Low on energy and not sure why? It makes sense that you’ve started looking for answers. Feeling sluggish can be frustrating, and the root cause isn’t always clear. Oftentimes, though, low energy is a sign that we’re not meeting our needs.
Among the many changes to all of our lives as we shelter at home is the closure of gyms and boutique fitness places. Whether you never missed a SoulCycle class, banged out Barry’s Bootcamp or got your yoga on on the reg, it’s all on hold. Plus, our daily non-workout movements—commuting, walking around the office, running errands—are curtailed as well.
Whether you’re a competitive athlete or just on a new workout kick, muscle soreness, pain, and stiffness can keep you from reaching your full potential. It is, quite literally, a pain to have the motivation to achieve your fitness goals—but be held back by sluggish recovery from your workouts.
Dr. Bindiya Gandhi has a schedule that would make any person’s head spin. She’s a physician, medical director, and busy mom of one (soon to be two!). And yet somehow, she still manages to get her workouts in.
You know intuitively that sitting all day long isn’t great for you—maybe you feel tired, or stiff, or slouchy, or all of the above, after prolonged time spent on your tush. And yet, in our modern lifestyles, with work in front of computers, long commutes and the lure of Netflix, sitting seems like our natural state.
Okay, so you thought you were doing this amazing thing for your body by hitting the same HIIT class three days in one week, and now….you can’t move.
Calling all tech-savvy fitness fans
We all know the importance of regular exercise to accomplishing your fitness goals, but with our hectic schedules, there isn’t always time to hit the gym. Thanks to online-streaming, squeezing in a convenient and effective session has never been easier.
From thermal walks to staycations, 10 experts share their easy secrets to maximizing your health and happiness
New York and L.A. might be the places to find the trendiest boutique workouts and hottest superfoods—but when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, other cities edge them out, according to the most recent Gallup-Healthways Community Well-Being Rankings.
Wellness experts are seriously buzzing over marijuana (sorry). If you’ve been wondering whether this is yet another passing trend, or if pot is here to stay among athletes, yogis and other wellness influencers, read on: We spoke to experts immersed in the convergence of health and cannabis and got the lowdown.
You have your #fitnessgoals, and no doubt you’re fueling up like a pro and rocking your workout. But what about after you’re done? Whether you sweat it out on the spin bike, at the barre, in the weight room or at yoga, refueling is an important part of any exercise routine.
If you pay attention to trends in wellness, then “detox” is a word you’ve probably heard a lot. It can mean everything from simply taking a break from sugar after the holidays to a full-on juice cleanse or fast—but no matter the method, the desired result is the same.
Harley Pasternak, who helps keep Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian fit, debunks common workout myths.
Make your own energy drinks for a healthier and more affordable option
After a sweaty workout session, you’ve got many options for rehydration. Get plenty of electrolytes and flavor in this recipe for homemade switchel.