Fitness

If you’re used to working out at a gym, with all the machines, equipment, and space that comes with it, adjusting to at-home fitness is a challenge. Sure, no-equipment workouts will keep you moving and sweating, but I won’t deny that I’ve been missing the weight rack. Lifting does amazing things for your body and
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Competitive gymnast and lifelong athlete JaNay Honest admittedly felt lost after graduating from UCLA. As a National Championship gymnast, JaNay was used to grinding, being active, and constantly pushing herself. “Gymnastics was all I knew,” she says. “The week of graduation, I broke down. I was scared, I was nervous, I was anxious; and it
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Been doing a lot of baking lately? When you have a little extra time on your hands, it’s fun to bake something slightly more exciting than a simple loaf of banana bread, but not as time-consuming as a five-layer cake. These vegan carrot-cake protein doughnuts look and taste decadent, but they’re a cinch to put
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Working from home can be as challenging as it is comfortable. Sure, there’s no rushing out the door or fighting morning traffic, but it can feel like you’re always at work — and that can be exhausting and stressful. When your office is also your home, it can be difficult to stay productive and focused,
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“Fat girls don’t flip fast,” the gymnastics coach I had throughout elementary and early middle school told us as she explained how to get enough height in our tumbling passes. It’s called “setting” — before you connect a back handspring, front handspring, whip back, etc. into a flip, you have to reach your arms up
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Being at home with all-day access to the fridge and pantry can make it easy to overeat without realizing it. Whether you’re working from home, caring for children, or just spending the day binging a show on Netflix, it can be challenging to resist your favorites snacks, and you might not even know you’ve been
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We’ve given you exercise videos with dumbbells and a slew of them with booty bands (hint: you can use these bands for more than just butt exercises!). Now, buckle up for some expert-led videos using a single medicine ball (not to be confused with a stability ball). These workouts — med ball workouts — were
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With the COVID-19 pandemic putting everyone on high alert — particularly those with typical cold and flu symptoms like cough and fever — you may have a lot of questions about when to get tested, if at all, and what you can expect from the process. We’ve put together an explainer based on the latest
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Ask any woman who works out about sports bras, and be prepared for a short monologue about her favorite brand or a horror story about the one that broke mid-sprint. People are passionate when it comes to sports bras because they’re the most critical piece of our workout wardrobe. We just can’t move without them.
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In the weeks since the coronavirus began sweeping the globe, people have taken to buying everything from toilet paper to canned foods in bulk, necessarily or not. But many Americans are equally concerned about having ready and safe access to another necessity: prescription medications that are crucial to staying well, physically and mentally. As we
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Intermittent fasting is relatively simple compared to traditional diets. Instead of carefully tracking calories or eliminating certain foods, you simply reduce the window in which you eat during the day. But while intermittent fasting can be an effective way to lose weight, it can also come with side effects, especially when you’re first getting started.
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No workout wardrobe is complete without a great pair of leggings. No matter what activity you love doing, be it a run or a yoga session, you belong in cute leggings. We don’t ask for all that much when it comes to our leggings — we just want them to be flattering and functional. But,
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