Fitness

Demi Lovato’s Motto For Seeing Crushes at the Gym Belongs on a Frickin’ Poster

A post shared by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on Jun 28, 2017 at 11:14am PDT From Disney actress to international pop star, Demi Lovato has won the world over with her honest lyrics and down-to-earth personality, but her ability to keep it real when promoting body positivity has made her a true inspiration in the fitness world. In a recent interview with Self, Demi tackled a topic many women in the fitness world can appreciate: not caring about looking cute for crushes while drenched in sweat during a workout. Her thoughts on seeing guys she likes at the gym are one of the most applause-worthy mottos we've heard in a while, and they deserve to be copied and pasted into every single one of our brains. "I'm pretty confident in my own skin," Demi said. "I've run into guys I liked at the gym...

If You’ve Stressed About Cheat Meals, You Must Read This Blogger’s Important Message

ONE MEAL/DAY WILL NOT RUIN YOUR PROGRESS ‼️ I took the first photo before our day at Disneyland. As I mentioned in my prior post, we thoroughly enjoyed ourself and had all sorts of goodies like churros, caramel apples, ice cream, bread bowls and more. I was super bloated when I got home, but I just drank a ton of water and got some protein in before I went to bed. And guess what? I woke up this morning looking the EXACT same pre-cheat meal/cheat day. One unhealthy meal or day will not ruin your progress just like one good meal won't make you lose weight. 🙅 In the moment of a cheat meal or shortly after when the bloat struggle is all too real, we let our minds go into a downward spiral and think we've just ruined weeks of hard work. No, you haven't ‼️ I...

11 Weight Watchers Breakfasts Under 7 SmartPoints

The last thing I want to do in the morning is try to figure out what to eat that will not only start my day in a good way, but also won't break the bank on SmartPoints. A lot of days, I just reach for a banana or an apple, but then I find that I'm obvi...

This Personal Trainer Shares Pictures of Her Cellulite to Prove We All Have It

Sophia Allen is a soon-to-be certified personal trainer and sport and exercise nutrition coach, who wants you to know a very important thing about her body. She captioned the above Instagram post with "#ihavecellulitetoo and it appears when I squeeze my butt & disappears with the simple act of slightly tilting my hips out!" There has been a flood of body-positive posts recently about how certain camera angles and poses can make you look "perfect" on Instagram. Sophia says, "don't ever let instagram take away from your achievements, cause there's a lot of editing, tilting, posing, angles, lighting and all the rest going on." RelatedThis Fitness Trainer's Response to a Cellulite-Shamer Instantly Put Him in His Place There really can't be enough of these posts, which is why Sophia shar...

See the Workout Leggings That Fitness Editors Are Obsessed With

There are definite perks to being a fitness editor, one being all the gear I get to test out. Yet somehow finding the perfect pair of workout leggings eluded me . . . until the Adidas Warp Knit Tights ($100) landed on my desk. At first glance, I didn...

The Only Alt-Pop Playlist You’ll Ever Need For Your HIIT Workouts

We've got the BPMs you need for an intense interval workout - and this playlist is packed with alternative jams you'll want to listen to well beyond your sweat sesh. Check it out. Run - or cycle or squat - to the slower beat in the verse and then pick...

Get Your Funfetti Fix With These 6 High-Protein Treats

If you're as obsessed with all things birthday cake flavor as we are, then you're going to flip over these delicious high-protein healthy sweets. Ice cream, cookies, and marshmallow treats will soon be yours - adorned with rainbow sprinkles, of course ...

Nicole Lost Over 200 Pounds in 2 and a Half Years, and Yes, She Still Ate Bread

Nicole lost over 200 pounds, but before that she almost lost her life. She shared her story with POPSUGAR, in the hopes that someone will read this and know it's possible to change their life around. Nicole has had a pretty rough life so far: she los...

11 Healthy Protein Balls to Snack On Between Meals

Protein balls are such a versatile snack. Whether you're trying to stave off hunger and cravings after a workout, satisfy a late-night sweet tooth, or add more protein into your diet, these tasty, healthy treats really pack a nutritious punch. Some of ...

This Bodybuilding Mom Died From a Protein Overdose – Here’s What You Need to Know

A post shared by • MEEGAN HEFFORD • (@meeganheff) on May 22, 2017 at 6:32am PDT Meegan Hefford was a 25-year-old mother preparing for a bodybuilding competition, and after passing away in June, her untimely death is being blamed on the combination of her extreme protein consumption and a rare genetic condition. According to PerthNow, Meegan was drinking protein shakes, taking vitamin supplements, and eating protein-rich foods "such as lean meat and egg whites" to prepare for the competition. When she was found unconscious in her apartment, doctors initially could not figure out why someone so young and fit was losing brain activity so quickly. The Australian mother of two was later diagnosed with urea cycle disorder, a condition that blocks the body from properly breaking ...

These Are the 5 Fruits You Should ALWAYS Buy Organic, No Matter What

If you have the resources to do so, buying organic is usually always the best option. But since those organic prices can add up, sometimes you have to pick and choose. Fortunately, we know which produce typically is the most contaminated (known as "the...

A 2-Week Plan to Lose Weight, Get Stronger, and Feel Your Best

More often than not, our desire to lose weight before an upcoming vacation becomes a last-minute sprint to the finish line. If you'd like to drop a few pounds before you hit the beach on your next getaway, and only have two weeks to go, read on. We've ...