Women's Fitness

Why You Should Have a Small Snack After Every Workout

When you finish a workout, you fall into one of two camps: You're ravenous for food, or you shy away from it. But those in the latter group may need …

Fitness

Recipes To Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers Into New, Delicious Meals

Some may argue that the day-after-Thanksgiving turkey and cranberry sauce sandwich is just as good as (if not better than) the Thanksgiving meal. But …

Thanksgiving

An Adirondack Thanksgiving

Running Through Adirondack ParkIn an extremely rustic town near a couple of peaceful lakes, an 8-mile loop persuades me to bundle up and start …

Running

Janet Jackson Lost 70 Pounds By Strength Training After Giving Birth

<i>Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty Images</i><p>After giving birth to her son in January, Janet Jackson has been focusing on losing her baby …

Fitness

Don’t Put Your Fitness Goals On Hold Until “After The Holidays”

With the holidays around the corner, the number one phrase I hear as a personal trainer is “after the holidays.”“I want to lose those last 10 …

Running

2017 Gift Guide Archives - Women's Running

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Running

Thanksgiving By The Numbers

Happy Thanksgiving, readers! In celebration of this time of appreciation and reflection, we’ve compiled a brief list of facts about the most popular …

Running

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for your fitness-loving friend

Hey hey! How are you? Happy Thanksgiving Eve to all of my American friends out there. I hope you’re having a lovely Wednesday and getting ready to …

Shopping

How To Find Excitement In Running During The Holiday Season

What I Love Most About Running During The HolidaysTo some, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve are an excuse to let loose and live the …

Running

Why I’m Thankful For My Terrible Turkey Trot Experience

Reflecting On My First Turkey TrotThanksgiving is a unifying holiday in many ways. Aside from the joy of family and friends (and food!), it’s also …

Running

Hot To Turkey Trot

If running before feasting on the season’s finest meal is wrong, then we don’t want to be right. And neither do the more than 900,000 other runners …

Running

The Exact Abs Workout That Alison Brie Swears By For A Toned Core

She got her "Glow" bod with good old-fashioned hard work.<p>Ever wonder how Alison Brie got so fit for her role on the hit <i>Netflix</i> show "Glow"? A lot of it is thanks to Jason Walsh, personal trainer extraordinaire and founder of LA-based fitness studio Rise Nation. Lucky for us, Walsh put together this …

Workouts

'I Completely Transformed My Body Without Losing A Single Pound—Here's How'

Alysha Arias says lifting weights totally changed her—both mentally and physically.<p>When I was a teenager, I was in an abusive relationship. I was just 13 when we started dating, and by 15, the experience left me completely shattered. I developed anxiety and went through depression for quite some …

Fitness

This Is When You Should Eat Your Lightest And Heaviest Meals Of The Day

If you're trying to lose weight, timing matters.<p>When it comes to weight loss, we’ve heard so many different rules, it’s a little exhausting. Some people say you can eat whatever you want as long as you hit around 1,200 calories a day, others say throw out calorie counting, just eat whatever you …

Weight Loss

Fit Moms Share the Relatable and Realistic Ways They Make Time for Workouts

These ladies understand that workouts look different when you're a mom. But follow their tips and you'll never miss a chance to move.<p>You're not alone: Moms everywhere can attest that squeezing in exercise—on top of everything else—is a true feat. But you don't need to be a celebrity mom with a …

Parenting

Barre HIIT workout you can do anywhere

Hi friends! How’s the week going? I hope that you have an enjoyable week ahead and those who will be traveling enjoy safe and seamless travels. We’re …

Fitness

WiFi Nomiku

Are #cookingfails too common in your household? This quirky-looking device can save the day! It perfectly prepares meat and veggies using the sous …

Cooking

Runner’s Kitchen

<b>Sponsored: Laird Superfood Big Kahuna Gift Box</b> <b><br>Hurom HP Slow Juicer</b><b>WiFi Nomiku</b><b>Gone For A Run Runner’s Measurements Engraved Stemless Wine Glass</b><b>OXO</b> …

Running

We Just Broke Down This Insanely-Hard Kettlebell Move Into Totally Doable Steps

This move is worth learning—it can tone your ENTIRE body.<p><i>Through #WHStrong Squad,</i> Women's Health <i>taps the most trusted trainers across the country for their best fitness advice. This time around, we're talking to 2017 Next Fitness Star Betina Gozo about her favorite plank variation</i><i>.</i><p>Sure, you've seen …

Fitness

'I Did The "Death By Burpee" Challenge Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened' | Women's Health

<i>(Get fit at home! For dozens of 10- to 20-minute routines you can do in your living room, check out Salty Cat Workouts—the all-new site that features the world’s best video workouts for free!)</i><p>Burpees are do-anywhere exercises that can hit that high-intensity target without any equipment. (I'll show …

Fitness

Reflecting On My Eating Disorder Defeat And How Far I’ve Come

Hannah Hartzell in her final collegiate race.<p>I’ve Recovered From My Eating Disorder Defeat<p>Five years ago, I toed the line at the Nike Cross Regional …

Running

Avoid Overeating During The Chilly Seasons With These Tips

The winter is jam-packed with amazing things—holidays, snow, cozy sweaters and hot chocolate, to name a few. But what it doesn’t have is tons of …

Running

Five Pre-Race Fueling Tips

Having the energy you need to on race day is imperative. What and when you eat over race weekend can have a big influence. These five tips will help …

Triathlons

5 Things Women's Running Loves For Thanksgiving

Beistle Drumstick Boppers, $6<p>This headband is ridiculous–and that’s exactly why we love it. Who wouldn’t want to wear plush turkey drumsticks on …

Running

Kate Upton Just Schooled Her Husband On Partner Workouts

<i>Photo: Instagram @benbrunotraining</i><p>By now you're well aware of the fact that Kate Upton is a total boss. She's shown off her impressive fitness skills …

Exercise

The Pushup Variation That Will Help You Ditch Doggy Paddle For Good

Don't worry, you can do it on dry land.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. This week's exercise is courtesy of</i> Furthermore<i>:</i><p><b>T Pushup:</b> Ever notice how swimmers have the most amazing bodies? That's because swimming …

Exercise

How quickly do you lose running fitness? – Women's Running UK

When a planned rest day turns into a rest week, a nagging injury keeps you from running or you’re off on holiday, you can expect to feel a bit guilty …

Wellness

'How I Lost 100 Pounds In Just Over A Year Without Giving Up Pizza'

Tory Wright-Clark made small diet and exercise changes that led to big results.<p><b>Before:</b> 266 lbs<p><b>After:</b> 165 lbs<p>In high school, I was always fit and active because of my busy sports schedule. That all changed in my twenties when I got married and became a mom. Like many women, I stopped putting myself …

Fitness

Real Runners: A Gym Bullying Survivor Becomes A Sub-4 Marathoner

This BQ Striver Is A Bullying SurvivorI am a 48-year-old psychiatrist who just completed her fifth marathon, the Bay State Marathon in Lowell, Mass. …

Running

Remembering The Time I Ran With Meb Keflezighi

Despite my dogged determination and four separate attempts to gain entry, I was not able to snag a bib to run in the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon. …

Marathons