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When Your Acne Has Its Own Zit Code, Could Exercise Help?

Although you might be long past the stage of teenage angst, adult acne could still be rearing its ugly head due to clogged pores, bacteria, or hormones. After trying every skin care product, cream, and medication out there, the search for consistent clarity can persist. Now, you may have heard that exercise brings quite a few health benefits....

These 8 New Cookbooks Will Make Your Summer Sizzle

This list has been curated by our Books Editor based on books she’s read or sampled, and books that have great Goodreads reviews. Whether you want to add some (literal) spice to your fave summer meal, make the world’s most heavenly ice cream sundae, or create a charcuterie board that would stop Martha in her tracks, you’re in the right place....

Yoga Reservations for 2: Partner Poses That Are Twice as Nice

You might picture yoga as a mostly solo operation — saying “om” while in Sukhasana doesn’t exactly require a buddy, after all. Plus, doing it on your own is a great way to re-center, relieve stress, and improve your overall health. But partner yoga is also a thing, and it’s def worth a try. After all, “yoga” means “union” in Sanskrit, and the...

Mask That Ass: The 8 Best Butt Masks of 2021

We bust them, twerk them, and sit on ‘em, so why don’t we pamper them? Yes, I’m talking about butts — and after a long quarantine, we’re more than ready to mask that ass. Butt mask popularity is on the rise and with cheek season well underway, we decided to investigate how well butt masks actually polish the ol’ peach. 🍑 We tested a handful...

To Shed an Inch, Maybe Take 3 Miles: The Benefits of Running 3 Miles a Day

No matter where it falls on your list of favorite exercises, running is a great way to get in shape and reach fitness goals. But unless you’re a marathon runner, you’re probably looking for a distance that’s attainable without causing you to miss that effectiveness window. 3 miles per day can be considered a nice sweet spot to target, even for...

The 7 Best Exercises for Your IT Band

Juicing for Anxiety: Pulp Fiction or Legit Main Squeeze?

Anxiety, depression, and garden-variety stress are extraordinarily common. And they can range from being an occasional bother to being a life-impacting chronic issue. Of course, we want to find any and every way to keep them at bay. But can juicing really help anxiety? A recipe for an amazing anti-anxiety smoothie Give this one a go!...

Putting Honey Where Your Mouth Is: Nutritional Value of the Honeycrisp Apple

Honeycrisp apples are no strangers to getting rave reviews for their flavor, and their overall popularity makes them generally more expensive than other apple varieties. Your standard apple varieties are full of nutrients, although some might offer varying benefits from each other. For instance, red apples such as Red Delicious are full of antioxidants....

What Is Paleo? A Beginner’s Guide to Going Caveman

So, you get the text: Can we go out for burgers (no buns!) tonight instead of pizza? Oh no, is she on this caveman diet everyone’s been raving about? You can’t help but wonder, what is paleo (aka the paleolithic diet) and why all the hype? You’re intrigued. We don’t blame you. What is paleo, anyway? Is it for you? Let’s discuss. ...

6 Gluten-Free Flours That Will Rock Your Baking World

So, you’ve decided to eat less sugar for 2 months. Or maybe you’re committing to that gluten-free life. Or you just want to try out cooking (and baking) with healthier, more nutrient-dense foods. Whatever the reason you’ve decided to ditch traditional white, refined flour — which isn’t nutrient-dense at all — a plethora of gluten-free flour alternatives...

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