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Brittany Risher


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Brittany:

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

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