’s discuss a few things you need to know about fat (yes, fat!) first. It can accumulate as your metabolism slows down with age. It […]

I Drank Celery Juice Every Night For a Week, and This Is What a Doctor Had to Say About It

I have to admit that when I first heard of the celery juice craze, I was a bit underwhelmed. Celery – to me, at least – is something I think […]

Can’t Face the Treadmill? Burn Calories With These Trainers’ Easy Cardio Workouts Instead

Even the most enthusiastic cardio-lovers have days where the very thought of hitting the treadmill, elliptical, bike, pool, track – any cardio, anywhere – makes you want to groan and […]

I’m a Trainer, and This Is Why Light Weights and More Reps Won’t Necessarily Tone Your Muscles

You’d be surprised (or not) at how often I hear, “I want to get toned but I don’t want to get bulky” when I’m discussing fitness goals with clients and […]

Should You Do Cardio or Weights First to Lose Weight? What Trainers Say – and Why It Matters

It’s always made sense to me to do my workouts in the classic cardio-then-strength order. Cardio warms you up to do resistance training, right? Well, yes; some light cardio will […]

Be Warned: This Trainer’s Favorite Exercise Ball Move Will Take Your Abs Prisoner

When it comes to working your abs – and, more specifically, your rectus abdominis, which makes up the the “superficial core” muscles that give you that six-pack – there are […]

This Trainer’s 6-Move Workout Is Perfect For Anyone Who Is New to Strength Training

Before you start lifting heavy weights and doing advanced exercises, it’s important you master the basic movements. Learning the basics will give your body time to adapt and will help […]

I Was Overeating After Dinner Until I Started Doing This 1 Simple Thing

I love being in the kitchen. I should – I mean, I’m always there. I love to bake and meal prep on Sundays. I enjoy making the kids a nutritious […]

I Was Scared I’d Gain Weight After I Stopped Intermittent Fasting – Here’s How I Avoided It

I decided to stop doing intermittent fasting because of my mental health, and I don’t regret it – though I loved IF for almost a year, freeing myself from the […]

I’m a Trainer, and This Is 1 of My Go-To Exercises For Sculpted Abs

Having a strong and stable core is nonnegotiable to any fitness goal and workout plan, in my opinion. A strong core will help prevent lower-back pain, stabilize your spine (hello, […]

10-Minute Summer Sweat and Sculpted Abs Workout!

Take your workout outside with this no-equipment workout, led by Class FitSugar host Anna Renderer! This all-standing workout will tone your core and abs and get your heart rate up […]

Only Have 30 Minutes? A Trainer Says That’s All It Takes to Start Losing Weight – Here’s How

If you’re strapped for time, you might wonder if you should even bother working out, but 30 minutes is really all you need to maintain a healthy weight and even […]

According to 2 Experts, This Is How Much You Should Run Per Week to Burn Maximum Fat

When it comes to burning fat, running is one of the best kinds of cardio you can choose; you’re torching calories and getting your heart rate up, and if you […]

If You Thought Muscle Burns Fat, Think Again – This Is Actually How Your Body Burns Fat

You’ve probably heard that muscle burns fat once or twice from your favorite fitness Instagrammers, a bodybuilder in the gym, or maybe even a random Reddit user. But if you’re […]

According to a Trainer, You Should Be Doing Bodyweight Exercises Over Cardio – Here’s Why

Is it us or does cardio always seem to be at the center of fitness debates? Some love it, some hate it, but at the end of the day, it’s […]

Add This Simple Piece of Exercise Equipment to Your Planks to Sculpt a Strong Core

Planks work the deepest parts of your abs, so they really do rock you to your core. And, if one person knows how to up the intensity on a plank, […]

This Running-Walking Interval Circuit Will Leave You Gasping For Air and Burning Major Fat

Done consistently, both running and walking are excellent cardio workouts to burn fat and lose weight. Combining either one with HIIT-style intervals? Even better, said Tom Holland, MS, NSCA-CSCS, an […]

This Crossover Diet Is the Healthy, Low-Carb Plan You’ve Been Looking For

With its emphasis on fresh produce, lean protein, whole grains, and healthy fats, the Mediterranean diet consistently ranks as one of the healthiest diets out there. And while not inherently […]

Want to Curb Overeating and Still Feel Full? Add an Avocado and Ditch Some Carbs, Science Says

We really like it when science confirms something we want to be true. In this case, it has to do with everyone’s favorite fruit, avocados, and how adding them to […]

Between HIIT and Weightlifting, Trainers Say This Is the Single Best Way to Burn Fat

These days, the two magic words in weight loss are HIIT (high-intensity interval training) and weightlifting. HIIT combines the sky-high heart rate of a cardio workout but does it in […]

This Amazon Prime, No-Chemical Microwave Popcorn Is a Movie Night Game Changer

When you love popcorn as much as I do, you become something of a snob about it. I won’t go into my full ranking system (just kidding, yes I will: […]

This Is the Worst Thing You Can Do If You’re Trying to Lose Body Fat and Build Muscle

Regardless of your fitness goals – weight loss, building muscle, running faster, growing a bigger booty – there’s no magic pill or express lane for achieving results quick. As a […]

I Tried an Olympic Gymnast’s Ab Routine, and My Core Is Quaking

Finding new ways to work your abs is all kinds of fun – at least for me it is. And if I can incorporate moves I learned from my decade […]

SI Swim Model Veronica Pome’e Opens Up About Depression and How Exercise Helps Her Manage It

Veronica Pome’e is the first Polynesian model to be featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and for her, “It means that I’m the ultimate dream,” she told POPSUGAR. As […]

You Don’t Need Any Equipment For This At-Home Workout, So Gym Problem Solved

I love bodyweight workouts; they’re just so darn convenient. You can do them at home, and you don’t need any equipment, which makes them practically excuse-proof. For this at-home workout, […]

These Keto-Friendly Amazon Prime Snack Are Basically Cheetos – With 20 Grams of Protein

We hate to say it, but as much as we love a good protein snack, all those bars, shakes, and drinks can start to taste the same after a while. […]

Here’s What You Need to Know If You’re Banking on Walking to Get in Shape

If you spend any time researching ways to lose weight or simply be more active, you’re likely to come across this recommendation: walk more. And sure, that’s easy enough to […]

This Is the Simple Cardio Routine That a Pro Soccer Player Relies on to Stay in Top Shape

Professional and international soccer games are 90 minutes long, plus a few minutes of “extra” time at the end of each half. For spectators, that means long, intense matches that […]

These Marshmallows (With Fewer Calories!) Will Make Your Summer S’mores Look Like They’re Straight Out of Willy Wonka

Summer brings up memories of polka-dot bikinis, campfires, and, most importantly, s’mores. Marshmallows toasted until the tops are just golden brown – but still hold their ooey-gooey insides – sandwiched […]

You’ll Never Buy Another Frozen Veggie Burger After Trying This Recipe

If you’re trying to save on calories, fat, and cholesterol, then veggie burgers are the way to go. Since most of the ones you find in the freezer section tend […]

I’m Not Shredding For My Wedding, but I Am Finally Getting Healthy

Let me be clear: getting engaged made me want to get healthy – not skinny – both in my diet and in my lifestyle. It’s not really about the big […]

What Body Fat Percentage Do You Need to See Abs? Experts Have the Answer

If you’re getting leaner by working out and eating clean, you might be wondering when you’ll start to see your abs pop. But how many crunches you do won’t determine […]

I’m a 34DD, and Outdoor Voices Makes the Best Sports Bra I’ve Ever Tried

There is perhaps no greater source of disdain for me than shopping for sports bras. I love to work out and could shop for leggings, tanks, and sneakers for hours, […]

If You’re Short on Time, Try This Trainer’s Quick and Intense Ab-Sculpting Workout

In my opinion, there’s nothing better than doing an ab workout that leaves your muscles feeling sore in the best way possible. As much as I love training abs, I […]

I’ve Lost 15 Pounds on the Noom Diet App, and Here’s What I Eat in a Day

I’m a fitness editor, and I live a pretty healthy lifestyle – I exercise five to six days a week, eat a whole-foods-based diet, and get at least seven hours […]

Get Your Sweat on and Burn Calories With These 20 HIIT Workouts

If you want to work your muscles in bursts at the highest intensity, HIIT (high-intensity interval training) is for you. You go hard for short periods of time, then take […]

This Is the Easiest, Most Effective Way to Burn 100 Calories, No Equipment Necessary

If you’ve been away from the game for a while or are trying to get fit for the first time, walking is an accessible, effective way to get moving and […]

This Low-Carb Avocado “Toast” Isn’t Made With Toast at All – It’s Superfirm Tofu!

Do you share my love affair with avocado toast? I don’t care what time of day it is – avocado toast should be on the menu! Now you can enjoy […]

Just How Hard Is the Mediterranean Diet? Here’s the Scoop on Counting Calories and More

It’s pretty easy to see why the Mediterranean diet keeps topping the charts year after year – it’s been proven to be one of the most effective diets for weight […]

Cardio Isn’t the Best Way to Burn Belly Fat – Here’s What Trainers Want You to Do Instead

If your goal is to lose fat, especially around your belly, it’s not (unfortunately) going to happen overnight. Nor can you specifically spot-reduce fat from around your belly area; you’ll […]

I Tried the Keto Diet, and I Hated Every Second of It

Let me just start with a few disclaimers, because I know a few of you are already mad at me just based on the headline alone. I agreed to try […]

For a Breakfast That Keeps You Full Until Lunch, an RD Says This Is the Milk to Use

I know your jar of overnight oats is delicious! With flavor combinations like chocolate coconut almond and maple vanilla pecan, these jars of goodness taste more like dessert than breakfast, […]

Too Busy to Work Out Consistently? You Need This Trainer’s One Weight-Loss Tip

Weight loss is a tough nut to crack. There’s tons of information out there on what to eat, what workouts to do, and how often to do them (we recommend […]

Not Sure How to Do HIIT on the Treadmill? 2 Trainers Break It Down

We know that the treadmill can be rather tedious for some people (do you really want to run in the same place with the same view for an extended amount […]

Back So Sore You Don’t Know What to Do? Here Are Top Tips From 2 Physical Therapists

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: when it comes to treating that soreness you feel the next day (or a few days) after your workout, there’s no […]

“You Don’t Look Like a Marathoner”: Why 2 Runners Are Speaking Out About Body Image in Sports

As women – as humans – we get used to hearing throwaway comments about our bodies. They’re small observations or one-off remarks. They might not be intended as criticism; sometimes […]

If Your Legs Burn During Exercise, an Expert Says These Leggings Could Be the Solution

In a world full (and getting fuller) of fitness gear, deciding what’s worth your money can be a tough call. Compression leggings are one thing I’ve always been on the […]

I Work 3 Jobs Every Week – Here’s How I Make Time to Exercise

I’m no stranger to working hard, but that doesn’t mean I’ll ever let my long days keep me from working out. Exercise doesn’t sap my energy – quite the opposite. […]

The Black Widow Workout: How Scarlett Johansson Got Strong and Lean For Avengers: Endgame

Since her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut back in 2009 (throwback to Iron Man 2, am I right?), Scarlett Johansson has given Black Widow all the swagger, intensity, and take-no-prisoners attitude […]

Skip the Brownie, and Pick Up 1 of These Healthier Snacks at Starbucks Instead

Just like brushing your teeth and taking a shower, grabbing a cup of coffee is probably an essential part of your morning. But whether you swing by Starbucks on your […]

“Recovery Is Massively Important”: Olympian Megan Rapinoe on How Rest Days Help Her Dominate

You don’t get to be a star on the US national soccer team – and veteran of nearly 13 years – without learning to take care of your body like […]

“No Pain, No Gain?” We Asked a Doctor If Sore Muscles Actually Equal Stronger Muscles

There’s a kind of pride in feeling sore from a hard workout. It’s a reminder that your body accomplished something impressive, whether that was a hard strength training workout or […]

A Pro Athlete Does This One Thing to Calm Her Nerves, and You Can, Too

Picture this: you’re gearing up for a big presentation, meeting your partner’s parents for the first time, or competing in a CrossFit regional event. The pressure’s on. What is the […]

PTSD Is Like Being Caught in a Battle Between My Brain and Body

The following is an excerpt from What a Body Remembers: A Memoir of Sexual Assault and Its Aftermath, available for preorder now. Almost daily I go for a run. Nothing […]

A Neuroscientist Explains How Mindfulness Can Help Prevent Overeating

You might have heard about mindfulness for the first time when you were little – your parents probably told you to be mindful of your tone. Then, in high school, […]

These Are the Butt Exercises You’re Doing Wrong and What to Do Instead, According to 4 Trainers

When it comes to booty gains, you don’t want to mess around. What if we told you that certain exercises you thought were making all the difference actually were working […]

Trying to Lose Weight? Here’s How You Should Find Your Goal Weight

When most people set out to lose weight, they may have a magic number in mind: maybe it was the number they weighed in college, or a number that fits […]

I Overate at Dinner Until I Started Doing This 1 Simple Thing on Sundays (It Takes 10 Minutes!)

At the end of my day of writing, I close my laptop and open the refrigerator. Time to make dinner! I know many moms dread this time of day, but […]

Get the 3 Simple Meals That Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Eats Every Day to Bring Her “A” Game

One question that Megan Rapinoe, US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) veteran of nearly 13 years, gets asked all the time is what her game-day rituals are. Any weird habits? […]

I Always Felt Uncomfortable and Insecure at the Gym, Until I Tried These Leggings

I’ve never been good at keeping up a workout regimen. I usually discover a type of exercise I enjoy, stick with it for a few weeks, and then get overwhelmed, […]

Icing Might Not Be the Best Way to Heal Sore Muscles, According to 1 Expert

Let’s put it this way: sore muscles aren’t a ray of sunshine. The kind of sore you feel the day after your superhard Spin class or intense weightlifting session with […]

This Is What a Dietitian Really Thinks About Beyoncé’s Extreme Coachella Diet

In her new Netflix documentary, Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé, Beyoncé shared the details of the diet that got her in shape for her 2018 Coachella show and it’s . […]

Want to Build Muscle? Here’s Exactly What – and When – You Should Eat After a Workout

When it comes to building muscle, workouts are definitely a priority. You’re not going to get stronger unless you work your muscles, and doing strength training with progressive overload (gradually […]

I’ve Run For 10 Years and Finally Found the Right Way to Carry My Phone – For $20 on Amazon

I’ve been running for almost half my life, and the one thing that’s always stumped me is not what shoes to wear or what to eat beforehand, but what the […]

If You Feel Wrist Pain During Push-Ups, Stop and Do This Trainer’s Modifications Now

It’s safe to say that push-ups are pretty low on our list of favorite exercises. (If you love them, please teach us your ways.) Whatever your feelings about the classic […]

Vanessa Hudgens Tells Us Why She’ll Only Work Out in a Group Setting

Vanessa Hudgens works out every day. Or at least she tries to, the 30-year-old actress told POPSUGAR ahead of her first-ever activewear launch (the collection with Avia is super cute, […]

I Never Had More Trouble Accepting My Body Than After I Reached My Goal Weight

My weight-loss journey crept up on me, and so did the impact it had on my mental health. After I graduated from college, I started a new job. I had […]

Here’s Exactly How Much You Should Walk Per Week to Burn Belly Fat – and See Results

Spot-reducing belly fat just isn’t possible, no matter how many ab workouts you do. It’s inconvenient, but don’t panic – that doesn’t mean that belly fat is there for good. […]

Eating Avocado Can Help You Lose Weight (and Not Gain It), as Long as You Take This Advice

The myth that dietary fat is actually evil has finally been debunked, and that means healthy fats like avocados have gone decidedly mainstream. In fact, the green fruit is an […]

When I Suffer From Cold and Sinus Pain, This Yoga Video Makes Me Feel 10 Times Better

Like many of you I’m sure, I’ve had all types of colds: head colds, barky-cough colds, colds that seem to never end even when my trash bin is full to […]

If You Get a Pounding Headache Every Month Like Clockwork, You Need to Read This

It’s bad enough that once a month women have to deal with unpleasant period symptoms like cramps, mood swings, and bloating, but if you find that your head begins to […]

This 20-Minute CrossFit Workout Will Push You Hard and Make You Feel Alive!

You might ask: what’s the purpose of this total-body workout? The answer, at least from a CrossFit point of view, is to have you breathing heavily for 20 minutes straight, […]

We Found Your New Summer Beverage: This Light and Refreshing Boozy “Kombrewcha”

Kombucha, the fermented probiotic tea, is one of the trendiest beverages around, so obviously one of your first questions might be: can I make it alcoholic? The answer is yes; […]

Will Kombucha Boost Your Metabolism? Here’s What an Expert Wants You to Know

It seems like every healthy thing has been labeled either a superfood or a metabolism booster. We’ve already busted metabolism myths and learned that drinking water to boost your metabolism […]

Can Bedtime Snacking Really Make You Gain Weight? Here’s What an RD Had to Say

It’s getting close to bedtime, and you’re winding down from a long day: a book, some Netflix, a glass of wine and . . . maybe a nibble or two. […]

I Made This Tiny Change at Dinner and Finally Shed Those Last Few Pounds

I’ve always tried to eat a balanced diet and stay active, especially in my adult years. I’ve run races, I teach exercise classes, and I make sure to get out […]

This Is Your Biggest Weight-Loss Obstacle, an RD Says – and It’s Not About Food

Not to state the obvious, but losing weight is hard. No matter what way you go about it – diet, exercise, (or ideally) a combination of both – achieving any […]

If Your Goal Is to Sculpt Your Body and Build Muscle, This Is What You Should Do at the Gym

You’ve probably figured it out by now, but building muscle isn’t easy, at all. In general, you’re going to have to increase your daily caloric intake, making sure you’re eating […]

This RD and Nationally Ranked CrossFitter Can’t Get Enough of This Food – Here’s Why

If there’s one food group we can all stand to eat a little more of, it’s . . . well, you can probably guess: vegetables. According to registered dietitian Michele […]

A Doctor Explains Why You Can’t Stop Eating Those Crunchy, Salty Chips on Your Period

If there’s anything that’s synonymous with your period, it’s cravings. When that time of the month comes, you just want foooood, whether that’s sweets or snacks of the crispy, salty […]

These Red Pepper and Corn Tempeh Tacos Are Vegan and Perfect For Taco Tuesday

Need a quick protein-packed, plant-based dinner? These tempeh tacos are so easy to make and so satisfying, you’ll wish it was Taco Tuesday every night. The filling is made with […]

Halle Berry Shared a 4-Move Sculpting Cardio Tire Workout – It’s Going to Torch Your Muscles

It’s been a while since Halle Berry shared a workout with us on Instagram, but that all changed today. For this Fitness Friday, Halle completely switched it up on us […]

Snacking Is Healthy and Can Even Help You Lose Weight, but Take This Dietitian’s Advice

If you ask 10 people if it’s wise to snack when you’re trying to lose weight (or keep it off), you’ll probably get just as many opinions. The virtues of […]

I Do an Ab Workout Almost Every Day, but It Has Nothing to Do With Belly Fat

Like so many other people, I started doing ab workouts with the innocent, uninformed hope that it would burn off my belly fat. I have since learned that ab workouts […]

These Are the Only Foods You Need to Limit on the Mediterranean Diet (Seriously)

If you’ve heard anything about the Mediterranean diet, you probably know it’s viewed as more of a lifestyle than a diet. The list of foods you can enjoy is a […]

I’m a Personal Trainer, and This Is How to Start Lifting Heavy Weights

Whether you’ve been lifting weights for years or you’re just getting started, you’re probably wondering when you should increase the amount of weight you’re lifting. A great indicator that you […]

A Complete Guide to the Mediterranean Diet, the Eating Plan Experts Can’t Stop Raving About

The Mediterranean diet is beloved the world over, in part because it doesn’t feel like a diet at all. While tasty plant proteins, delicious fish, and plenty of fresh fruits […]

How Issa Rae Stopped Being a “Big Excuse Person” and Improved Her Health

Issa Rae is a pretty busy woman, but with all of the activities packing out her schedule these days (including her upcoming appearance at POPSUGAR Play/Ground this June), the Insecure […]

If You’re Working Out Twice a Day, This Is What a Trainer Wants You to Know

As soon as people find out that I’m a trainer, they decide it’s time to play 21 questions. I get asked a variety of things, like what I eat, how […]

Why Getting Rid of Belly Fat Shouldn’t Be Your Motivation For Exercising and Eating Healthy

Weight fluctuates. Our bodies are not made to fit the forms of department store mannequins, and it’s physically and mentally draining to live as though they are. As important as […]

Here’s How Sleep Helps You Lose Weight – and How Many Calories the Zzz’s Alone Burn

Whenever you approach a new weight-loss plan, the first things that likely come to mind are diet and exercise. While those two are certainly key to achieving results, there’s another […]

Tired of Getting UTIs? Gynos Say This Drink Can Help – and It’s Not Cranberry Juice

In today’s round of scientific fact or common misconception, we have a classic: using cranberry juice to prevent or cure UTIs. If you’ve ever had a UTI, chances are you’ve […]

Can Those Hot 1 Day, Cold the Next Office Temps Make You and Your Coworkers Sick?

You know the struggle, never knowing which extreme your office will be from one day to the next – it’s either burning hot or freezing cold, with seemingly no in-between. […]

Personal Trainers Say This Is the Key to Building Muscle and Getting Stronger

We can’t tout the benefits of strength training enough: it can help you burn calories, build lean muscle, get stronger, boost metabolism, lose weight, and even sleep better. And while […]

Think About All the People Who’ve Touched Your Avocado (Eww!), Then Follow This Expert Advice

Now that I know that amazing storage hack for keeping avocados from turning brown, I recently stocked up on at least eight (my family is obsessed!), especially since avocados were […]

Video: Demi Lovato Is Sorry (Not Sorry) About Punching Out Her Trainer’s Tooth

Demi Lovato is such a freaking badass. After knocking out THE Sylvester Stallone in the boxing ring, Lovato has proved she knows how to throw a punch. And, in an […]

Train Like an Athlete and Strengthen Your Core With This Powerful, Full-Body Exercise

In my opinion, two things all great athletic training programs focus on are core strength and power. Don’t get me wrong: there’s much more that goes into training and being […]

Can Simply Getting More Steps Help Boost Your Metabolism? Here’s What Experts Had to Say

Metabolism is that almost mythical process that converts food into energy, and while there are lots of things that won’t boost your calorie burn (like eating hot peppers or drinking […]

This Is What You Need to Know About Diet and Exercise If You’re Trying to Lose Weight

No matter who you are or what your fitness goals are, it’s important to fuel your body with nutritious foods in order to function at your best. We don’t believe […]

Forget Crash Diets: These Are the Habits That Will Help You Shed Those Pounds For Good

If you’ve ever dropped unwanted pounds only to put them back on within months, you may be understandably discouraged by this whole weight-loss thing. But losing weight and keeping it […]

The Best Thing Since Avocado Toast: Avocado Chips (and They’re Gluten-Free!)

Avocados are high in healthy fats that help promote weight loss and keep us fuller for longer. They’re also famous on social media for their picture-perfect appearance (most notably when […]

Add These 5 Things to Your Diet to Blast Away Your Belly Fat

Losing weight, especially belly fat, can be challenging. We try the new trendy diets, and they work, but only momentarily. The minute we stop the diet and eat another carb, […]

To Stop Overeating, I Ate Exact Serving Sizes For a Week – I Failed but Learned This

I’m a serial out-of-the-bag snacker, and I can tell you exactly why. I like feeling unrestricted by anything but the bottom of the bag. I like shaking the crumbs into […]

These Are the 2 Things Halle Berry Never Does When It Comes to Her Diet and Weight

Shout-out to Halle Berry for keeping it real every single Friday with her #FitnessFriday Instagram series. Whether she’s sharing workouts or talking about her diet, you can always count on […]

HIIT Can Help You Burn Fat Faster, and This Expert Guide Will Get You Started

Whether you’re new to exercise or just looking to mix things up, you’ve probably heard endless praise for high-intensity interval training. HIIT mixes intense bursts of exercise with rest periods, […]

This Is the Exercise You Need to Start Doing If You Want to Conquer Pull-Ups

Pull-ups are one of those exercises people despise doing, but deep down inside, being able to do them sparks joy, in the words of Marie Kondo. If you still haven’t […]

Can Walking in Place Help You Lose Weight? A Weight-Loss Doctor Explains

Walking is one of the most effective, sustainable, and easy-to-start workouts you can choose. All you need is a pair of comfy shoes to start burning calories and reaping some […]

What You Need to Know About “Normal” Blood Sugar, According to 2 Experts

Your blood sugar level, or blood glucose, is the amount of sugar in the blood stream. Pretty basic, right? You eat, you digest carbs with the help of insulin, a […]

Want to Banish Sugar Cravings Forever? You May Not Like This Dietitian’s Tip

When it comes to sugar, it’s not so much that I have “cravings” for it – that seems to suggest that they come and go. It’s more like I want […]

Is the SWEAT App With Kayla Itsines Worth $20 a Month? Here’s How to Decide

It’s no secret that Kayla Itsines has the ability to transform women’s bodies. The BBG (Bikini Body Guide) program exploded in the fitness world and catapulted Itsines into international stardom […]

The 1 Tip From a Dietitian That’ll Help You Understand Overeating – And Finally Stop

There’s a fine line between feeling satisfied after a meal and feeling stuffed. A lot of us fly past that line all the time and don’t see it until it’s […]

Are Carbs Killing Your Metabolism? This Is What a Doctor Says

The low-carb vs. high-carb debate for anything – weight loss, athletic performance, overall better nutrition – will probably never end, but that’s OK. Ultimately, it’s about finding what works the […]

If You Want to Start Moving More and Losing Weight, Take This Doctor’s 1 Key Tip

Starting from square one in your fitness and weight loss journey can be . . . daunting, to say the least. Even with beginner workouts and eating plans, if you’re […]

Out of Ideas For Cardio? Try Kelsey Wells’s Full-Body Tabata Workout

Tabata kind of sounds like fancy Italian baked goods you order at brunch – “Can I have some Tabata bread for my butter please?” – you know, similar to focaccia. […]

Want to Lose Belly Fat in a Month? It’s Possible – Here’s How to Do It

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 […]

Keep Tabs on the Wellness World With These Health and Fitness Podcasts

When Self announced it was discontinuing its print edition in 2016, former fitness editor and Hurdle podcast host Emily Abbate needed to find a new outlet for her creativity. “I […]

Morning Meditation Reminded Me Just How Hard It Is to Be a Beginner

My mind is like a four-way traffic stop. My thoughts fight for attention at the intersection with no regard for right-of-way laws (or any laws, for that matter). I’m only […]

Kiss Your Extra Pounds Goodbye, Because This Workout Is Gonna Get Rid of Them For Good

Belly fat might be the most stubborn fat of all. How can you beat it? There are a lot of reasons you may have a few more pounds around your […]

I Lost Too Much Weight For My Wedding, and It’s My Biggest Regret

I remember the moment I put on my wedding dress, just hours before I was set to walk down the aisle. Standing in front of the mirror in the bridal […]

Is Shedding Belly Fat Really as Simple as Sipping Lemon Water? Here’s What We Know

There’s no doubt that there are benefits to drinking lemon water. The citrus fruit is packed with antioxidants like vitamin C, “which remove potentially damaging oxidizing agents from the body, […]

4 Dietitians Say These Are the 8 Best Grains For Weight Loss (Carbs For the Win!)

With low-carb and keto diets becoming so popular for weight loss, many people are worried about eating whole grains for fear of gaining weight. But whole grains can actually help […]

Apple Cider Vinegar Is the Wonder Serum That Can Do Way More Than You Realized

Apple cider vinegar is commonly used as a home remedy for everything from weight loss to hiccups to sore throats. After hearing a brief synopsis of apple cider vinegar’s benefits, […]

I Went to Bed 20 Minutes Earlier For a Week, and It Totally Transformed My Life

Because I’m a freelance writer, I make my own schedule. I usually prefer to go to bed late, around midnight or 12:30 a.m., and wake up seven to seven-and-a-half hours […]

Fire Up Your Core With This 7-Minute Ab Workout From STRONG by Zumba

Work your abs and strengthen your core with this workout from STRONG by Zumba. The exercises are synced to the beat of the music to keep you motivated and focused. […]

We Talked to a Nutritionist to Get the Skinny on Drinking Water For Weight Loss

Back in 2016, a study went viral because it promised a simple, easy way to lose weight: simply drink 16 ounces of water before eating. Since then, the tip has […]

Why You Should Incorporate ELDOA Into Your Fitness Routine

I felt so good after taking my first ELDOA class that I immediately wanted it in my life full-time. I felt taller, like I’d been stretched out on a rack, […]

These Small Habits Can Help You Lose Weight Without Dieting or Stepping Foot in the Gym

Losing weight doesn’t have to be a grandiose, daunting task. In fact, the key to shedding pounds and keeping them off is developing healthy habits you can keep up long […]

This Is What Causes Belly Fat, and the 3 Steps You Can Implement Today to Reduce It

If you’re trying to reduce your body fat, specifically the fat around your stomach, doing countless ab workouts won’t cut it. This is because spot-reduction doesn’t work. To find out […]

Think Outside the Bun With These Keto Options From Taco Bell

Everybody has a love-hate relationship with Taco Bell. It tastes so good in the moment, and you can get so much food for a small price, but sometimes that sick […]

If You Want to Burn Major Calories Climbing Stairs, You’ll Need to Take This Trainer’s Advice

Few things are better than seeing triple digits on your machine at the gym, indicating that you’ve burned some serious calories. But exercise machines and fitness trackers aren’t perfect and […]

This Cheesy Bagel Comes Together in Just 25 Minutes, and It’s Low-Carb (Really!)

If you haven’t chowed down on a keto-friendly pie or pizza or any number of traditionally carb-y favorites, what are you waiting for? While these foods are still treats and […]

Sure, It’s Cold Out, but These Experts Say Running in Winter Is Good

Running in the Winter can be, for lack of a better word, cold. And, well, intimidating. Let’s get one thing straight first: you shouldn’t be pounding pavement outside if the […]

This Calorie-Saving Hack Makes My Cup of Coffee Taste Sweet Without Any Sugar

Since beginning intermittent fasting over a year and a half ago, I started drinking black coffee, since it’s one of the zero-calorie beverages you can enjoy in your fasting window. […]

Halle Berry’s Trainer Says This Is How Much Cardio You Should Do a Week to Lose Weight

“How much cardio do I need to lose weight,” is one of the most common questions asked when it comes to working out and achieving your weight-loss goals. During Halle […]

Stuck on Losing That Last Belly Fat? This Is the Cardio to Get You There

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a magic exercise we could do to melt away our lingering belly fat? The reality is that in order to make those stubborn […]

One Simple Change Can Revamp Your Workout – and Weirdly, It Has to Do With Your Face

I’m all about quick fixes that make workouts more effective, and if there’s a trick to make a workout seem easier, I’ve probably tried that too. Those things don’t usually […]

A Dietitian Says This Is the Best Carb to Help You Burn Belly Fat

If you’re trying to lose stubborn belly fat, you’ve probably heard that you should cut carbs to banish the bloat and trim your waistline. And while limiting certain types of […]

If Burpees Are Your Kryptonite, These Are the 3 Moves You Should Do Instead

There are two types of people in this world: those who love burpees and those who despise them. One person who truly cannot stand burpees, and is probably the president […]

This Is What It’s Like Getting Through the Workday When You Have Anxiety

Living with anxiety is like swimming in the ocean during a storm: it’s a struggle to keep your head above water, and any minute, you could get swallowed up by […]

This Is How I Work Out in My Tiny Apartment – and You Can, Too!

I didn’t worry about the size of my new room until my bed came in. The day I moved into my little apartment, just south of San Francisco, I screwed […]

Cardio Is Important For Weight Loss and Health, but How Much Should You Do in a Week?

A well-rounded fitness routine includes both cardiovascular exercise and strength training. And while some people may adjust how much they are doing of each depending on their goals – more […]

If You’ve Been Loading Up on Protein to Build Muscle, You May Want to Rethink That

You’ve probably heard that eating plenty of protein is key to building lean muscle and generating strength. And while it’s important to eat enough of this macronutrient for muscle gains, […]

Here’s How Much Weight You Could Lose If You Actually Logged 10,000 Steps a Day

In an ideal world, we’d all spend an hour at the gym every day, cranking out a healthy mix of cardio and strength training to achieve our weight-loss goals. In […]

You Can Burn More Fat With Fasted Cardio, but an Expert Says There’s 1 Caveat

When it comes to burning fat, not all exercises and workouts are created equal. Weightlifting, especially compound exercises, and HIIT are two expert-approved ways to burn fat and build muscle. […]

Wondering If Working Out in the Morning Boosts Metabolism? Here’s What an Expert Had to Say

When we heard that drinking water in the morning could boost your metabolism, we went to the experts to find out if this was true. Turns out it isn’t true, […]

If You’ve Been Eating Eggs For the Protein, Here’s What You Need to Know

Eggs are one of nature’s best gifts to us: not only are they delicious, but they’re also cheap, versatile, and a healthy option for breakfast and beyond. Most people turn […]

Which Should You Do First, Cardio or Weights? Here’s What Fitness Trainers Say

My workouts have basically been the same since I started going to the gym in high school: I do cardio for about 30 minutes, then I hit the weight room […]

I Tried Everything to Lose Weight After Having Children, but This Is What Actually Worked

I shudder to think how painfully strict I was when I wanted to lose weight after my first three pregnancies. The thing is, I honestly didn’t know there was any […]

If You Make This Mistake When Going Low-Cal, Your Metabolism Will Pay For It

When it comes to losing weight, a lot of weight-loss programs and diets require eating in a calorie deficit. While experts and research support this, it’s important that you don’t […]

I Finally Stopped Caring What Other People Might Think and Started Taking Yoga For Me

I’ll never forget the first time I walked into a yoga studio. It was Summer 2015, and I had only been practicing for a couple months in the privacy of […]

Quick and Easy Egg Roll in a Bowl (Keto, GAPS)

This one-pan ‘egg roll in a bowl’ aka Crackslaw has everything you want for a delicious keto meal. It’s fast to make, packed with veggies and protein and fat, doesn’t […]

How Magnesium Supplements Helped Regulate My Anxiety

Generalized anxiety is one of the most common ailments in our society, affecting 40 million adults ages 18 years or older in the United States today. The odd part is […]

I’m a Trainer, and This Is the Exercise You Should Be Doing For Stronger Lower-Back Muscles

If you spend enough time around a trainer, you’ll probably hear the term mirror muscles come up. It’s not a new group of muscles scientists just discovered, it’s a term […]

What Exercises Burn the Most Belly Fat? These 20 (and Here’s a 40-Minute HIIT Workout Using Them)

Although it’s impossible to spot-reduce certain parts of your body, when you lower your body fat percentage, those areas will start to lean out. If belly fat is an area […]

Ignite Your Abdominal Muscles With This 4-Move Core-Strengthening Workout

If you’ve already mastered essential core-strengthening exercises like the plank, you may be looking to upgrade your ab routine with a workout that will ignite your abdominal muscles. If that’s […]

I Pee When I Jump Rope, and Guess What? It’s OK!

There used to be a running joke in my house: every time I’d laugh too hard or sneeze, I’d have to run upstairs, and my kids would yell, “Mommy peed […]

A Beachbody Dietitian Says to Do These 2 Things to Beat Cravings (So You Can Lose Weight)

Chocolate, ice cream, potato chips, French fries, pizza – if you have cravings for these foods and you eat them every day, it’s hard to reach your weight-loss or healthy-eating […]

I Have Depression, and I’m Proof That You Never Know the Battle Someone Is Waging Inside

I never thought I’d live to be 26 years old. You may be wondering why someone who seems perfectly healthy would have such a dark thought, and you would not […]

An Expert Explains the Proper Walking Form to Maximize Your Workout and Lose Weight

Looking to up your fitness game and lose weight? Try walking. Seriously! Not only is it totally free – you just need a pair of walking shoes and about 30 […]

Exactly What You Need to Know Before Trying Orangetheory in 2019 – Including the Price

You’ve probably heard of, or seen an Orangetheory fitness studio. The interval-based workout franchise, which is the brainchild of physiologist Ellen Latham, is exploding and now boasts over 700 locations […]

How Many Grams of Sugar Should You Eat Each Day to Lose Weight? These Experts Explain

You’ve no doubt heard that sugar has been the number one culprit behind weight gain. In fact, over the last few years, sugar has all but been demonized as the […]

This Is the Total-Body Strengthening Exercise You Should Be Doing More of in 2019

If you’re goal is to get stronger and build lean muscle, you’re definitely going to need to start lifting weights. If you aren’t sure where to get started, follow this […]

Conquer the Gym With the 17 Essential Dumbbell Exercises Every Beginner Should Know

Not only is weightlifting fun, it’s one of the best ways to lower your body fat percentage and build lean muscle. In addition to losing fat, a 2006 review in […]

I’m Proof That Morning Workouts Can Change Your Life

I wasn’t always a morning person. I vividly remember my elementary-school struggle to get out of bed at the ungodly hour of 7:30 a.m. In middle school, I discovered the […]

HIIT Is All the Rage, but Have You Heard of HVIT? Trainers Explain Why You Should Do It

If you had to pinpoint the biggest trend in fitness over the last few years, it would be high-intensity interval training, or HIIT. This super-efficient form of exercise is supposed […]

I’m a Trainer, and This Is How Heavy Your Weights Actually Need to Be to Build Muscle

Strength training is an essential component to your workout regiment, especially if your goal is to lose body fat and build muscle. Not all exercises are created equal, which is […]

If You’re Busting Your Ass at the Gym and Not Losing Weight, Bob Harper Says This Is Why

Losing weight takes a considerable overall lifestyle effort, including dialing in your diet, working out, getting enough sleep, and managing stress. But of all the factors at play that can […]

PSA: You’ve Been Doing Kettlebell Swings All Wrong

Chances are high you’ve done kettlebell swings in a group fitness class, with a personal trainer, or during a workout you created for yourself (and good on you for making […]

Trying to Lose Weight? This Is How Often You Should Work Out, According to Experts

You know that working out is essential to shedding pounds, but if you’re unsure exactly how to structure your routine, you’re not alone. Let’s get one daunting question out of […]

Experts Agree Walking Can Help You Lose Weight – Here’s How Many Calories You’ll Burn

While doing some HIIT workouts or strength training are proven to help you lean out, walking can absolutely help you drop pounds. What’s great about walking is it’s easy on […]

This Is What You Should Be Eating at Each Meal to Lose Weight, According to an RD

A big part of eating well to lose weight is planning out your meals. Once you have an idea of what you will be eating at each meal, it’s much […]

5 Quick Morning Habits You Need to Start Now

Want to make the most out of your morning, no matter how late to work you are? These morning tricks will set you up for success. Altogether they’ll just take […]

I Tried Beyoncé’s Vegan Diet For a Week, and This Is What Happened

Image Source: Getty / Kevin Mazur It is a truth universally acknowledged that I will do pretty much anything Beyoncé does. I kind of live by the rule, if it’s […]

This Is How Much Weight Is Safe to Lose in a Week, According to Weight-Loss Experts

Losing weight is a tough and frustrating endeavor. You have a goal weight or dress size in mind and are eager to get there, but it seems to take forever. […]

5 Things That Happened When I Gave Up Alcohol For a Month

The author partaking in one of her favorite Sunday afternoon activities, drinking at Mission Dolores Park. I f*cking love alcohol, but when I gave it up for a month, a […]

An Expert Explains Why HIIT Can Help You Lose Fat Faster Without Losing Muscle Mass

We know that fitness often gets oversimplified, especially when it comes to losing fat and building lean muscle. With that being said, one thing we know for sure is that […]

I Took ACV Every Day For 1 Week and These 3 Magical Things Happened

Super-adventurous would never be two words that describe me. Skydiving will never be on my bucket list and I never use hot sauce on my food – ever! But in […]

If You Are on the Mediterranean Diet and You Like Wine, We Have Some Good News

The year has just begun and already the best diet of the year has been named the Mediterranean diet. With health benefits ranging from helping you lose weight to living […]

Fat-Loss Coach Says Do These 6 Things to Start Losing Weight Today

Trying to lose weight but struggling with how to get started and be successful? With so much weight-loss advice bombarding you from every direction, it can be hard to know […]

Intermittent Fasting Works, but Only If You Fast For This Long

Intermittent fasting (IF), a way of eating that involves going through periods of deliberately not eating (fasting) interspersed with periods of eating, has become a popular way for people to […]

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but now we can eat […]

Curious About F45? Here’s How Many Calories You Can Expect to Burn in Your First Class

With its fusion of HIIT, circuit, and functional training, F45 promises the “most effective workout method for burning fat and building lean muscle.” But just how many calories will you […]

What’s the Theory Behind Orangetheory Fitness?

Orangetheory Fitness studios seem to be everywhere these days. The eye-catching logo, bright colors, and sleek studio formats seem to beckon you in. The fitness franchise world is blowing up, […]

I Took a Dance Class With the Rockettes, and Incredibly, It Taught Me to Be More Confident

I’m not a dancer by any means. I performed all four years in my high school’s musicals, but it was clear that I wasn’t cast for my moves. However, one […]

What You Eat (or Don’t Eat) Before a Workout Could Help You Burn Fat Faster

I run four to six miles every morning, usually on just a cup of coffee. Friends are always surprised that I’d put by body through that, but this pattern – […]

Bring on the Lunges For Strong Legs and Defined Glutes

Lunges are an essential exercise with countless variations, with or without weights. This is a move you can do anywhere and see the effects – toned legs and a shapely […]

Jillian Michaels Doesn’t Want You to Follow the Keto Diet – Here’s Why

Yes, the Keto diet has helped many people lose weight and transform their health but according to Jillian Michaels, author of the newly released The 6 Keys: Unlock Your Genetic […]

The Benefits of Drinking Matcha (Spoiler: It Gives You Energy Without the Crash)

If you’re one of those people who needs three cups of coffee or more to get through your day, you may want to consider making the switch to matcha. Although […]

Cranberries Are More Than Just Delicious – They Have Tons of Health Benefits, Too

There’s more to cranberries than just being the centerpiece of your holiday desserts! These little red berries are actually packed with so many good things to keep you healthy. Vanessa […]

Thanks, but I Don’t Want to Hear About Your Diet

I will walk away from a conversation if someone starts talking about their diet. If a friend tells me she’s not eating carbs, I reply, “I don’t care.” I don’t […]

This Is How I Bullet Journal My Fitness and Nutrition Goals Every Day to Stay on Track

You have probably heard of a hundred different ways to track your fitness goals and progress electronically – OK, maybe not a hundred, but you know there are a lot […]

If You Hate Running but Still Want to Lose Weight, We Have Some Good News

If you’ve read anything about losing weight over the past few decades (and odds are, if you’re reading this article, you have), then you’ve probably come across the conventional wisdom […]

1 Common Mistake People Make When Cutting Carbs That Can Cause Weight Gain

Are you trying to eat low-carb? Think all carbs are created equal? Nutrition coach Nikki (known as on Instagram), posted this comparison photo for those watching their carb intake […]

4 Dietitians Agree: These Are the 9 Most Effective Ways to Lose Belly Fat and Keep It Off

If everything you’ve tried hasn’t helped you reach your lean-belly goals, we’ve asked four dietitians to share the most effective ways to reduce belly fat. While exercise can help burn […]

Jumpstart Your New Year’s Resolution With This Beginner’s 4-Week Strength Training Program

Now that you’ve decided to start lifting weights, you’re probably wondering where exactly you should begin. We know the weight room can seem intimidating, which is why we created this […]

She Was Tired of “Feeling Invisible All the Time” – Here’s How Mandie Dropped 150 Pounds

Amanda (Mandie) Wood had no energy from carrying around so much excess weight all the time, and told POPSUGAR, “I was just tired of being tired.” She began her weight-loss […]

This Common Disease Could Be the Reason You’re So Anxious, and Treating It Can Help

Anxiety can be debilitating. After all, it’s difficult to manage your day-to-day when you spend so much of your time (and energy) getting sucked into negative thoughts, spinning in a […]

Want to Lose Weight in 2019? Try This Celebrity Trainer’s Simple, 4-Week Walking Plan

When it comes to weight loss, celeb trainer and New York Times bestselling author Harley Pasternak, MSc, has a catchphrase: “Strong in the gym, lean in life.” The Fitbit ambassador, […]

10-Minute, Low-Impact Cardio Workout That Burns Major Calories

We’ve partnered with Brooks Running on this low-impact cardio workout that’s sure to be one of your new favorite ways to get your heart rate up without jumping. Bodyweight exercises […]

According to the Experts, This Is Exactly How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

If it feels like almost everyone around you is constantly trying to lose weight, you’re not imagining things. The Center for Disease Control estimates that 70 percent of Americans are […]

Beachbody Dietitian Says to Eat These 2 Foods at Every Meal to Control Hunger and Lose Weight

Do you ever notice that after eating a big meal, you feel starving soon after? It can actually have a lot to do with what foods you eat. We asked […]

Forget the Fireplace: This Low-Carb Chicken Pot Pie Is All You Need to Stay Warm

If being on the keto diet has forced you to end your love affair with anything resembling chicken pot pie (looking at you, Chrissy Teigen, and your tasty pot pie […]

I Got Strong Instead of Skinny, and I’ve Never Been Happier

For most of my teenage years and early 20s, I considered a “great body” to be skinny with thin legs and a booty that was on the smaller, flatter end. […]

If You Want to Shed Fat, Jillian Michaels Says This Is the Type of Cardio You Should Be Doing

Losing weight requires a lifestyle change: eating in a calorie deficit, working out, getting enough sleep, and managing stress. But if you’re doing all that, you may be confused as […]

Studio Cycling Is My Favorite Workout, and Sorry, I’m Not Going to Stop Doing It

“You don’t want big fat thighs, do you?” the dance instructor asked a roomful of nervous women, many of us feeling like fish out of water. We signed up for […]

The Simple Breathing Trick That Combats Stress

If you ever find yourself in the midst of a panicked or stressed moment, check in with your breathing. If it feels shallow or strained, try taking a deep breath […]

Start Doing This Exercise If You Want Stronger, More Defined Lower Abs

Strengthening my abs is one of the most important parts of my training. Not because I want to show off my hard work on a beach in Bali, but because […]

30-Minute Cardio and Strength-Training Workout For a Mood Boost

Get your blood pumping with this at-home cardio and strength-training workout that will keep your muscles as strong as your smile! All you need for this workout is a pair […]

Follow This 1 Rule So You Can Lose Fat (and Still Have Pizza and Wine!)

There are tons of diets out there telling you to ditch certain foods. No fruit, no whole grains, no sweet potatoes, no pizza, no ice cream – what kind of […]

4 Cannabis Products That Can Help Manage Your Stress

The following post was originally published on Miss Grass. When it comes to anxiety, sometimes doing all the right things doesn’t do the trick. For those moments, many people turn […]

This Is the Strength Exercise You Should Do For Stronger Abs and Legs and Better Balance

My style of training is all about strength, power, and speed. There are so many things you can do with strength, but one of my favorite things to work on […]

Red Meat Is Still Bad For Heart Health, Study Finds – but Not Just Because of Saturated Fat

Doctors and experts have long warned against eating too much red meat for heart health. In fact, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends only eating lean meat such as chicken […]

Here’s How Many Minutes You’d Need to Walk Each Day to Lose Weight, According to a Trainer

Walking may seem too simple to be an effective form of exercise, but if you play your cards right, this familiar movement can be a lean, mean, weight loss-generating machine. […]

The Easy Eating Formula For Getting Rid of Body Fat

If you feel soft in the middle, you can either thank your mother for inheriting her blessed genetic predisposition for belly flab or your sweet kiddos who were created there. […]

An Expert Explains Why a Calorie Deficit Isn’t Helping You Lose Weight – Here’s How to Fix It

Whether you’re trying to manage your weight or adopt a healthier lifestyle, it’s important to look at how you’re fueling your body day in and day out. As a general […]

Expert Tips to Make Sure You Don’t Get Too Drunk, Too Quickly

No story that starts out with, “I got way too drunk,” ever ends well. With the holidays approaching, it’s especially important to know how to handle your alcohol intake to […]

This WW-Friendly Pizza Dough Only Has 2 Ingredients – Yes, Just 2!

When I say this is the easiest WW recipe you’ll ever see, I truly mean it. This pizza dough only has two ingredients and absolutely fits right into your WW […]

If Running Is Your Kryptonite, Try This 6-Move Cardio Strengthening Workout

Not going to lie: I find running on a treadmill to be rather boring and at times torture. If necessary, I’ll do it (like when it’s snowing in New York), […]

Yes, You Can Have Chili’s (and Even Some Barbecue) on the Keto Diet – Here’s How

At first glance, Chili’s might seem like the opposite of a keto-lover’s paradise. After all, the restaurant is best known for its burgers, ribs covered in sugary barbecue sauce, and […]

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Getting Started With Lifting Weights

Image Source: Unsplash / Justyn Warner Now that you’ve decided to try out strength training, you probably know that the basic idea is utilizing resistance, whether that’s with bands, weights, […]

Boost Your Metabolism, Burn Fat, and Build Muscle With This 6-Move Strength Workout

Nope, this isn’t clickbait, just in case you were wondering. We know there are a lot of myths about boosting your metabolism: eating spicy foods and drinking water first thing […]

Yes, You CAN Eat Pizza on the Keto Diet – Here’s the Doughy Secret

When you set out to do the high-fat, low-carb keto diet, you may be worried about all the delicious things you can’t eat anymore, but fear not. There are so […]

This Is the 1 Exercise That Tones My Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once

As a trainer, I spend a lot of time experimenting with different movements that will give my clients the most bang for their buck. One of the movements I have […]

This High-Volume Interval Training Workout Will Make You Sweaty For the Full 25 Minutes

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, has taken over the fitness world over the last few years. And while there’s no denying it’s a challenging and effective way to work out, […]

Make Hanukkah a Little Healthier With Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

Crafting homemade potato latkes and lighting the Hanukkah menorah go hand in hand. But when you’re in the mood for something sweeter, doughnuts are another traditional recipe. Typically fried to […]

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a Doctor Says to Skip Keto and Intermittent Fasting

It’s no surprise that the low-carb, high-fat keto diet and intermittent fasting are the most popular diets of 2018. Both approaches have helped people lose weight and improve their health, […]

Think You Can’t Get in a Good Workout in 15 Minutes? This Workout Will Prove You Wrong

You’re shopping and wrapping presents, running to holiday get-togethers and ugly sweater parties, baking snowflake-shaped cookies, coming up with creative ideas for your Elf on the Shelf, and whoops – […]

I Did a 10-Minute Ab Workout Every Day For 2 Weeks – This Happened to My Belly

I’ve never been the type of lady who effortlessly has a six pack. In fact, I’m a little suspicious about the ones that do have a chiseled midsection. Still, after […]

Eating This Common Breakfast Every Weekday Helped Ukwori Lose 65 Pounds

Three years ago, Ukwori and her then-boyfriend flirted with the idea of starting a weight-loss journey together. Shortly after, they broke up. But that didn’t stop Ukwori from following through […]

Experts Reveal How Many Steps You Need to Take in a Day to Lose Weight

Whether you track your steps with a wearable device or through your phone, knowing how much you’ve walked in a day can be an extremely useful tool for weight loss. […]

Curious If Panda Express Can Be Keto? We Browsed the Menu For These 5 Dishes

When you’re pressed for time, there’s nothing simpler than Chinese takeout, and with its world-famous Orange Chicken and buffet-style ordering, Panda Express is a top choice. If you’re on the […]

This Trainer Explains How to Stop the Yo-Yo Dieting Cycle For Good

You’ve probably heard that losing weight is the easy part – it’s keeping it off that’s difficult. And while that’s not necessarily true (losing weight in and of itself takes […]

“We Have to See Flaws”: Everyone Should Read Jameela Jamil’s Case Against Airbrushing

Jameela Jamil is on a mission to disrupt diet culture. The multi-hyphenate – radio presenter, television host, model, and current actress on The Good Place – recently criticized those detox […]

If You’ve Hit a Weight-Loss Plateau, This Could Be Why

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sam Frohlich (@sam_xceedfit) on Dec 5, 2018 at 5:51am PST So you’re hitting the gym every day, tracking your food, and […]

10 Sneakers That’ll Let You Walk For Miles

Whatever your reasons for walking – to stay fit, shed unwanted pounds, or simply recover from a tough workout – a good pair of sneakers is essential. Things to look […]

Learn How to Finally Do a Push-Up Correctly With This Clever Trainer Tip

Out of all the bodyweight exercises one can do, I’ve realized that push-ups tend to be one of the hardest movements to learn. As a trainer, I work with a […]

If You Are Addicted to Sugar and Need to Lose Weight, Bright Line Eating Could Be the Answer

Do you think about food and dieting all day long? Are you the type of person who eats one brownie but can’t stop thinking about them and ends up eating […]

Fill You Glass With This Wine If You Want to Lose Weight

Whether it’s a regular Tuesday evening or you’re heading out to a dinner party, this question is very important: should you go for red or white wine? Certified personal trainer […]

Why You Should Eat What You Want and Skip the Gym This Thanksgiving

Endless pies, casseroles, turkey, gravy – oh, the gravy! There are few things as tantalizing as the aroma of a warm Thanksgiving feast. It’s the one day everyone looks forward […]

I Drank Ginger Tea Every Day For 1 Week to Stay Warm, and These Were the Results

These days, I’m always wearing a full-length Winter coat, along with a sweatshirt, a fleece hat, a scarf, thick knee-high socks, slippers, and pants – underneath my other pants. This […]

Warm Yourself With This Golden Milk Latte You Can Make at Home

What’s that golden, frothy latte you’ve been seeing around vegan eateries? It’s a traditional Indian drink known as haldi, but it’s commonly referred to as a turmeric latte, made by […]

This Trainer Explains How to Easily Control Your Portions to Lose Fat

You’ve probably heard that losing weight is 80 percent about what you eat and 20 percent about how much activity you get. It doesn’t matter how many calories you burn […]

A Ridiculously Easy Way to Make Mashed Potatoes Healthier

Thanksgiving just doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving if there isn’t a huge plate of creamy mashed potatoes on the table. Filled with butter, cream, and more butter and cream, it’s not […]

Looking to Get Fit After 40 and Live Longer? You Just Need to Start With These Small Steps

Getting fit seems overwhelming at any age, but especially after you hit age 40. As your metabolism starts to slow down and your schedule becomes overwhelmed with work, kids, and […]

We Asked a Trainer How Often You’d Need to Walk to Lose Weight, and Her Answer Is Surprising

If you’re new to working out, it’s entirely possible for you to burn fat and lose weight simply by walking. But just how often would you need to walk to […]

This Silky Cauliflower Soup Is a Dairy-Free Delight

When I first found out I was going to try a slew of new vegan dishes at the Sonima Wellness Center, I was less than thrilled. I dabbled in veganism […]

The Way You Sleep Says a Lot More About Your Personality Than You May Realize

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. […]

This Is the Hands-Down Best Workout to Shed Those Extra Pounds

We don’t have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it’s rewarding to feel “in shape,” even […]

4-Ingredient Chocolate Salted Caramels That Are Actually Healthy

You open up a box of chocolates and choose carefully. Maple cream? Nah. Cherry cordial. Ugh, no. Chocolate-covered caramel? Yes, please! You can indulge in one of these for 95 […]

Carnivore Breakfast Sandwich

While the carnivore diet can be good for relief from severe uncontrolled chronic health problems, or major food allergies, it’s typically not a diet I recommend. However, once in a […]

Why Wait Until Jan. 1? Start This Supersimple 6-Step Fat-Loss Plan Today

If you’re feeling overwhelmed or confused about how to move forward on your weight-loss journey, here’s a simple plan from fat-loss coach Carter Good (@cartergood on Instagram) to help you […]

There Are New Exercise Guidelines For Americans, and They Are Totally Achievable

You know exercise is good for you, and it has so many health benefits beyond weight loss: it can help prevent disease, relieve anxiety, give you more energy, and help […]

A Weight-Loss Expert Explains Why Exercise Alone Won’t Result in Significant Weight Loss

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 […]

Walking Can Help Burn Belly Fat, but Only If You Follow This Trainer’s Advice

If you think there’s no point in exercising if you can’t crush it in the gym for an hour, think again. Doing 30 minutes of aerobic activity like walking can […]

Loneliness Can Sabotage Your Health, but It’s Never Too Late to Make New Connections

While alone time now and then is a real blessing (Hello, bathtub and good book!), feeling alone all the time can pose some actual risks to your health. “There is […]

Thinking About Trying BBG? This Astounding Transformation Will Convince You

Leah posted these amazing transformation photos to celebrate her “#kaylaversary.” A year ago, she committed to the BBG program, and she wrote, “I also made a promise to myself to […]

A Diary on How to Indulge on Thanksgiving Without Feeling Gross

Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday. Besides being able to spend it with the people I care about, it’s entirely centered around food, drink, and more food. And while I […]

If You Can’t Get to the Gym, Do This 30-Minute Workout at Home – No Equipment Needed

This workout has got it all, and it is no joke! It’s fast-paced and intense, and even though it’s just bodyweight moves (so you can do it anywhere), expect to […]

I Trained With Michael B. Jordan’s Trainer, and You’ve Got to Try His Muscle-Sculpting Workout

Spoiler alert: Michael B. Jordan’s body is sexier than ever in Creed 2. If you’ve been binge-watching every movie he’s appeared shirtless in, you still won’t be prepared for the […]

Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

We’ve been conditioned to think if we can’t get a solid 30-minute workout in a day, it’s a waste of our time, and this is especially true from former athletes […]

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight, while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body […]

This Is the Exercise You Should Be Doing If You Want to Learn How to Deadlift

Deadlifts are arguably one of the best exercises to strengthen your core, legs, back, and glutes – hello, booty. A common way to perform a deadlift is with a barbell, […]

If You Love Oatmeal, You Need to Know This Trick

My obsession for quick breakfasts and my love for steel-cut oats do not go hand in hand, that is, until this very moment. Since I’m way too hungry in the […]

Cheesy Garlicy Spaghetti Squash Casserole (Keto, Low Carb, GAPS)

This cheesy garlicy spaghetti squash casserole is a great side dish that is bursting with flavor and sunny color. The garlic, parsley, and cheese combination goes deliciously with meatballs or […]

This Is Why “Calories In, Calories Out” Doesn’t Guarantee Weight Loss, According to an Expert

For years, the mantra of “calories in, calories out” has been considered a golden rule for anyone trying to lose weight. The concept of calories in, calories out is pretty […]

If You Want to Try Keto, Bob Harper Has This Important Tip Before You Start

Even if you’ve read all about what foods and drinks you can have on keto, gone grocery shopping, and prepared yourself for the keto flu, you shouldn’t jump right into […]

The Low-Calorie Apple Cider Vinegar Drink You Need to Try

If you currently have a bottle of apple cider vinegar on your counter, start making the most of its weight-loss and immunity-boosting powers with this simple ACV and honey drink. […]

Step Aside, Squats: This Move Will Lift Your Butt to New Heights

If you want to work your butt and the thought of doing another squat makes you want to cry, this variation of bridge will give your glutes the workout you’re […]

With 1 Hour of Prep, Make a Week’s Worth of Sweet Potato Tofu Buddha Bowls With Peanut Sauce

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 […]

Bob Harper Reveals Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Cardio For Weight Loss

When he was a trainer on The Biggest Loser, Bob Harper used to put his clients through the ringer: grueling workouts, tough challenges, and hours of cardio. Now, the fitness […]

A Trainer Says to Start Doing These 10 Exercises If You Want to Build Your Glute Muscles

When it comes to getting a bigger butt, doing a set of squats here and there just won’t cut it. You’re going to need to change your training plan to […]

Yes, You Can Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 2 Months (and Keep It Off) – Here’s How

When people are looking to lose weight, they typically want whatever will get them results as fast as possible. In reality, there is no such thing as a quick fix […]

This Healthy Holiday Hack Will Save You So Many Calories This Season

If you’re anything like me, you’re 1) obsessed with Christmas, and 2) obsessed with festive beverages. Decadent eggnog, spiced cider, rich hot chocolate, and the occasional mulled wine are treats […]

This Trainer Explains Why Women Should Eat Carbs For Weight Loss and Overall Health

The low-carb diet craze has been a popular way to lose weight and stay lean for decades now. It started with Atkins, then South Beach, to eventually Paleo, Whole30, and […]

What an Expert Wants You to Know About Drinking Coffee to Boost Your Metabolism

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 drink more […]

I Gave Up Soda For a Year, and It Changed My Life

Have you ever wondered just how bad soda is for your body? I didn’t either for almost 27 years of my life. I was addicted to the sugary goodness. I […]

Tone and Strengthen Your Lower Body With This 5-Move Workout by Nicole Mejia

“Get fit and thick” started as a personal mantra for NASM-certified trainer Nicole Mejia after being told numerous times that she didn’t have the body type of someone who was […]

This Is When Your Body Burns the Most Calories at Rest (Hint: It’s Not When You Sleep!)

You know working out ups your calorie burn: when your body is active, it expends more energy, therefore burning calories. But your body also continues to burn calories at rest […]

Why You’re Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat – and What to Do About It

You’ve gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you’re seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be […]

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Food Hangover

With turkey roasting in the oven, latkes sizzling in a skillet, and no shortage of holiday cookies, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas may seem like they’re all about food. And while […]

Bob Harper Reveals the Carbs He Ate to Lose 40 Pounds, and They’re Delicious

Bob Harper has helped hundreds of people lose weight as a trainer and host of The Biggest Loser. But the superfit fitness guru, who suffered a heart attack in 2017 […]

Wondering Whether You Should Count Calories on the Keto Diet? We Asked the Experts

If you’ve signed on to the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet, you already know what foods you need to avoid, but should you also limit your calories? To a certain extent, […]

Even If You’ve Been Working Out For Years, You Could Still Be Making These Mistakes

So you’ve been diligently sticking to your fitness plan, working out every day, lifting heavy weights, and copying your favorite workouts from Instagram, but you’re still not seeing results. What […]

Grab a Set of Dumbbells For This Total-Body HIIT Workout to Fight Belly Fat

If you want to lose belly fat, experts agree on three things: One, dialing in your diet is a must – you can’t out-train a bad diet. Two, strength training […]

Cranberry Sauce Might Seem Harmless, but It Could Wreck Your Low-Carb Diet – Here’s Why

If this is your first holiday season on the keto diet, you may be wondering which (if any) of the traditional Thanksgiving sides are low-carb. Take cranberry sauce, for example […]

You Can Do This Printable Superset Tabata Workout Anywhere

Tabata is the ultimate fitness trifecta. It’s fast. It’s fun. It’s effective. We’ve tweaked the standard structure a bit, turning each round of Tabata into a superset. Rather than doing […]

The Simplest Core Exercise Everyone Should Be Doing

When it comes to learning how to use your core, nothing beats going back to basics with the bird dog. This simple exercise, also known as quadruped, is a staple […]

These 2 Exercises Will Target the Muscles in Your Legs and Abs You Didn’t Even Know You Had

As much as I try to stay active, I tend to stick to the same types of workouts: Spinning, weight training, Rumble, and running on the treadmill. And even though […]

Ibuprofen Can Soothe Sore Muscles, but Here’s What You Need to Know Before Taking It

You can end up with sore muscles for any number of reasons: because you worked out too hard, neglected to warm up or cool down, or just tried something your […]

The 1 Move Trainers Agree Is the Best Exercise, and How to Do It Right

There are a handful of moves trainers always rely on for an effective workout, but there’s one in particular that we consistently hear from the experts: the humble plank. “The […]

If You Prefer an Early Dinner, This Intermittent Fasting Method Will Be Easy For You

Everywhere you turn, you hear about the benefits of intermittent fasting (IF) such as weight loss (especially for stubborn belly fat), more energy, improved digestion, decreased sugar cravings, disease prevention […]

I Worked Out With a Trainer For 30 Days, and Honestly, It Changed My Life

If there’s a group fitness studio or innovative exercise class in New York City, I’ve tried it. Likely more than once. I much prefer workout classes to planning my own […]

So You Ate a LOT of Halloween Candy; That’s OK – Here’s How to Get Back on Track ASAP

For the holiday that’s all about candy, costumes, and all things spooky, Halloween has to be one of the best days ever. You don’t have the stress of traveling or […]

These 5-Ingredient Protein Balls Taste Like a Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup

I’m sorry, but I ate these all. Every last one. So I had to make a whole new batch (poor me!) just so I could snap a few pics. And […]

The 1 Move Every Woman Should Do (and It’s Not Squats)

There’s one word in the world of fitness that millions of women have grown to truly loathe: squats. Just saying it can elicit shrieks from some of the most mentally […]

Work Your Abs and Arms Like Never Before With This Intense Strengthening Exercise

If the weather’s nice, I can guarantee that you’ll find me training outside. As much as I love dropping heavy weights, I love to be able to move without being […]

Olivia Ate These 5 Meals Every Day and Lost 15 Pounds in Only 80 Days

At the beginning of 2018, Olivia and her husband began Beachbody’s 80 Day Obsession program. The program, created by Autumn Calabrese, promises a total-body transformation with an emphasis on glute […]

For 5 Minutes of Prep, You’ll Enjoy 1 Week of Banana Bread Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Warm, nutty, and sweet, this banana bread oatmeal is the perfect way to wake up on a chilly morning. Made with steel-cut oats, a bowl of this hearty breakfast is […]

Marinara Sauce Can Quietly Sabotage Your Keto Efforts, So Try This Low-Carb Recipe

Traditional pasta may be off limits on the low-carb keto diet, but there are still lots of ways you’ll want to use marinara, from casseroles to zoodles to cauliflower pizza. […]

You Won’t Believe the Workout That Helped Me Drop 75 Pounds in 6 Months

Six months ago, I made the decision to reclaim my health. It wouldn’t be easy, but it had to be done. I changed my diet and knew that, in order […]

A Fitness Trainer Shares the 5 Things That Finally Helped Her Lose Belly Fat

Do you feel like you’ve tried everything but your belly fat won’t go away? It’s one of the hardest places to lose fat. “Belly fat is often a sign of […]

A Trainer Explains Why You Aren’t Building Muscle and How to Fix It (Workout Included!)

By now, you’ve probably heard that strength training is a great way to lower your body-fat percentage and build lean muscle, but there are a few caveats. If you never […]

New to Strength Training? This 4-Move Workout Will Teach You the Fundamentals

Weightlifting comes easy for some, but it takes a lot of practice for others. If you’re ready to progress your workouts and add some weights to your routine, you’ve got […]

This Trainer Explains 6 Tips to Optimize Intermittent Fasting For Fat Loss

Intermittent fasting, a pattern of eating where you consume your meals within a certain time frame (an eight-hour window, for example) has helped people lose weight and shed fat. Intermittent […]

Get in Your Cardio and Strength Training With This Sweaty 30-Minute CrossFit Workout

You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box jumps for the ultimate total-body […]

Each of These Pumpkin Muffins Will Set You Back Just 1 SmartPoint on WW

The beauty of WW is that it’s not just a diet, but also a way of healthy living. Because of that, you can truly eat whatever you want, as long […]

4 Reasons to Do Intermittent Fasting – They All Prolong Your Life!

Intermittent fasting (IF) has steadily been gaining popularity, and for so many reasons. It has more health benefits than you can count on your fingers and toes; one of the […]

Calculating Your Macros Is Key to Making Good Diet Choices – Here’s How to Do It

If you’ve only been counting calories for weight loss, here’s why you should consider tracking your macros, too. Macronutrients (proteins, fats, and carbs) are an important part of a healthy […]

Don’t Have Time to Exercise? This Photo Proves There’s No Excuse

How often have you blown off a workout or gone days without going to the gym because you don’t think you have the time? We get it: work, family, social […]

You’ll Make This Low-Carb, Gluten-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust Over and Over

Cutting back on gluten and grains? This veggie-powered pizza needs to make its way to your kitchen. Freshly grated cauliflower serves as the base for the creative and delicious crust […]

A Calorie Comparison of Your Favorite Beers

If you’re watching your waistline and enjoying an ice-cold brew, then might want to do a little research and how beers compare (or you might just want to sit back […]

The Crisp Temps Called, and They Want You to Devour This WW 0-Point Chili

When Weight Watchers (now simply called WW) changed its point system to make more foods worth zero SmartPoints, it opened a lot of doors for zero-point recipe ideas. One of […]

I Did the DASH Diet For a Week, and There Was Only 1 Vice I Cheated With

I don’t do diets. I don’t do diet food products. I don’t even do diet sodas. So when I heard about the DASH diet (no relation to the Kardashians, because […]

Dip Your Spoon Into This Protein-Packed Pumpkin Pie Pudding

It’s that time of year where we’re craving everything pumpkin spiced. Go ahead and indulge with this pumpkin pie pudding. Made with high-fiber avocados and high-protein silken tofu, this spoonable […]

On Keto and Seriously Craving Chick-fil-A? Try 1 of These Low-Carb Picks

There are fans of Chick-fil-A, and then there are superfans, and wherever you fall on the scale, we can’t really blame you – from the shakes, to the fries, to […]

Gracie’s 110-Pound Weight Loss Began With the Simplest of Exercises: Walking

Three years ago, Gracie weighed 240 pounds, and she knew it was time for a transformation. She now weighs a healthy 130 pounds and has become a leaner, stronger, happier […]

After Years of Struggling, Here’s How I Finally Learned to Do Push-Ups

Let me tell you about my relationship with push-ups – as in, it didn’t really exist. After years and years (and years!) of working out, being able to do a […]

I Worked Out Every Day For a Month and Was Shocked at What Happened to My Weight

I worked out at Barry’s Bootcamp for 30 days straight. Image Source: Lisa Richov If nothing else, growing up with three brothers has influenced me in two ways: number one, […]

Can You Do Intermittent Fasting While You’re Breastfeeding? These Experts Weigh In

It’s a dilemma many new moms face: they want to lose their baby weight but also provide the best nutrients possible for their babies while nursing. And since intermittent fasting […]

A Trainer Reveals the 1 Thing You Should Do Before Every Workout

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Diggy Lloyd When POPSUGAR sat down with Jeff Carlson, a Barry’s Bootcamp and SoulCycle trainer from Southern California, we asked, “What’s the one move you […]

The 1-Pan, 4-Ingredient High-Protein Dinner That Basically Makes Itself

Looking for a quick high-protein, savory-sweet dinner? Are you also trying to eat a more plant-based diet? This recipe is so easy and delicious, you’ll want to add it to […]

I Successfully Did Weight Watchers on a Road Trip – Here’s What I Ate

It’s taken a lot of traveling for me to realize that just because I’m on vacation, I can’t eat whatever I want. I’m a fan of making that excuse, but […]

Confused What Sugar Alcohols Actually Are? This Dietitian Explains

Grabbing a sugar-free protein bar or sugar-free candy may seem like a healthier option; you’ll save calories from the lack of sugar, won’t experience blood sugar spikes, and it’s (usually) […]

Tired of Fast-Food? Try The 21-Day Clean Program to Reset Your Gut and Break Bad Habits

We’ll admit it: detoxes and cleanses tend to have bad raps. They’re known for being unhealthy, unsustainable, expensive, and typically being marketed to help people lose weight. Because of this, […]

I’m a Trainer, and This Is the Exercise You Should Do For a Bigger, Stronger Butt – It’s Not Squats

Building a larger butt has definitely become a trend in the fitness community. As a trainer, I have to say that I’m not opposed to it at all. Yes, it […]

Can You Have Sugar Alcohols on the Keto Diet? A Dietitian and Keto Expert Explains

As the keto diet has grown in popularity, more and more people are eschewing sugar and simple carbohydrates to get their body into the fat-burning state of ketosis. And since […]

How Many Calories Do You Need to Lose Weight? Use This Trainer’s Formula

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sam Altieri•OnlineFatLossCoach (@saltylifts) on Sep 5, 2018 at 7:26am PDT One of the most common questions NASM-certified personal trainer Sam Altieri’s […]

How Many Calories Do I Need to Eat to Lose Weight? This Formula Breaks It Down

If you feel like you’ve done everything to lose weight – keto, intermittent fasting, Whole30, fitness plans, counting macros – and still aren’t seeing the scale budge, it’s understandably frustrating. […]

On Keto and Craving Chipotle? Here’s Exactly What You Should Order

If you’re all in on the keto diet, you’ve already grieved a very dramatic breakup with Chipotle’s warm, crunchy chips and overstuffed burritos. But even if your own menu has […]

An Exclusive Workout to Accentuate Curves and Sculpt Muscle, Straight From Rihanna’s Trainer

Rihanna has been my crush since she released her debut album, Music of the Sun, in 2005. So, naturally, when I got the opportunity to do a one-on-one session with […]

What Exactly Is a Rep in Strength Training? A Personal Trainer Explains

In strength training and weightlifting, there’s one word that gets mentioned over and over again: rep. It pops up when talking about performing an exercise, putting together a circuit, and […]

The 10 Things You Need to Lose Weight and Get Lean, According to a Fat-Loss Coach

A post shared by Carter Good • Fat loss Coach (@cartergood) on Sep 1, 2018 at 5:53am PDT Breaking down what you need to do to lose fat and gain […]

A 4-Move Full-Body Workout to Increase Your Strength and Build Lean Muscle

One of my favorite pieces of equipment in the gym is the sled. I like designing strength and power workouts with the sled because when moving the thing around you […]

This Photo Shows Why You Might Want to Rethink Your Bulletproof Coffee

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amanda Meixner (@meowmeix) on Sep 5, 2018 at 1:10pm PDT You’ve probably seen all the fuss over Bulletproof Coffee: coffee mixed […]

This Is What You Should Be Eating at Each Meal to Lose Weight

A big part of eating well to lose weight is planning out your meals. Once you have an idea of what you will be eating at each meal, it’s much […]

I Gave Up Caffeine For a Year, and I’m Actually More Energetic​

In high school and university, I was an absolute coffee addict. I used to down shots of espresso without feeling a thing. I had at least a cup a day, […]

Dairy-Free Keto Baked ‘Fried’ Chicken Nuggets

Baked Fried Chicken I love this because baked keto chicken nuggets because the almond flour coating mimics a chicken nugget without the mess of deep frying. We love fried chicken […]

Keto Hazelnut Sandwich Bread (GAPS, Dairy-Free)

A bread that rises like bread as it bakes, and is light and fluffy rather than dense has been hard to find when cooking without grains or starches.  This low-carb […]

If You’re Getting Colonics to Detox, an Expert Says to Reconsider – Here’s Why

You may have heard that getting colon cleanses will flush out all the toxins in your GI tract, help your skin glow from the inside out (we debunked this), and […]

Comparing Diets for Healing Leaky Gut

As a society, we are starting to cycle back around to healing ourselves with food. Or better yet, nourishing our bodies, and allowing them to naturally heal or maintain a […]

Do You Actually Need Cardio For Weight Loss? You Might Like This Expert’s Answer

There are two types of people in this world: those who love cardio and those who despise it. If you’re the latter, trying to lose weight and refusing to do […]

Attention, Keto Dieters: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

Well, keto fans, as much as you might love your Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte, you should probably avoid it. If you’re on the high-fat, low-carb diet, obviously sugar is something […]

If You’re Starbucks-Obsessed but Watching Your Calories, You Need to See This Infographic

A post shared by 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇬🇧Graeme Tomlinson (@thefitnesschef_) on Jul 25, 2018 at 9:09am PDT For your caffeine needs, Starbucks always has your back, but grabbing a Starbucks or two doesn’t […]

Exercise Helped Me Through My Depression – but Not in the Way You Think

Six years ago, after a hurtful breakup, an abortion, graduating from business school, and not finding a job in my field, I was slowly falling into a depression. I am […]

Is Your Mouth Tingly After Eating an Apple? Do Your Ears Itch After Biting a Banana? Here’s Why

Ever bite into a fresh peach or piece of melon and your mouth feels itchy, or your lips swell? It’s not just in your head – it’s called oral allergy […]

I Went on a Budget-Friendly Detox For 3 Days, and Here’s What I Learned

Budget-friendly detox – that’s what I called it on Facebook, Instagram, and other places when I decided to do a three-day cleanse of toxins in my body. The truth is, […]

Took a Long Break From Working Out? Here’s Jillian Michaels’s Advice For Getting Back in Shape

Although Jillian Michaels earned her reputation as the tough-love trainer on The Biggest Loser, the superfit trainer, who has her own fitness app called My Fitness by Jillian Michaels, understands […]

The Worst Time of Day to Eat Carbs May Seriously Shock You

Whether you’re following a low-carb diet or not, you probably find yourself occasionally craving starchy or sugary foods. While these foods are totally OK in moderation, you may be wondering […]

Irresistible Keto Nutella Muffins (dairy-free, GAPS)

Chocolatey, rich but light, and full of nutty goodness, these hazelnut-cocoa muffins are a cinch to whip up, and either make a delicious breakfast or can be frosted for a […]

Jillian Michaels Reveals How Often You Should Strength-Train to Build Muscle

If you’re looking to put on muscle, you probably think you need to hit the weight room every day for hours at a time to see results. Most people have […]

Here Are the Fitness Classes Your Trainer Doesn’t Want You to Take

There are dozens of group fitness class offerings in each gym, studio, and wellness center. Although many of them are good, even great, there are way too many mediocre offerings. […]

Want to Lose Weight on a Vegan Diet Like I Did? Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes

Going vegan is the best decision I ever made. But did I immediately start shedding pounds to reveal my strong, toned (plant-powered) Wonder Woman physique underneath? Nope. Living in London […]

Tone Your Back and Shoulders With This Simple Bodyweight Exercise

If you’re trying to increase your overall strength while building lean muscle mass, you’ve got to start training with the TRX suspension trainer. The suspension trainer is one of the […]

The Tone It Up Girls Share an Exclusive 10-Minute HIIT Workout – No Equipment Needed!

You’ve likely heard of Katrina and Karena, the mastermind powerhouse women behind Tone It Up, the online program that has helped thousands of women lose weight and feel their best. […]

I’m a Holistic Nutritionist, and This Is My Biggest Vice

Food is meant to be used as a tool to promote vitality, energy, medicine, and overall health. As a holistic nutritionist, I believe in giving my body nourishing whole foods […]

2 Training Techniques That Will Transform Your Hamstrings

When I started my fitness journey, I loved training my legs and glutes. With very few mobility issues and strong quads, I killed every workout that included squats and deadlifts. […]

How to Start the Keto Diet

Thousands of people every week are jumping on the keto bandwagon, but the idea of cutting out carbs completely can be both overwhelming and simple at the same time.  Simple […]

Noticing an Unusual Amount of Hair Loss? How Your Diet May Be to Blame

You better believe it: what you eat can totally affect the growth and feel of your hair. If you’re not eating the right nutrients, in the right doses each day, […]

The Keto Diet Was Catastrophic to My Mental Health – Here’s Why

When I learned about the keto diet, it didn’t feel too different from my post-Whole30 eating habits. My typical plate was filled with mostly veggies, meat, and tofu; I drank […]

The Most Important Piece of Advice I Give to People Who Want to Go Vegan

I’ve been vegan for a few years and I’ve loved every second of my plant-based journey. I’m also a nutrition coach who helps clients change their eating habits so they […]

This Trainer Explains How to Do Carb Cycling For Fat Loss

A post shared by Max Weber (@maxweberfit) on Aug 16, 2018 at 8:26am PDT Carbs have seemed like the enemy of dieters for decades now: the Atkins diet, South Beach, […]

How Often You Should Weigh Yourself, According to a Trainer

The idea of stepping on the scale is a little controversial. Some experts, including Harley Pasternak, will tell you not to have a scale and not to weigh yourself. Psychotherapist […]

Trying to Lose Weight? Here’s How to Kick Your Motivation Into High Gear

Having the best resources in your arsenal still isn’t enough to lose weight unless you have self-discipline and motivation. At the end of the day, it’s up to you to […]

I Tracked Everything I Ate For 3 Months – Here Are 5 Things I Learned

About two years ago, I went through a major change in my life when I decided that the gym wasn’t for me, so I began to live by a less […]

This Fat-Loss Coach Reveals 6 Lifelong Habits to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

A post shared by Carter Good • Fat loss Coach (@cartergood) on Aug 8, 2018 at 5:48am PDT It’s often said that losing weight is the easy part – it’s […]

Should You Try the Carnivore Diet? These Experts Explain Why It’s Not Healthy

As the Paleo, Whole30, and keto diets have exploded in popularity, it seems like more people are embracing meat than ever. But while animal meats of all kinds are staples […]

Doing Abs After Your Workout Is a No-No – Here’s When You Should Actually Train Them

You’ve probably been taught that before starting a workout, you should warm up by rolling out and doing a few dynamic exercises, and then jump into your workout. I hate […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Trainer Reveals How the Justice Stays Super Fit at Age 85

At age 85, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka Notorious RBG) is in amazing shape. She works out twice a week with her trainer, Bryant Johnson, ACE, MFT, author […]

This Drink Is Commonly Used For Children, but I Always Drink It After Strenuous Workouts

If you don’t have children or little kids in your family, you’ve probably never heard of Pedialyte. I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine: Pedialyte […]

Get Your Blood Pumpin’ With This Trainer’s Lower-Body Fat-Burning Circuit

A post shared by Shona Vertue (@shona_vertue) on Aug 3, 2018 at 2:03pm PDT Weightlifting is a great training method to implement into your workout routine if you want to […]

This RD Explains What Your Basal Metabolic Rate Is and How It Affects Weight Loss

To lose weight, you may have read that you need to burn more calories than you take in. This basic math, calories in vs. calories out, seems easy enough to […]

This Equinox Trainer’s Fat-Burning, Bodyweight HIIT Workout Only Takes 10 Minutes

Despite what you may have heard, you don’t need to spend hours and hours at the gym to tone up, shed fat, and feel amazing. Martel Martellus, NASM-certified trainer at […]

Homemade Gluten-Free Mozzarella Sticks made with almond flour (Keto, GAPS and SCD legal)

These fried cheese sticks are ridiculously good.  If you have been trying to convince friends or family that real food can taste good too- these will do it! They are simple […]

I Have Depression, and I Really Wish People Would Stop Saying Happiness Is a Choice

As if mindlessly scrolling through Instagram didn’t make me feel bad enough – perfectly airbrushed selfies, aesthetically pleasing apartments, endless vacation pics on some remote island, your designer handbag I’ll […]

Is It Really That Bad to Eat Carbs at Night? Here’s What 2 Dietitians Have to Say

Navigating the world of weight loss advice is no freaking joke. Everywhere you look, there is someone trying to sell you on the latest wrap, pill, diet fad, or shake. […]

This Is How Losing Weight Affects Your Metabolism – Here’s What to Do About It

There’s no definitive program to follow when it comes to losing weight. Some start off by making dietary changes while others hire personal trainers and begin working out three times […]

Feeling Deprived on Your Weight-Loss Plan? Try This Trick From a Dietitian

If you’ve been tracking calories for weight loss, then you may be frustrated by what you are limited to eating during a day. You may even keep your favorite indulgence […]

I Fasted 16 Hours a Day For 1 Week – Here’s What It Actually Felt Like

The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the words intermittent fasting (IF) is deprivation. It sounds virtually unappealing to a serial snacker like myself. After doing extensive […]

Elizabeth Lost 15 Pounds by Eating the Same Breakfast Every Single Day (Recipe Included!)

Elizabeth Harty was a Division I athlete in college, but her fitness level changed significantly when she had knee surgery. “The recovery was very hard for me,” Elizabeth told POPSUGAR. […]

Uh-Oh -This Almond Milk Is Being Recalled Because It Could Contain Actual Cow’s Milk

If you opt for nut milks as an alternative to dairy milk due to an allergy, a sensitivity, or ethical reasons, take note: almond milk from a popular brand may […]

Check Your Labels: Salads and Wraps From Trader Joe’s, Kroger, and Walgreens Could Have an Intestinal Parasite

If you’ve grabbed a salad or wrap from Trader Joe’s, Kroger, or Walgreens recently, you may want to check the label. The USDA is warning customers that these food products, […]

This Is Jennifer Aniston’s “Exercise of Choice” For Maintaining Those Sculpted Arms

It’s no secret that Jennifer Aniston has a rockin’ body. Every time she walks the red carpet in a sleeveless dress, we can’t help but marvel at her sculpted arms, […]

The Right Way to Drink Coffee For Weight Loss

Most of us drink coffee to stay energized; not with the intention to boost our metabolism. But here’s another reason to grab your second or third cup of the day: […]

Here’s How Long It Takes to Get a 6-Pack, According to This Celebrity Trainer

A six-pack may seem impossibly unattainable, but we promise you can get there with the right tips in your back pocket. As for how long it takes to see results, […]

This Doctor Explains Why Vegetarians Should Do the Keto Diet

If you follow any keto lovers on Instagram, then you’re probably bombarded with mouthwatering photos of bunless burgers and chicken wings and bacon-wrapped everything. And while meat does play a […]

I Worked Out Like a Kid and Burned Major Calories – Here’s How You Can Do It Too

When my brother moved back home from college, he kept pushing me to work out with him. He’s basically Andy Dwyer from Parks and Recreation IRL, but with twice the […]

The Truth Behind All Those Fancy Eggs at the Grocery Store

It’s no secret that eggs are one of the most nutritious foods and complete proteins out there. According to The Egg Nutrition Center, the health education and research center of […]

Vegans and Vegetarians, Listen Up: Here’s How to Do a Plant-Based Keto Diet

Going keto is more than just a diet trend; it’s a lifestyle transformation that has helped people lose weight, gain more energy, lower blood sugar levels, and fight inflammation. The […]

Dirty Keto Might Sound Like a Great Idea, but Experts Say It’s Not

It feels like we can’t go a week, or even a detailed Facebook Newsfeed scrolling session, without hearing about someone’s journey on the keto diet, a food plan where you […]

Jillian Michaels Says You Should Lift Weights This Often For Fat Loss

You may have heard your fair share of claims that weightlifting can speed up fat loss and help you lean out faster. Well, that’s not a myth. We confirmed with […]

Bad Breath, Dry Mouth, and More – the Side Effects of the Keto Diet No One Tells You About

The keto diet, the high-fat, moderate-protein, super-low-carb diet that puts your body into a state of ketosis, has helped countless people lose weight and fight inflammation. And while there are […]

Is Coconut Sugar Healthier Than White Sugar? Your Sweet Tooth Needs to Know

More and more evidence is proving that your sugar habit is detrimental to your health. It can cause bloating, rot your teeth, may trigger acne, and is linked to weight […]

I Gave Up Alcohol For 1 Week, and This Is What Happened

Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve worked hard and played hard. And the whole “playing hard” part typically involved alcohol. As a collegiate soccer player, our whole team celebrated […]

These Dietitians Explain the Best Way to Drink Protein Shakes For Weight Loss

Protein shakes seem like the go-to supplement for fitness fanatics and people looking to lose weight. Protein can help you build muscle and keep you full; research shows that protein […]

Why I’m Saying No to “Healthy Ice Cream” and Just Eating the Full-Fat Thing

About a year ago, my Instagram feed just about exploded with ads for lightened-up versions of ice cream. Then, my friends joined in, going crazy for said ice cream, claiming […]

Does Drinking Cold Water Actually Aid Weight Loss? Finally, Here’s You’re Answer

You may have heard that drinking cold water can help you burn more calories throughout the day, but unfortunately, that tip is merely myth. Although it makes sense to think […]

Mindful Eating May Be the No-Diet Weight-Loss Solution You’ve Been Looking For

You’re snacking on a bag of chips while watching a show. You look down at the end of the episode and realize that you’ve just eaten the entire bag. Or […]

Do Air Squats Burn Fat? Here’s What Trainers Had to Say

Air squats seem to be the favorite bodyweight exercise for HIIT classes and other boutique fitness studios. Since you use no other equipment except your body, air squats are supposed […]

These Are the 3 Things You Need to Consider Before Getting a Personal Trainer

If you’re looking to hire a personal trainer to help you achieve your fitness goals, you’re going to have to be strategic about your search. Selecting a personal trainer should […]

A Psychologist Shares the Best Ways to Manage Your Stress

Many of us know how to take proper care of ourselves in a physical sense: exercise regularly, keep sodium and processed foods to a minimum, etc. But not everyone thinks […]

This BBG Trainer Wants You to Ditch Your Scale and Do This Instead

A post shared by KELSEY WELLS (@kelseywells) on Jul 20, 2018 at 7:17am PDT If you have a complicated relationship with your scale, SWEAT trainer and creator of the PWR […]

Studies Prove That Showing Gratitude With a Simple Card Is More Powerful Than You Think

Think back to the last time you sent out a handwritten thank-you card. In the technologically advanced world we currently live in, this is not a common occurrence. But studies […]

Simple & Fast Salmon Patties (GAPS, SCD, Keto, Gluten Free)

This meal is fast- a whole foods equivalent of boxed macaroni and cheese.  One bowl to mix, a pan to fry, and you’re ready to eat!  This is one of my favorite […]

Vegans, Follow These 4 Tips to Make Sure You Get Enough Protein

There are so many reasons to adopt a plant-based diet, from taking care of your health to looking out for the environment. Whatever your reasons are, you’re probably wondering where […]

To Achieve Weight-Loss Results on the Keto Diet, You Need to Eat More of This

If you are trying to lose weight and have had minimal success with diets in the past, the keto diet may be the diet for you. Commonly used to manage […]

The 1 Change You Need to Make to Your Lunges to Really Tone and Sculpt Your Butt

If you want a move that will strengthen and tone your abs, butt, and legs all at once, look no further than the lunge. Lunges are great for correcting any […]

The 1 Drink You Should Absolutely Avoid For Weight Loss

If you’ve been trying to lose weight, then odds are you have been diligently tracking your food, logging hours at the gym, prioritizing sleep, and working on managing stress. These […]

Keto GAPS and Gluten-Free Quiche- 4 ways

This almond flour quiche is perfect for lazy Sunday brunches, baby showers, or a weekend away with the girls.  When you add cheese, sautéed greens, bacon, or just enjoy with […]

Will Drinking Lemon Water Help You Lose Weight? Here’s What the Experts Say

It’s the elixir celebrities and wellness gurus swear by: lemon water. Starting your morning with a glass of warm or cold lemon water is supposed to “wake up your metabolism” […]

Halo Top Released a New Flavor, and It Tastes Just Like Your Childhood

With each changing season comes a new Halo Top flavor: Winter was Gingerbread House, Spring was Blueberry Crumble, and Summer was Peaches and Cream. Now, just in time for back-to-school […]

Is Sparkling Water Healthy? These Experts Answer Once and For All

We can all agree that soda is bad for us; it’s filled with tons of sugar, has lots of empty calories, and can rot your teeth. So as a better […]

The Keto Diet Can Help You Lose Tons of Weight, but It Has This Gross Side Effect

It’s no surprise the keto diet is so popular – it’s helped countless people lose weight, gives you more energy, and can lower blood sugar levels. And while the keto […]

The Bodyweight Exercise That Will Tighten the Back of Your Arms and Strengthen Your Legs

If you’re looking for a move to strengthen your arms and legs all at once, look no further than the crab walk. The crab walk derives from Animal Flow, a […]

Delicious Zucchini Lasagna (Keto, GAPS, Gluten-Free Freezer Meal)

All of the comfort food without any of the wheat. Zucchini sliced into strips, and then grilled, replaces pasta in lasagna, alongside seasoned meat, ricotta cheese, and rich tomato sauce. […]

The Reason You Should Stop Doing Crunches, According to an Expert

Whether you work out every single day or hit the gym every blue moon, you’re probably familiar with the popular ab exercise crunches. If you had to take a guess, […]

Yes, Stress Can Kill – Here’s How It Affects Your Body If It Goes Unmanaged For Too Long

Many of us have learned to simply accept stress as a normal part of the daily grind. It’s almost even become a way we gauge one’s work ethic; if you’re […]

How Training For a Half Marathon Changed My Mindset

I’d always been a reasonably fit person. I played soccer through college and lived an active lifestyle after that. My husband and I enjoyed bike riding, kayaking, jogging, and staying […]

Does More Sweat Mean More Weight Loss? The Experts Weigh In

I tend to associate the amount of sweat I’m drenched in at the end of a workout with how intense it was. But is how much you sweat actually the […]

This Is How Many Days a Week You Should Work Out to Strengthen and Lose Weight

It’s no secret that serious weight loss can sometimes require a complete lifestyle-180. Without cracking down on both your diet and your fitness routine, it can much more difficult to […]

I Quit Cardio For 30 Days, and the Results Were Unexpected – and So Good

I have a confession to make: I’m a cardio addict. As weird as it sounds, giving up alcohol for 30 days is easier for me than eliminating cardiovascular exercise for […]

Read This If You’re Ever Worried That a Cheat Day Will Ruin Your Progress

It’s day eight of your clean-eating streak, and you’re tempted to go all out for brunch with your friends. Bottomless mimosas, pancakes, hash browns – you want it all. But […]

Fitness Trainer Says Do These 5 Things to Lose Enough Fat to Reveal Your Abs

A post shared by Dimitri | Online Coach (@evolvetrainingsystem) on Jun 11, 2018 at 8:20pm PDT If you lift your shirt in the morning, and say, “OK abs, I’m ready […]

I Tried Hydration Therapy, and Here’s How It Helped Boost My Low Energy

It’s a well-known fact among my family and friends that I have a longstanding fear of needles. I don’t just mean I get nervous before my annual trip to the […]

This Personal Trainer Explains the Difference Between Weight Loss and Fat Loss

A post shared by Max Weber | Fitness & Mindset (@maxweberfit) on Jul 2, 2018 at 3:42pm PDT When people set out to lose weight, they’re typically looking to lose […]

Simone De La Rue’s Simple TRX Workout Will Get You Ripped, Well, Everywhere

Suspension training @trxtraining Upper body and core 1️⃣ Reverse flys. Main muscles worked: Deltoids, lats, rhomboid Three sets of 10 reps 2️⃣ Row. Muscles worked: Lats, biceps, triceps, deltoids and […]

An Expert Explains How Drinking Green Tea Can Impact Your Weight-Loss Goals

We know that two of the best ways to lose weight naturally are having a healthy diet and regular exercise. If you’ve been researching other natural weight-loss methods, drinking green […]

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Wedding Trainer

Getting married, purchasing a wedding dress, and knowing photos of you will be taken that you’ll most likely be looking at for years to come can be big motivators to […]

Intermittent Fasting vs. Eating Disorder: Experts Weigh In on Where to Draw the Line

Before the ketogenic diet rose to mainstream popularity, it was Whole30, Paleo, DASH . . . and the list goes on. Though some trendy diets are significantly safer than others, […]

A Trainer Says This Is How Long You Have to Lift Weights to Lose Weight

Whether you’re lifting weights, doing HIIT workouts, or another style of training, you’re going to need to be consistent with your program and eating clean in order to lose weight. […]

If You Love Oatmeal, You’ll Go Crazy For Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowls

This sweet potato breakfast bowl is loaded with fiber and antioxidants for a dish that tastes just as good as it looks, via PaleoHacks. You’ve never seen sweet potatoes like […]

The 1 Nut Dietitians Say to Avoid If You’re Trying to Lose Weight

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve probably heard that nuts are a healthy snack that can help you achieve your weight-loss goals. And it’s true; nuts are full of […]

Fresh Lemongrass-Ginger Grilled Pork Skewers

Prep these flavorful pork skewers ahead of time and enjoy these flavorful bites of lemongrass-ginger pork with just a moment’s notice.  This recipe uses a cheaper cut of pork, the […]

This Is the Worst Thing You Can Do If You’re Trying to Lose Body Fat and Build Muscle

Regardless of your fitness goals – weight loss, building muscle, becoming faster, growing a bigger booty – there’s no magic pill or express lane for achieving results quick. As a […]

A Running Coach Says This Workout Will Drastically Drop Your Mile Time

Whether you’re starting from scratch or have been running for years, to run a faster mile you’re going to need a strategy. POPSUGAR spoke with Alison Désir, USATF level 1 […]

This Is What You Need to Know If You’ve Never Lifted Weights Before

Does weightlifting feel like a foreign style of training to you? If so, that’s completely understandable. Learning a new skill – cooking, a language, or fitness – requires a lot […]

What Is Keto Cycling and Should You Try It? Experts Say You Might Want to Hold Off

You’ve probably heard about the ketogenic diet by now – if you haven’t, tell us how – as it seems like everyone has been raving about their weight-loss success stories. […]

I Found the Cause of My Chronic Bloating, and the Cure Is So Simple

I bloat easily. Always have, and felt like I always would. It’s an annoying thing that our female bodies do, but my body doesn’t only bloat before my monthly period, […]

This Trainer Has a Pretty Good Reason For Skipping Your HIIT Workout Today

High-intensity interval training, better known as HIIT, is a great workout to burn calories in a short amount of time. HIIT workouts last anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes, and […]

Build a Strong Booty With This Simple Stability Ball Move – Kelly Ripa’s Trainer Swears By It!

A post shared by Anna Kaiser (@theannakaiser) on May 1, 2018 at 11:05am PDT Step aside, boring ol’ squats and lunges. We just discovered a new butt exercise that’s about […]

Why Doing a Boudoir Photo Shoot in Lingerie Was the Ultimate Form of Self-Care For Me

I’ve spent most of my life battling body-image issues and insecurities about my figure. I’m 5’1 and have a naturally stocky build with broad shoulders. One ex-boyfriend and his entire […]

These Doctors Explain If the Keto Diet Can Help Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s no surprise why the keto diet has grown in popularity over the last few years; it’s helped people lose weight, can fight inflammation, and may even be good for […]

Shaun T Says These Are the Best Exercises to Build Muscle (Workout Included)

Believe it or not, if you want to build strength and improve your overall muscle tone, weightlifting isn’t your only option. You can achieve both tone and strength by using […]

Short on Time? Grab a Pair of Dumbbells For This Fat-Blasting Full-Body Workout

If you’re on your way home from work and you just don’t feel like doing an hour-long group fitness class, we’ve got the answer. Either set up in your living […]

Shaun T Says This Is How Often You Should Lift Weights in a Week to Get Stronger

Shaun T is the creative force behind one of Beachbody’s most successful fitness programs, Insanity. Insanity has shown that you don’t need to spend countless hours in the gym picking […]

How Much Fruit Should You Actually Eat in a Day? Here’s What a Dietitian Says

You’ve probably read that you should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables during the day to support a healthy diet. But what exactly does “plenty” mean? And won’t eating too […]

Is the Keto Diet Bad For Your Heart? Cardiologists Weigh In

The keto diet has exploded in popularity over the last few years as a means to slim down quickly without giving up bacon, cheese, or red meat. But the diet, […]

Ouch! What Might Be Causing Your Menstrual Cramps and How to Ease the Pain

When our periods arrive, they sometimes bring along a host of seriously unpleasant side effects, such as nausea, headaches, backaches, and those dreaded menstrual cramps. For some women, cramps are […]

An Expert Says Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Stronger

We’ve all arrived at the gym, quickly throwing our belongings into a locker and jumping straight into our workout. This may seem harmless, but warming up is critical to maximizing […]

This Is What It’s Like to Do 100 Crunches a Day For 1 Week

We rarely ever do ab exercises in CrossFit. That’s because many of the exercises we do like squats, burpees, box jumps, and pull-ups are compound movements that engage the core […]

These Are the Foods Ilana Ate to Lose 100 Pounds and Become a Beachbody Nutritionist

When you look at Ilana Muhlstein, RD, creator of Beachbody’s 2B Mindset, a video-based weight-loss program that revamps your diet, you might think she’s been slim her whole life. She […]

Is the Keto Diet Good For Diabetics? A Keto Expert Gives Us the Answer

The keto diet has been a proven tool to help people lose weight and even fight off inflammation. But there’s another chronic condition that the keto diet can successfully treat: […]

The 4 Biggest Mistakes You’re Making in Plank

If someone says the word “ab exercise,” we have a hunch your first thought is plank. Aside from assisting to sculpt a strong core, the basic movement has a slew […]

Your 2-Week Sugar Detox

Let’s not sugarcoat this (really): millions of Americans have a weight problem. One study predicts that more than 85 percent of adults will be overweight or obese by the year […]

A Trainer Says Do These 7 Things to Get the Most Out of Your Workout

Have you ever completed a great workout that left you feeling like a total badass? POPSUGAR spoke with Pratik Patel, New York Giants director of performance nutrition and assistant strength […]

I Had a Smoothie For Dinner Every Day For 1 Week, and Here’s What Happened

I’ve always been a huge fan of smoothies as part of my regular routine each week, and since I work out of the house, it’s very easy for me to […]

Easy Keto Baked Soft Taco Shells

Much like our baked parmesan crisps, today we bake white cheddar, and not as long, and create delicious filling and nearly carb-free soft taco shells. These taco shells are a […]

All the Ways to Measure Your Body Fat – and How to Get Rid of It

At this very moment, can you recall how much you weigh? For some of us, pulling out the scale first thing in the morning has become a bit of a […]

Here’s How Long It Takes For You to Actually Lose Belly Fat – It’s Faster Than You Think

If you’re looking to torch belly fat and lose some inches around your waist, it may seem like a near-impossible feat. The belly is an area where many people want […]

I Did 2 Workouts a Day For 7 Days Straight – Here’s What Happened

Image Source: Franz Steiner Photography Model Credit: @racquelnatasha I work out a lot. Alright, that would be an understatement. As a fitness editor and writer, getting sweaty is a huge […]

Why This Beachbody Trainer Swears By Doing 3 Sets of 10 Reps

When you first start working you, you may be confused how to tackle the weight room or some bodyweight exercises. Sure, you may know how to to a bicep curl […]

6 Reasons the Elliptical Should Be Your Go-To For Cardio Next Time You Hit the Gym

Growing up as a runner and a soccer player, I didn’t naturally gravitate toward ellipticals when visiting the gym. Even as a personal trainer, I assumed that the elliptical couldn’t […]

Busy Philipps Exercises Every Damn Day, and Credits These 3 Things For Alleviating Her Anxiety

A wise woman named Elle Woods once said, “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy,” and people all over nodded in agreement. One person who can attest to that […]

If Your Weight-Loss Progress Has Hit a Wall, It’s Time to Do These 5 Things

After seeing such significant progress in the start of your weight-loss journey, it can be incredibly frustrating to find your normal practices no longer working. But just like a relationship […]

This Is How Stacy Ate 6 Meals a Day, Lost 20 Pounds, and Earned a 6-Pack

After Stacy Moon had her first child, her weight fell off pretty quickly from long-distance running and “living off chicken and broccoli.” But it became much harder to lose the […]

Are You Ready For It? Here’s What You Need to Do to Finally Get the Abs You’re After

The adage “If it were easy, everyone would do it,” is especially applicable to sculpting abs. They’re like the equivalent of a new Trader Joe’s cauliflower hybrid product – incredibly […]

Baked Sourdough Almond Flour Pancake (Keto, Grain Free, GAPS friendly)

These baked pancakes taste like sourdough because of all the yogurt included in the recipe- Sourdough is one of the things I’ve missed most about being grain free, so I’m […]

Follow This Trainer’s Warmup and You’ll Have the Best Run of Your Life

The warmup and cooldown are the easiest parts to skip when it comes to our workouts. We justify to ourselves that they don’t matter nearly as much as the actual […]

A Beachbody Trainer Explains How Heavy Your Weights Should Be If You’re a Beginner

So you’ve heard about all the health benefits of lifting weights: getting stronger, building lean muscle, burning more calories at rest, and creating sexy curves. But if you’re new to […]

Don’t Believe This Weight-Loss Myth If You’re Trying to Lose Fat and Drop the Pounds

There are a lot of gimmicks when it comes to losing weight and losing it quickly. One of these gimmicks is sitting in the steam room or sauna. Although your […]

If You’re Running on the Treadmill to Lose Weight, Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been running on the treadmill for years or you just started a few weeks ago. If your goal is to lose weight, avoid these common […]

This Is How Your Diet Affects Your Booty, According to a Bikini Bodybuilder

A post shared by Marta Mielczarska (@martamielczarskaa) on Aug 18, 2017 at 7:51am PDT Bikini competitor and fitness expert Marta Mielczarska, NASM, CPT, FNS, consistently shares fitness tips and workouts […]

Here’s What It’s Really Like to Freeze Your Eggs

I’m 31 years old, recently married, and on the fence about ever having children. I’ve never been completely against it, but I’ve also never felt as though I’m “running out […]

These Simple Food Swaps Could Help You Lose Weight For Good

A post shared by Amanda Meixner (@meowmeix) on Apr 24, 2018 at 1:29pm PDT Eating healthy but still not seeing the scale budge? It could be a matter of making […]

4 Reasons Your Period Is Missing in Action

The older you get, the more you should be able to jive with the mysteries of your period, right? Wrong. Sometimes it feels like the older you get, the more […]

4 Important Lessons I Learned About Weight Loss From My Kids

To learn tips and techniques for my own weight-loss journey, I’ve spoken to tons of experts, dietitians, fitness trainers, and people with personal experience losing weight. But really, I learned […]

Grain Free Low-Carb Coconut Flour Crepes

We use these little crepes for everything- they’re fantastic on their own with butter, topped with berry syrup for a delicious breakfast, spread with peanutbutter for a traditional lunch, or […]

How Much Sleep You Get Is More Important For Your Weight Loss Than You Realize

It’s a new year, and resolutions abound. It’s hard not to feel energized by this goal-setting spirit, which can make you eager to set your own resolutions. Perhaps you’ve been […]

What 1 Woman Keeps in Her Fridge to Maintain Her 99.2-Pound Weight Loss

Weight Watchers is truly the healthy-living program that not only works for weight loss but also helps people keep the weight off. Just ask Bri DeMattia, who joined Weight Watchers […]

You’ll Feel More Confident in Your Tank Top After This 20-Minute Upper-Body Workout

There’s nothing wrong with wanting your arms to look good, especially if Summer is around the corner and you know there are many tank tops in your future. Rather than […]

This Post-It Hack Is the Key to Sticking to Your Weekly Workout Plan, and It’s So Simple

Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kat Borchart Some people plan for the week ahead by meal prepping every Sunday, I plan for the week ahead by organizing just about every other […]

The 1 Cardio Move That Will Torch Serious Calories and Tone Your Whole Body

I don’t do CrossFit anymore, but I did spend nearly two years of my life going to the box religiously and busting my ass in every WOD (workout of the […]

Exactly How Scarlett Johansson Gets in Black Widow Shape to Kick Ass in the Avengers

If you haven’t heard yet, Avengers: Infinity War is upon us, which means Scarlett Johansson is making a comeback with her role as The Black Widow. In between acting out […]

Nathalie Huerta’s Queer Gym Is Honoring (and Transforming) LGBTQ+ Bodies

On a bright Friday morning in May, I walk up to The Perfect Sidekick Queer Gym in Oakland, CA. Outside, a garage door proclaims “You know you’re curious . . […]

This Mom Used Beachbody to Lose 111 Pounds: “I’m More Confident Than I’ve Ever Been”

Lori Zold, 44, had been overweight her entire adult life; she hadn’t been below 200 pounds since she was 18 years old – that is, until she found Beachbody. Here’s […]

Your Essential Workout For Sexy Shoulders

Come summertime, arms, abs, and legs get all the attention. One of the lesser-talked-about areas worth focusing on? Hello, shoulders. Sure, warmer weather is prime time for bikinis, but what […]

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think – Here’s How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I’m not talking, like, a six-pack, but just […]

Grain-Free Southern-Style Biscuits made with Honey

I just got the new book Everyday Grain-Free Baking in the mail a few weeks ago, and ever since it’s been the cookbook I hand to my kids to choose a recipe […]

The Best – and Absolute Worst – Snacks to Eat After a Workout If You’re Trying to Lose Weight

When you are working out for weight loss and feel like you’re on a roll as far as staying committed, it’s common to think you deserve to reward yourself with […]

I’m a Personal Trainer, and These Are the Foods I Always Tell My Clients to Eat

Whenever I take on a new client, one of the first things we discuss is nutrition. I like knowing what they’re eating and how we can improve upon their current […]

Before You Crack Open That Bottle of Wine, See How Many Carbs You’re About to Drink

It feels like no matter the time of year, someone is always having a get-together or party, which means celebrating with endless amounts of food and alcohol alike. Yes, this […]

5 Simple Ways to Stay Mentally Healthy When You Can’t Exercise

As a personal trainer and Pilates instructor, I work with a very active population. When one of my clients gets injured, it doesn’t just take a toll physically, but also […]

This Is the Diet That Helped Me Get a 6-Pack

Have you heard about those crazy detoxes where people eat only produce? Since I’ve been into doing experiments with exercise and my diet, I thought I’d give this a try. […]

Work Your Entire Body With This Intense 14-Minute Plank and Lunge Workout

Get ready to work your arms, upper back, core, legs, and butt with this plank and lunge tabata workout. Tabata is a type of workout that involves 20 seconds of […]

The Keto Flu Is Real (and Terrible) – Here’s How to Survive It

About 24 hours into the ketogenic diet, I began to get cranky. This was a crankiness beyond my usual slightly irritated (OK, very irritated) demeanor when I’m hungry. I was […]

Kayla Itsines Will Work You Out in 28 Minutes With This Killer Circuit

Kayla Itsines, trainer on the Sweat app, created this full-body circuit workout, using weights – dumbbells and kettlebells – that’s guaranteed to get you sweaty. You’re going to love it, […]

Why I Always Make Time to Work Out While on Vacation

Did someone say vacation? I go on vacation about every six months. Tropical dream or city scene? Count me in for both. As someone whose workout plan typically follows a […]

I Gained Weight After Running 4 Times a Week For 3 Months – Don’t Make This Mistake

I started dabbling in running after college to help me lose the 40 pounds I had gained. For years after that, running was part of my life on and off, […]

A Trainer Shares an Exclusive 12-Week Program to Help You Lose Weight – Let’s Get Started!

When you’re starting off on a weight-loss journey, it can feel overwhelming to know how to proceed. But we’ve got you! Ridge Davis, a personal trainer in West Hollywood, CA, […]

Experts Weigh In on Where the Best Place to Work Out Really Is

For over a decade, I have run an in-home personal training company and simultaneously taught group exercise classes in commercial and corporate gyms. Extensive experience working in both scenarios has […]

Kayla Itsines’s 28-Minute Calorie-Burning Full-Body Workout

Aussie trainer Kayla Itsines, founder of the Sweat With Kayla app and the Bikini Body Guide, created a full-body circuit workout for POPSUGAR, and we’re sure you’re going to love […]

I Had to Learn to Love My Fat Before I Could Let It Go

It happened so slowly: gaining a few pounds here or there, overindulging during the holidays with the promise to get healthy after the new year. Over time, my “Winter coat” […]

Irritability, Brain Fog, and Cramping After Your Period? It May Be Postmenstrual Syndrome

As I write this, I am experiencing brain fog, heightened anxiety, uncomfortable bloating, and the kind of irritability where even the slightest excess of noise is making me want to […]

A Nike Master Trainer Shares Her Top Tips For Successfully Following the Keto Diet

A post shared by KIRSTY GODSO (@kirstygodso) on Feb 27, 2018 at 10:10am PST If you’ve looked at a Nike campaign or one of its many workouts recently, you’ve probably […]

I Stopped Doing This 1 Simple Thing During the Day, and Now I Sleep Through the Night

When I first started my personal training company, I felt so lucky to be self-employed that I took on every client I could get, including those clients at 5:30 a.m. […]

Shedding Extra Weight Is More Than Just Diet and Exercise – Here’s What Else You Need to Do

If you tend to gain weight in your midsection and no amount of crunches seems to reduce your belly fat, you’re in the company of millions of (frustrated) women. As […]

Doctors Agree: Coffee Can Help You Power Through an Intermittent Fasting Slump

Intermittent fasting, commonly referred to as IF, has become all the rage lately, and it doesn’t look like the trend is going away anytime soon. The practice of intermittent fasting, […]

After Doing CrossFit Almost Every Day, Here’s What Happened When I Took 11 Days Off

Like brushing my teeth, eating, and sleeping, CrossFit has just become part of my life. I go four to five times a week at 5:45 a.m., and it’s been like […]

Here’s How to Bake the Perfect Egg in an Avocado

For a one-two punch of omega-3s in your breakfast, try baking eggs in an avocado. Beyond the heart-healthy fatty acids and high protein count, this low-sugar and fiber-filled breakfast will […]

If You’re Cutting Carbs to Lose Weight, Don’t Make This Common Mistake

A post shared by Nikki – meal preps + workouts ( on May 15, 2017 at 12:12pm PDT Think all carbs are created equal? Nikki, known as on Instagram, […]

Keto Lemon Lemon Mug Cake Recipe (GAPS & Dairy Free Option)

If you aren’t familiar with mug cakes, they are delicious little no-fuss low-carb (2 net carb per cake) cakes that can be made in tiny batches.  I used ramekins here, […]

How Running Helped Me Learn to Cope With My Anxiety

Five months ago, my kids and I were blissfully savoring the last days of Summer. We went to the beach, had impromptu playdates with friends, and visited family. Some days […]

I Drank Kombucha Every Day For a Week and This Is What My Gut Has to Say About It

“You’ve never tried kombucha?” a friend asked on a recent lunch date. She was utterly shocked. How could I be a health and fitness writer, a yoga instructor, and love […]

I’m a Personal Trainer, and These Are 5 Things I Wish My Clients Would Stop Doing

Being a personal trainer is such a rewarding job to have, but like all jobs, it has its downsides. I love when the mothers I’ve trained throughout their pregnancy send […]

This Is How Often Simone De La Rue Says You Should Do Cardio For Weight Loss

The game of weight loss looks different for everyone, but there are a few constants that remain pretty similar across the board. One thing we know we need to get […]

I Lost (and Kept Off) 70 Pounds by Doing These 3 Things

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 […]

We Found the Best Cardio Machines to Give You Sleek, Sexy Arms

Warmer weather means starting to dig out sleeveless shirt and sundresses from your closet, and time to start toning and strengthening your arms! Strength training, bands, and weight machines are […]

This Is How Many Calories Lisa Ate Every Single Meal to Lose 40 Pounds

When Lisa saw pictures of herself in 2016, she almost couldn’t recognize the woman staring back at her. She was inspired to turn her life around, so she embarked on […]

The Truth and Nothing but the Truth: Which Cardio Machine Is the Best For Weight Loss?

To answer the question of which cardio machine is the best for weight loss, I’m going to train you all to be lawyers (and for a lot less time and […]

Yasmeen Relied on Her Friends, Social Media, and This Popular Diet to Shed 120 Pounds

When Yasmeen decided she was going to lose weight, she found herself more committed when she stopped focusing on appearance and more so on improving her health. It’s the little […]

This Rowing and Strength-Training Workout Will Torch Up to 1,000 Calories

You want a workout that works as hard as you do, plain and simple. If you want to get results and challenge yourself to progress to a new level, we’ve […]

I Cut This Out of My Diet to Lose Weight and, No, It’s Not Carbs

I’d always believed that things like coconut oil and olive oil were part of a healthy diet. I ate them regularly with just about every meal – I cooked with […]

This Graphic Shows the Difference Between Type-A and Type-B Dieting Struggles

A post shared by JESSI JEAN FITNESS (@jessijeanfitness) on Mar 28, 2018 at 10:57am PDT Reading your horoscope can be fun, but your personality type says far more about who […]

Hey, Vegans! Complete-Protein Meals Under 400 Calories

If you want gorgeous, radiant locks or to heal fast from that pulled hammy after dropping into a split, then protein is a must. Every cell, tissue, and organ in […]

Kick Those Extra Pounds to the Curb With This 20-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Let’s cut the frills and the time-wasters. These are the best moves to blast fat in just 20 minutes. Taking on each of these exercises without resting will zest up […]

Clear the Room: It’s Time to Get Rid of Your Gas, Naturally

There are many reasons you may be dealing with gas and belly bloat right now. Maybe it’s your period that’s causing your digestion to get out of whack. Maybe your […]

Trying to Tone That Tummy? You’ll Want to Nix These Carbs From Your Diet

Carbs: one of the most debatable food categories. There are tons of diets out there promoting an elimination or severe reduction of carbohydrates in our meals to help us lose […]

If You’ve Been Considering the Keto Diet, This Might Change Your Mind

The keto diet is gaining in popularity, but it’s also “a dietitian’s nightmare,” Lisa Eberly said. We chatted with the registered dietitian to get her expert opinion on the trendy […]

The Only Bodyweight Exercises These 2 Trainers Say You Need to Get Fit

Whether you’re trying to fit in a quick workout or you’re trying to lose weight, bodyweight HIIT exercises will be your best friend. They’re an efficient way to get your […]

Why It’s Important to Stop Drinking Shots of ACV

There’s a lot to love about apple cider vinegar. Several studies support the claims that ACV helps the body lose weight and debloat. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s been […]

This Beachbody Trainer Tells Us Why She Prefers Using Kettlebells Over Dumbbells

Kettlebells may look weird and can seem intimidating when you’re at the gym, especially if you’re new to fitness. But there are so many benefits to using this strange-looking tool. […]

A Trainer Tells Us How You Can Build Your Own At-Home HIIT Workout to Burn Major Calories

HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts are all the rage right now, and for good reason. HIIT cardio is said to be one of the best ways to burn fat and […]

I Tried Laughter Yoga and It Was the Most Uncomfortable Experience of My Life

Being high among strangers can be awkward enough, but being high and doing laughter yoga with strangers takes discomfort to a whole new level. As a recent guest of Ganja […]

The High-Protein, Low-Carb, 1-Pan Meal You Need to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you’re trying to lose weight. But if you don’t eat meat or dairy, or you can’t stomach another piece […]

Can Sweet Potatoes Help You Lose Weight?

If your exposure to sweet potatoes is limited to the Thanksgiving table or your favorite diner’s healthier french fry option, now’s the time to open your eyes to the weight-loss […]

Exactly What You Need to Know Before Your First Orangetheory Class – Including the Price

You’ve probably heard of, or seen an Orangetheory fitness studio. The interval-based workout franchise, which is the brainchild of physiologist Ellen Latham, is exploding and now boasts over 700 locations […]

After Years of Failed Diets, Intermittent Fasting Is What Helped Me Lose Belly Fat

About two years ago, I was in the store with my two kids and someone asked me when I was due. I looked down at my belly and said, “I’m […]

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Meal Should Be Your Biggest

How many calories you eat in a day has a direct impact on whether you’ll lose, gain, or maintain your weight. If you’re looking to lose, creating a calorie deficit […]

Can You Eat the Pain Away? Here’s What Happened When I Followed an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Training for a marathon has a lot of caveats. The biggest one, of course, is that you actually have to run 26.2 miles in the end. But you have to […]

The Insanely Simple, Straightforward Tip That Helps Me Stay Active

Sometimes, getting motivated can be as easy as changing your outfit. That’s the lesson I learned from one of my most active, put-together friends a few years ago when we […]

Do This at Every Meal to Start Losing Weight Immediately

In order to lose weight, you need to eat less. It sounds so simple, yet the reason our bellies are overflowing out of our jeans is because we overeat at […]

A Personal Trainer Reveals the Biggest Myths About Losing Body Fat

A post shared by Max Weber • Fitness Coach (@maxweberfit) on Apr 2, 2018 at 7:00am PDT When it comes to losing weight and shedding body fat, it’s easy to […]

Here’s What 1 Nutritionist Wants You to Know Before Going Keto

The ketogenic – or keto – diet includes low-carb and high-fat intake to help promote weight loss and other health benefits. This diet shares many similarities with the Atkins diet, […]

4 Signs You Need to Increase the Weights in Your Strength-Training Program

If you’ve been hitting the weight room but aren’t seeing a difference in results or don’t feel challenged enough, it could mean you’re not lifting as heavy as you should […]

Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Can Still Lead to Diabetes and Obesity, Study Finds

The dangers of eating too much sugar have been well-documented; not only can it cause weight gain, but it can also lead to other health complications such as diabetes and […]

New to High-Intensity Interval Training? This No-Equipment Workout Is Only 20 Minutes

There is so much to love about high-intensity interval training (HIIT). These types of workouts mix intense bursts of activity with short rest periods, and because you can tailor the […]

I Practice Intermittent Fasting, and This Is What 1 Week of My Food Looks Like

When people find out I do intermittent fasting, where I only eat from noon to 7 p.m. and fast the rest of the day, and that I’m vegan, they always […]

Nutritionist-Recommended Tip to Lose Weight (and Always Feel Satisfied)

I’m famished! I’m starving! I’m going to pass out I’m so hungry! Ignoring hunger and getting to the point where you’re so ravenous you could eat the entire refrigerator is […]

I Traded My Afternoon Banana For a Protein Shake and Wasn’t Expecting This to Happen

I eat pretty healthy and recently started taking photos of my meals and snacks to keep tabs on my portions and food choices. So I never felt the need to […]

Want to Lose Weight and Still Eat Out? These Comparison Photos Show You How

A post shared by Rachel Paul RD • Dietitian (@collegenutritionist) on Apr 29, 2018 at 1:54pm PDT Weight-loss journeys do not have to exclude eating out! Although it can be […]

The 6 Things I Do Every Sunday to Stay Healthy All Week

My Sundays are definitely not a day of rest. Far from it. It’s the one day I devote to getting everything ready for my healthy week ahead. Take a glimpse […]

Weed Makes Me a Better Person – and I’m OK With That

“I just hope you can enjoy life without it.” “I can, and I do. It’s just a lot easier to find joy when you don’t feel like there’s a parakeet […]

You Might Want to Think Twice About Skipping Breakfast

Growing up in a larger family meant that dinners were taken very seriously in my household. Everybody had different schedules since some were working, some were in college, and others […]

5 Benefits of Going on the Keto Diet That Might Convince You to Start

The ketogenic diet has been a hot topic for a while now, but what exactly is this low-carb, high-fat diet good for? Aside from being able to eat butter, cheese, […]

30-Minute At-Home Boxing Workout

It’s time to crush calories with this boxing workout created by the founder of Prevail Boxing, LA’s premier fitness boxing studio. Milan Costich will coach you on throwing jabs and […]

I Did 100 Burpees a Day For 2 Weeks and This Is What Happened

I was used to suffering through burpees during CrossFit classes, but one day I showed up and the WOD (workout of the day) was 100 burpees for time. I thought […]

Why It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds – Don’t Make These Mistakes

My weight-loss journey wasn’t one of those amazing stories like you see on The Biggest Loser where the pounds just melted off. Oh no. I spent years making the same […]

If You Like Croutons on Your Salad, Try This Easy Swap For Weight Loss

A post shared by Rachel Paul RD • Dietitian (@collegenutritionist) on Apr 15, 2018 at 11:57am PDT Even though the base of a salad is usually healthy leafy greens, it […]

Think Sweet Potato Fries Are Healthier Than Regular Fries? You May Be Surprised

A post shared by Daily Nutrition Facts✏️ (@caloriefixes) on Apr 6, 2018 at 10:34am PDT We know, we know. French fries aren’t exactly the picture of healthy. But as the […]

The Absolute Best Piece of Weight-Loss Advice I Ever Received

Making major lifestyle changes is always a tough feat to accomplish. Whether you’re adopting a brand new diet, trying to get eight hours of sleep a night, or giving up […]

30-Minute Strength, Cardio, and Pilates Core Workout

Challenge your body with this circuit training, cardio, and Pilates workout from celebrity trainer Kit Rich. No equipment needed, just a positive attitude! Get ready to work hard! For more […]

A Trainer Says These 6 Exercises Will Help You Slim Your Waist

One of the most common misconceptions about exercise is that you’re able to target one area by focusing all your attention there. I hate to break it to you, but […]

I Wore My Fitbit During Sex, and This Is How Many Calories I Burned

Sex may not technically count as your workout for the day – but if it did, how many calories would you burn? Out of personal curiosity, I commissioned my Fitbit […]

I Lost Too Much Weight For My Wedding, and It’s My Biggest Regret

I remember the moment I put on my wedding dress, just hours before I was set to walk down the aisle. Standing in front of the mirror in the bridal […]

Why Boxing Is One of the Best Workouts For Weight Loss

A full-body workout that’s fun, challenging, and effective for weight loss exists – and it’s boxing. It also doesn’t hurt that you naturally look cool while doing it, so it’s […]

If You Want to Lose Weight and Still Drink, Read This

Before working in health and fitness, I spent a good part of my adult years working around food and alcohol. I was a server all through college. I would later […]

If Running Isn’t Helping You Lose Weight, Do This 30-Minute Workout Instead

I know what it’s like to exercise like crazy and not get the results you’re after. I ranged for years and years, and it wasn’t until I started CrossFit( and […]

Do These 4 Things and You’ll Lose Your Belly Fat Forever

If your belly is where you tend to gain weight, and it’s the hardest spot to lose it, we know how self-conscious it can make you feel. Doing countless crunches […]

I Drank Green Tea For 1 Week Instead of Coffee, and This Is What Floored Me

I know there are no quick fixes when it comes to weight loss. Drinking apple cider vinegar every day or doing a detox won’t make a huge, permanent difference to […]

Ready to Start the Mediterranean Diet? Here’s Your Meal Plan

When five Harvard Medical studies declare the Mediterranean diet the best choice for weight loss, you know they’re onto something. And even if you aren’t looking to shed some pounds, […]

Are You Eating Too Much Sugar? If You Have 1 or More of These Symptoms, Then Yes

Are you eating too much sugar? Though the recommended daily amount of added sugar tops out at 25 grams (six teaspoons) for women, your body could be significantly more sensitive […]

This Is What Happens When You Don’t Drink Enough Water

Besides the fact that you’d literally die without it, there are many, MANY imperative reasons to drink water frequently, every single day. It starts out pretty mild – you might […]

My Worst Fear Came True When I Fell Off a Treadmill in a Class Full of Strangers

On March 14, my worst fear came to fruition during a Barry’s Bootcamp class. It was my first week working for POPSUGAR, and as a fitness bonding experience, my team […]

I Woke Up Early to Work Out Every Day For a Week, and This Was the Most Surprising Result

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I don’t do mornings. Never have and probably never will. But I decided to try to change my life […]

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Is the Workout You Should Be Doing

A lot of women are turning to the weights to get into shape. It’s a smart move. But for every woman picking up some dumbbells, there’s an equal number who […]

15-Minute No-Equipment, Full-Body Tabata Workout

We’re partnering with CALIA by Carrie Underwood to celebrate Mother’s Day all month long with our new Get Strong With Mom series. Our first episode is a full-body Tabata workout. […]

Kate Middleton’s postpartum look sums up our untenable expectations for women

I’ve been thinking a lot about Kate Middleton this week, a thing that happens next to never. Because I am susceptible to the appeal of a corgi entourage, I do […]

Booty-, Thigh-, and Abs-Toning Workout From a Victoria’s Secret Model Trainer

Tighten and tone your butt and legs with this no-equipment workout from Victoria’s Secret model trainer Stephen Pasterino. His P.Volve method focuses on building long, lean muscle tone and eliminating […]

The Weight Watchers app makes it easy to lose weight — I use it every day and I’ve lost 20 pounds in 8 months

The Insider Picks crew writes about nonsense we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Most people know […]

Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

This is a question that comes up especially when we’re strength training but we are not gaining a few pounds or seeing any positive results. The answer that most of […]

The 4 popular diets for fat loss

There is an overabundance of weight loss programs and advice in the marketplace today, and much of it is ineffective, leading to great disappointment. These are a waste of time […]