Rachel is a freelance writer and former SELF Magazine staffer, where she served as the Senior Digital Editor for three years. In addition to being on staff at publications like InStyle, Bridal Guide and HGTV Magazines, she has also written for SHAPE, Mic.com, Major League Baseball and the Huffington Post. When she isn’t on a Spin bike, out for a run or on her yoga mat, she’s laughing at her own bad jokes or fine-tuning her overwrought skincare routine.
Articles by Rachel Jacoby Zoldan
Scared to get into down dog, let alone walk into the yoga studio? These seven beginner yoga poses will have you feeling like a pro.
Forget the drive-through and say goodbye to any thoughts of the greasy spoon: These veggie takes on French fries are healthy, delicious and easy to make — no diner tax included.
Burn off the bird before Thanksgiving even arrives with this exclusive total-body T.U.R.K.E.Y. workout. Just six moves and you’re ready to feast.
No exercise equipment on hand? You can still get a good sweat in — at home or in the sand. Your secret: the towel workout.
Got five minutes? This expert-backed dynamic warm-up will change the game. Try it pre-workout or at your desk when you need a quick mobility break!
Set up the perfect home gym (and avoid any potential pitfalls) with the help of Daily Burn 365 host, JD Roberto. Seriously, you’ll thank him later.
Try this five-minute kickboxing workout from Daily Burn 365 to jab, kick and cross your way to a serious cardio blast.
Comfort food is good, but healthier comfort food is even better. Here, a week’s worth (at least!) of lower-carb recipes to enjoy — with room to spare for dessert.
Improve posture with the help of these five cool tools designed to align your spine. Because when you stand up straighter, your health benefits, too.
Chili is the perfect one-pot meal when the temperatures drop. Lighten things up with these healthy chili recipes that taste amazing — and are totally guilt-free.
Looking to find more meaning in your life? This infographic will help you get started — and offers up some solid Monday Motivation to kick your week off right.
Watch how Boxgirls International is changing Kenyan women’s lives by creating social change in the capital of Nairobi one punch, jab and kick at a time.
Ever wonder how you can shave a few calories off a slice of pizza — without sacrificing flavor? This sneaky trick could potentially help you lose two pounds a year.
One 15-year-old football player’s battle with leukemia will help put life’s ups and downs into perspective. Today’s Monday Motivation: Kane Hogan, SI’s high school athlete of the month.