Health and Fitness


Why I Always Try to Make My Birthday the Ultimate Self-Care Day

Kelly Douglas explains why she feels like she needs to prioritize self-care on her birthday.

Dietitians Say These Are the Healthiest Cereals You Can Have for Breakfast

They’re low in sugar and high in fiber.

On a Computer All Day? Stop & Try These 8 Stretches for Your Neck & Back

Working remotely has become our way of life over the last two years, and as such, you might find yourself at your computer more often thanks to conducting and/or attending Zoom meetings in addition to your other screen time. So it’s no wonder, with all that sitting, that you might find your neck and back

The 27 Best Running Socks, According to Trainers, Marathoners, and Runners

Banish blisters for good.

The 14 best backpacks for every need, whether you're commuting, traveling, or walking to campus

Whether you're commuting to work or en route to a study session, these are the 14 best backpacks our team uses in 2022.

Alo Yoga Just Dropped a Secret Sale on a Bunch of Quality Workout Clothes

Save big on performance T-shirts, joggers, and shorts.

We spoke to a performance coach about the key differences between ellipticals and treadmills — here's what you should use to reach your fitness goals

Treadmills and ellipticals each provide effective cardio but choosing one over the other depends on your fitness level, goals, and preferred workout.

Alicia Silverstone Is Total Greek Goddess Vibes With Epic Abs In A Bikini Pic

"An ageless beauty.”

The Keto Diet Foods You Really Should Not Eat, According to Health Experts

Before you start following the ketogenic diet, you'll want to review this keto foods list.

7 Best Glucose Meters That Make Managing Diabetes a Tiny Bit Easier

These glucometers will make managing your blood sugars a bit simpler.

Don't know what to wear to work? 27 pairs of pants that go with everything

Stay comfortable and look sharp in these sleek dress pants.

The 16 Best No-Show Socks That Won’t Slip Down

Your secret weapon to preventing blisters and sweaty feet.

Megan Thee Stallion Proved Her “Stranger Things” Fan Status in Hilarious Natalia Dyer Interview — Watch Video

"Y'all kept throwing the kids on him to babysit."

Polio may be spreading in NYC, officials say after finding traces in the sewage. Here's what you need to know, from symptoms to risk of infection.

One in four people who get polio experience flu-like symptoms. The CDC said the virus could cause paralysis in one out of 200 infected people.

13 Faux-Leather Pants to Shop at Every Price Point

From the feeds of social media to the closets of Hollywood's most fashionable celebrities, faux-leather pants are truly everywhere these days.

Our Editors Found the Best Yoga Socks After 30+ Hours of Testing

These grip yoga socks will help you stick your moves — literally.

Don't Wear Running Sneakers For Strength Training—Get A Pair Of These Cross Trainers Instead

How many pairs is too many? Asking for a friend.

Watch Kristin Cavallari Crush Her Deadlift PR with This 185-Pound Lift

Her trainer gave Shape all the details about the reality TV star's strength training.

Why Are You Feeling So Anxious These Days?

Tracey Marks, MD, psychiatrist, author and popular YouTube personality, shares the signs of anxiety, if we're dealing with it now more than ever before and how to cope.

The Best Travel Pants Are Equal Parts Comfortable and Stylish

If sweats aren't your cup of tea, these are exactly what you need.

What does a faint line on a rapid COVID-19 test mean?

A few weeks ago, after more than two years of evading COVID-19, I tested positive on a home rapid test.

These Are the Best Socks to Keep Your Feet Comfortable All Year Long

Trust us—your feet will thank you.

What is anoxic brain injury? Anne Heche suffered from one before her death

Actor Anne Heche has died after suffering a "severe anoxic brain injury" due to a car accident in Los Angeles last week.

The Best Arm Warmers for Cycling

Keep your arms cozy and the sun off your skin with these indispensable accessories.

Do You Need a Polio Booster? What Vaccinated People Should Know

Meanwhile, health officials maintain that all unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated people receive the polio vaccine ASAP.

Elena Goode of 'Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin' Works Out for Her 'Mental and Emotional Fitness'

The actress spoke with Shape about her approach to wellness, including teaching yoga on set and the workout class that 'feels like a nightclub.'

6 Recipes Starring Cilantro, the Anti-Inflammatory Herb Know To Be a Super Source of Longevity-Boosting Quercetin

Breakfast tacos or stuffed poblano peppers, anyone?

Best Electrolyte Tablets for Runners

Running long in hot weather? These portable drink mixes will keep you hydrated and replace what you've lost through sweat

24 Early Labor Day Fitness Deals You Can Score Now

Now is the time for new workout apparel and home gym upgrades.

Is a weight-loss program the best way to lose weight?

Losing weight is one thing, but keeping it off is a bigger challenge. Here's how to choose a diet plan that will work for you.

I Plan to Live in This Waffle-Knit Loungewear Set Until Further Notice

As someone who works from home full-time, you can bet that I have an extensive collection of loungewear.

These Top-Rated Rowing Machines Will Give You a Heart-Pumping Workout at Home

Our cheapest pick costs under $100!

Inside Ms. Marvel’s Partition Storyline With Co-Creator Sana Amanat

"A lot of people at Marvel didn’t know about partition” until the making of Ms. Marvel on Disney+, co-creator Sana Amanat tells Teen Vogue.

A Fitness Coach Explains How to 'Level Up' Your Sled Push and Pull Workouts

Squat University's Aaron Horschig and 'Barefoot Sprinter' Graham Tuttle demonstrate the technique that will help you get the most out of your next sled training session.

The Best Dandruff Shampoos to Finally Banish Those Itchy Flakes for Good

PSA: Dandruff is *not* a reflection of poor hygiene.

10 Best Pickleball Paddles for All Levels of Play, From Beginner to Advanced

America's fastest growing sport deserves some gear reviews.

What is a VersaClimber? The cardio machine that burns more calories than a treadmill or rower

What is a VersaClimber? The cardio machine burns more calories than a treadmill or rower and gives you a low-impact, full-body workout.

Still testing positive for COVID-19 after 10 days? Here's what to know

Experts share their advice about isolation, masking and more if you're still testing positive late into a COVID-19 infection.

6 Handy Mobility Tests You Need to Try at Home

Want healthy and efficient running form? Check on your full range of motion with these physical assessments.

Is monkeypox a pandemic? Experts explain why it's not another COVID-19

We still have a chance to contain the monkeypox outbreak, but experts fear the virus could become endemic in the U.S.

The Best Indoor Rowing Machines for Your Home Gym

Reap the benefits of the rower by adding one of these machines to your workout space.

Two More Major Studies Confirm Exercise Helps You Live Longer

Only have time to ride on the weekends? That counts, too.

These Top-Tier Anti-Itch Creams Will Soothe Your Skin

Bug bites? Check. Eczema? Calmed. Poison oak? See ya later!

A 'revolutionary' eye implant made of pigskin restored sight in 14 blind people

Researchers used pig tissue to create a material to thicken and protect the cornea, restoring vision for blind patients who have keratoconus.

Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended after testing positive for PED

San Diego Padres All-Star Fernando Tatis Jr. has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Tatis says he accidentally took medication to treat ringworm that contained the banned steroid.

8 celebrities who had polio and described their experiences, from paralysis to having their belongings burned

Singers Neil Young and Joni Mitchell and actors Mia Farrow and Donald Sutherland are among the many famous folks who grew up in the era of polio.

4 Common Pelvic Floor Misconceptions That Everyone Should Know

For starters, it’s a group of muscles in both men and women.

“Never Have I Ever” Season 3 Love Interest Anirudh Pisharody on Sea Slugs, Kissing, and “Rep Sweats”

“I think while I was filming it, it didn't hit me as much what it means to be a love interest,” he tells Teen Vogue.

Polio detected in New York City wastewater

Health officials found poliovirus in New York City wastewater, the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced Friday.

A Therapist Reacts to Chuck's OCD in 'Better Call Saul'

Georgia Dow explores how the show's depiction of mental illness stacks up against real life.