Trainer Does the Splits While Lifting 65 Lbs. Over Her Head: ‘I Love Doing Silly Things with My Body!’

[brightcove:5599232558001 default]   This article originally appeared on People.com. Doing the splits is already impressive. But it can be outdone, as fitness trainer Katie Sonier proves by regularly weightlifting up to 65 lbs. while in a full split. The Miami-based former gymnast says her aerobic moves started during her days as a college lacrosse player. […]

Karlie Kloss Says Running the Marathon Was the Best Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Training

[brightcove:5604378019001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. After a two year hiatus from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Karlie Kloss made her grand return to the runway in Shanghai. And the supermodel feels right at home with the Angel squad. “This is the greatest show on Earth. It’s really special to be back here […]

Want to Live Longer? Every Movement Counts, Even Cleaning the House

[brightcove:5614627761001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. You don’t have to break a sweat to reap the health benefits of physical activity, according to new research in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. In a study of women age 65 and older, just 30 minutes a day of light exercise—like running errands and […]

The One Healthy Thing Fitness Experts Always Do on Thanksgiving Day

[brightcove:5159339518001 default] Who doesn't love Thanksgiving—one of the few days of the year when you can put aside your usual healthy habits and pig out with no shame or judgment? While we're totally on board with holiday indulgence, it's not a bad idea to try to do at least one food- or fitness-related move to keep your energy high, […]

Why Fitness Star Anna Victoria Wants Everyone to Stop Apologizing for ‘Bad’ Photos on Social Media

[brightcove:5229956782001 default] Have you ever scrolled through photos from a night out with friends, only to worry about whether you look good enough in any of them to make the cut for Instagram? You're certainly not alone. Not even superstar fitness blogger Anna Victoria is immune to feeling insecure about what she looks like in a […]

Years of Infertility and Miscarriages Sent Me Into a Spiral of Depression

[brightcove:5377966703001 default] From the time she was small, Jessica Dolan wanted to be a mom. So not long after she and her boyfriend of nine years got married, they began trying to get pregnant. A year later, with no success, Jessica’s doctor sent her to a fertility clinic for help. Feeling hopeful, the couple began […]

Inside One of Reese Witherspoon and Naomi Watts’ Favorite Workouts: Burn 60

[brightcove:5542021042001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. In between filming movies like A Wrinkle in Time that take her all over the world, Reese Witherspoon is a regular at Burn 60 fitness studio. The busy star — plus other celeb fans like Naomi Watts — joins the group classes at the Brentwood, California gym […]

Here’s How Much You Need to Exercise to Make Up for a Day of Desk Sitting

[brightcove:4928980912001 default] This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com. Researchers of a sedentary lifestyle study have good news for office workers who find themselves trapped behind a desk every day from 9 to 5. The negative health effects created by long hours of sitting down can be reduced by daily exercise. The study looked at data […]

9 Things No One Tells You About Running a Marathon Post-Baby

[brightcove:5557865222001 default] This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com. This guest post comes from Daily Burn 365 trainer, running coach and three-time marathoner Cheri Paige Fogleman, NASM CPT (pre- and post-natal certified). The opinions expressed below are her own, and should not replace medical advice. After giving birth, it’s recommended to get medical clearance before beginning any exercise/training program. […]