5 CrossFit Moves That Are Actually Easier to Master Than You Think

With its slew of insider-only lingo, intriguingly bare-boned training spaces, and celeb backing (Jessica Biel, Channing Tatum, and Vanessa Hudgens, to name a few), CrossFit has inspired an almost fanatical devotion from its followers. In addition to being the ultimate (and 4-million-strong) #fitfam, this is likely because the workout program works. Research by the University of […]

The Very Best Health and Wellness Deals in Today’s Amazon Prime Day Sale

Prime Day 2018 is here! Tons of items are on sale today, from Instant Pots and NutriBullets to retinol cream and toothbrushes. So many items are discounted, though, that identifying the truly great deals can be confusing. We're here to help: Below, some of the best deals in the health and wellness category we've spotted in today's annual big Amazon sale. (For more Prime Day shopping […]

Amazon Just Leaked an Early Prime Day Deal—and It’s Perfect for Fitness Junkies

We firmly believe one can never have enough workout apparel. Still, it can be a real struggle to find affordable and stylish activewear that checks all our boxes: comfortable, functional, and technical. So, we were excited to learn that Amazon is going to be dropping a few Prime Day deals early this year. In addition to up to 30% off intimates on […]

When I Started Running in My Hijab People Asked ‘Why Are You Torturing Yourself?’

This story is part of Health’s #RealLifeStrong series, where we are celebrating women who represent strength, resilience, and grace. Four years ago—the last time I was in Afghanistan to visit my family—I tried to explain to my mother why I’d taken up running. “What are you running away from?” she kept asking. Not until she listened to my tone […]

The Surprising Thing Kayla Itsines Says You Should Do If You Want Stronger Abs

If you use Instagram to source fitness inspo, you no doubt already follow Kayla Itsines for her challenging SWEAT workouts and totally inspiring posts about strength. Health recently had the chance to catch up with the influencer at PopSugar Playground and chatted with her about everything from eating well to having a healthy mindset. Here, Itsines […]

I Went Indoor Skydiving to Test Out These Sneakers–but They’re Actually the Perfect Lightweight Summer Shoe

Last week, I learned how to fly. Along with a group of other lucky writers and editors, I was treated to an outing at iFly Westchester, an indoor skydiving facility not far from New York City. We were there to celebrate the New Balance Fresh Foam Cruz–and get quite the adrenaline rush. Far too afraid of the […]