The Best Workout to Try for Your Zodiac Sign

Everyone has a distinct “workout personality,” or the style of workouts they naturally gravitate toward. Maybe you’re a long distance runner, or you tend to opt for challenging high-impact workouts, like HIIT or spinning classes. Maybe you instead have a preference for grounding yoga flow sessions, or try to make your sweat sessions as fun … Read more

Why LGBTQIA + Fitness Classes and Clubs are Important, Even After Pride Month Ends

While working as a personal trainer for a national gym chain, Lara Americo was expected to conduct fitness assessments on all new members. The goal: use information about strength, endurance, and flexibility and compare the results against averages for others of the same age and gender to establish a baseline fitness level. “Everyone has an … Read more

Celebrate Juneteenth with Workouts that Give Back

When Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, it freed all enslaved people living in states not under Union control. For the enslaved Black residents of Texas, freedom did not come until two years later, on June 19, 1865. The date became known as Juneteenth. Juneteenth is often referred to as the nation’s “Second … Read more

5 Pre-Bedtime Stretches for a Better Night’s Sleep

Everyone tosses and turns sometimes. But if you’re one of the 40 percent of people who have difficulty sleeping, a few gentle pre-bedtime stretches could help you get the shuteye you need. Why? “Stretching and yoga activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which tells your body to slow down, rest, and digest,” says Candace Cabrera Tavino, … Read more

We Spoke with 3 Inspiring LGBTQIA + Creators on Queering Wellness, Telling Stories of Healing, and the Importance of Representation

In our monthly profile series Meet the Trailblazers, Fitbit is seeking to amplify diversity in the world of wellness and fitness by featuring the voices of POC trailblazers at the helm of these industries — industries that have discredited voices like theirs for too long. This month, we’re highlighting the extraordinary work of Chloe Freeman, … Read more

Why Do We Procrastinate, Really?

When you think of procrastination, is laziness the first thing that comes to mind? If so, you’re not alone. “It’s easy to think that putting things off and doing them at the last minute, or not at all, is a byproduct of laziness,” says psychologist, certified Master Prepared Life Coach and health coach Robin Hornstein, … Read more