Why You Should Have a Practice Thanksgiving

Heading into the holiday season, with its big buffet dinners and lengthy mingling sessions, can be intimidating—especially if you’re worried about what others will say when you turn down a calorie-laden appetizer or walk around with an empty glass. That’s why being able to anticipate your actions and responses is key. “You know when those...

Juice: A Drinker’s Guide to the Good, the Bad & the Healthy

Juice recently lost its health halo, when it turned out to be just as sugary as soda, but it’s still hard to completely write off the fruity liquid as unhealthy. If you’d like to be able to have your fruit and drink it too, here’s the lowdown on the good, the bad and the healthy when it comes to juice. The Good: You Get a Quick Hit of...

Lacey Stone’s Simple Circuit Workout #1 for Gym Newbies

Ready to make this month your fittest ever? I’ve designed 4-weeks worth of workouts to help you crush your fitness goals and get you feeling healthier than ever. If you’re new to the gym this is the plan for you. (Got a Fitbit Charge HR? Try this workout instead.) Simple Circuit Workout #1 is designed to work you from head to toe. Tips...

Lacey Stone’s Exclusive Fitbit Charge HR Workout #1

Welcome to my four-week workout plan that complements all the awesomeness Fitbit Charge HR holds. I’ve designed four 24-minute workouts for you to tackle. Are you ready to have the best four weeks ever? Let’s go! Tips to Get Started Fitbit Charge HR Workout #1 is designed to work you from head to toe. I’d like you to loop this entire circuit...

Goooal! A 10-Minute Workout from Soccer Pro Lauren Sesselmann

Ready for the final workout in my five-week series? This one is designed to get your heart pumping and your muscles ready for on-the-field action. If you’re tired of jumping rope, you can do a 15-minute jog during the conditioning segment instead—moving a little extra will help you run like the wind on game day. Now, get started! Because after...

“I Stopped Making Excuses!” says Tony J.—You Can, Too!

Tony J., a 38-year-old school service administrator in Orlando, FL, always had fun staying active and playing basketball with friends in his 20s. But then life got busy. “I got married and we had kids, and I had so much going on that I stopped working out,” he says. “During the day I’d swing by fast food for lunch constantly, and even...

Trick Yourself Into Never Wanting Treats Again

There’s a reason why candy, cookies, chips and fast-food tastes oh. so. delicious. Many food items are engineered by scientists to deliver an irresistible “bliss point”—a term that describes the optimization of a tasty ingredient like sugar, salt, or fat that drives you to reach for more. But just because food scientists have worked...

Body-Blasting Workout #4 from Soccer Pro Lauren Sesselmann

Welcome to week four of my five-week workout plan! The taps and curtseys in this week’s lineup might sound cute, but rest assured this routine is tough enough to hit nearly every muscle in your body. (Here’s Workout #1, Workout #2, and Workout #3 in case you missed them.) Just like my other workouts, you don’t have to do this in a gym. Your...