Image Source: Getty / Maskot Going out in public spaces while your town or city is implementing social distancing amid novel coronavirus might make you uneasy. After all, you should only be leaving your house to run errands when absolutely necessary. There are many places where only essential businesses are open right now, including healthcare
“I’ll be happier if I can just lose weight.” Does this thought sound familiar? Diet culture tells us that we have to look a certain way to be deemed as beautiful or worthy, and it drives many women (and men too!) to diet. We try all kinds of diets — many extreme and unhealthy —
The idea of firming up your middle may seem daunting, particularly if you don’t have 20 minutes to dedicate solely to strength training. But cranking out 30 crunches after a run or HIIT workout isn’t going to do much — you have to do the right kind of ab moves in order to hit those
ROLL CALL 🔥 wnba edition pic.twitter.com/X9jAlTCyBn — Chiney Ogwumike (@Chiney321) April 3, 2020 These WNBA players are showing fans how they keep it classy on and off the court in a new social media challenge video. Over the weekend, women from all different teams joined forces to show how they’re dressing for themselves at home
Competitive gymnast and lifelong athlete JaNay Honest admittedly felt lost after graduating from UCLA. As a National Championship gymnast, JaNay was used to grinding, being active, and constantly pushing herself. “Gymnastics was all I knew,” she says. “The week of graduation, I broke down. I was scared, I was nervous, I was anxious; and it
“Fat girls don’t flip fast,” the gymnastics coach I had throughout elementary and early middle school told us as she explained how to get enough height in our tumbling passes. It’s called “setting” — before you connect a back handspring, front handspring, whip back, etc. into a flip, you have to reach your arms up
As we head into April, we’re looking forward to brighter days and spring weather warming up. But as we continue to socially distance and stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic, our Fitness editors are also coveting these products that are helping us work out at home, destress, and practice some self-care. And as we spend
We see you out there crushing one at-home workout after another and looking for new routines wherever you can find them — we’re doing the same thing. That’s why we’re excited to continue offering our ongoing series of live Instagram workouts over on @POPSUGARFitness to keep you motivated, moving, and feeling good wherever you are.
The consensus from many athletes is clear: postponing the Olympics until July 23, 2021, and the Paralympics until August 24, 2021, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was smart. Though it gives them a full extra year of training, it’s hard news to bear — and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) announced on
Update: Kobe Bean Bryant is officially a 2020 Hall of Fame inductee. The highly-anticipated Hall of Fame class was announced on April 4, and includes Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, and more superstars. Although Bryant won’t be present at the August enshrinement ceremony in Massachusetts, his presence will be greatly felt. Original post: As the
The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) is advising all Americans to wear cloth face masks in public, a new national guideline to combat the coronavirus outbreak. President Trump announced the change in guidelines on April 3, following the lead of health officials in California, New York, and elsewhere who had already recommended similar practices. It’s
Now’s time for fresh and effective home workouts, and we’re taking things a step further by offering them in real-time! We’ve been busy serving up Instagram Live workouts over on @POPSUGARFitness, and next week, we’re rolling right along with a new daily lineup of intense, energetic, and sweat-ready sessions. If you’re a fan of ClassFitSugar
If you’re currently at home, without gym access, kicking yourself for not ordering a Peleton — you’re in good company. But let’s be real: for many of us, the Peleton’s high price point never fit into the budget. As an indoor cycling fan myself, I’m here to tell you that our options aren’t limited to
Demi Lovato’s fourth Fabletics collection is here with a charitable twist. On Thursday, the inspirational star announced that $5 of every item sold from her athletic wear collection will support the World Heath Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Lovato has pledged up to $125,000 from her collection’s proceeds from now through June 30 to benefit
Being at home with all-day access to the fridge and pantry can make it easy to overeat without realizing it. Whether you’re working from home, caring for children, or just spending the day binging a show on Netflix, it can be challenging to resist your favorites snacks, and you might not even know you’ve been
As healthcare professionals work tirelessly to treat COVID-19 patients, we’ve been directed to practice social distancing in order to slow the spread of the deadly pandemic. Naturally, social gatherings have been called off or moved online, and bars and restaurants have closed their doors — but it’s been less clear which doctor’s appointments we should
Ask any woman who works out about sports bras, and be prepared for a short monologue about her favorite brand or a horror story about the one that broke mid-sprint. People are passionate when it comes to sports bras because they’re the most critical piece of our workout wardrobe. We just can’t move without them.
With the COVID-19 pandemic putting everyone on high alert — particularly those with typical cold-and-flu symptoms like cough and fever — you may have a lot of questions about when to get tested, if at all, and what you can expect from the process. We’ve put together an explainer based on the latest guidelines, but
If you have the space for a yoga mat, you can do this fast-paced HIIT workout. Certified personal trainer Massy Arias posted this leg and butt routine on her Instagram page to get you moving and build muscle. She said in the caption, “Do your best with what I’ve given you and let’s crush it
These days, it can seem like every ping from your phone only brings more anxiety. Social media can be stressful for a variety of reasons, but when you live apart from family and friends or find yourself in the midst of a particularly troubling news cycle, it can be difficult to tear yourself away —
Intermittent fasting is relatively simple compared to traditional diets. Instead of carefully tracking calories or eliminating certain foods, you simply reduce the window in which you eat during the day. But while intermittent fasting can be an effective way to lose weight, it can also come with side effects, especially when you’re first getting started.
It’s no question that everyone has had to settle into their new normal. Two-time World Cup champion and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan saw more than just soccer in her future come 2020 — she and husband Servando Carrasco, a fellow soccer player, were preparing for the arrival of their first child together, a baby
No workout wardrobe is complete without a great pair of leggings. No matter what activity you love doing, be it a run or a yoga session, you belong in cute leggings. We don’t ask for all that much when it comes to our leggings — we just want them to be flattering and functional. But,
Meal prep isn’t just a huge cost-saver, it can free up loads of time, too. (After all, who wants to cook every night?) And whether or not you’ve already gotten into the routine of strategizing your meals for the week ahead, you’re likely not meal prepping your snacks yet — and you should be. “Meal