How My Husband and I Stay Insanely Fit While Raising a Toddler

[brightcove:5530729399001 default] When George and I met in 2011 on a blind date, we were instantly attracted to each other, although there’s a 20-year age difference between us. But our shared passion for fitness was so strong that it kind of made our ages irrelevant. We immediately dug the idea of working out together, so soon […]

5 Yoga Moves You’re Probably Doing Wrong—and How to Fix Them

[brightcove:4908192357001 default] 428: That's how many calories you could burn in one hour of moderate-intensity yoga—that's about the same as in a light jog. Yoga has other benefits, too, such as fighting off the blues. A new study found that people with depression who took 90-minute yoga and breathing classes two or three times weekly for 12 weeks (as well as practicing at home) reported a decrease in symptoms. […]

What Exercise Actually Does to Your Body

[brightcove:5275884005001 default] You know a sweat session has major health and stress-relief benefits. But what is happening head to toe? Here’s exactly what a workout does for you. 1. You burn calories. When your body breaks down energy-dense foods, like carbs and fats, it turns them into the molecule ATP (adenosine triphosphate). Then, when the […]

Why You Should Always Fly With A Tennis Ball

[brightcove:5085197131001 default] This article originally appeared on There are all sorts of things you probably should pack in your carry-on (another pair of underwear, toothbrush and toothpaste, a book), but there's one thing you'll never want to forget: a tennis ball. Stick with me, here. It's not so you can spend your flight bouncing […]

The Upper-Body Workout That Gives J.Lo Her Strong, Toned Arms

[brightcove:4247120568001 default] When J.Lo gives us a peek into her workout routine, we pay attention. The famously fit star (can you believe she's 48?) always looks incredible, whether she's slaying the red carpet or fighting corruption as police officer Harlee Santos in her show Shades of Blue. Although genetics surely play a role in Lopez's insanely toned physique, it's no secret that she's seriously […]

The Lower-Body Exercise Selena Gomez Swears By

[brightcove:5327389483001 default] Want to steal Selena Gomez's leg-sculpting secret? Now you can: For strong stems, the 25-year-old star relies on toe circles, hot potato, pulses, and hydrants. "They tone small muscles and make legs lean," says her trainer, Amy Rosoff Davis, who suggests you start with 20 to 30 reps of each, working up to 60. Do the […]

This Viral Video Shows the Most Bizarre-Looking Leg Cramp We’ve Ever Seen

[brightcove:5315457854001 default] A video of what is quite possibly the most painful-looking leg cramp ever has gone viral. The 50-second clip, posted Monday by Angel Bermudez on Facebook, has racked up 16 million views and more than 177,000 shares. "After the workout. Start to relax and then this happens. Painful yes it was," Bermudez wrote in the […]