10 People Who Have Dealt With Eating Disorders Share What Recovery Looks Like for Them

It’s easy to assume that recovery from an eating disorder implies—poof!—those harmful behaviors or negative thoughts and emotions have ended, and the person never has to deal with them again. But, just like with any other mental health condition (be it depression or OCD) recovery from an eating disorder is not black and white. Everyone’s […]


Why You Should Try Adding a Resistance Band to Your Treadmill Workout Like Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev’s approach to fitness is both hardcore and sports-inspired. So says Emily Samuel, Dobrev’s trainer at NYC-based celeb-favorite gym Dogpound. “What I really like about Nina is that she is super badass and she loves athletic training,” Samuel tells SELF. “I give her very athletic workouts that I would give an actual [pro] athlete.” […]


Why Doing a Hollow Body Hold Like Blake Lively’s Trainer Is So Challenging—Plus, How to Work Up to It

You know an exercise is extremely challenging when one of Hollywood’s top trainers struggles to do it. Don Saladino, celebrity trainer and co-founder of Drive495 gym whose clients have included Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, and Hugh Jackman, among others, posted an Instagram video last week of himself demoing a core move—the hollow body hold—and a […]


Why Getting Too Serious Too Fast, Like Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, Can Be Bad for Your Mental Health

Summer 2018 was the season of whirlwind romances. First, Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got engaged in July after dating for just one month. Then, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas followed suit in August, only two months into their relationship. And of course, there was Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, who started dating in May, […]