Alexa Tucker, SELF Magazine

Alexa Tucker

SELF Magazine

Columbia, MO, United States

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Past articles by Alexa:

11 Workout Tips to Make Your Exercises More Effective From Expert Trainers

Work smarter, not harder—these doable workout tips will take the workouts you’re already doing and make them even better. → Read More

33 Butternut Squash Recipes That Taste Like Fall

These butternut squash recipes run the gamut from your classic soup to salads, pastas, desserts, and more. → Read More

What to Know About Orangetheory Fitness Classes

Everything you need to know about Orangetheory Fitness, the workout program that uses your estimated max heart rate to challenge yourself. → Read More

6 Lacing Hacks to Make Your Running Shoes Way More Comfortable

Try these running shoe lacing hacks to address different food pains and complaints, including black toenails, wide feet, high insteps, heel slipping, and more. → Read More

Learn How to Ski: 8 Great Ski Spots for Beginners to Start

If you want to learn how to ski, hit these beginner-friendly slopes from coast to coast that provide a great environment for beginners to learn how to ski. → Read More

My 8 Favorite Hacks to Take Group Fitness Classes Without Paying Full Price

Save some cash with these simple strategies to take the most popular boutique group fitness classes in your area at a more affordable price. → Read More

13 Women Share the Important Lessons That Strength Training Taught Them

There's so much more to it than sets and reps. → Read More

Everything You Need To Know About 10 Popular At-Home Workout Programs

Find out what you can expect from 11 of the most popular at-home workout programs, including BBG, Tone It Up, P90X, 80 Day Obsession, Insanity, and more. → Read More

5 Things You Need to Build a Home Gym for Less Than $100, Plus 7 Optional Add-Ons

Putting together a home gym doesn't have to be complicated. And if you know what to buy, you can even do it on a budget. → Read More

Alexa Tucker Freelance Writer

Alexa is a Denver-based writer and editor who covers all things health and wellness, lifestyle, travel, and beauty. When she's not writing, you can find her sweating it out at boxing or Pilates, planning her next travel adventure, or drinking red wine. → Read More

80+ Low-Carb Foods to Make Keto, Atkins, and Other Low-Carb Diets a Breeze

Low-carb foods go way beyond grilled chicken and salads. Whether you're giving the keto or Atkins diet a shot, or you just want to cut back, here's a list to rely on. → Read More

Runners Share 23 Small Training Tips That Changed Everything for Them

A few small tweaks to your routine may be all it takes. → Read More

14 High-Protein Meals That'll Fill You Up for Hours

On a high-protein diet? These meal ideas are great options. → Read More

I Rarely Run More Than 3 Miles at a Time—But I Still Deserve to Call Myself a Runner

If you run, you're a runner. It’s taken me years to realize that. → Read More

9 Ways to Treat Erectile Dysfunction That Aren't Viagra

There's a world of treatments beyond the little blue pill. → Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Whether You Should Actually Bother Stretching

Stretching is one of the most hotly debated fitness topics right now. → Read More

10 Foods You Can Eat on the Whole30 Diet

Your guide to the buzzy (and controversial) diet. → Read More

14 Paleo Breakfasts That Taste Amazing

14 amazing recipe ideas if you're on the paleo diet. → Read More

The 15 Best Keto Breakfast Ideas to Power Up Your Morning

Trying a low-carb, high-fat diet? These keto breakfasts will do the trick. → Read More

2 Simple Shoulder Exercises Anyone Who Works Out Should Be Doing

Rotator cuff muscles may be small, but they're majorly important. Here are two great shoulder exercises to help strengthen and stabilize this vulnerable joint. → Read More