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Rachel Kraus

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Rachel:

Here's How To Build Up to the Most Challenging Exercises—Without Even Realizing It

By keeping the pace brisk and working up to the ultimate iteration of a move, this power Pilates workout will exercise your heart, muscles, and mind. → Read More

5 Rejuvenating Moves You Can Do in the Cramped Quarters of an Airplane Seat (Even in Economy)

Pilates instructor Bridgett O’Carroll created a series of five stretches you can do right from an airplane seat to keep your blood flowing, and reduce tightness and cramping. → Read More

To Reduce Low Back Pain, Train Mobility and Strength Together

A new 16-minute lower back–friendly HIIT workout from trainer Charlee Atkins, founder of Le Sweat, will challenge both. → Read More

This Shadow Boxing Workout Is Chock Full of Tips To Help Put Power Behind Your Punches

From staying grounded to floating on your feet, Rumble instructor Beth Gold teaches the invisible mechanics that are the key to boxing. → Read More

New Science Shows Almonds Can Help You Recover From Workouts Faster, Reducing Inflammation and Soreness

Let's just say a handful of nuts every once in a while won't do it. → Read More

Shay Mitchell Always Follows This Advice From Her Grandma Before She Hits the Gym (or Pickleball Court)

Motivation comes in many forms. Actress and entrepreneur Shay Mitchell shares her fitness motivation tips and how she hits the pickleball court with confidence. → Read More

Feel Silly or Awkward Doing Kickboxing Moves? Here’s How To Access Your Power

Apple Fitness+ trainers Jamie-Ray Hartshorne and Nez Dally share their tips for making the most out of kickboxing classes. → Read More

FYI: The Marketing Claims on Those “Zero Sugar” and “Cleaner” Wines Is Questionable at Best, and Completely Misleading at Worst

For starters, "clean wine" is just not a thing. Period. → Read More

Why Does Water Taste Sweet After an Intense Workout? I Asked an RD To Find Out

Are your first gulps after a long run or strenuous ride noticeably delicious? Here's why water tastes sweet after intense exercise. → Read More

I’m in My Oatmeal Era

How grandparents, TikTok, and intuitive eating guided me on my path to porridge. → Read More

How Studio Qila Founder Bridget O’Carroll Prioritizes ‘Form Over Ego’ on and off the Mat

Bridget O'Carroll, the founder of the first Native-owned digital fitness platform, Studio Qila, strives to balance challenge with rest. → Read More

The Stretch Routines That Had Us Saying ‘Ahhh’ This Year

Target a specific body part or find a practice for a specific time of day with these routines. → Read More

This Multitasking Morning Pilates Workout Will Supercharge Your Brain All Day

It'll have you saying "good morning, sunshine!" in no time. → Read More

4 Moves. 11 Minutes. Your Full-Body Workout Is Done.

Get ready to feel the burn in this standing Pilates with weights routine. → Read More

After Running With Charity ‘Back on My Feet,’ Actor David Harbour Shares How Running Builds Gratitude

Through a partnership with Brooks and the charity Back On My Feet, actor David Harbour reflects on running as a gratitude practice. → Read More

The ‘Chair of Death’ Quad Dominance Test Can Tell You Whether Your Lower Body Strength Is Lopsided

Are you under-relying on your glutes and hamstrings? Take the "chair of death" quad dominance test to assess your lower body balance. → Read More

This Workout Supports Good Posture By Improving Your Strength and Mobility

This strength and mobility posture workout contains 15-minutes of chest, back, shoulder, glute, and hip strengthening and opening. → Read More

Complete This Mini-Workout Advent Calendar Challenge, and You Can Earn Money for Charity

"Fun-sized" workouts for your health, and a good cause. → Read More

'I’m a 68-Year-Old Trainer, and I Have Stronger Arms Today Than I Did in My 30s Thanks to These 3 Moves'

Push up, drop low, and extend out to build strength in your chest, shoulders, biceps, and triceps. → Read More

The Unexpected Ingredient You Need To Get the Most Out of Your Glute Workouts

Strengthening your bottom, as you'll do in this Pilates glutes workout video, can have positive ripple effects throughout your whole body. → Read More