POPSUGAR: Fitness

All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical Linked to Cancer

All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical Linked to Cancer

A new report from the Environmental Working Group found that glyphosate, a common weed killer that has been linked to cancer, was found in a large amount of oat-based breakfast foods. Although the FDA
If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

A post shared by Sam Altieri•OnlineFatLossCoach (@saltylifts) on Aug 10, 2018 at 7:38am PDT Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio
Dirty Keto Might Sound Like a Great Idea, but Experts Say It's Not

Dirty Keto Might Sound Like a Great Idea, but Experts Say It's Not

It feels like we can't go a week, or even a detailed Facebook Newsfeed scrolling session, without hearing about someone's journey on the keto diet, a food plan where you consume a low amount of carbs
38 Tasty Vegan Recipes For Meat Eaters Who Are Trying to Cut Back on Animal Products

38 Tasty Vegan Recipes For Meat Eaters Who Are Trying to Cut Back on Animal Products

There are a lot of benefits to eating less meat - lower risk for heart disease and cancer, better digestion, and less stress on the environment, for instance. If you're trying to cut back on animal
This Dietitian Explains Why Magnesium Is So Important on the Keto Diet

This Dietitian Explains Why Magnesium Is So Important on the Keto Diet

If you're interested in trying the keto diet, then you've probably researched all the food you can and can't eat, how you should count carbs, and which exercises you should do. But while you're all
The 7 Most Important Body Positivity Lessons I've Learned Over the Years

The 7 Most Important Body Positivity Lessons I've Learned Over the Years

As someone who's struggled with body image her entire life (or all of the life I can remember), it's been a long journey towards finally living without shame. It's taken me years to learn this for
Nosh on These 35 Protein-Packed Snacks to Help You Hit Your Weight-Loss Goals

Nosh on These 35 Protein-Packed Snacks to Help You Hit Your Weight-Loss Goals

Experts recommend snacking on six to 10 grams of protein to help you stay fuller longer. You can also use snack time as a way to get more protein if you're having trouble meeting your daily quota.
I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why I Want You to Stop Training For Aesthetics to Transform Your Body

I'm a Trainer, and This Is Why I Want You to Stop Training For Aesthetics to Transform Your Body

As a trainer and someone who's immersed in the world of fitness, one of the most common things I see people training for is aesthetics. Don't get me wrong - I fully support people wanting to look and
Is Your Mouth Tingly After Eating an Apple? Do Your Ears Itch After Biting a Banana? Here's Why

Is Your Mouth Tingly After Eating an Apple? Do Your Ears Itch After Biting a Banana? Here's Why

Ever bite into a fresh peach or piece of melon and your mouth feels itchy, or your lips swell? It's not just in your head - it's called oral allergy syndrome (OAS). Also known as pollen-food allergy
Trader Joe's Now Sells Low-Calorie, High-Protein Ice Cream, and It's Only $2 a Pint

Trader Joe's Now Sells Low-Calorie, High-Protein Ice Cream, and It's Only $2 a Pint

A post shared by Trader Joe's List (@traderjoeslist) on Aug 14, 2018 at 8:57pm PDT We can't get enough low-fat, high-protein ice cream. We devour Halo Top, delight over Enlightened, and scoop up
Activating Your Glutes Could Be the Secret to a Bigger Butt - Here's How to Do It

Activating Your Glutes Could Be the Secret to a Bigger Butt - Here's How to Do It

If you didn't already know, sitting down for extended periods of time is bad for your muscles. Over time, extended periods of sitting will cause your hip flexor muscles to tighten and eventually turn
I Have Depression, and I Really Wish People Would Stop Telling Me That Exercise Is a Cure

I Have Depression, and I Really Wish People Would Stop Telling Me That Exercise Is a Cure

When I was 14, I was diagnosed with depression. I didn't understand it much at the time, only that I had finally found a word that encompassed all the feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, shame,
Get Strong, Sexy Arms With This 30-Minute Bodyweight Workout

Get Strong, Sexy Arms With This 30-Minute Bodyweight Workout

There's nothing wrong with having a favorite workout, but if you never switch up your routine, you're bound to hit a plateau. As a trainer, I'm a fan of utilizing various training modalities like
Jillian Michaels Says to Avoid This Habit at the Gym If You Want to See Results

Jillian Michaels Says to Avoid This Habit at the Gym If You Want to See Results

We know it can be frustrating to put time and effort into your workouts only to not see progress. Or maybe you noticed results after a few months of work, but suddenly hit a plateau. While some
This TRX Exercise Is Guaranteed to Give You a Sexy Back

This TRX Exercise Is Guaranteed to Give You a Sexy Back

When it comes to working out, we spend a bunch of time working our "mirror muscles" - the muscles we can see in the mirror, such as the biceps and quadriceps. This means that the other muscles we
These Are the 35 Most Effective Plank Exercises For Carving Your 6-Pack

These Are the 35 Most Effective Plank Exercises For Carving Your 6-Pack

There are so many variations of plank - the ultimate bodyweight move to tone your core and upper body. If you really want to carve your six-pack and lengthen your obliques, try these ab-focused
Going Vegan For a Week Has Some Perks (But For the Love of Cheese, It Was Hard)

Going Vegan For a Week Has Some Perks (But For the Love of Cheese, It Was Hard)

My husband Jim loves to read and research. From events in history to fitness, he's an expert on many things, thanks to the internet. Recently, he has been on a health kick. Being that I am the only
Tone Your Back and Shoulders With This Simple Bodyweight Exercise

Tone Your Back and Shoulders With This Simple Bodyweight Exercise

If you're trying to increase your overall strength while building lean muscle mass, you've got to start training with the TRX suspension trainer. The suspension trainer is one of the most diverse
The Big Mistake You Could Be Making When Counting Carbs on the Keto Diet

The Big Mistake You Could Be Making When Counting Carbs on the Keto Diet

If you're familiar with the keto diet, then you know it's all about counting carbs. The diet, which burns fat by putting your body into a state of ketosis, works by increasing your fat intake and
Exercise Helped Me Through My Depression - but Not in the Way You Think

Exercise Helped Me Through My Depression - but Not in the Way You Think

Six years ago, after a hurtful breakup, an abortion, graduating from business school, and not finding a job in my field, I was slowly falling into a depression. I am usually a very optimistic and