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A Trainer Says This Is How Many Days a Week You Need to Do HIIT to Lose Weight

Fitness trainers and dietitians agree that the key to losing weight isn’t just about exercising hard to burn calories. Registered dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition, said that a big chunk of weight-loss success has to do with your diet. David Chesworth, an ACSM-certified personal trainer and wellness coach at Hilton […]

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We Asked a Doctor How Long a Cold Is Contagious, and You Guys, It's Alarming

Colds are the worst, in part because they’re just so ridiculously contagious. “The ‘common cold’ is caused by a variety of respiratory viruses, the most common of which is the rhinovirus,” John E. Anderson, DO, an internal medicine physician at Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital, told POPSUGAR. Adults average at least two colds each year, because […]

I Pee When I Jump Rope, and Guess What? It's OK!

There used to be a running joke in my house: every time I’d laugh too hard or sneeze, I’d have to run upstairs, and my kids would yell, “Mommy peed in her pants again!” Through CrossFit, specifically from doing heavy squats and core work, it’s helped to strengthen my pelvic floor, similarly to how kegels […]

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If You're Counting Macros For Weight Loss, You've Got to Hear This Dietitian's Advice

You’ve already heard this before: weight loss is all about calories in, calories out (or CICO). And while that seems like an easy-enough concept, it’s much more complicated. Everyone burns calories at a different rate, thanks to a little thing called your metabolism. And with other factors — such as age, sex, and activity level […]