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How Serena Williams Helped Me Learn To Love My Body

From the ways she has handled herself throughout her career, here are four life lessons I have learned from Serena.

How To Stop Obsessing Over "The Last 5 Pounds"

I’d like to put an end to the “Last 5-Pounds Syndrome” once and for all. Here’s how you know if you have it, and what you can do to change your...

Erica Mather, M.A.
June 12 2015

5 Stretches For Tight Hips & Hamstrings

One of the reasons people come to Pilates is that they want to work on their flexibility. Usually it’s their hips and hamstrings that need the most...

Kristen Matthews
May 15 2015

Mom's Amazing Photos Show Daughters That "Strong Is The New Pretty"

Photographer Kate Parker doesn't want her daughters, Alice, 6, and Ella, 9, to be what society expects them to be. If they don't want to parade around...

Emi Boscamp
April 13 2015

Why Men Prefer Certain Body Types

Women are bombarded on a daily basis by mixed messages on how we're supposed to look, particularly from the media. One day, we're supposed to be...

Emi Boscamp
March 20 2015

Watch How Much The "Ideal" Female Body Has Evolved Over Time

We're constantly dealt conflicting messages about how our bodies are "supposed" to look. We're told we should accept ourselves as we are, that we're...

Emi Boscamp
January 28 2015

How To Be Imperfect & Still Perfectly Happy

I am broken and that's OK ... because we all are.

Kim Manfredi
January 14 2015

How To Do Bridge Pose The Right Way

This fundamental pose gives a whole new meaning to "burning bridges."

Nikki Naab-Levy, LMT
November 25 2014

Victoria's Secret Ends "Perfect Body" Campaign In Wake Of Backlash

Victoria's Secret has changed the ad slogan to "A Body For Every Body."

Emi Boscamp
November 10 2014

5 Habits To Help You Get In Shape Efficiently

Ever feel like you're doing all the right things to get in shape and get healthy, yet you just aren't getting results as fast as you thought you...

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
August 20 2014

12 Signs You're Exercising Too Much

Distinguishing addictive behavior from healthy habits.

Megan Roop
July 24 2014

5 Reasons This Quick Workout Will Get You In Better Shape Than Cardio

Despite a growing understanding in the fitness world that working out longer won't necessarily get you better results, many people still diligently...

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
April 10 2014
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7 Things To Eliminate From Your Diet Immediately

We've all heard this before. The USDA Healthy Eating Index says U.S. adults eat far too many processed foods. About 70% of us are omega-3 deficient...

mindbodygreen
April 2 2014

5 Tips To Increase Pleasure During Sex

As a sex therapist, one of the questions I hear most frequently is, “how can I stay more present during sex?”

Vanessa Marin, M.S.
March 24 2014

5 Tricks To Keep Working Out (No Matter How Busy You Are)

There's no question you already know you should be working out on a regular basis. After all, exercise will not only keep you fit and feeling full of...

Krista Stryker, NSCA-CPT
September 2 2013

5 Mini Water Rituals to Cleanse Yourself Energetically

We use water to clean everything, even our bodies. What many people do not realize is that even when we are squeaky clean, water can cleanse us...

Tamika Tara Schilbe, MSW
October 17 2012