Healthy Living & Wellness

- If you want a move that works your whole body, plank pose is a great place to start . And if you're looking to kick it up a notch to challenge yourself even more, consider forearm plank. Forearm plank can be a part of yoga flows, bodyweight ... [Read More]

- It’s the easy way to add in some strength training. If your exercise of choice is cardio, long strength training sessions on top of them can feel like a slog. But adding in just a 5-minute butt workout—which you can do right after your run or ... [Read More]


- What Happened When I Went Keto For 30 Days — and Then Stopped ← Use Arrow Keys → What Happened When I Went Keto For 30 Days — and Then Stopped I'm not exactly new to dieting (though I don't particularly like that term). What my boyfriend ... [Read More]


- Thumb through the ‘gram and the millions of photos shapeshifting yogis, and it’s easy to think flexibility means being able to contort into circus-style shapes. But flexibility is too often confused with hypermobility. It’s surprisingly easy ... [Read More]

- When you’re trying to improve your strength, your first thought is probably to add a bunch of weight training or bodyweight sweat sessions to your weekly workout schedule. How can you not  build strong muscles with the help of deadlifts and jump squats? One thing you might not realize, though, is that a yoga flow is an incredibly effective way to increase your strength, too. In the latest episode of  Good Moves,  Nike Master trainer Traci Copeland shared a yoga flow for strength that increases your muscle strength and offers relaxation all at the same time. Maybe the best two-for-one ... [Read More]

- On toast, in cookies or straight from a spoon, nut butters are a constantly delightful presence in our lives. But when it comes to peanut butter vs almond butter, which is the healthier option? Let’s find out. sofia Kraushaar Almond Butter ... [Read More]


- It's a common assumption that exercise in older people is difficult and dangerous, so it's perhaps best avoided. But this is often not the case—even if these ideas are ingrained in society. Research has repeatedly shown that exercise in older ... [Read More]

- The coronavirus pandemic has created a new normal for all of us. And while we’ve had to change or limit many of our daily routines and activities that help keep us fit, we also have a unique opportunity to engage in exercise outside of the gym or ... [Read More]

- There are many supplements that can help with the anti-ageing process. But there are 5 supplements in particular , which will give you the best bang for your buck. These are: So, let’s take a look at them in more detail. 1. NMN Supplement ... [Read More]

- Plus, why relaxation is so important Life is stressful. From health and safety worries to balancing work and family, we have a lot on our plates. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy “What I hear from my clients the most is that it’s hard to turn off their minds. They’re constantly going, which prevents them from relaxing,” says psychologist Susan Albers, PsyD . “But we need to think of relaxing not as a stopping point, but as a necessary ... [Read More]

- Keep your digestion system running smoothly with these high-fiber and delicious foods. Let’s get real: sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t poop! No need to be shy—we’ve all been there at least a few times before—so we ... [Read More]

- A registered dietitian shares tips to know about the version of the keto diet. The ketogenic, or keto, diet is one of the well-known diets out there, but a simplified version of the high fat, low carbohydrate diet is gaining in popularity too. With ... [Read More]

- In her famous song, “Physical,” Olivia Newton-John serenades, “Let me hear your body talk.” Many of us are so busy building our careers that we don’t pay attention to what our bodies say to us. And chances are you’ve become so ... [Read More]


- Leisurely walks are a great excuse for leaving your house and getting some fresh air, but they’re also good opportunities to burn calories. 2020 might be the year walks officially became cool. Popularized by everyone who’s currently in lockdown ... [Read More]

- emergency funds to cover three months of expenses. What is Metabolic Confusion and Does it Actually Work? Metabolic confusion can sound, well, confusing. Here's everything you need to know about this controversial diet. In a society obsessed with thinness and at least the appearance of wellness, it can seem like there's a new "fad diet" popping up every few days or so. Lately, influencers and celebrities alike have been touting the benefits of the metabolic confusion diet — an eating regimen that promises to expedite weight loss by tricking your body into speeding up your metabolism . But ... [Read More]

- There is no better place to be in this summer of covid-19 than outdoors, where fresh air and open spaces reduce the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus. And that applies to exercise as well. “Taking your workout outdoors is the smart way to train,” says Ann Li, family physician, certified personal trainer and assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. “Exercising outdoors is where we can distance ourselves the farthest and safest,” she adds. We’re not just talking aerobic exercise such as cycling, running or walking, but resistance workouts, ... [Read More]

- emergency funds to cover three months of expenses. Women's Health may earn commission from the links on this page, but we only feature products we believe in. Jessica Alba's Abs Look Oh-So-Toned In Her Latest TikTok Dance Challenge Video She and Lizzy Mathis showed off their moves while doing the #tkndancechallenge. Jessica Alba, 39, showed off her toned abs in a new TikTok dance video. She's a total pro at TikTok dance challenges, and her latest features friend Lizzy Mathis. Jessica does HIIT, dance cardio, and resistance bands workouts to stay fit. Actress Jessica Alba , 39, may be the ... [Read More]

- (CNN) In Part I of this seven-part series, we started our fitness journey by learning how to strengthen the mind-body connection and practice breathing to create good posture. In Part II , we learned how to master fundamental movements in all planes of motion. Building off that foundation, we're now ready to get stronger. Here I'll cover how to effectively use free weights for strength training. Even if you've never lifted weights before, I've designed the workout below to safely get you going. Two of the most compelling benefits of weight training are its ability to help us lose weight and ... [Read More]


- Lately it seems we are constantly being bombarded with anti-sugar messaging. Hey, there's no doubt that the average American is eating way too much added sugar, and that could lead to health consequences, such as tooth decay, heart disease, obesity and fatty liver disease . But I also think there are so many alternative sugars now on the market that the average consumer gets overwhelmed and doesn't know where to turn. Which leads us to the latest alternative sweetener that many of my friends and family are asking about – sugar made from monk fruit. [  What Is Monk Fruit? Monk fruit is a ... [Read More]

- Women in their 30s and 40s with a common condition affecting how the ovaries work are more likely to get heart disease. That's the finding of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology , a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Polycystic ovary syndrome isn't a life sentence - there are many ways to stay heart healthy. Small changes add up, like eating more fruits and vegetables and doing more exercise." Dr. Clare Oliver-Williams, Study Author, University of Cambridge, UK It is estimated that 6-20% of women of reproductive age have polycystic ovary ... [Read More]