Simone Biles's Olympic Gold Playlist: Bieber, Ariana, and G-Eazy

Simone Biles is gearing up for the Olympics again, and all eyes are on Rio. So what’s her pump-up jam before she takes the floor for a jaw-dropping routine? “‘Into You’ by Ariana Grande,” she told us. “I love that song right now.” We can totally imagine Simone rocking out to this song, headphones in,…

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This Pilates-Inspired Boot Camp Changed My Self-Esteem About My Abs

Unfortunately, the fit brunette with visible ab muscles and a flat stomach in the photo is not me. She’s likely an instructor or top student at SLT, an NYC-based boutique fitness studio featuring exercises done on Pilates reformer machines. That said, joining this core-strengthening cult made me a hell of a lot more confident about…

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If You've Been Considering the Keto Diet, This Will Change Your Mind

The keto diet is gaining in popularity, but it’s also “a dietitian’s nightmare,” Lisa Eberly said. We chatted with the registered dietitian to get her expert opinion on the trendy diet we’ve been hearing so much about. Spoiler alert: she’s not into it. Related: Stop Cravings Before They Even Happen With This Dietitian’s Trick What Is a…

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Boost Your Metabolism With This At-Home HIIT Workout

This workout, not including the warmup, is only four moves. Easy peasy, right? Well, each move is a killer and designed to keep your heart rate up while working your entire body. You will do four rounds of the HIIT workout, performing each move for 40 seconds, then rest for 20 seconds before moving to…

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Pro-Status Recovery Tips From an Olympian

Few athletes have more challenging and rigorous workout schedules than an Olympic athlete. From two-a-day weight-training sessions to multiple swim sessions each day to 32 hours a week of performance practices – it’s anything but easy when you’re going for gold. But if you don’t take a rest, you’re doing your body more harm than…

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Your 1-Day Healthy Whole30 Meal Plan

To say the Whole30 Diet is strict is an understatement. For a month, you’ll be giving up grains, sugar, dairy, alcohol, and legumes. There’s no workarounds either – if you think you can get away with making a Whole30-version of your favorite dessert, think again. There’s no Paleo pizza or almond-flour pancakes to be had; just…

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This Woman's Weight-Loss Story Is So Relatable

If you haven’t yet tuned into Kayla Itsines’s BBG Community, it’s probably time to follow! Not only are the transformations jaw-dropping, but the women’s stories are unbelievably inspiring. Related: These Total-Body Transformations From the BBG Workouts Will Have Your Jaw on the Floor Today’s spotlight is on Marisa from Orlando, FL, who is on week 19 of her fitness journey…

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