Author: fromflabtofit

  • Infrared Workouts: Effectiveness and Benefits

    Infrared Workouts: Effectiveness and Benefits

    Between meditating under the soothing glow of my LED face mask and getting in some reading while sipping my morning matcha, I’ve been all about habit stacking lately. So when I came across a video of someone running on an infrared treadmill on TikTok—a not-so-great habit I’m trying to break—I was intrigued. I mean, what…

  • Back Mobility Exercises That Feel Amazing

    Back Mobility Exercises That Feel Amazing

    Each month, a new trainer takes us through four of the best workouts they have in their back pocket. Follow along weekly for new ways to sweat it out with us. See All There are some exercises that are the bread and butter of the stretching and mobility world. Cat-cows, open books, and glute bridges…

  • What Causes Thirst—And Does It Mean Dehydration?

    What Causes Thirst—And Does It Mean Dehydration?

    Have you ever wondered if your thirst is a guaranteed sign that you waited too long to drink water? And even if you do sip enough H2O on the daily, what other factors may contribute to dehydration? Keep reading for answers to simultaneously quench your curiosity and your thirst, according to an integrative medical doctor…

  • 3 Ankle-Strengthening Exercises for Happy Hips

    3 Ankle-Strengthening Exercises for Happy Hips

    According to the butterfly effect, one small change in the present can lead to a big change in the future… and that’s about where my understanding of chaos theory ends, folks. What I do know is that the human body operates in a similar way. When one thing gets thrown out of whack, it tends to have…

  • Holiday Strength Training for Seniors: 5 Moves To Try

    Holiday Strength Training for Seniors: 5 Moves To Try

    If you count kiddos among the members of your family, spending time with that family around the holidays may mean you’re expected (or want!) to move like those children. We’re talking about flopping down on the floor opening presents, running and crawling around playing with the kids and those presents, and hey, maybe even gathering…

  • What To Eat Before Running 5K

    What To Eat Before Running 5K

    You’ve trained. You’ve charged your AirPods. You’ve picked out your race day outfit. Now, you’re counting down the minutes until you jog up to the starting line. Unless you already have a whole dresser drawer full of race participant T-shirts, chances are you feel a little jittery in the days leading up to a 5K.…

  • No, You Should Not Swap Mouthwash for Olive Oil

    No, You Should Not Swap Mouthwash for Olive Oil

    In today’s edition of “Can You Trust This TikTok Trend,” we’re diving into oral health and dental care. More specifically, the idea that using coconut or olive oil as mouthwash, can lead to brighter, cleaner teeth. Seems a bit random, right? First off, no shade to those creators. As discussed below, there are potential benefits…

  • Foam Rolling Knee Pain: 3 Super Effective Moves

    Foam Rolling Knee Pain: 3 Super Effective Moves

    If you’ve ever suffered from knee pain, odds are that someone has told you to foam roll. Since overly-tight fascia is a common cause of knee woes, people often think that rolling back and forth on your IT band or along your calves can help loosen things up and bring relief. But it turns out,…

  • Why Do Your Teeth Hurt When You’re Sick?

    Why Do Your Teeth Hurt When You’re Sick?

    One of the most uniquely terrible feelings in the world is when you start to realize you’re coming down with the flu. Body aches, exhaustion, and scratchy throat are all just annoying hints of what’s to come. (All the more reason to get your flu shot.) I recently came down with the flu myself after…

  • The 9 Best At-Home Ice Baths for Every Space and Budget in 2023

    The 9 Best At-Home Ice Baths for Every Space and Budget in 2023

    With the Well+Good SHOP, our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. While our editors independently select these products, making a purchase through our links may earn Well+Good a commission. Happy shopping! Explore the SHOP Whether training…