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Brittany Risher


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Brittany:

Is it OK to Do Hot Yoga in the Summer?

How crazy is it to seek out the heat and humidity when you could just step outside? → Read More

5 Great Things About Working Out With Medicine Balls

Make your workout a different ball game and reap the benefits. → Read More

Not All Creatine Supplements Work. Here's How to Buy One That Does.

Not all creatine supplements are created equal. This decoder will help you find the most effective muscle-building supplement with all the right ingredients. → Read More

5 Great Things About Working Out With Gliders

Don't overlook these seemingly simple discs. → Read More

10 Ways to Prep For Summer Hikes

The right strength-training moves and game plan can make a difference. → Read More

5 Ways to Use a Foam Roller That Don’t Involve Rolling

There's so much more you can do with these essential fitness tools beyond myofascial release. → Read More

10 Things to Know Before Trying the Alkaline Diet

Although the diet emphasizes healthy foods, it may not be healthy. → Read More

What to Look for in an Energy Shot

Sometimes, you can get energy from a bottle. Here's which ingredients - from guarana to yerba mate to moringa to taurine - to look for when you need an extra boost. → Read More

How to Use Weight Placement to Uplevel a Move

Yes, there is a difference between front squats and back squats and planks and forearm planks. → Read More

Why You May Feel Worse About Your Body After a Workout

The words your instructor or trainer use can impact how you feel about yourself. → Read More

Are Bulgarian Bags the Best New Fitness Tool?

These unique pieces of equipment challenge your entire body — and help you relieve stress. → Read More

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