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Brittany Risher


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Brittany:

Are Humming Yoga Studios the Next Trend or Just a Gimmick?

Sound waves stimulate your brain, which may help yoga performance or it may not. → Read More

What to Know About the New Crop of Body-Positive Gyms

These workout studios aim to eliminate the intimidation factor and help you gain confidence. → Read More

The Link Between Breast Size and Exercise (And Why the Right Sports Bra Matters)

Studies show breast size affects how women exercise; so the right sports bra can make a difference. → Read More

The Real Story on Post-Workout Nutrition

What really happens if you don't chug a protein shake after a workout. → Read More

6 Things You Need to Know About Boxing Classes

No matter which style of boxing you pick, be prepared for a challenging sweat fest. → Read More

Simple Core Moves to Minimize a Stomach Pouch

Exercise physiologists explain why core work can make your stomach pooch. → Read More

How to Decode Protein Powder Labels

Follow these tips so you know that you're taking the best possible protein powder supplement to help you build muscle after your workouts. → Read More

The Benefits of Fast and Slow Yoga

Both fast and slow yoga provide something for your body and your brain. → Read More

10 Things to Know Before Trying an Elimination Diet

Elimination diets aren’t for everyone, nor are they intended for weight loss. → Read More

There's a Reason for the Noises You Make in Yoga

Om-ing and lion's breath may seem odd, but there are benefits. → Read More

Group Therapy: How to Know If It Might Be Right for You

Learn more about if group therapy might be right for you. For some people, there’s strength in numbers. → Read More

The One Trick to Feeling No Guilt When You Skip the Gym

It's totally OK to skip the gym to have dessert or binge-watch Netflix — if you do this. → Read More

8 Common Gym Fears, Solved

Gymtimidation is real, but don't let it stop you from fulfilling your goals. → Read More

Use the FITT Principle to Maximize Your Workouts

Learn how to create your own best program to maximize your workout results. → Read More

Use the FITT Principle to Maximize Your Workouts

Learn how to create your own best program to maximize your workout results. → Read More

Why a Weight-Loss Plateau May Be a Good Sign

The scale not budging could be a reason to celebrate. → Read More

Do You Need to Give Up Coffee If You Have Anxiety?

Coffee can give you the same symptoms as people with anxiety experience. Coincidence? Of course not. But does that mean you should quit cold turkey? Here's what to know. → Read More

You Failed to Meet Your Fitness Goal. Now What?

Taking time to pause and reflect can help you be more successful next time. → Read More

The Dark Side of an Extreme Fitness and Diet Challenge

You may think you need to make an extreme change, but proceed with caution. → Read More

Could a Diet Based on Your Genes Actually Work?

Companies are selling customized nutrition plans tailored to your DNA. Should you buy in? → Read More