Netflix’s sports docuseries The Playbook starts with a riveting episode on NBA coach Doc Rivers, who led the 2008 Celtics to their first NBA championship in 22 years. But as Rivers recalls in the episode, the 2008 title was far from a foregone conclusion. In fact, the Celtics were coming off a 24-58 season that
Image Source: Courtesy of Molly Burke Molly Burke’s YouTube channel is full of fun videos about fashion, beauty, and everyday life. Burke, who has amassed over two million subscribers on the platform and hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram and TikTok, respectively, also posts informational footage about her blindness — some address misconceptions and
In Netflix’s The Playbook, five of the most iconic coaches in sports discuss the greatest challenges and triumphs of their careers. For Doc Rivers, a championship-winning coach who’s been a major presence in the NBA since 1999, one such hurdle came just months after he stepped into his current role as head coach of the
We get it: when it comes to weight loss, it feels tough to even get started if you don’t have access to a gym, home workout equipment, or even a set of dumbbells. Of course, as you probably know by this point, weight loss has a lot to do with your life outside of exercise,
Glenn Anton “Doc” Rivers, a Chicago native, is one of the featured coaches in Netflix’s new docuseries The Playbook, which highlights five coaches across sports and the lessons they’ve learned along the way to success — or in the face of failure. Though he didn’t win an NBA championship title as a player (he was
While it’s no secret that the DB Method machine is an incredible tool for toning and sculpting your glutes, it can also be used to target other areas of your body, including your arms. The at-home resistance machine, designed to put the body in the perfect squat position, totes a tension rod built with 220lbs
Hall of Fame basketball player and three-time Olympian Dawn Staley was quiet when she first started at the University of Virginia. As documented on Netflix’s The Playbook series, she went from growing up in a diverse neighborhood in north Philly to a predominantly white institution. “There I saw so many white people, like more so
We’ve learned a lot about the symptoms of COVID-19 over the last few months. One of the more surprising discoveries: despite being classified as a respiratory illness by the CDC, COVID-19 doesn’t always limit itself to a sore throat or a cough. Among other symptoms (including fever, fatigue, and loss of taste or smell), COVID-19
Arm day is my favorite. I love the feel of my biceps straining, my triceps burning, my arms getting stronger. But, one thing I could definitely do without? Push-ups! Although this common exercise is known for its all-in-one ability to work the arms, shoulders, abs, back, and legs, push-ups are hard to do accurately —
I rely on my fitness tracker just about as much as I rely on my UA HOVR™ Sonic 3 Running Shoes ($110) for a run. Chalk it up to my childhood fascination with journaling and organization, but it’s safe to say I was a natural fit to hop onto the fitness tracker trend. In the
Sweat drips down my face and lower back. My muscles are shaky; my breathing is shallow and unsteady. The only thing getting me through this intense workout? Lizzo‘s “Good as Hell” blasting through my AirPods. Lizzo doesn’t know it, but she has gotten me through some challenging squats, impossible runs, and the ever-dreaded burpees. So
I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s planning some fall weekend escapes. Most of my fall weekend getaways include some sort of fitness element. Between a hike, a jog, or a long stroll around the city, I almost always have something planned that will have me breaking a sweat. This fall, I’m refusing to
Dawn Staley — who is featured in the new Netflix docuseries The Playbook — is one of the most revered coaches in women’s basketball as both the head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks and the head coach of the US women’s national basketball team. Although the Tokyo Olympics were postponed from summer 2020 to
This pandemic has become a health crisis in more ways than one. COVID-19 is a clear threat to our physical health, but the feelings of fear, uncertainty, and isolation it’s led to have also created a very real mental health crisis, especially coupled with other traumatic events over the past few months: graphic displays of
Lying in bed, heart racing, my thoughts are crowded with things I didn’t get done that day. I forgot to switch the laundry, again, I never responded to that email, and did I lock the front door? Sometimes, my anxiety is so bad that I have trouble falling asleep for hours. Other times, I wake
When three of our favorite things come together, we’ve got triple the excitement. Summersalt is one of our go-to swimwear brands, and we love the size-inclusive, adorable styles. It’s recently launched activewear, which will make our fall workouts that much more fun. In honor of the latest drop, the brand has teamed up with APL
You’ve probably seen numerous workouts promising to make you sweat like never before, implying that the sweatier you are, the harder you’ve worked and the closer you are to achieving your fitness goals. But here’s the thing, how much you sweat doesn’t determine if you’ve worked harder, if you’re getting stronger, or anything like that.
With so many of us still preferring to keep our workouts within the home right now, it can get a little bit boring. So, it’s a great time to add some variety to your exercise mix. Perfectly complementing your Saturday yoga flow, and your Tuesday core workouts, EMOM routines are everything you didn’t know you
You don’t necessarily have to buy all new running clothes if you’re pivoting from the track to trail running. According to Amanda Basham, a professional trail runner, endurance coach, and iFit athlete, it really all depends on the terrain of your run, but there are still some key trail-specific items you’ll want to pick up.
If you enjoyed the seven-move bodyweight HIIT workout celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins and personal trainer Beth Alexander shared, here’s another 10-move bodyweight HIIT circuit workout coming at you. Jenkins said this workout involves “No equipment so it’s perfect to do at home, at your hotel, at the gym, at the park, anywhere! Get it in!”
Some people just have cold feet, in the literal sense. Are you most comfortable wearing UGGs, even in the spring? Does your partner complain about your ice-cold toes brushing up against their shins during the night? If your feet are always cold, there’s an explanation. We talked to Danielle DesPrés, DPM, a board-certified foot and
Vasilisa Maslova is a freestyle slalom skater from Belarus who won the world title in the Netherlands two years ago — and her skating shows it. She spins with grace and does tricks on her heels and toes all while avoiding cones laid out in front of her. Really, she looks like a swan but
Fitness YouTuber Kyra Provost (known as Kyra Pro) really knows how to tug at our heartstrings while we break a sweat — working out to music from iconic boy bands is, well, pretty iconic! This 20-minute session features Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back,” “Step by Step” from New Kids On The Block, Boyz II
When I received a sample of Cymbiotika Synergy Liposomal Vitamin C ($51) — a liquid supplement that can be added to water, juice, yogurt, or your favorite blended beverage — I figured it was worth a try. With fall and winter approaching, it seemed like the perfect time to up my intake of vitamin C.