It's safe to say that most of us have experienced frustration with our bodies at some point in our lives, whether you're trying to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply feel better. When the results just aren't showing up, it's so easy to blame yourself, compare yourself to others, and
With its emphasis on fresh, whole foods, the Mediterranean diet may not sound very budget-friendly. It's safe to assume that your grocery bill might go up a bit when you start swapping packaged foods for fresh produce, heart-healthy seafood, healthy fats, and whole grains - but no need to worry that
Nike is the latest in a handful of brands making the effort to become more size inclusive, as the company recently announced its plans to expand its range of sports bras to include larger sizes. At a recent press event in Paris, Nike debuted the FE/NOM Flyknit Bra and released information about its efforts
If you're on the hunt for new workout clothes, Walmart may not be the first place that comes to mind, but the retailer has many impressive fitness finds. The best part: the selection comes with tons of choices and a wide range of sizes. To make shopping even easier, we curated a list of the best
I've been using a white noise machine to fall asleep for five years now, ever since my freshman year of college. At first, I'll admit, I thought it was a little over-the-top. I fell asleep pretty easily - not always immediately, but fast enough - and thought throwing a weird, hissing machine
When we think of yummy salty snacks , popcorn is at the top of our favorites list. It's so addictive and a generally healthy snacking option that still feels indulgent. It's delicious on its own, but also tastes so great with everything from chili salt to M&M's. If you're trying to
While lifting heavy-ass barbells is great for strengthening your legs, don't underestimate the power of a pair of dumbbells . Include these muscle-burning dumbbell moves to leg day if you want to feel the burn and see progress in your leg muscles. This isn't a workout; we would never advise doing
We often tap experts to find out how often you should workout to achieve XYZ goal, such as weight loss and building muscle. But if your goal is to maintain your current weight, shape, strength, or any other measurement you like to use, you may be wondering how often you should be exercising.
You've probably heard that weight loss is 80 percent diet and 20 percent exercise. And while there isn't any hard-and-fast science to back up this theory, there's no denying that diet plays the biggest role in weight loss . After all, losing weight is about burning more calories than you
Winters in New York are brutal and go on way too long. By March, as the frigid city thaws out into Spring, I'm usually stoked for longer days, warmer temps, and an excuse to trade in my chunky Winter sweaters for lighter flowy blouses.
To say I was a kid who loved coffee would be an understatement. I was obsessed with it. During the summers I ordered Frappuccinos with loads of whipped cream on top . In the wintertime, it was Dunkaccinos from Dunkin Donuts, the hot chocolate-coffee hybrid that tasted like it was straight out of a dream
If you're ready to break out of your at-home workout routine and get into a Spin class, you might want to try Flywheel. The indoor cycling studio has locations all over the country, and offers a no-frills workout that will burn a couple hundred calories while you sweat it out on a bike.
If you've ever carried a suitcase or bags of groceries up a few flights of stairs, you know how intense it can be. Your heart is pumping, your legs and butt are burning, and your arms are toast by the time you get to the top.
We consider ourselves something of experts when it comes to great workout leggings , and Zella is undoubtedly one of our favorite brands. We, and clearly every Nordstrom shopper , are partial to the Live In High-Waisted Leggings, but there are plenty of other styles that are equally as awesome. If you
The struggles of having big boobs and working out have been well-documented, and we're not here to rehash them for you. (Although we will just leave this roundup of best sports bras for big busts riiiight here .) Swimming is a great workout for anyone - easy on the joints, full-body, and cardio all
There are two words I love to hear, especially when it comes to cooking: quick and easy. It can be challenging to find time to cook during the week, and even if you're dedicated to weekend meal prep , you probably don't have hours and hours to spend in the kitchen. Still, if you're on a low-carb
Darrell McTague ( @CoachDRuns on Instagram) had tried to lose weight several times throughout his life, but nothing stuck. It wasn't until he hit a breaking point at work one summer that he decided to make a lasting change. Within a year, Darrell lost 130 pounds and found a love for running. He parlayed
Feeling overwhelmed by the mere idea of meal prep ? Sit tight, sister. We've got you! Washing, chopping, tossing, baking, blending, portioning, and freezing are all enough work on their own, so use our trusty grocery store guide and shopping checklist to make your trip to the supermarket a breeze
There are so many different ways people like to eat, but one plan that's been surging in popularity recently is the Mediterranean diet. Essentially, this means you're eating lots of fruits, vegetables, healthy fats like nuts and olive oil, whole grains, legumes, and animal protein like fish and
There are a lot of perks that come with lifting weights, such as an increase in bone mass and lean muscle mass, a reduction in body fat, improved cardiovascular fitness, strength, and an enhanced sense of well being, according to a 2006 article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine . If losing body
If you're planning a wedding , you've already got a lot of things on your plate. Stressing about your workouts shouldn't be one of them. That's why we've created this three-month plan with Bikram yoga instructor and NASM-certified personal trainer Monique Crous, founder of bodē nyc