When gyms closed in early March, I stocked up on affordable fitness equipment that I could easily store in my tiny New York City apartment. Resistance bands quickly became the MVP of that category — and also in all my at-home workouts. I’ve used them around my ankles during jump squats to burn out my
While you might recognize her from the Victoria’s Secret runway or photo campaigns from the last few years, model Romee Strijd is sharing a different side of her life with her followers: her road to conceiving. In an exciting pregnancy announcement this week, the 24-year-old Dutch model opened up about the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
I’m definitely overwashing my hair right now. It’s not getting any oiler than usual, and I haven’t used a spritz of dry shampoo or popped open a tube of styling cream in nearly three months, so product build-up also isn’t an issue. Nine times out of 10, I’ve been wetting (and washing) my hair solely
In 2020, most people are spending an enormous chunk of their days staring at screens. Since we’re now always on your laptop or glued to our phones, for work, working out, and socializing, all that light exposure can’t be good for our eyes. Enter blue light glasses. They’re the kind of thing you didn’t know
At the end of every gym day — before social distancing began, that is — my fiancé and I would recap what workouts we both did. Without fail, he’d mention that he completed a set of bird dogs — a fairly simply core exercise that never made my list. To be totally honest, I didn’t
One of the most frustrating things about the throbbing pain of a horrible migraine is having no clue what caused it — and therefore not knowing how to possibly stop it from happening again. Keeping a migraine diary could be the tool that helps you finally identify those agonizing triggers and the warning signs that
Proper posture has always been a work in progress for me, but a candid photo of myself is what really woke me up to the reality of my rounded shoulders. (Well, that plus the upper backaches.) The pic was recently snapped by my fiancé from across our work-from-home table. For the record, he was trying
If you’re spending most of your time at home and inside, it would make sense if your footwear preference as of late has been, well, nonexistent. While going barefoot has its benefits (no more lost socks in the washer?), it might not be the best choice when it comes to the health of your joints.