Julia Savacool

Julia Savacool is a writer and editor in New York City, covering topics of fitness, health, wellness, and lifestyle. Her stories have won the United Nations Friends of the World Food Program Media Award, the NARAL Pro-Choice Media Award, and the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women Humanitarian Award for domestic violence coverage. Savacool is an avid runner who has completed more than a dozen marathons.

Dad Bod

5 Core Exercises That Simply Don’t Work

Not all core work is equal.

Dad Bod

The Best 15-Minute Ab Workout For Men

Get a midsection to be proud of in just 15 minutes, three days a week.

Dad Bod

The 15 Best Quick And Easy At-Home Workout Moves

Keep the sofa intact and the lamp from shattering with these space-efficient moves.

Dad Bod

The Best Bodyweight Workout — You Can Do On a Playground

Don't just sit there while the kids play — get fit.

Dad Bod

How To Gain Muscle Without Weights

Who needs weight to bulk up? Not you.

Mental Health

5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do In Under 5 Minutes

Your one-stop shop for finding focus and calm — anytime, anywhere. 


How to Get Rid of Neck Fat Once and For All

A comprehensive exercise plan to do away with the most stubborn kind of fat.


Non-Alcoholic Beer Is Finally Delicious, But Is It Good For You?

Is the idea of a recovery beer too good to be true?


5 Face Exercises for Men That You Should Probably Do Alone

This new trend in fitness sounds silly, looks the part, and might even work.


If You Ripped Your Six-Pack, These Diastasis Recti Exercises Can Help

From what it is to how to get rid of it, this is your plan for protecting your almighty six-pack (or general six-pack area) from diastasis recti.


10 Early Signs of Labor That Tell You the Baby Is Near

Your very pregnant wife is going to give birth any moment now. Here are the signs she's actively going into labor.


The Ultimate At-Home Bodyweight Leg Workout

This 30-minute quad-burning festival can be yours without ever leaving your living room.


The Best Home Dumbbell Workout to Build Muscle at Home

Who needs a gym membership? When you have a set of dumbbells you can build serious muscle from the comfort of your home.


20 Ways to Lose Weight — and Keep It Off

You've gained weight and accrued bad habits over the past year. Who hasn't? Let the turnaround begin.


4 Eye Creams That Make You Look Less Tired and Old

One of the simplest ways to look better? Use an eye cream.


Hospital Bag Checklist: What to Pack for the Birth of Your Child

Simple comforts go a long way.


The Best Workout Routines for Busy Men

Whether your schedule allows for twice, thrice, or five workouts a week, here’s how to make the most of your time.


How to Get Amazing “Lower Abs,” Fast

Technically, you're not actually working "lower abs" (that's not a thing) but if your goal is to sculpt your mid-section, we're here for you.


7 Bedtime Rituals That Work

An effective sleep routine for toddlers & kids starts with fun, relaxing bedtime rituals. Here's where to start.


Hypnobirthing Brings Meditation and Hypnosis to Childbirth. But Does It Work?

Hypnobirthing is the new hotness with Hollywood A-listers and British royalty. Scientists are skeptical.