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Wellness

We take a no-nonsense approach to wellness—the intersection between your body and your mind—so you can trust us to report on the latest scientific advancements and expert-backed advice, from how to fall asleep (and stay asleep) to everything you need to know to be well-informed about your reproductive health.

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Byrdie writer Ariane Resnick takes a selfie with pink hair and muscular build
How Intuitive Workouts Helped Me Gain 20 Pounds of Muscle in One Year

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6 Resistance Band Squat Variations You Can Perform Anywhere

Woman performing a jackknife sit-up
Jackknife Sit-Ups Will Level Up Your Core Workout—Here's How to Do Them

Woman lying on her back on a yoga mat with knees up and feet together
Heel Touches Are a Simple Way to Level Up Your Workout

Woman performing a tricep dip
Tricep Dips Will Strengthen and Define Your Upper Arms—Learn How to Perform Them

Plantar Fasciitis Exercises
These 7 Plantar Fasciitis Exercises Promote Strength and Pain Relief

Woman in periwinkle workout set doing handstand on rocks by the sea
How to Do a Handstand to Work Muscles You Didn't Know You Had

Woman on stationary bike in her living room
Elliptical vs. Stationary Bike: Which Is the Better Workout?

Exercise ball
How to Pick the Right Exercise Ball for You

Woman doing abdominal exercises on a yoga mat outdoors.
Crunches vs. Sit-Ups: Which Are Better for Your Routine?

Woman performing a plank outdoors
Shoulder Taps: What They Are and How to Do Them

7 Upper-Back Workout Moves to Add to Your Routine

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9 Hyperextension Exercises Your Glutes Will Thank You For

roller skates
Turns Out Roller Skating Isn't Just Fun—It's Also a Solid Workout

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10 of the Best Mobility Exercises to Up Your Range of Motion

Woman crouching outside getting ready to work out
The Bear Crawl: What It Is and How to Do It

Plank Jacks: What They Are and How to Perform Them

Are Frog Jumps the Missing Move in Your Workout?

Dumbbell Shoulder Squats: What They Are and How to Do Them

How to Perform a Renegade Row, Straight From a Trainer

eccentric training
Eccentric Training: What It Is and How—and Why—to Do It

Wall Sits Are Incredible for Your Quads—Here's How to Do Them

Dumbbell Pullovers: What They Are, and How to (Safely) Do Them

Three people using Pilates reformer machines.
Reformer Pilates: This Is What to Expect From a Class

eye twitching
Is Your Eye Constantly Twitching These Days? This Is Why

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Avocado Oil vs. Olive Oil: What You Need to Know

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6 Sneaky Symptoms That Can Be a Sign of a Vitamin A Deficiency

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Your Lower Back Is Essential—Here's How to Strengthen It

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Golde Is the Black-Owned Wellness Brand We Can't Get Enough Of

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How to Perform the Perfect Biceps Curl

ashwagandha
Ashwagandha Has a Host of Benefits—and Some Sneaky Side Effects

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Wait—Can You Use Turmeric for At-Home Teeth Whitening?

Ritual Vitamin Sale
Ritual’s Best-Selling Vitamins Rarely Go On Sale—But They’re $23 This Weekend
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A Body Image Coach Says to Focus on "Body Liberation" Over "Body Positivity"—Here's Why

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Best Online Couples Therapy of 2023
yerba mate
Yerba Mate Is a Buzzy Drink With Strong Cultural Origin—Here’s the Backstory

elyse fox
How Elyse Fox's Mental Health Journey Helped Her Build a Meaningful Community

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Are All-Natural Tampons Really Better for You?

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A Closer Look at Ayurveda's Major Impact on Beauty

A Rise Nation fitness class
Rise Nation Is Going Viral—Here's What You Need to Know About the Climbing Workout

woman using arms resistance band
Is It Safe to Workout When You're Already Sore? We Asked Trainers

Woman hanging vertical leg raise
Vertical Knee Raises Are Perfect for Upping Your Ab Routine

Woman with a watery eye.
Watery Eyes: Causes and How to Treat Them

woman showing abs
Can Peptide Injections Help You Get Abs? Experts Weigh In

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Teeth Whitening Trays: What Dentists Want You to Know About the Treatment

Baking soda in a copper measuring cup, on champagne-colored silk.
Is Baking Soda an Effective Way to Whiten Your Teeth?

A swatch of coconut oil beside a coconut.
Coconut Oil for Teeth Whitening: Does It Actually Work?

woman performing static core exercise
What Is Muscular Endurance, and How Can You Build It Up?

two women jumping
Jump Squats Are the Perfect Boost to Your Workout Routine

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Sound Bath: What Is It and Should I Try It Out?

Oblique side plank
14 Oblique Exercises That Help Build a Stronger Torso

Woman performing a glute bridge on a bridge.
Frog Pumps: What to Know About This Under-the-Radar Move

Women hiking through a stream
11 Fun Ways to Stay Active Without Setting Foot in a Gym

Inverted Row
Inverted Rows: What They Are and How to Do Them

Woman jumping to the side outdoors
Lateral Jumps Are an Explosive Addition to Your Workout

Woman does a donkey kick in a light, spacious room
Donkey Kicks: What They Are and How to Do Them

Spirulina
Chlorella vs. Spirulina: Here's Everything You Need to Know

Milk, turmeric, ginger, and cinnamon on a gray table.
Jamu Juice Is "Trending," but It's Been Around for Centuries

Volumetric Diet Guide- Vegetable Salad with Halloumi and Pomegranate
Volumetric Diet: How It Works and Builds Healthy Eating Habits

Hula Hoop Workout Benefits
8 Reasons Hula Hooping Is an Amazing Low-Impact Workout

Can Vaginal pH Get Thrown Off?
Can Your Vaginal pH Actually Get Thrown Off?

Eccentric Workouts
7 Eccentric Exercises to Add to Your Workout

Military Presses
Military Presses: Everything to Know About This Muscle-Building Move

Strengthening Back Muscles
Looking to Strengthen Your Back Muscles? Start Here