• 8 Must-Have Items for Your At-Home Mini-Gym

    The summer I spent running and working out at home I was in the best shape of my life. The combo of intense cardio and focused strength training really worked for me, and I didn’t need to spend $30+ each month to do it.

  • What’s #Trending? Hot Spring Workouts Focus on Fitness Favorites [CC's ShapeU]

    To get a head start on our spring fitness routines, here are a few fitness favorites that you'll be seeing a lot of this season!

  • How I Went From Couch to Half Marathon in 12 Weeks and Didn’t Die [CC Faves]

    CC writer Angela went from couch to marathon after a pivotal breakup and shared some of her best secrets to success. Heed her advice and maybe you'll be running in Boston this time next year...

  • The Truth About Losing Belly Fat [CC's ShapeU]

    So many of us struggle with not just losing it but keeping it off for good. While some experts chalk it up to body-type, genetics, or just being a woman, others say there are definitely some steps you can take to work on burning belly fat!

  • 9 Must-Have Health and Fitness Apps For Girls on the Go

    I'm trying to fill this little piece of plastic that rules my life, not always in the best way, with a lot of healthy resources that get me off my ass.

  • Fitness and Sickness: Working Out While You’re Under the Weather [CC's ShapeU]

    I'm talking to you, fitness fanatics, who would rather run with an oxygen mask than skip a workout in the name of a lousy cold!

  • Healthy Subscription Boxes That Work For Everyone From Health Nuts To Beer Nuts

    Whether you're a vegan, gluten free, or just love to bust your ass -- there's an AFFORDABLE box for you!

  • Treat Yourself! Rewards For Your Closet, Kitchen And Body That Won’t Sabotage

    Getting your body to follow your mind into a healthy lifestyle takes time, and it's important to let ourselves know often throughout the process that we're doing awesome.

  • Girls Who Lift: We Want YOU to Strength Train [CC's ShapeU]

    It seems as though most girls are afraid of getting too bulky, looking too manly, and not achieving the feminine physique they desire, so instead of resistance training they opt for some form of cardio and call it a day.

  • 8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Mind and Body

    While you prepare to dig the Swiffer out of the back of your closet for the first time in months, health guru Arielle Fierman wants to remind you that Spring Cleaning shouldn't be limited to just your home.

  • 7 Fitness Fashions That Will Motivate You to Get Moving!

    If you can't see the benefit of sweating your ass off in the gym on a hungover Saturday morning, then maybe you'll see benefit of having a super cute yoga mat, a new pair of sneaks and a great duffel bag to toss it all in.

  • Spring ShapeUp: 6 Tips to Stay Fit and Safe During Spring Break [CC's ShapeU]

    To help not only keep you on track, but also avoid some not-so-great situations that plenty of spring breakers fall into, here are some tips on staying healthy, fit, and safe during spring break!

  • Shed the Sweaters: Total Body Toning Routine [CC's ShapeU]

    While Spring Break is just around the corner, and the weather is slowly but surely taking a turn for the better, shedding those sweaters and winter clothes to reveal a toned mid-section, lean arms, and perfect legs is exactly what we're hoping for!

  • Burn 500 Calories With Yoga! [CC's ShapeU]

    This week's fit-fix is an awesome, calorie-burning yoga routine - yes, yoga! And get this, you'll burn over 500 calories and still feel relaxed and more centered, ready to take on the week!

  • 11 Ways to Love Your Body [CC's ShapeU]

    We all have those days when it just isn't going our way, when we're a little too hard on ourselves, or have an easier time picking out more negatives than positives, and that classic scene from Mean Girls comes to mind.

  • 10 Things Gym Fanatics Are Tired of Hearing, OKAY!?

    It seems to always be the same few comments (or should I say judgments) from people who seem to not only have different habits, but who seriously cannot understand why going to the gym or working out would ever be a priority...to anyone.

  • 5 Olympians I’d Follow To The Gym And The Kitchen

    I wanted to know how these stellar athletes get their redic bods.

  • Lazy Girl’s Workout: Stay Fit with A Quick and Easy Routine [CC's ShapeU]

    So why, you ask, am I posting a "lazy girl's workout," which seemingly refutes the need for motivation or hard work? The simple answer is: we're not perfect, and sometimes our workouts need a little tweaking to make them, well, work out.

  • 6 Risks I’m Promising to Take In The Gym And On My Plate

    I'm trying really hard to make this new healthy lifestyle stick, so I need to keep things interesting. I'm using this post to make a vow to all my fellow CC'ers that I will continue to spice up my lifestyle and try new things, while hopefully inspiring some of you to do the same.

  • Sochi 2014 Winter Games Workout: Get Fit While Watching the Winter Olympics [CC's ShapeU]

    Last week, we got fitness tips straight from the female Olympians of Sochi 2014. And now that you have the motivation to train like a female Olympic athlete, put it to the test with this fun and easy Sochi 2014 Winter Games Workout!

  • Gaining Confidence At The Gym Doesn’t Have to Be So Hard!

    Looking like a Baluga doing the worm while crunching in your own home is completely fine. But when we step out in public with a buncha meat heads/Vicky's Secret babe wannabes crowding us while we're working out, sticking to a fitness routine gets a little daunting.

  • 5 Delicious Super Bowl Finger Foods Under 100 Calories

    Instead of allowing a relapse in your healthy-eating resolution on Super Bowl Sunday, why not stuff your face with some delicious and nutritious finger-foods that are simple and fun to make?

  • Keeping Your Fitness Goals On-Track Through Illness, Injury And The Accidental Hangover

    Everyday life beats the crap out of us, and it's always easier for us to think of an excuse to derail the small amount of progress we've made instead of actually maybe not drinking that whole bottle of wine ourselves and not considering Frito-Lay its own food group.

  • GIFs to Get You Motivated for the Gym

    Who doesn't embrace the idea of changing your body for the better? The chance to get healthier, get in better shape, and just feel better overall is definitely an enticing result of working out at home or hitting the gym, so why is it sometimes so damn difficult to actually bring ourselves to "just do it?"

  • Get Fit In 2014 With Blogilates: An Interview With Fitness Pro Cassey Ho

    Whether you just need some extra motivation or you're a complete health newbie in need of a diet and exercise plan, Cassey has all the answers you need. Read our interview below to make 2014 your healthiest year yet!