139 Items Tagged

body

This Inspiring Fitness Video Celebrates Real Women Working Out (Yes!)

A new video, which features a bunch of sweaty women busting their butts outside, at the gym, on the field, and on the court, has gone viral. Why? It...

Emi Boscamp
January 16 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

CDC Calls This Season's Flu "An Epidemic"

After this season's flu claimed the lives of 15 children, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has officially declared the illness an epidemic.

Emi Boscamp
December 31 2014

Staying Warm While Working Out May Curb Your Appetite

Those who are still running outside this season understand that exercising in the cold is difficult. With every inhale, the air bites cruelly at your...

Emi Boscamp
December 26 2014

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

Viktoria Modesta Is World's First Amputee Pop Star & Model

Latvia-born singer and model Viktoria Modesta released her first music video last week on Channel 4, in which she proudly struts a series of beautiful...

Emi Boscamp
December 22 2014

Sitting All Day Is Probably Killing You (Video)

We've got some bad news. You'll probably want to sit down for this. No, wait. Stand up. You were definitely already sitting. At your desk. Where you...

Emi Boscamp
December 19 2014

Year In Search: Top 20 Fitness & Diet Trends Of 2014

Every year, Google releases a list of the topics we've collectively searched for the most over the past 12 months. Formerly known as Zeitgeist, Year...

Emi Boscamp
December 16 2014

Real Women Strip Down To Inspire Others To Love Their Bodies (Photos)

As women, how will we ever fully embrace our bodies if the media is constantly telling us to have legs like Beyoncé's, a butt like Kim K's, a waist...

Emi Boscamp
November 26 2014

How To Do Bridge Pose The Right Way

Bridge Pose is a key stretch for targeting the posterior chain — the series of muscles that include the lower back, glutes, hamstrings, and calf...

Nikki Naab-Levy, LMP
November 25 2014

Realistic Barbie Now Has Acne, Cellulite & Other "Imperfect" Stickers

Barbie is stick-thin, with glossy blonde hair, and perfectly symmetrical features — far from what any "real" woman looks like. If she was more...

Emi Boscamp
November 19 2014

How Texting Damages Your Posture

You've probably put a child up on your shoulders before. Maybe you were at a concert or a football game and your child couldn't see. After a while,...

Emi Boscamp
November 19 2014

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

It seems like the news has been filled recently with stories of women who have taken a stand against the ridiculous body standards that both Hollywood...

Emi Boscamp
November 10 2014

Keira Knightley Poses Topless To Protest Photoshopping

Recently, female celebrities have really been taking a stand against the ridiculous body image standards Hollywood has set for them. Julia Roberts...

Emi Boscamp
November 7 2014

I Had The "Perfect Body" & I Still Wasn't Happy

Modern day society tells us that we're not enough. It tells us that we need this body or that product to be accepted, to be loved. Shaming is nothing...

Maddy Moon
November 6 2014

Get Fit In 12 Minutes With Your Body Weight & A Jump Rope

In case you haven't picked up a jump rope since elementary school, you might want to rethink the classic childhood play toy — jumping rope is one of...

Krista Stryker
November 6 2014

Julia Roberts Says She Risked Her Career By NOT Getting Plastic Surgery

It may go without saying that a lot of body shaming goes on in Hollywood. People either look too skinny, too fat, too old, or like they've had too...

Emi Boscamp
October 28 2014