How to Build Muscle as a Woman (5 Workouts)

If you are interested in learning how to gain weight the right way, you have come to the right place!  My name is Staci Ardison. I overcame an eating disorder, discovered a love for heavy strength training, and now I help women like you get stronger for a living. Believe it or not, I’m 50 […]

Things You Might Say Instead

Cartoonist Sophie Lucido Johnson is the author of the graphic memoirs Many Love and Dear Sophie, Love Sophie, as well as the audiobook Love Without Sex. She contributes cartoons to The New Yorker, and her work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times and Bon Appétit. She lives in a bright yellow […]

How to Exercise with Kids (8 Workouts to Try)

So you’ve got kids running around the house…  And you need to work out, but can’t seem to distract the little monsters any longer? No problem! Many of our coaching clients have to train at home with their kids around. Today, we’ll show you how to get them involved! Our coaches build workouts for busy […]

5 Ways to Upgrade a Regular Green Salad

Happy June! Happy summer! Happy salads featuring greens that have actual flavor. The only problem? Even when my lettuce is crisp and fresh, I can only eat it with cherry tomatoes and vinaigrette so many times before I start falling asleep at the dinner table. In case anyone else finds themselves in this predicament, I […]

How Much Physical Affection Do You Show Your Own Parents?

I blast through my parents’ front door — a toddler perched regally on my hip, ready to be celebrated for her arrival, as toddlers always are. With 17 totes dangling from my arm, I reach a hand halfway around my mom’s shoulders and turn my body, just a teeny bit, her way. That “hug” is […]

Beginner HIIT Workouts: 3 Running & Interval Training Routines

This High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) guide is probably the best interval training guide in the galaxy. My justification for such a bold claim? We’re really good at this stuff, AND we have dinosaurs and Muppets. Plus, lots of great gifs: We build custom interval training programs just like the ones in this guide for our […]

Have a Delicious Weekend. | Cup of Jo

What are you up to this weekend? We are watching the Warriors game tonight and hope to see Steph Curry’s famous shimmy! Also, I’ve been reading this Pulitzer-Prize-winning book and it’s incredible in so many ways. Have a good one, and here are a few links from around the web… Is Barry the funniest show […]

LaTonya Yvette’s Colorful Farmhouse Was Built for Black Joy

When author, blogger and stylist LaTonya Yvette bought her first home last year — a 172-year-old farmhouse two and a half hours outside New York City — it was a homeownership dream come true. She and her two children rent their apartment in Brooklyn, so The Mae House allows them to escape into nature; and […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Hiking: What to Wear & Finding Trails

Before you step foot in the great outdoors, read this guide! There’s nothing more embarrassing than a city slicker getting lost in the woods, so let’s make sure you know where you’re going, what to wear, and what to bring. That way your first hike will be fun, adventurous, and more importantly safe! Today we […]

GLDN Jewelry Giveaway (and Discount Code)

What everyday jewelry do you wear? I’m drawn to pieces that are handmade, timeless, and sustainable. So, I’ve been really loving GLDN‘s personalized, understated jewelry. GLDN began on a kitchen floor when Chrissy Lavdovsky, a single mom in the Seattle area, decided to design personal jewelry and sell pieces on Etsy. Now, seven years later, […]