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
Even though you might feel your best on a Paleo diet, we’re all only human when the the smell of pancakes in the morning hits. Fear not. Paleo baking mixes exist, which means you can enjoy cakes, waffles, and even pizza while still sticking to your eating plan. Plus, they’re all available on Amazon, so
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
Vegans, you may want to sit down and take a deep breath before reading the life-changing news we’re about to share with you. One of our favorite healthy dessert brands, Enlightened Ice Cream, is coming out with a dairy-free line with not one, not two, but seven mouthwatering flavors to choose from. In addition to
Getting fit can sometimes feel impossible, especially if you have never worked out or used to and are struggling to build back endurance and get back into a routine. We get that! But what if we told you that you could walk your way into a healthier, toner body and weight loss? A short interval
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,
Which is the ultimate comfort food: pizza or burritos? Now you don’t have to choose thanks to this pizza burrito found at Costco. And not only did the geniuses at Alpha Foods think to dream up this delicious combo, they made it 100 percent plant-based, which means no dairy, no meat, and cholesterol- and GMO-free.
Do you get overwhelmed by all the classic, delicious, sugar-filled, unhealthy treats that make their rounds during the holiday season? Why not mix things up this year and try something that will not only taste amazing but also fuel your brain, give your body energy, and promote it to burn its own fat as fuel?
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
You eat strict all week long, counting calories and macros to the exact gram. But five days straight of that is just too much, so when the weekend rolls around, you have what the fitness world refers to as “cheat days.” As you can see from this photo comparison posted by equalution on Instagram, even
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
Believe it or not, the latest buzz in the health and wellness world is mushrooms. Now before you turn your head away and label this a worthless new trend to try, hear us out. Mushrooms are a type of adaptogen, plants and herbs known to help with immunity, stress, sleep, and mental performance. Their use
If your fitness goals include a flatter belly and stronger core, you’re going to need a solid plan, expert guidance, and a little outside motivation. Our 30 Days to A Flat Belly plan has all three! This comprehensive workout plan will give you results you want without a pricey gym membership; you can do these
Kimberly Snyder, nutritionist, yogi, and founder of new lifestyle brand My Solluna, is known for smoothies that not only taste delicious, but are chalk full of benefits. Her Glowing Green Smoothie is one of my all-time favorites; I drink it for breakfast, and love starting my morning with ton of veggies in the form of
There are a handful of moves trainers always rely on for an effective workout, but there’s one in particular that we consistently hear from the experts: the humble plank. “The number one reason planks rule, in my opinion, is because they’re the most challenging mind-over-matter move you can do,” said Leslie Taylor, trainer at Barreworks
You may never have the time or energy to wield several pots and pans like a contestant on Top Chef — but that doesn’t mean you can’t pull together a healthy meal any night of the week. If you’re unfamiliar, you’ll want to get to know the sheet pan recipe: these one-dish wonders require minimal
If you haven’t heard, weighted blankets are the newest and coziest way to fall asleep and stay asleep. The blankets are scientifically designed to ease anxiety by regulating levels of the stress hormone cortisol while releasing oxytocin and serotonin, which can make you feel happier and more relaxed. Once you try one, you can’t help
Fall is the best season to go for a run; it’s not too hot, when you feel as if taking another step might cause you to melt, and it’s not too cold, when you feel as if your nose might freeze off. It’s just right. But if you’re going for a run in the Fall,
If you’re watching your weight or sugar intake, fun-size treats are great way to satisfy candy cravings without going overboard. That is . . . if you can stop at just one. If you’re not careful, you may end up eating the equivalent of two full-size bars in one sitting. While a little indulging is
Never run again — lift more instead! Can getting fit really be that simple? We asked Sarah Chadwell, NASM certified personal trainer and natural bodybuilder, just how you could skip running and still look like a gym goddess. She told POPSUGAR that there are more effective training practices to burn fat and build strength. “You
With so many diets out there today, it can be overwhelming choosing the right nutrition regimen for yourself. If you’re not sure which one to go with, the Whole30 plan might be a good place to start since it’s only a 30-day commitment. The goal of the Whole30 diet is to eliminate certain food groups
There might be nothing more satisfying than an Instant Pot meal — they’re always bursting with flavor and ready in a fraction of the time, saving you countless hours in the kitchen. If you’re on the Paleo diet, you know just how essential quick, healthy recipes can be. After all, there’s nothing that will sabotage
There’s a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health, is here to shed light on seven nutritional myths that could mess with your weight-loss efforts and your health. The Internet is like the Wild West when it comes to nutrition information: anything goes. Websites are rife with
We’re pretty obsessed with SmartSweets low-sugar candy; the new-and-improved gummy bears taste just like the convenience store candy you grew up with, and dare we say the Sweet Fish are even better than their full-sugar Swedish Fish counterparts. So when we saw the sweets company was selling fun-size packs just in time for Halloween, we
Figuring out what to bring to work or school for lunch while on WW — the program formerly known as Weight Watchers — can be tricky, and yet you don’t want to get stuck ordering takeout, which is notoriously difficult to track using your points. Luckily, this list is chock-full of healthy recipes to choose
At the beginning of 2018, Olivia and her husband began Beachbody’s 80 Day Obsession program. The program, created by Autumn Calabrese, promises a total-body transformation with an emphasis on glute and core training. Over the course of 80 days, Olivia lost a total of 15 pounds and developed a better relationship with food and fitness.
Halloween isn’t just for kids. In fact, the spooky holiday is arguably more fun for adults: clever costume ideas, spiked witch’s brew, and, of course, you can still eat candy. And costumes shouldn’t just be limited to themed parties and walking your kids around to trick-or-treat; get festive in the gym with some athleisure-inspired Halloween
When it comes to having anal sex, there are a few things you should know ahead of time to guarantee a pleasurable and safe experience. When done right, and when both people are super game, it can be awesome; yet, as with anything that’s new and sexual, it can also put your health at risk.
Drop the excuses: we’ve made a workout you can do anywhere. Torch calories and build some metabolism-boosting muscle with these bodyweight exercises. Simply warm up, work out, train your core, and you’re done. If you’re unfamiliar with the term burpee, you might know it as a squat thrust. Here’s a detailed explanation of the burpee,
Eating healthy doesn’t mean eating as much healthy food as you want. Even with nonprocessed food, it’s all about moderation and, in fact, there are a few things you shouldn’t be eating every single day, according to nutritionists. Whether it’s because they can hinder your weight-loss goals or have the potential to exacerbate health problems,