Last week I kick-started a healthy Fall when Tone It Up hosted me at their retreat in Dana Point, CA; I followed up a nutrition class with one (maybe two) of these insanely delicious pumpkin pie bars. I saw them sitting on a table across the grass from me and made a B-line for pie.
There’s nothing more satisfying than finding that ahhh-inducing stretch when you have a tight and achy back—and nothing more maddening than not being able to hit that spot. Lower back pain is near-universal—in fact, according to a recent review, about 80 percent of people experience it at one point or another. “Where the spine meets the pelvis is kind
After hearing so much about Beachbody’s 80 Day Obsession and seeing the amazing transformations, I felt compelled to try the workouts. With my experience doing CrossFit three to four times a week for the past two years, I needed to see how these workouts compared. Would they be as intense and effective at building strength?
Even if you’ve been staying on track with your healthy eating goals all year, it’s a slippery slope after Halloween: noshing on leftover Halloween candy, Thanksgiving dinner followed by pumpkin pie, not to mention all the holiday parties and cookie swaps that fill December. With chunky sweaters, leggings, and thick layers filling your wardrobe in
Audrey Tait from YourTango shares advice on how to be confident in your own body. You can, too! No matter how hard you try to “love your flaws,” some days, you just don’t. And it makes sense — being truly happy with your body image is harder than it sounds. In fact, even the most
Some people swear by the health benefits of intermittent fasting (IF). Not only does this way of eating help you lose weight, but it can also improve digestion, give you more energy, help you focus, and even slow brain aging. When your body goes through periods of fasting, it boosts the production of growth hormone,
It’s summertime, and you know what that means: cute crop tops, bikinis and a whole lot of reasons to expose your midriff. But if you’re not feeling super confident with how your core is looking, we’ve got your back (um, front?). This yoga flow is sure to tighten up your core and have you looking
If you’re a yogi or just someone who’s up on Instagram culture, you’ve probably heard of goat yoga (or “goga”). The idea got its start after Yoga Girl founder Rachel Brathen began posting videos of herself in various yoga poses with her baby goat, Penny. Before long, celebrities like Amy Smart and Kate Beckinsale were
Cannabidiol (or CBD), a nonpsychoactive derivative of marijuana or hemp, is thought to ease everything from anxiety to chronic pain, but if you’ve wondered if it could help treat your inflammatory bowel disease or irritable bowel syndrome, the answer is, well, perhaps. While the two conditions are very similar, there are distinct differences in what
In her latest film, Jennifer Garner plays a regular suburban wife and mother who becomes a badass vigilante after her husband and child are murdered by members of a drug cartel. In the movie, Jen’s character, Rylie North, had five years “off the grid” to train. Jennifer herself had three months to get into believable
If you’re like most people, you probably use the terms “chin-up” and “pull-up” interchangeably to mean the same hard AF upper-body exercise. But it turns out, they’re actually not the same thing. (Yeah. Mind = blown.) Still, they have a lot in common. In fact, a chin-up is actually a variation of a pull-up, says