For those people who have already started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine or plan to in the coming months, Purvi Parikh, MD, an immunologist with Allergy & Asthma Network, says you should not get other vaccines — like the flu, pneumonia, or shingles shots — soon after or beforehand. Here’s what you need to know. Dr.
2020 illuminated the undeniable fact that Black women are the leaders of activism and justice globally. As racial fatigue and trauma continue to reverberate within our bodies, Black women are forging new paths to freedom that is rooted in self-love, where rest is the resistance required to continue our fight for justice and healing. Chapter
Gabourey Sidibe has had her share of mental health struggles, and the Oscar-nominated actress went on Taraji P. Henson’s Facebook Watch show Peace of Mind on Jan. 25 to get real about all of it. She shared that her experiences with depression and panic attacks dated back to her childhood and went on to fuel
Surfing is a full-body workout from the minute you paddle out to the final wave, so when these pro surfers share the workouts they do when they’re not in the water, we’re all eyes and ears. Exhibit A: this total-body routine that current world No. 5-ranked surfer Lakey Peterson dropped in a vlog last week.
Social media has completely transformed the way we communicate with one another, and that includes how we share information about the injustices that happen in our society. While these platforms have helped us come together and shed light on these experiences, the inescapable images of violence can take an emotional toll on BIPOC. Last year,
If working your muscles and moving your body are on your to-do list this week, you’ve come to the right place. We have four fresh workouts going live this week on our Instagram page and YouTube channel, hosted by trainers we know you’re going to love, if you don’t work out with them already! Check
UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis went viral in 2020 for her Beyoncé and Homecoming floor routine — so viral that she ended up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Now, the senior is back with a new routine for the 2021 season, and her performance at the Bruins’ first competition (and win!) of the year against the
I am a sports-bra snob, and I am not afraid to admit it. When I’m looking for a sports bra, above all else, I need it to be comfortable. It doesn’t matter if it’s the most supportive sports bra in the world, if it doesn’t feel good on, I’m not wearing it. I have all
In this new year, there are undoubtedly people who have made resolutions to lose weight or who have big endeavors for a fitter future. While those ambitions are valid and anyone is allowed to do whatever they choose with their body, there are some very common phrases that can make your fat friends extremely uncomfortable.
Everything in your body is connected, which means the pain you feel in one area might be caused by a weakness or an underlying injury in another. Take your hips, for example. You probably know how sore and tight this area can get just from sitting or working out, but if your hip muscles are
There are so many reasons to love cycling. You can do it indoors or outdoors, at home or at the gym. It’s also low-impact, making it easier on achy joints, and of course, it burns calories! But if you’re someone who uses cycling as your go-to workout — or you’re considering adding it to your
We have every available finger and toe crossed that the Tokyo Olympics kick off as planned on July 23, 2021. (So far, so good, according to the latest reports.) That’s exactly six months from today, and we’re officially starting our Olympics coverage early in order to introduce you to six American athletes you’ll want to
Six months ago, I shifted my diet from high-fat, low-carb vegan to a high-carb, low-fat vegan diet, with a focus on whole foods and limiting processed foods. I stopped eating added oils, and I eat so many veggies, potatoes, rice, and beans. I’ve gotten leaner, my skin is clearer, and my digestion has improved! I’ve
Did seeing this photo of someone yawning make you want to yawn, too? Yawning is completely normal in most cases, and people yawn for a lot of reasons, internal medicine physician Neha Pathak, MD, who’s a medical editor for WebMD, explained to POPSUGAR. How can you tell if the amount you yawn is normal? What
Getting a better night’s sleep is another common New Year’s resolution — and one that gets easily cast aside when life gets busy. Help yourself wind down before bed with a nightly stretching routine. Spend five to 10 minutes each night moving through a series of simple stretches to relax your muscles. Once you’re done,
@the_a_lifestyle Got a book? Then give this strength & mobility workout a go! #strength #homeworkout #mobilitytraining ♬ Sunday Funday – Montana Tucker Have you ever tried a mobility workout? This type of training is key because it keeps your joints healthy, improving your range of motion and keeping you pain- and injury-free. If you’re looking
The days of wearing your workout attire only to sweat are long gone. Today, we’re all about clothes that can be worn to the gym, to the grocery store, and, yes, even to take Zoom calls. Outfits that basically guarantee all-day comfort. Yoga leggings definitely fall into that category. In recent years, we’ve seen some
The dance troupe known as Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies first posted its “Rise Up” routine back on election day 2016, but it didn’t catch our eye until the group reposted it today, following the historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. And after watching the clip for yourself, you’ll see why it deserves the
I used to suffer from period cramps so painful, I couldn’t even move. They also came on so suddenly that I found myself in difficult situations, like being at school or work and unable to get up from my chair. For a while, I used a prescription painkiller to combat my debilitating cramps. It worked,
We’ve long loved Athleta for stylish leggings and supportive sports bras so, when we spotted a new, inclusive range with hundreds of pieces sized up to 3X, it’s only safe to say our love is growing. Now even more people can wear this gear whether exercising outside, at home, or in a gym as the
A’ja Wilson made history on Monday, but this time it happened just outside the basketball court. Wilson was officially honored with a statue outside Colonial Life Stadium, where the WNBA star played her college games for the University of South Carolina. Standing at 11 feet tall, Wilson’s statue is just one of three individual statues
If you have a friend or family member who experiences panic attacks, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed and helpless if it happens in your presence. Like any other mental health condition, it’s impossible to truly understand what a panic attack feels like unless you’ve experienced one yourself — but that doesn’t mean you can’t help
We’re practically living in our joggers and sweatpants right now. There is something about putting on workout clothes that makes us that much more likely to actually work out, and since we’re currently working from home, we’re almost exclusively wearing comfortable clothes. Joggers and sweatpants perfectly straddle that line; they’re comfortable enough that we want
There’s no better way to start a new week than with a fresh set of workouts, and we’ve got four going live this week on Instagram and YouTube! You’ll get strong with Monica Jones, burn it out on the barre with Jake DuPree, get LIT with a low-impact HIIT workout, and kickbox with Jarret Janako