Jessica Migala is a health and fitness freelance writer living just blocks away from Wrigley Field in Chicago. She jumpstarted her career at Prevention magazine in New York City before realizing that the Windy City was her place. In love with running, cooking, ice cream, and traveling, she most recently spent time trying (but failing) to spot the Northern Lights in Iceland. Jessica has written for O, The Oprah Magazine, Women's Health, Runner's World, SELF, Cosmopolitan, and more. She lives with her husband and opinionated (but adorable) beagle.
Articles by Jessica Migala
If your booty workouts are on point, your recovery better be, too. Heed these essential glutes stretches to release any tightness or tension.
Can’t do a pull-up? You’ll go from negative to one (or more) with these upper-body exercises that strengthen your biceps, shoulders, lats and back.
Maybe it’s bad sleep habits behind your exhaustion — but it could be something more. If you ask yourself “why am I so tired” every morning, here’s your need-to-know.
Whether you’re a newbie or a marathoner, these Daily Burn training plans will help you build the miles — and the stamina — to cross the finish line injury-free.
Coming up with healthy dinner ideas isn’t easy, especially after a long day at the office and gym. So we tapped top trainers to share their quick weeknight meals.
Standing up tall makes you look slimmer — and helps your body move and perform better, too. So follow these posture exercises to set yourself straight.
Exercise machines are easy and convenient. But when used incorrectly, they can do more harm than good. These expert tips will help correct your form.
You might know the flu symptoms, but what about the ideal time to get the flu vaccine? Keep sniffles, sneezes and fevers away with these tips — straight from the source.
Do you do the same strength training workouts every day? It might be one of the reasons you’re not building muscle. Find out what you can do to see results.
Everyone had to start somewhere — even the pros. Learn from their mistakes (and those they see every day) to enter the weight room with more confidence.
Snag seven tips for turning up the intensity on your HIIT workout — without dialing down your results. It’s time to train smarter.
The key to relieving back problems: move more and you’ll ache less. Not convinced? Here’s seven reasons why you need exercise for back pain relief.
Before you try intermittent fasting, read this guide to the 5:2 diet, an increasingly popular fasting method. You might be surprised at what you find.
Before adding weight, it’s important to nail down proper weightlifting form with the barbell. Follow these expert tips to muscle through every rep with precision.