After reading about ginger’s digestive benefits and its potential to ease my plaguing PMS, I began sipping on a cup of ginger tea most nights after dinner. My positive experience thus far sent me on a deep-dive Google search, where I came across claims that ginger could help with symptoms associated with headaches and migraines
Making the decision to get fit is a massive first step, but it’s the next part — the figuring out exactly what to do to achieve your weight-loss goals — that can feel overwhelming. (After all, you probably didn’t learn how to build a workout program in PE class.) “Creating a definitive exercise plan each
Watermelon season is here, which means it’s the perfect time to make a batch of watermelon mint CBD popsicles. These simple summer treats require only a few ingredients, and they’re a healthier option when you’re craving something sweet, yet refreshing during the warmer months. If you’ve never prepared homemade popsicles before, the process is quite
Think you can only get the benefits of fruits and vegetables by shopping in the produce aisle? Think again! Fruits and veggies are being added to foods like rice, oatmeal, and snacks in really interesting and yummy ways. As a registered dietitian, I do a little happy dance every time I find food choices that
It’s been 14 years (wow) since the first High School Musical came out, and yes, I can still sing every lyric. I may also have the CD soundtrack buried somewhere in my childhood bedroom and the songs are definitely still chilling on my old iPod nano. One thing I never could get down? The dance
Image Source: Getty / AFP Contributor On Monday, June 29, CNN reported that more than 200 people who have used a now-open Planet Fitness in Morgantown, WV, are being urged to quarantine after a client tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement released by the Monongalia County Health Department, anyone who was at that
Image Source: Courtesy of Jake DuPree You probably know Jake DuPree from his energetic and welcoming workout videos on POPSUGAR Fitness — I mean, how could you not? The barre- and Pilates-certified trainer, who grew up doing gymnastics, told POPSUGAR that teaching others is like a performance. “It really helped develop my voice and allowed
Because there’s no such thing as too many sports documentaries, today Apple released the first trailer for Greatness Code, a short form series spotlighting untold stories from some of the world’s greatest athletes. USWNT star Alex Morgan and five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky are both featured, alongside five other world-class competitors, including LeBron James,
There are many areas that must combine together to make a successful racer — dedication and mental fortitude for starters. A pair of kicks like the UA Charged Rogue 2 Running Shoes ($80) that can go the distance also doesn’t hurt. However, above all, endurance is probably the most important part of racing for runner.
You either love them or you hate them, but either way, if you’ve ever done a workout in your life or attended a high school gym class, you’ve done a crunch or two in your day. And there’s no doubt there are benefits to the tried-and-true exercise. “Most people tend to forget about this, but
Ready for a new workout? Good news: we have four of them coming your way this week as we keep our Instagram Live workouts on @popsugarfitness going. Tune in for no-equipment cardio and low-impact strength sessions, plus a donation-based boxing workout led by Deja Riley to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union. And if you
We practically live in our workout clothes, and we want our leggings drawers to be fully stocked at all times, but things can get pricey quickly. That’s one of the reasons we love Old Navy’s activewear. Their styles are cute, comfortable, size-inclusive, and so affordable. We can’t believe how affordable they actually are: everything we
The Jonas Brothers — in all their different permutations — have been on our playlists for a long time. One thing we didn’t know we needed? A Zumba-inspired dance cardio workout featuring songs from all of those groups: the original three-brothers lineup, Nick Jonas‘s solo songs, and Joe Jonas‘s band, DNCE. Here to give it
Simone Biles has spoken before about her reaction to the Olympics being postponed: tears, then acceptance that it was the right decision, according to a Today show interview in April. In a MasterClass livestream on June 24, she went into even more detail about the pandemic’s effect on her training and mindset. “In the beginning
From disappointment comes opportunity, at least for Maggie Nichols. As Netflix’s Athlete A reveals, the former elite gymnast was narrowly — and somewhat controversially — left off the 2016 Olympic team after becoming the first to report former team doctor Larry Nassar’s abuse to USA Gymnastics and battling back from injury before the trials. But
Image Source: Courtesy of Hannah Bailey Leo Baker is a seven-time X Games medalist, the fifth-ranked street skateboarder in the world, and became one of the youngest skaters ever to medal at the X Games in 2006. But dominating the women’s division for years made Baker’s journey to embracing themselves as a nonbinary person and
For the third of American adults who report getting insufficient sleep, a natural sleep aid like melatonin may sound appealing. After all, it can be bought over the counter and isn’t associated with the addictive qualities or potentially risky side effects of other sleep medications. Now, melatonin is available in a variety of forms, including
When ski jumpers were programmed in the workout at my gym, I had no idea what the heck they were. After my coach demonstrated them, I couldn’t wait to hop on a bench and give them a try. Also called bench jumps or side-to-side bench jumps, this exercise is challenging but also playful, and makes
Following the huge success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, soccer fans are already clearing their calendars for the next tournament, which kicks off in 2023. Preparations for the ninth instalment of the tournament, which will be hosted in New Zealand and Australia, are underway. Here’s what we know so far. When Will the
There are mixed feelings about workout shorts, but we’re firmly pro, and here’s why. Especially when it’s hot outside, it feels so freeing to be able to really move your legs. Plus, you don’t have to worry about them falling down in the same way that you do leggings, and they look so cute on!
Update: On June 24, CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman sold the company to Eric Roza, owner of CrossFit Sanitas in Boulder, CO. Roza will also take over as CEO from Dave Castro. “The world has changed, but the magnificent human machine, the proven benefits of CrossFit, and its market opportunity remain unchanged,” Glassman said
You know vitamin D is essential. The “sunshine vitamin” helps your body absorb calcium, leading to stronger bones — and when you’re not getting enough, you can feel sluggish and tired. But if you’ve discussed a vitamin D supplement with your doctor and find yourself standing in the aisle suddenly confused by the vitamin D3
In our opinion, it’s always a good time for a workout, but you need a great pair of sneakers if you want to truly conquer your fitness goals. We’ve always loved Nike’s footwear because they perform well no matter what activity you choose and they look good doing it. Just because we want solid footwear
Earlier this month, nine-year-old Kaitlyn Saunders and her parents went down to Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington DC while the streets were still empty to record a beautiful skating routine. It was dawn and Saunders, a figure skater with Diversify Ice, strapped on her rollerblades to perform her own choreography. Her song of choice?