If you have trouble falling asleep, and counting sheep doesn’t do the trick, then maybe the right playlist will. We’ve complied a list of some of the chillest songs we know, guaranteed to ease even the most troubled mind into slumber. Grab some earbuds and a mattress, and get ready to catch some zzz’s. “Rivers
The ketogenic diet is superpopular right now. Not only can you eat all the delicious, high-fat foods you want, but it also encourages your body to burn up your fat stores for energy. If you’re thinking about trying it out but don’t want to give up your sweets, read on for 11 low-carb, high-fat, high-protein
Say hello to your new favorite drink: the thick and creamy Keto Cacao Milkshake, via PaleoHacks. Out with the old and in with the new! Replace traditional sugar-loaded milkshakes with a healthier keto version you can whip up in five minutes. You’ll get the same taste and texture of a traditional chocolate shake with healthy
As the weather gets warmer and the sun sets later, you’ll likely be itching to stay outside longer. We feel the same way, and one of our favorite ways to make that happen is by stepping away from the stove and making use of the grill. Need more reasons to give it a go? Grilling
Lace up your cleats and get your heart ready, because the soccer players at the 2018 World Cup are here to steam things up. The good ol’ US of A may not be among the 32 nations competing in the international soccer tournament this year (and we may be the only nation who calls it
We don’t want the heat and humidity to get in the way of a good run. With a treadmill workout, you can beat the rising temperatures and still fit in your weekly mileage. We’ve rounded up seven of our favorite indoor runs, ranging from 20 minutes to a full hour, to help you stay on
If there’s one place where people’s true colors show, it’s the gym. It really tests your cleanliness, hygiene, common courtesy, and respect all under one roof — and it’s scary to see where gym-goers fail. If you’re not sure if you want to date someone or be their friend, take their ass to the gym.
Besides the fact that you’d literally die without it, there are many, MANY imperative reasons to drink water frequently, every single day. It starts out pretty mild — you might feel thirsty and have a dry mouth. But the long-term effects of not drinking enough water not only have an effect on your weight (in
Whether you woke up with a tight lower back, your desk job has you aching, or you overdid it at the gym, here is a relaxing yoga sequence designed specifically to stretch your lower back. Since tight hips, hamstrings, and shoulders can often trigger discomfort and pain, this sequence will also lengthen those tension spots.
I was excited as I walked into my Ob-Gyn’s office to get my IUD implanted. Yes, excited! Not nervous, not neutral — EXCITED. As a self-proclaimed feminist, I felt like I was doing the coolest, most modern thing ever. It was 2015, and the media had been positively buzzing for months about how IUDs and
If you’re trying to make healthy choices, improve your lifestyle, or start out on a weight-loss journey, these healthy hacks are sure to prevent you from falling off the wagon. From simple food swaps and substitutes to easy and achievable ways you can cut calories, you’ll benefit from having these tips in your healthy living
You may not think of frozen foods as being health stars, but they can be — as long as you choose the right ones. In fact, packing your freezer with fruits, veggies, grains, and lean proteins can make good-for-you meals come together in a breeze. No more dialing for takeout (that takes too long, anyway).
For as liberating and exciting as modern travel may be, it definitely takes a toll on your body. Going the distance brings jet lag, new foods, unusual environments, and sometimes stress. Regardless of whether you’re staying close to home or getting off the grid, maintaining your well-being should always be at the top of the
Nowadays, there are so many different diet trends popping up that it can be hard to keep track of what’s good and bad. And you’ll likely find mixed reviews; while some experts tout the benefits, others shine a spotlight on what’s bad. Still, humans are curious by nature — it makes sense that you’ll want
In the fitness world, not even mermaids should skip leg day! That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the cutest Disney-inspired workout gear, from muscle tanks to breathable leggings, that’ll inspire you to get pumped . . . princess-style. If you’re a hardcore Disney fanatic, you won’t be able to scroll through this list of
As a college student, finding new and creative ways to stay healthy on a budget was a challenge I dived into, determined to succeed. Eating healthy and staying fit is a lifestyle, so regardless of my situation, I always want to try my best to make it work. I know just how it feels to
The common misconception that vegetarians don’t get enough vital nutrients from their plant-based diets couldn’t be further from the truth. Not only can you get enough protein to build muscle like an absolute boss while on a plant-based diet, but you can also get enough fat to put your body in a state of ketosis.
When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it’s important to note that you can’t spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn’t going to help you
When trying to lose weight, many people will turn to high-protein diets. Protein is good for you, right? It helps you feel fuller longer so you’re less likely to overeat. It slows down the absorption of sugar, curbing those late-night junk-food cravings, plus it promotes muscle growth. But recent studies have shown that there is
With Summer approaching rapidly, we can’t help wanting to look good in our jean shorts and tank tops. The first step is knowing that you already do look good, no matter what Summer gear you choose to wear! But to give you an extra boost of confidence, we’ve got a comprehensive strength-training workout to shape
You’re so frustrated! You’re hitting the gym regularly, you’re eating right, and still you’re not losing weight! Personal trainer Marcus Rice says, “There are a million ways to go astray when trying to lose unwanted weight and get more toned and sculpted. I’ve listed just 9 of them right here. Which ones do you think
Becca Kufrin is going where no gym-goer has gone before. During this week’s episode of The Bachelorette, the 28-year-old publicist watched her remaining contestants engage in an epic game of trampoline dodgeball during a group date. While the gorgeous group of men were dressed in neon as if they were going to a rave, Becca
Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day; for many of us, it’s our favorite. When you’ve got time to whip up a breakfast recipe, you know you want it to be something that not only tastes great but is healthy, too. We’ve got you covered in both departments. If you’re one
While strength training with dumbbells or a barbell has its time and place, sometimes you just need a good ol’ fashioned bodyweight workout when you’re short on time and low on space. Francheska Martinez, certified trainer based at Onnit Academy in Austin, TX, has the perfect lower-body workout for you to tone up your thighs,