Should standing desks move from office buildings to schools? One study suggests they could boost attentiveness in students.
After graduating from Hamilton College with a degree in Philosophy , Alex moved to NYC in June 2013 to pursue her love of journalism and multimedia. She is thrilled to be a member of the DailyBurn team! Her written work has appeared on The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast and Health.com. Alex has always been passionate about athletics, health and fitness and competed at the collegiate level in synchronized team skating, rowing and Ultimate Frisbee.
Articles by Alex Orlov
Probiotics can help your immunity, mood and possibly protect against obesity. We’ve got the scoop on which all-natural foods with probiotics are best for your gut.
Our favorite health and fitness articles from this week, including the uncertain fate of avocados.
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It’s time to go beyond the basic burpee. We’ve got seven new exercise variations to bust out for your next burpee workout.
Sit, stay and get ready to double tap! From pups doing SUP to hounds going HAM at the gym, we’ve got 37 of the fittest cute dogs of Instagram.
From omelets to hash browns to zucchini bread, we’ve got 15 inventive (and healthy!) ideas for how to use your waffle iron.
Got basketball on the brain this month? This March Madness-inspired HIIT workout will blast calories and build athleticism in just 16 minutes flat. Ball’s in your court!
Think zero-calorie sodas are the perfect way to stay in shape? Think again. We’ve got the scoop on how diet sodas could be harming your waistline.
Whether you’re hosting a St. Paddy’s party or simply want to green-ify your grub in a natural way, try out these healthy St. Patrick’s Day recipes.
No need to shell out a lot of money to benefit from nutrient-dense nuts. A new study reveals simple peanuts could reduce your risk of heart disease.
A yoga practice in your pocket? Read on for the best fitness apps for every type of yogi.
Bland is boring. Step up your chicken breast game with these 21 healthy chicken recipes, including skewers, bites and bakes that won’t disappoint.
Intimidated by sit-ups? We’ve got a variety of ab exercises, designed specifically for beginners. Try them here.