Almost every time I reveal I wasn’t a runner growing up or that I quit my middle school track team because my foot hurt, I’m met with some shock. I actually took up running as an adult after years of avoiding it. Now, I’ve run over 60 races over about eight years. Beyond that, I
So, your community has largely reopened, and you decided to get lunch with a friend, only to find out a few days later that they have tested positive for COVID-19. What do you do now? “What to do after you are in the presence of someone who tested positive for COVID-19 really depends on your
Many people who use birth control experience unpleasant side effects like nausea, breast tenderness, and changes in sex drive. But not all side effects are physical — doctors say birth control can also affect your mood, noting that studies have found a correlation between hormonal contraception and depression. So, could your birth control be to
After plenty of trial and error, I’ve discovered that I look and feel my best when I eat a low-carb diet. I’ve worked hard to find low-carb foods I actually enjoy, and I’m so excited to share them with you. Because I’m all about convenience, every single one of these products is available on Amazon.
Last March, Emilia Clarke wrote a powerful essay revealing that she battled for her life while suffering from two life-threatening brain aneurysms during her first few years filming Game of Thrones. The injuries were treated through several painful surgeries, resulting in Clarke spending weeks at the hospital in recovery. Years after her last procedure in
Athletes have a long history of advocating for racial justice, but leagues have only recently started to support the cause in a visible way. See: the NFL and US Soccer walking back stances against kneeling during the national anthem, the NBA planning to paint “Black Lives Matter” on courts, NWSL teams wearing “Black Lives Matter”
Broadway star Nick Cordero has died at age 41 after months spent battling coronavirus. His wife Amanda Kloots shared the news on Instagram on July 5, two days after telling supporters that Cordero would likely require a double lung transplant. He is survived by Kloots and their 1-year-old son, Elvis. “God has another angel in
In the spring, I made a new fitness goal for myself, mostly thanks to the influence of my aching knees. Instead of heavily relying on HIIT, squats, lunges, and deadlifts to give my legs a workout, I wanted to spend a little more time exercising my lower body through low-impact workouts. Without access to a
The next time you hit up Costco, grab a case of this Kirkland Signature Organic Chocolate Banana Almond Beverage. With just 120 calories per serving, it’s plant-based, soy-free, and offers 10 grams of protein. This yummy almond milk also offers four grams of fiber, and is perfect to grab on the go for some quick
Summer is sweaty enough as it is, so when we’re working out, moisture-wicking, breathable gear is a nonnegotiable part of our fitness routine. Whether we’re working out outside or training at home, we need all the help we can get keeping sweat at bay, so come summertime, our leggings have to be lightweight and breathable.
We love workout clothes, but if we’re not careful, they can get really pricey really quickly. We love when our favorite workout clothes go on sale, and we also try to stick to a budget, but sometimes, when we reach a fitness goal, we like to add a new piece to our workout wardrobe as
Sometimes, finding a great pair of leggings can feel tougher than bootcamp. Because they all fit so differently, and different customers want different things from a workout pant, we’ve learned to listen to ratings and customer reviews when we’re shopping, and we’ve come across some seriously beloved pairs. Whether you prefer a full legging or
Because there’s no such thing as too many sports documentaries, today Apple released the first trailer for Greatness Code, a short form series spotlighting untold stories from some of the world’s greatest athletes. USWNT star Alex Morgan and five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky are both featured, alongside five other world-class competitors, including LeBron James,
Does anyone else feel like the universe is out to sabotage their gains? Or is it just us? First, there was Lockdown Level Stay Indoors And Eat Your Feelings. By the time we could go run – yay! – 6am had become the dead of night and our window of freedom was all of five
Ready for a new workout? Good news: we have four of them coming your way this week as we keep our Instagram Live workouts on @popsugarfitness going. Tune in for no-equipment cardio and low-impact strength sessions, plus a donation-based boxing workout led by Deja Riley to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union. And if you
Simone Biles has spoken before about her reaction to the Olympics being postponed: tears, then acceptance that it was the right decision, according to a Today show interview in April. In a MasterClass livestream on June 24, she went into even more detail about the pandemic’s effect on her training and mindset. “In the beginning
For the third of American adults who report getting insufficient sleep, a natural sleep aid like melatonin may sound appealing. After all, it can be bought over the counter and isn’t associated with the addictive qualities or potentially risky side effects of other sleep medications. Now, melatonin is available in a variety of forms, including
Same ol’ concrete running route feeling a little, well, old? Good news: Trail running is having a much-deserved (and much-needed) moment — and we’re oh-so-here for it. Those smart folks are onto something: Exercising in nature actually quiets the part of the brain associated with overthinking, says research published by PNAS. (Can we say “yes, please”?!)
There are mixed feelings about workout shorts, but we’re firmly pro, and here’s why. Especially when it’s hot outside, it feels so freeing to be able to really move your legs. Plus, you don’t have to worry about them falling down in the same way that you do leggings, and they look so cute on!
In our opinion, it’s always a good time for a workout, but you need a great pair of sneakers if you want to truly conquer your fitness goals. We’ve always loved Nike’s footwear because they perform well no matter what activity you choose and they look good doing it. Just because we want solid footwear