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12 Things Active Women Do Every Day

Living a truly vibrant, energized life is a daily choice. It comes down to the first thought you choose to believe upon waking, the food you select to...

August 17 2015

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.

Patricia Thompson, PhD
July 23 2015

How I Learned To Love My Stretch Marks

Today, I love my stretch marks — and here’s why you should too.

Sophie Kay
July 1 2015

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

Mother Of 3 Redefines Beauty With Inspirational Bikini Photo

"They aren't scars ladies, they're stripes and you've earned them."

Emi Boscamp
March 26 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

This Is What Happens When Only One Identical Twin Exercises

Identical twins: same body, same brain, same everything ... right?

Emi Boscamp
March 4 2015

Parents Tattoo Their Legs To Match Child's Birthmark So She Doesn't Feel Alone

A little 18-month-old girl named Honey-Rae Phillips has a red birthmark that spans the entire length of her right leg.

Emi Boscamp
February 27 2015

We Love Kate Winslet's Inspiring Views On Body Image & Motherhood

We may know Kate Winslet best for her breakthrough role as a passenger aboard an ill-fated ship, but her recent interview with UK's Harper's Bazaar...

Emi Boscamp
February 4 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

Mexico City Offers Free Subway Rides In Exchange For Exercise

Ever gotten to a subway turnstile only to realize you forgot your wallet? Well, in Mexico City, there's a way to get on that train, even if you don't...

Emi Boscamp
January 27 2015

Skip Yourself Slim With 5 Jump Rope Exercises

If you're looking for a wicked calorie burn, I've got a great workout for you! But first, you'll have to take a little trip — or better yet, a little...

Phoenyx Austin, M.D.
January 26 2015

Could Your Gut Be The Cause Of Your Joint Pain?

A growing amount of research is honing in on a surprising suspect in the cause of rheumatoid arthritis: our gut bacteria.

Emi Boscamp
January 15 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 Kindness Can Help You Lose Weight

Women are constantly receiving conflicting messages about their bodies. Even in Meghan Trainor's supposedly body-positive single "All About That...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 2015

Inflammation May Cause Depression, Scientists Say

Depression needs to be treated like a physical illness — not a mental disability. With "mental disability" comes a stigma of weakness. So it's...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 2015

Eating Fast Food May Lower Kids' Test Scores

The amount of fast food a child consumes could be linked to how well he or she does in school, a new study from Ohio State University suggests.

Emi Boscamp
December 23 2014