If you're someone who has a hard time giving yourself a break, and you've been skipping rest days, then listen up: while we admire your dedication, skipping your recovery is doing you more harm than you think.
The author (right) with her personal trainer Imagine cutting out sugar, eating cleaner than you ever have in your entire life, working out daily, running half marathons, lifting heavier weights, getting eight hours of sleep a night, drinking plenty of water, and following literally every weight-loss tip you've ever heard or read about - and then not only NOT losing a single pound, but gaining more than 10 percent of your body weight in pounds.
You don't need to do countless reps of exercise that just work your arms! That's right, don't waste time with bicep curls and triceps kickbacks - try this bodyweight workout full of full-body moves that will tone you all over while sculpting lovely arms and defined shoulders.
If you're a health fanatic, you probably find yourself avoiding doughnuts at all costs, but now you don't have to.
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This quick, full-body workout will help you stay fit no matter where you are. With no equipment needed to work your entire body, there really are no excuses.
If you look at the ingredients on a package of gummy bears - even organic ones - you'll see expected things like corn or brown rice syrup and sugar.
Deadlifts are easily one of the best moves out there. In one fell swoop, a deadlift works your butt, core, legs, back, and upper body - truly the definition of a total-body move.
Old habits are hard to break, and that's certainly true when it comes to fitness. If your standard cardio is running, cycling, or hopping on the elliptical, it can be difficult to try something new.
Potatoes have been given an unfair bad rep, and it's easy to see why: we've been treating them like a vehicle for fat and sugar.
Enough of the snow and ice! We're dreaming about sandy beaches and warm waves, so we're planning ahead workout-wise, too.
Push-ups have got to be my all-time favorite upper-body exercise since they are so effective at targeting your chest and shoulders.
If strong is the new sexy, the best place to show off your strength is your legs. We've rounded up the best leg exericise that strengthen and tone without adding bulk to your thighs.
Using Paleo-friendly ingredients, our friends at PaleoHacks created a recipe for rich, matcha brownies.
No matter how you feel about the weighing yourself, Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, shares details from a new study on how the scale can help with weight loss.
You started running months ago, yet every time you hop on the scale, you're let down by the results. What gives?
Watching your calories and limiting your carbs? Still want to enjoy a cold drink on a warm Summer day?
Every body deserves to be celebrated. It doesn't matter what size you are, what color you are, how tall or short you are - we are all amazing people who deserve to wake up every morning and be excited to get out and kick some ass in the world.
The health benefits of tea are vast, including soothing an upset stomach or helping to ease congestion.
You have a lot of feelings about burpees. Hatred, fear, and disgust may come to mind, so we understand if you're not psyched about doing a burpee-only challenge.