4 Steps to Speed Up Muscle Recovery After a Workout

Katherine Roberts, As a fitness buff from Houston who has just started her journey in the active people’s world, Kathy Roberts is interested in everything related to a well-balanced lifestyle and personal development. Working out regularly and intensively is the key to a chiseled body and peak physical fitness. However, if you want to getContinue reading “4 Steps to Speed Up Muscle Recovery After a Workout”

Pregnancy Exercises: 11 Dos And Don’ts of Prenatal Workouts

As Executive Editor (Print) at WH, Victoria oversees the day-to-day running of Women’s Health print magazine and additional books.  Not sure what pregnancy exercises you can and can’t do? We hear you, there can be a lot of confusion during the early days and there’s no getting around it, life changes when you fall pregnant. Every womanContinue reading “Pregnancy Exercises: 11 Dos And Don’ts of Prenatal Workouts”

Memorable Fitness Movies

By Pete McCall  If you enjoy working out and could’t live without your Netflix subscription, then you probably pay attention to how fitness is portrayed in a movie, specifically whether or not the characters could actually perform the physical feats shown on the screen – think Tom Cruise sprinting forever in The Firm. (On that note,Continue reading “Memorable Fitness Movies”

What foods are good for helping depression?

Jon is a writer from California and now floats somewhere on an island in the Mediterranean. He thinks most issues can be solved by petting a good dog, and he spends plenty of time doing so. Depression affects many people, and it can be life changing. Medical treatment and counseling can often help relieve symptoms,Continue reading “What foods are good for helping depression?”

Challenging the inevitability of inherited mental illness

By Lindsey Phillips With a family history that famously includes depression, addiction, eating disorders and seven suicides — including her grandfather Ernest Hemingway and her sister Margaux — actress and writer Mariel Hemingway doesn’t try to deny that mental health issues run in her family. She repeatedly shares her family history to advocate for mental health andContinue reading “Challenging the inevitability of inherited mental illness”

Why does chronic pain cause nausea and vomiting?

By Chicago Neuro pain, visit them via https://www.chicagoneuropain.com Nausea is a particularly nasty symptom. Your stomach’s on a rollercoaster and you’re sure you’re going to throw up. It can occur as a precursor to vomiting, or on its own. But for someone with chronic pain, nausea can be part of everyday life. There are generallyContinue reading “Why does chronic pain cause nausea and vomiting?”

11 Best and Worst Foods for Boosting Metabolism

Julie Revelant is a health journalist who has written hundreds of stories for magazines and outlets such as FoxNews.com, First for Women magazine, Woman’s World magazine, WhatToExpect.com, and Reader’s Digest online. Although genetics has the biggest effect on your ability to burn fat, certain foods can rev up your metabolism or seriously slow it down. When we can’t lose weight orContinue reading “11 Best and Worst Foods for Boosting Metabolism”

6 Coping Skills to Work Through Grief

Hope Gillette is a freelance writer and published novelist. She’s passionate about providing accurate, empathetic mental health content for readers, and believes writing can help combat stigma and improve wellness outcomes. Feeling overwhelmingly sad may be a natural reaction to loss. But what do you do when the emotion stops you in your tracks? LossContinue reading “6 Coping Skills to Work Through Grief”

Why You Need to Warm Up, Stretch and Cool Down (With audio version)

By Shawna Reed, an exercise Specialist It’s easy to overlook the importance of warming up, stretching and cooling down when exercising. It’s quicker to just get in, do your workout and get out. But what we often don’t realize is how important each of these elements are to having a successful workout. Here’s why: WarmingContinue reading “Why You Need to Warm Up, Stretch and Cool Down (With audio version)”

8 Things Healthy People Do Every Single Day

Alexa Tucker is a freelance writer and editor based in Denver, Colorado. She covers all things health and wellness including fitness, nutrition, and general health, as well as travel, beauty, and lifestyle.  Dietitians and trainers not only help other people live their~best lives~, but they’re pretty good about incorporating healthy habits into their daily lives,Continue reading “8 Things Healthy People Do Every Single Day”