Published December 6, 2018

The Sweat Scoop: November 2018

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1.  After introducing their treadmill classes earlier this year, Peloton just announced their next move in the world of fitness streaming services: Yoga.  According to Shape, subscribers will be able to add “Peloton Yoga” to their routines beginning on December 26, so get your mats ready. 

2.  If you’ve kept up with celeb news at all this month (heck, more like all year) then you already know that Ariana Grande is taking over the world. We may not be lucky enough to have her pipes, but now we can steal a page from her workout routine. Well+Good shared the deets of her lower body routine, straight from her personal trainer and fitness know-all Harley Pasternak.

3.  The holidays are (somehow) already upon us, and we all know what that means… It’s gift guide season! 🎁 Greatist has a round-up of the perfect gift ideas for all the fitness junkies on your list. The best part? All their picks are available on Amazon. Prime lovers, rejoice!

4.  Still struggling for that perfect gift idea? Men’s Health has the lowdown on the best affordable fitness trackers. Perfect for friends, loved ones, or your SO, fitness trackers continue to be all the rage this holiday season.

5.  If you’re looking for something a little more low-key, Self has 31 healthy gift ideas for the wellness obsessed in your life. Now you don’t have to scour the shops looking for something to get your friend who’s suddenly really into crystals or your aunt who won’t stop talking about her #holistic lifestyle.

6.  Need a break after all that holiday shopping? Take a cue from Women’s Health and allow yourself time to relax this season. The holidays can be stressful for a myriad of reasons. It’s important to take time for yourself and slow down amidst all the holiday craziness. 💆‍♀️

7.  The best #SelfCareSunday always ends with a good night’s sleep. It’s the perfect way to refresh and refuel for the week ahead. Lucky for us, one fitness expert has the ultimate key to a better night’s sleep, and mindbodygreen has the details.

8.  Keto, Paleo, Whole 30… With so many fad diets, it can be hard to determine which is the best for your body. The New York Times has broken down just what athletes should be eating in order to reach peak athletic performance. Though as with any dietary recommendations, it’s always important to listen to your body and check with your doctor before committing to any new meal plan.

9.  Aside from diet, getting enough sunshine may also benefit your fitness routine! According to Health, new research suggests people with higher levels of vitamin D tend to be more physically fit. ☀️ The study notes that higher vitamin D levels could potentially improve cardiorespiratory fitness, which helps us exercise longer and harder.

10.  Refinery29 has the scoop on the most popular user trends on ClassPass this year. The most popular activity members signed up for in 2018? Strength training classes.