Christa Sgobba, SELF Magazine

Christa Sgobba

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Emmaus, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Christa:

Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina Vaults to Standing Ovation in 8th-and-Final Olympic Games

Legendary gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, who represents Uzbekistan, competed in her final Olympic Games at Tokyo and received admiration from her competitors. → Read More

A Yoga Core Workout for When You Need Some Gentle Morning Movement

This morning yoga core workout uses gentle poses and movements to increase mobility, activate your core muscles, and wake up your entire body for your day. → Read More

My Bedtime Routine: Sue Bird on How Fiancée Megan Rapinoe Saved Her Skin

Sue Bird shares her bedtime routine, including how she preps her body to recover stronger—and the skin care she uses along the way. → Read More

This Quick Core Workout Might Be Your New Favorite Finisher—And It Includes Just Three Moves

This quick core workout is excellent on its own or added to the end of your favorite workout. Bonus: It's only three moves and 10 minutes. → Read More

12 Plank Exercises That Will Fire Up Your Entire Core

Planks are basic, but they don't have to be boring. These plank exercises show that there are tons of variations to the core move to make any workout more fun. → Read More

This Push-Pull Workout Will Hit Your Chest, Back, and Legs to Build Strength All Over Your Body

A push-pull workout helps build balanced strength by working the front of your body (chest and shoulders) and your back, as well as your leg muscles. → Read More

An Upper-Body Workout at Home to Smoke Your Back and Shoulders With Just a Resistance Band

With this upper-body workout at home, you can challenge your muscles and get stronger without using weights—all you need is a resistance band. → Read More

Emma Coburn Wins Ninth U.S. Steeplechase Title to Make Her Third Olympic Team

Her time set a new meet record. → Read More

What Is Anaerobic Exercise—and Can It Maximize Your Workouts?

Understanding the premise behind anaerobic exercise can help you get stronger, faster, and more powerful. Here's how to use it in your workout rotuine. → Read More

Allyson Felix Is Headed to Her Fifth Olympic Games

Tokyo could be a record-breaker for the public-health advocate. → Read More

This Full-Body Strength Workout Will Work Your Legs, Back, and Shoulders With Just 5 Moves

If you want to get stronger, this full-body strength workout has you covered, with a routine that will have you pushing hard and resting properly. → Read More

13 Pilates Benefits That Will Make You Want to Sign Up for Your First Class

If you're interested in switching up your workouts, these benefits of Pilates just might convince you to sign up for your first class and give it a shot. → Read More

This Upper-Body Circuit Workout Will Help You Build Balanced Strength

This efficient upper body circuit workout targets your entire upper body for a balanced burn. Grab a set of dumbbells and a box and get ready to get sweaty! → Read More

A Full-Body Workout for Beginners That Will Hit All Your Major Muscles

This full-body workout for beginners uses foundational moves to help you build your mind-muscle connection and work your upper body, lower body, and your core. → Read More

This Bodyweight Lower Body Workout Smokes Your Butt and Legs in Just 15 Minutes

A solid lower body workout will hit your hamstrings, quads, and glutes—and as this routine shows, you only need your bodyweight for a really intense challenge. → Read More

The Official SELF Spring Reset Challenge Workout Calendar

The Spring Reset Challenge workout calendar is here. Together, we'll go through four weeks of workouts. → Read More

This Cardio and Strength Workout Will Fire Up Your Entire Body

This cardio and strength workout uses exercises like burpees, squats, and core moves to fire up your entire body and elevate your heart rate. → Read More

A Bodyweight Full-Body Circuit Workout to Smoke Your Legs, Core, and Shoulders

This bodyweight full body circuit workout uses moves like reverse lunges, inchworms, and plank variations to fire up your core, shoulders, and legs. → Read More

This Tabata-Style Workout Will Hit Your Entire Body

A Tabata-style workout uses periods of intense work with recovery periods to crank up your heart rate while working all of your body's muscles. → Read More

This HIIT Full-Body Burner Will Be Your New Favorite Cardio

In this HIIT full-body burner, you'll up the intensity with moves like the inchworm, lateral shuffle, high knees, skater, and up-down plank. → Read More