According to a 2019 Gallup poll, nearly one in five 18-to-29-year-olds vape regularly ’ that’s more than twice the national average ’ and it’s not difficult to see why. Vaping products have been designed to lure young people, and vaping is considered to be less harmful than smoking. However, that doesn’t mean it’s safe. In
With the amount of information we’re exposed to, it”s easy to overcomplicate our training. When it comes to calisthenics, it appears to look unsafe because we see the end product from the best athletes, but calisthenics is for all levels. There are various forms of calisthenics/bodyweight training that you can do, based on your goals. It’s
Black Friday is coming right up, and honestly, we’ve already started shopping. There are so many great pieces available to score at great prices, and we’re turning to all our favorite brands to find the best picks imaginable. As devoted Lululemon lovers, the Black Friday event is an incredibly exciting moment, and we’re reaching for
I know just as well as anyone the pains of outdoor workouts during winter ’ the internal battle of wanting to go outside and get fresh air mixed with the genuine fear of those bitter cold temperatures. For all those times when you just need to buck up and face the elements, make sure you’re
Our guest is Andrew Coates. Andrew is a coach, writer, and podcast host. He works with athletes and gen-pop clients with a focus on education and enjoyment. This means their training, diet, and lifestyle are sustainable for long-term progress. In recent years, Andrew has successfully branched out to become a prolific content creator. In this episode,
College football history has been made! On Nov. 28, Vanderbilt University senior Sarah Fuller became the first woman to play in a Power Five game as the Commodores took on the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Fuller’s barrier-breaking moment came at the beginning of the second half when she took the field as a
You know what’s really hard? Running with a face mask on! Your breathing is shallow and you can never quite catch your breath. You also almost feel like taking in all of this fresh air in the opposite of what you should be doing. As we all adjust to wearing masks when we’re not home,
If you’ve been thinking about trying a weighted blanket, you’re in luck. The science behind these popular blankets is actually fascinating, they can help relieve stress, anxiety, and can even get you a good nights sleep. Not all choices come cheap though, but now’s the perfect time to invest in one. Thanks to Black Friday
We’re all geared up and ready for Black Friday shopping. This year, the deals have started early, and we are already browsing and filling up our carts. We’re already major Amazon shoppers, and so it’s no surprise we’re turning to the megaretailer for all kinds of Black Friday deals. If you’re leading an active liftstyle,
Every December, I begin my holiday kitchen residency ’ a month spent living between my kitchen island and stove, creating everything from gingerbread cookies to peppermint bark to spiked eggnog. I’ve even dedicated a Christmas playlist and apron to the occasion. Despite my excitement, my stomach doesn’t find this to be the most wonderful month
Truth be told, you don’t need more than a pen and paper to practice journaling and reap the stress-relieving, mindfulness-promoting benefits. But, journals specifically catered to self-care, wellness practices, and gratitude with prompts and insightful exercises may help you keep the habit. They also make beautiful, thoughtful, and caring gifts during this unprecedented holiday season.
Missing a period can be scary, or exciting, depending on your life plan. But skipping over that time of the month doesn’t always mean you’re pregnant. In fact, it’s totally normal to miss your period every once in a while ’ and far more common than you think. “We typically assume a 28-day cycle as
If everything aligns right, Simone Biles will be at the Tokyo Olympics this coming summer ’ she’s arguably the best in her sport. Sure, she will have to qualify like everyone else, but her high-scoring routines speak for themselves. What other gymnast could fall during a competition and still come out with a gold medal?
My grandfather, Albert Fagan, passed away in April of 2020, at 93 years old, amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Up until his condition worsened for various reasons, he had been pain-free, mobile, and an extremely strong and independent individual for years. And when I say “strong,” I don’t just mean strong for a man his age.
Image Source: Getty / Mario Tama Just days after Pfizer reported that its COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be 95 percent effective, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield announced that the vaccine will likely be available “by the end of the second week in December.” According to an interview Redfield did with
It’s hard to watch Grease (for the 100th time maybe?) and not sing along to the iconic soundtrack. Now, fitness YouTuber Kyra Pro has taken some of our favorite hits from the classic musical movie and turned it into a fun 15-minute dance workout. You’ll move to such hits as “Summer Nights,” “Grease Lightning,” and
People are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of gut health and how such common problems as leaky gut and food intolerances can cause symptoms throughout the body. These are just a few of the symptoms that originate in the gut: Foggy brain Difficulty focusing Anxiety Fatigue Skin rashes Difficulty losing weight Headaches To understand
Our guest today is Tom Purvis. Tom competed as a bodybuilder, trained at Gold’s gym in the 90s with all the top pros, and educated other fitness professionals with RTS since 1997. He has a wealth of experience and is namechecked as a mentor to many top competitors and coaches. Tom is the creator of
The holidays are most definitely times to celebrate family and friends and enjoy tradition. Although, many of us will be enjoying our holidays a lot differently, whether that means skipping the usual travels altogether or opting for smaller festivities. One tradition that will undoubtedly take on a new form is a Turkey Trot or other
In more COVID-19 vaccine news, a candidate developed by the University of Oxford and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca was found to have an average efficacy rate of 70.4 percent following preliminary analysis of a Phase 2 / 3 clinical trial in the UK and Phase 3 trial in Brazil. This comes a week after Moderna initially
If we learned anything from our time in quarantine when gyms were closed, we learned we could make do without a gym. We can train to get stronger and more fit in our living rooms, backyards, or garages without machines or even barbells. We can use bodyweight exercises and something simple, like a medicine ball, for a great
If you’re getting tired of the same old home workouts, allow us to hit refresh for you. We’re continuing our series of live Instagram and YouTube workouts this week with three new routines, and they’re the kind that’ll have you sweating and panting by the last rep. Check out the full schedule below, and add
This workout begins with 20 minutes of core work to strengthen and tone your abs and back, and ends with a touch of self-massage using a foam roller to release muscle tension. Anna Renderer will lead you through exercises including side planks, sumo squats with twists, and butterfly boats. This workout is perfect if you’re
Iskra Lawrence is one of those celebrities and models who uses her social media platform to spread important messages around body image ’ and her Instagram Reels video from Nov. 18 is no exception. In it, she recognizes that a pair of jeans will not fit her, but instead of getting discouraged, she gets real.
As an athlete, sleep is one of the most important parts of my training routine. But it’s not always one of the easiest to come by for me, and I often find myself struggling to get enough meaningful shut-eye each night. Until recently, it’s been something I’ve learned to deal with. I’ve just assumed I’m
Q: Is sarcoplasmic hypertrophy a real thing and, if so, is it affected by the type of training that I perform? The sarcoplasmic hypertrophy theory has been around for decades and continues to be a source of controversy. The key to understanding it begins with a little muscle physiology. Skeletal muscle is made up of
@shapedbycharlotte better than a PSL #hellofall #pumpkinseason #healthyrecipes #tiktokcooks #nutritiontips #wellness #proteinshake #smoothie #smoothies ♬ Moon (And It Went Like) – Kid Francescoli What’s better than pumpkin pie? We’d argue a pumpkin pie smoothie simply because we love to turn dessert into drinkable treats that take little to no time at all. And when protein
If you’re missing your regular yoga class or feeling especially stressed, nervous, or sad, take an hour to follow along to this Ashtanga-inspired yoga flow from Koya Webb, a 500-HR RYT-certified yoga teacher. If you’re not familiar with Ashtanga, this form of yoga follows the same series of postures every single time, and you flow
Is 2021 your year to shine? If it is’if it’s your year to step up to the plate and finally get that fitness program into action’we have some of the best tips to help you succeed. When motivation strikes high each New Year, thousands begin their journey to reach that elusive “fit bod.” Not all
Sprints, burpees, squat jumps, and other staples of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) are undeniably challenging. But HIIT workouts burn a ton of calories, and I know I always feel so good when I’m finished ’ that is, after a few days of supersore muscles. If you’re also a fan of HIIT, then you have to