Karen Asp

Karen Asp

Karen Asp is an award-winning journalist specializing in fitness, health, nutrition, pets and travel. She’s the author of Anti-Aging Hacks, certified personal trainer, plant-powered athlete with Nordic walking world records, vegan mentor and overall health nut (who sits less than three hours/day, meditates daily and eats two squares of dark chocolate every morning).

You’re more in control of your breast health than you think. Here’s how to keep them healthy.
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Cold got a hold of you? Make sure you’re working with—not against—your sickness by avoiding these seven things.
There isn't a definitive answer (yet), but what experts do know is that we all need a brain fitness regimen to stay sharp as a tack.
Adding this exercise to your workouts can help strengthen and stabilize the largest muscle in your body, the gluteus maximus. 
Carve out a quiet corner at home for your meditation practice.
Make your daily walk more challenging, more interesting, and more fun.
Protect yourself (and feel empowered) with these essential safety tips and maneuvers.
Yep, there’s a legitimate, scientific reason your computer makes you feel foggy, queasy, and dizzy. Here's what to do about it.
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Experts explain the difference between low-, moderate-, and high-intensity exercise (and the health benefits of each).
Stomachache? Bloating? Nausea? Here are some great at-home remedies for tummy troubles.
Aches and pains in the neck and jaw area affect more people than you think. Here are some pro tips for releasing tension yourself.
These holistic skin solutions use natural ingredients you're already familiar with.
These sneaky stretching mistakes and myths can cause more harm than good.
Pounding headache? For near-instant relief sans medication, give acupressure a try.
Don’t feel the burn—make sure these commonly missed areas get the sun protection they need.
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Don’t let the lack of gyms hurt you—literally.
Staying at home means more time doing things that your body’s not used to doing, which may be why your back’s starting to ache. Sound familiar? One of these habits might be the culprit.
Resilience has never been more in demand: Here’s how can you train yourself to be more resilient, whether you’re already a little resilient or you’ve never heard of resiliency.
While there’s still risk, road tripping might be your safest option if you want to venture away from home. Here’s how to do it safely.
While each time of day does have its benefits, here's how to find the best time to work for you. 
Balance is crucial for everybody, not just older adults. Here, fitness pros recommend their favorite balance moves to make you stronger and steadier every day.
While this type of scar has a genetic component, anybody with a wound of any kind is vulnerable. Experts reveal how to deal with them.
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What does depression look like? It's not always easy to spot, but these are the most common signs of depression to watch out for, according to mental health experts.
Here's what happens when your butt loses its memory (so to speak) and how to help prevent it.
These five awesome hip stretches are the best way to show tight hips some TLC. Here's exactly how and when to do them.