Christa Sgobba, SELF Magazine

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Emmaus, PA, United States

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The Back and Biceps Workout to Help You Stand Up Straight

This back and biceps workout challenges muscles in your posterior chain, like your rhomboids, lats, and mid and lower traps, to help build balanced strength. → Read More

Peloton Recalls Pedals From 27,000 Bikes After Reports of Injuries

The company says to stop using the affected bikes immediately. → Read More

How to Do the Lateral Shoulder Raise Safely and Effectively

The lateral shoulder raise is a great exercise for your deltoids, but this simple framing trick can make it more effective and safer. → Read More

A Rotator Cuff Workout to Strengthen and Stabilize Your Shoulders

A simple, easy rotator cuff workout may be just what you need to strengthen your shoulders so you can do pressing movements safely and effectively. → Read More

10 Mini-Band Exercises for a Full-Body Workout at Home

Mini-bands aren't just for your glutes: These 10 mini-band exercises combine for a total-body mini-band workout you can do anywhere. → Read More

Ryka Focus XT: The Weightlifting Shoes That Let You Lift—and Then Some

They keep you stable while you lift some heavy stuff. → Read More

Nike Pegasus Trail 2—The Responsive Trail Shoe That’ll Give You a Boost on Roads Too

The Nike Pegasus Trail 2 is a top running shoe choice for people who run on trails and on roads. → Read More

This Cushioned Trail Shoe From Altra Makes Any Run More Comfortable

The Altra Olympus 4 protects your feet on tough trails, and its ample cushioning makes any run more comfortable. → Read More

7 Hip Abductor Exercises to Work the Small Glute Muscles in Your Butt

When working your glutes, it's important to include hip abductor exercises, which target the small muscles on the side of your butt, as well as your glute max. → Read More

The Best Biceps and Triceps Workout That Takes Just 10 Minutes

This biceps and triceps workout hits your arms from all different angles, giving you an effective and challenging workout in just 10 minutes. → Read More

Pectoral Muscles Training Tips: Why You Should Focus on Your Chest Muscles

Focusing on your pectoral muscles is an important part of strength training, but it's often overlooked. Here's why you want to work your chest. → Read More

How Body Glide Finally Stopped Me From Chafing During Hot Summer Runs

Body Glide stopped my painful chafing, and allows me to run discomfort-free on even the hottest, sweatiest summer days. → Read More

The Back and Shoulder Workout You Can Do Right in Your Living Room

As long as you have some dumbbells, you can do this back and shoulder workout anywhere to strengthen your deltoids, rear delts, lats, rhomboids, and traps. → Read More

Is Salty Sweat Something to Worry About When You Exercise in the Heat?

Here’s what those white crystals on your face are telling you when you exercise. → Read More

A 5-Minute Butt Workout to Finish Off Your Cardio Session Strong

It’s the easy way to add in some strength training. → Read More

5 Best Post-Workout Stretches That Will Loosen Up Your Tight Muscles

Stretching isn't just for your warm-up: Try these five post-workout stretches to round out your cool-down and end your workout strong. → Read More

The Abs and Butt Workout You Can Do Anywhere

You don’t need any exercise equipment to get this quick abs and butt workout done—you’ll really challenge your core and your glutes. → Read More

This Upper Body Bodyweight Workout Will Strengthen Your Arms

Yes, you can challenge your arms even without dumbbells or other weights—thanks to this fast and simple upper body bodyweight workout. → Read More

Why Do My Legs Itch When I Run?

Consider it growing pains for pounding the pavement. → Read More

I Tried the Sling Shot Hip Circle, and I’m Never Going Back to Regular Mini-Bands

The Sling Shot Hip Circle has been a game-changer for my at-home lower-body workouts, giving a greater challenge to my glutes. → Read More