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Finally, a 7-Day Detox Plan That's Doable

As much as I like to tell diets to go f*ck themselves, I can also admit that a detox would probably do me good. The thought of ridding my body of the bad stuff and feeling noticeably healthier sounds amazing, but I’ve struggled to find a plan that didn’t intimidate me. I refuse to cut […]

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7 Moves to Burn 400 Calories in 20 Minutes

Kettlebell fans love the heavy, round-shaped weights for a reason — kettlebell exercises combine cardio and strength training for a time-saving calorie burn. The amount of calories you can burn using kettlebells can be amazingly high: a study by the American Council on Exercise found that the average person burns 400 calories in 20 minutes […]

What It's Really Like to Lose Over 25 Pounds

By the middle of my sophomore year of college, I was in the worst physical shape of my life. A mix of drinking, the freedom to eat whatever and whenever I pleased, and my mom’s cancer prognosis led to rapid weight gain and plummeting self-confidence. Every day I dragged myself to class wearing shapeless, oversize […]

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The Golden Rules of Fat Loss, According to an Expert

Never run again — lift more instead! Can getting fit really be that simple? We asked Sarah Chadwell, NASM certified personal trainer and natural bodybuilder, just how you could skip running and still look like a gym goddess. She told POPSUGAR that there are more effective training practices to burn fat and build strength. “You […]

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You'll Never Guess the Secret Ingredient in These Vegan, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

A healthy recipe doesn’t have to mean bland or boring and certainly doesn’t have to exclude foods we have come to crave. Choosing to follow a particular diet or live a certain way shouldn’t always have to be about sacrifice, especially not during the upcoming holiday season, with its aromatic spices and tempting comfort foods. […]