Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Jump Roping-Kid

Remember how much fun jump roping was when you were a kid? Here's a secret:...

Remember how much fun jump roping was when you were a kid?
Here's a secret: It's still fun. PLUS: It's an awesome metabolism-boosting exercise!
This high energy circuit, created by Ron Mathews, owner of Reebok|CrossFit Lab in Los Angeles, will burn about 200 cals in just 20 minutes: read more..

Afternoon Workout-Fashion Choices-Body Revolution-Weight Gain-Critiquing

Add this move to your afternoon workout. It strengthens: core, glutes, hamstring...

Add this move to your afternoon workout. It strengthens: core, glutes, hamstrings, lower back
Split Barbell Good Morning | Fitbie
Work your glutes and hamstrings with the split barbell good morning, a straight-leg deadlift. Learn to perform this move and more with the Exercise... read more..


Lady Gaga is used to people critiquing the way she looks, but mostly as it perta...

Lady Gaga is used to people critiquing the way she looks, but mostly as it pertains to her fashion choices (meat dress, anyone?). But recently, the press attacked her for a different reason: her Weight Gain. She revealed that she's struggled with disordered eating since age 15 and has launched a Body Revolution campaign on her web site. More: http://bit.ly/UKqS66
Eating Disorders: Lady Gaga's Body Revolution | Women's Health News Blog
blog.womenshealthmag.com
After getting trash-talked for her weight gain, the world-famous crooner fights back read more..

Road Runners Club Of America-Goal

Happy Run@Work Day!The goal of RUN@WORK Day and RUN@School Day, presented by t...

Happy Run@Work Day!
The goal of RUN@WORK Day and RUN@School Day, presented by the Road Runners Club of America, is to encourage adults and children to get 30-minutes of exercise each day.
We're celebrating today! Are you? Tell us about it in the comments below!
P.S. We do NOT recommend running in heels as pictured! read more..

10 do-anywhere, super easy weight loss tricks that can really take off pounds. W...

10 do-anywhere, super easy weight loss tricks that can really take off pounds. W...

10 do-anywhere, super easy weight loss tricks that can really take off pounds. Which ones are you trying tonight? http://ow.ly/e5Nml
10 Small Diet and Exercise Tricks That Get Big Results
10 easy changes you can make to get diabetes under control read more..

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Strength Train

Strength train between 4 and 8 p.m. Study subjects who worked out then built 22%...

Strength train between 4 and 8 p.m. Study subjects who worked out then built 22% more muscle than morning exercisers. http://ow.ly/e9Sxr
How to Lose Weight All Day Long
It's not just what you eat or how much you exercise that matters; it's the timing of each component that is the true secret to weight loss success.... read more..

Thyroid Disorders-Enlarged Thyroid

Of the 25 million Americans with thyroid disorders, the majority are female. A...

Of the 25 million Americans with Thyroid disorders, the majority are female.
Are you one of them?
Check Your Neck
Every time you look in the mirror, a key to your well-being stares back at you. An enlarged thyroid may mean your gland is producing too much or too little hormone. The key is knowing what to watch for.
Follow these steps: http://bit.ly/QxQErt
Could You Have a Thyroid Disorder?
www.womenshealthmag.com
Your thyroid, a thumb-size gland, rules your waistline, energy level, and mood. And for 10 million women, this regulator is on the fritz. read more..

Our Zero-to-5K center gives you the workouts, the shoes, the meal plan, AND the...

Our Zero-to-5K center gives you the workouts, the shoes, the meal plan, AND the...

Our Zero-to-5K center gives you the workouts, the shoes, the meal plan, AND the inspiration to go from couch to 5K in just six weeks.
We know you've been there: You start a new fitness plan and, encouraged and excited, you hop on the scale only to find the dial has gone...up. Ugh!... read more..

Friday, 28 September 2012

Petra Strand-Greek Yogurt-Pixi Beauty

How "Greek" is your greek yogurt?

How "Greek" is your Greek Yogurt?
How Greek is Your "Greek" Yogurt?
[Courtesy of Women's Health] Everyone's going gaga for the Greek stuff: Greek yogurt's nutritional superiority has helped elevate the dairy dish to... read more..


Five things that make PIXI Beauty's Petra Strand feel beautiful inside and out:

Five things that make PIXI Beauty's Petra Strand feel beautiful inside and out:
5 Things That Make Me Feel Beautiful: Pixi's Petra Strand
Talk about practicing what you preach. Petra Strand built an internationally-loved beauty brand based on the following principle: to make women... read more..

Energizer Bunny-Energy Survey-Percentage-Cdc Data

Are you like the Energizer bunny—full of energy all day—or are you sluggish and...

Are you like the Energizer bunny—full of energy all day—or are you sluggish and exhausted?
Please take our survey for an upcoming issue of Women's Health: http://svy.mk/PLOFMA
The Average Woman and Energy Survey
www.surveymonkey.com read more..


CDC data shows that while Americans consumed a lower percentage of calories from...

CDC data shows that while Americans consumed a lower percentage of calories from fat in 2000 than they did in 1971, the total number of calories consumed by women per day increased by more than 300!
Not all fats are created equal! Learn which ones are actually beneficial to your health: http://bit.ly/OJpj6Q
Good Fat, Bad Fat: Learn the Difference To Lose Weight
www.womenshealthmag.com
Why eating the good kinds of fat can tip the scale in your favor read more..

Monday, 24 September 2012

Researchers photographed 25 people twice: once after sleeping for seven to eight...

Researchers photographed 25 people twice: once after sleeping for seven to eight...

Researchers photographed 25 people twice: once after sleeping for seven to eight hours a night, and again after logging just four hours of sleep. After that, 40 people judged both photographs on looks and rated how likely they would be to chat each person up. The results? People were less willing to socialize with sleepy-looking men and women.
Stop scaring people away with these tips: http://bit.ly/TeiNam
The Easy Way to Be More Approachable
blog.womenshealthmag.com
Want more attention when you’re out on the town? Try hitting the sack read more..

Supplement Spotlight-Brittle Nails-Biotin

Supplement Spotlight: BiotinGetting sufficient amounts of biotin staves off si...

Supplement Spotlight: Biotin
Getting sufficient amounts of biotin staves off signs of deficiency including hair loss, brittle nails, and a scaly, red facial rash.
Where to find it: Cauliflower, liver, avocado, and raspberries.
The other 17 must-have supplements and nutrients for women: read more..

It may seem logical to think that the more calories we burn by exercising, the m...

It may seem logical to think that the more calories we burn by exercising, the m...

It may seem logical to think that the more calories we burn by exercising, the more food our bodies will need immediately following a workout. But...
Fact v. Fiction: Exercise Increases Appetite | Fitbie
Will breaking a sweat send your hunger out of whack? Find out here. read more..

Thursday, 20 September 2012

No time to work out? We bet you've got 10 minutes! Here are 25 ways to squeeze i...

No time to work out? We bet you've got 10 minutes! Here are 25 ways to squeeze i...

No time to work out? We bet you've got 10 minutes! Here are 25 ways to squeeze in 10 minutes of exercise: read more..


When a friend is grieving, it's hard to know what to say--and what not to say. H...

When a friend is grieving, it's hard to know what to say--and what not to say. Here are eight things you simply shouldn't utter in that situation (no matter how well you mean it):
8 Things NOT To Say When Your Friend Is Grieving
Let’s say something heartbreaking has befallen your friend. If you’re like a lot of well-meaning women, you probably plan to ply her with ice cream... read more..

Pregnancy Tests-Pub

Pub Sells Pregnancy Tests to Curb Birth Defects

By Susan Kreimer Before ordering that much-desired mojito or martini, female patrons of a Minnesota Pub can check to see if they’re pregnant. Pub 500 in Mankato, a city south of Minneapolis-St. Paul, has a new test dispenser in the women’s restroom. The machine charges $3... read more..

Saturday, 15 September 2012

Emotionally Unavailable-Cool Guys

Do you find most "cool guys" to be emotionally unavailable? Maybe it's just most...

Do you find most "cool guys" to be emotionally unavailable? Maybe it's just most men in general? Whether your happily committed or woefully single, ChickRx is dishing on why some women can't kick the tough-guy habit.
Kicking the Cool-Guy Habit - - Health.com
Q: Why am I only attracted to emotionally unavailable guys? read more..

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Muscle Groups

Are you overlooking these important muscle groups? http://bit.ly/RXuFuu

Are you overlooking these important muscle groups? http://bit.ly/RXuFuu
Important Muscles Women Ignore
How many of these important muscle groups are you neglecting? read more..

Latest Health-Canned Foods-Bpa

Think eating canned foods only affects you? You're wrong.A new study implicate...

Think eating canned Foods only affects you? You're wrong.
A new study implicates BPA (the plastic-hardening chemical used in canned food linings) as negatively affecting the health of not just those who ate BPA-laden food but also of four generations of their children.
The facts: http://bit.ly/PfqxDB
BPA Side Effects: Canned Food's Long-Lasting Impact | Women's Health News Blog: Latest Health Headl
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WH This Just In - Just another WH Blogs Sites site read more..

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg-Health Commissioner-Thomas Farley-New York City

New York City health commissioner: scold or lifesaver?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Critics call him a puritanical scold, Gotham's Dr. No and a nursemaid to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's nanny state. Meet Thomas Farley, New York City's health commissioner. Farley, a pediatrician and endurance athlete, says they are wrong about his efforts to help New Yorkers eat better, smoke less and exercise more -- moves that have been linked to New York's recent gains in average life expectancy, the biggest gains of any metro area in the country. "Anybody who is first at doing something is going to get a lot of criticism. ... read more..

Christopher Gorham-Fitness Secrets-Covert Affairs

Christopher Gorham, the star of Covert Affairs, shares his fitness secrets: http...

Christopher Gorham, the star of Covert Affairs, shares his fitness secrets: http://ow.ly/dgC4f
HootSuite Photos read more..

Fitness Flashback-Pinterest-Giggle

FITNESS FLASHBACK: What sport and time period is this photo from?

FITNESS FLASHBACK: What sport and time period is this photo from?
Quiz: Guess the date — and the sport! read more..


This made us giggle. Follow us on Pinterest for more fitness funnies!

This made us giggle. Follow us on Pinterest for more Fitness funnies!
Laughing Burns Calories Too read more..

Alison Sweeney-Workouts

Mark your calendar. Cover girl Alison Sweeney makes sure to plan her workouts as...

Mark your calendar. Cover girl Alison Sweeney makes sure to plan her workouts as if they are like any other appointment. You’ll be less likely to skip it if you feel like it’s required. Do you have a fitness “date” this week? read more..

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Fitness Journey-Exercise-Harm

Is this popular form of exercise doing more harm than good? Find out here: http:...

Is this popular form of Exercise doing more Harm than good? Find out here: http://ow.ly/cR37q
Fact v. Fiction: Running Is Bad for Your Knees | Fitbie read more..


Most of us have at least a few things we'd change about ourselves if given the c...

Most of us have at least a few things we'd change about ourselves if given the chance. But no matter how your fitness journey is going, here are three tips to help you feel more comfortable with the weight you're at right now: http://bit.ly/RbIh4M
3 Tips to Love the Weight You're At Right Now
Three tips to love the weight you're at right now! read more..

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Exercise Physiologist-Ace Fitness

Have you seen this new tool? ACE Fitness exercise physiologist Jessica Matthews...

Have you seen this new tool? ACE Fitness exercise physiologist Jessica Matthews explains what the ViPR is, how to use it, and whether it's worth the money: read more..

Chomper Body Muscle-Marathon Training-Workout World-Zumba Fitness-Instructor

Healthy Things We <3: Chomper Body Muscle Butter. Perfect for post-exercise reco...

Healthy Things We ?: Chomper Body Muscle Butter. Perfect for post-exercise recovery and relaxation. Find out why as well as how you can get a FREE sample! read more..


Mmm. Two post-exercise #smoothie #recipes packed with muscle-nourishing carbs an...

Mmm. Two post-exercise #smoothie #Recipes packed with muscle-nourishing carbs and protein: http://ow.ly/d011g
Marathon Training: Eating and Drinking for Recovery | Fitbie
A Fitbie blogger explores the benefits of post-run foods, drinks, and smoothies during marathon training read more..


Give a shout out to the Zumba instructor that rocks your workout world! We&#039;ve te...

Give a shout out to the Zumba instructor that rocks your workout world! We've teamed up with Zumba Fitness to look for the most inspirational Zumba instructors in the world. Vote for your favorite and you could win a chance to be featured with your instructor on Shape.com and in the magazine! http://bit.ly/Rd57ZW
The Nation's Most Inspirational Zumba Instructors
Has your Zumba teacher inspired you? We want to hear about it! read more..

Monday, 3 September 2012

German Manufacturer-Thalidomide Victims-The German Inventor-Morning Sickness-Notorious Drug

German drug firm makes first apology for thalidomide

The German manufacturer of a notorious drug that caused thousands of babies to be born with shortened arms and legs, or no limbs at all, issued its first ever apology Friday — 50 years after pulling the drug off the market. read more..


Thalidomide victims: Apology not enough
Effects Of Alcohol-Fetal Development-Pregnant Ladies-Pregnant Women-Fair Share
- UNDATED FILE PHOTO - Thalidomide pills are shown in this undated photo. Prescribed in the late 195..

BERLIN (Reuters) - Victims of thalidomide said on Saturday an apology from the German inventor of the drug that caused birth defects in thousands of babies around the world was too little too late. Thalidomide, developed by the German firm Gruenenthal, was marketed internationally to pregnant women in the late 1950s and early 1960s as a treatment for morning sickness. About 10,000 babies were born around the world with defects caused by the drug, mostly malformed limbs or missing arms or legs. ... read more..

Men&Amp;#39;S Health-Christopher Cuomo-Food Preparation-Brown University-Anchor

Marathon commuters still find time for TV

According to new research from Brown University, if you spend an hour a day commuting, you surrender sleep, exercise, eating with your family, and food preparation--but not TV time. read more..


Find out why Christopher Cuomo, ABC News 20/20 anchor and extreme-fitness invest...

Find out why Christopher Cuomo, ABC News 20/20 anchor and extreme-fitness investigator for Men's Health, calls ballet "CrossFit in tights, with ballerinas for barbells."
Build Your Body with Ballet | Fitbie
Don't scoff, men. Learn how dancers develop world-class jumping power, insanely strong cores, and outrageous flexibility read more..

Sunday, 2 September 2012

Alison Sweeney-Jeans-Women

&#x201c;I don&#x2019;t weight myself. I go by my jeans.&#x201d; - Alison Sweeney. A lot of women use...

“I don’t weight myself. I go by my jeans.” - Alison Sweeney. A lot of women use the “my-clothes-are-snug method.” What do you think about it? Speaking of jeans, with fall right around the corner, here’s how to pick the best jeans for your body type read more..

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Muscle Groups

Don&#039;t ignore these important muscle groups! http://bit.ly/Q80zmR

Don't ignore these important muscle groups! http://bit.ly/Q80zmR
Important Muscles Women Ignore
And the best exercises to strengthen them. read more..

Achy Muscles

Four lower-body stretches that ease achy muscles from Katie Brauer&#xad;, the yoga in...

Four lower-body stretches that ease achy muscles from Katie Brauer­, the yoga instructor who helped the women of Team Specialized-­­Lululemon loosen up at their first cycling training camp earlier this year: http://ow.ly/do8UA
HootSuite Photos read more..

Myths

Did you believe any of these myths? http://bit.ly/IEGeli

Did you believe any of these myths? http://bit.ly/IEGeli
10 Health and Fitness Myths You Still Believe
Top experts set the record straight on myths that just won’t die. read more..

Bags Under Eyes-Diaper Rash-Witch Hazel-Blemishes-Sunburn

Beauty Magic?Does witch hazel really treat: blemishes, diaper rash, sunburn, ba...

Does witch hazel really treat: blemishes, diaper rash, sunburn, bags under eyes, etc.?
Made from the leaves and bark of the eponymous North American shrub, witch hazel does all those things and MORE: http://bit.ly/T2G8Jb
DIY Beauty Trick: The All-Purpose Ingredient That Heals Blemishes
blog.womenshealthmag.com
We’ve asked Women’s Health natural beauty expert RenĂ©e Loux to weigh in on this beauty trick read more..

Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer survivors may face second threat

Women who have survived Breast Cancer may have to fight another killer down the road -- heart failure, researchers report. read more..

Health Stats-Exercise

What&#039;s the #1 thing you can do for your health? Exercise! Read on for inspiring...

What's the #1 thing you can do for your health? Exercise! Read on for inspiring health stats you need to know: http://bit.ly/NcYwdY
Exercise by the Numbers: 12 Reasons to Get Moving
Science reveals inspiring stats you need to know! read more..

Friday, 31 August 2012

Tracy Anderson-Pregnancy-Women

What do you think about celeb trainer Tracy Anderson&#039;s remarks that women use pr...

What do you think about celeb trainer Tracy Anderson's remarks that Women use Pregnancy as an excuse to "let themselves go?" http://bit.ly/Oy37KZ
Tracy Anderson Says Pregnancy Is No Excuse to Let Yourself Go
A response to Tracy Anderson's criticism that new moms who don't lose baby weight quickly "let themselves go." read more..

University Of Cincinnati-Married Women

A new study from the University of Cincinnati has found that married women drink...

A new study from the University of Cincinnati has found that married women drink more than their single counterparts—and even more than divorced women.
More info: http://bit.ly/OK8IMK
Does Marriage Drive You to Drink?
blog.womenshealthmag.com
Wives are boozers. Single ladies, not so much. read more..

Ace Certified Personal Trainer-Immune System-Lunchtime-Energy

A better immune system, more energy, improved concentration...these are just a f...

A better Immune System, more energy, improved concentration...these are just a few reasons to exercise! Read on for more reasons why you should get moving today! http://bit.ly/NcYwdY
Exercise by the Numbers: 12 Reasons to Get Moving
Science reveals some inspiring stats you need to know! read more..


"A high-intensity lunchtime workout can give your body the boost it needs to pow...

"A high-intensity lunchtime workout can give your body the boost it needs to power through the rest of the day," says James Batey, an ACE certified personal trainer at Brooklyn's Fitness Collective. Here's a fast workout that you can do anywhere.
Lunch-Break Bootcamp | Fitbie
It only takes 20 minutes of your lunch break to torch calories and power through the rest of your day. Learn how to perform this workout and more read more..

Normal Weight-New Research-Excess Belly-Belly Fat

New research shows the risk of carrying excess belly fat, even if you&#039;re not ove...

New research shows the risk of carrying excess Belly fat, even if you're not overweight. Read on for more info: http://bit.ly/UdErs0
Belly Fat Dangers for Normal-Weight Women
Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research on the risks of belly fat in normal weight women and simple strategies to shrink your waistline. read more..

Tony Horton-Ozone Level-Weather-P90x

You probably look at the weather before working out, but do you check the ozone...

You probably look at the weather before working out, but do you check the ozone level? A study in the the Lancet found that people who exercise in high-ozone conditions are three times more likely to develop asthma than those who skip overheated workouts on those days.
More smart strategies: http://ow.ly/dlGm4
HootSuite Photos read more..


P90X&#039;s Tony Horton reveals what he takes. Are any of your go-to pills on this list?

P90X's Tony Horton reveals what he takes. Are any of your go-to pills on this list?
What Supplements Do You Need? | Fitbie
Fitness expert and P90X creator Tony Horton knows what vitamins and minerals keep you strong, healthy and energized. Here, he shares his... read more..

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Marlene

Marlene Reyes, 38Las VegasNow: 130 lbs.Then: 215 lbs.How she did it: A not...

Marlene Reyes, 38
How she did it: A notorious yo-yo dieter, Marlene found healthier eating habits with Jenny Craig, but really saw the pounds melt off when she finally incorporated fitness into her lifestyle.
I Did It! Weight Loss Success Stories read more..

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Strength Training-Dumbbells-Back Pain

Back feeling a little stiff today? Try these 4 moves to end back pain: http://ow...

Back feeling a little stiff today? Try these 4 moves to end back pain: http://ow.ly/djAWR
Stop Back Pain with Exercise - Prevention.com
Find out how stretching, yoga, strength training, and Pilates can ease back aches, provide pain relief, and help prevent future injuries read more..


Bored with dumbbells? Try this! http://ow.ly/djC72

Bored with dumbbells? Try this! http://ow.ly/djC72
Sandbell Workout: How to Use Sandbells - Prevention.com
Sandbells are more than an effective new strength-training trend - they're also fun to use! Prevention fitness expert Chris Freytag shows you how... read more..

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Case Western Reserve University-Women

Middle-aged women who sleep for less than 5 hours a night are 32% more likely to...

Middle-aged women who sleep for less than 5 hours a night are 32% more likely to gain 33 pounds or more over 16 years, compared to those who get 7 to 8 hours of rest, according to a Case Western Reserve University study.
Here, 5 ways to sleep well and lose weight: http://ow.ly/da8KI
HootSuite Photos read more..

Physical Activity-Fitness Classes

Nearly three-quarters of children between the ages of 5 and 10 get less than the...

Nearly three-quarters of children between the ages of 5 and 10 get less than the recommended hour of physical activity per day, according to a YMCA study. Tear them away from the TV with these 10 fun classes.
Innovative Kids’ Fitness Classes | Fitbie
Take phys ed out of the classroom with children’s programming from Zumba, CrossFit, and more read more..

Women-Food

Are you one of the 30 percent of women who say they feel stressed about food eve...

Are you one of the 30 percent of Women who say they feel stressed about Food every…single…day.?
Food: A Love Hate Relationship | Fitbie
Our relationships with food can be as tumultuous. But new research on the biological, social, and cultural forces that shape our appetites could... read more..

Heart Connection-Heart Disease-Percentage-Women

The Belly Heart Connection57: The percentage by which women with lean bellies...

The Belly Heart Connection
57: The percentage by which women with lean bellies are less likely to die of heart disease. read more..

Botox Injections-Getty Images-Experts

Work out much? Here are the latest tips from top experts for staying hydrated wh...

Work out much? Here are the latest tips from top experts for staying hydrated when you exercise (hint: chocolate milk is one of them!) read more..

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Wait, did you say Botox might be aging in the long-run?

Wait, did you say Botox might be aging in the long-run?
Can Botox Make You Look Older? - - Health.com
Getty Images Are you considering facial injections to take years off your face? If so, have you considered the possible long-term consequences of paralyzing your muscles? Over 11 million men and women have received botox injections for cosmetic purposes. read more..

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Benefits Of Physical Activity-Fitness Level-Seniors

Hoping for Healthy Seniors Years? Get Fit by 50
Healthday News-Fitness Level-Pink Slip-Doughnut-Diet
Hoping for Healthy Seniors Years? Get Fit by 50

It seems like every time you turn around, someone else is espousing the benefits of physical activity and fitness. Here's yet another reason to get moving: Your fitness level at age 50 has a lot to do with both the occurrence and severity of chronic disease in your golden years. read more..

Successful Women-Powerful Women-Health

What&#039;s the best advice (health, career, or otherwise) you&#039;ve ever received? We w...

What's the best advice (Health, career, or otherwise) you've ever received? We went to some of our favorite powerful, successful women and asked them for their best tips: http://bit.ly/Q8TwvA
28 Powerful Women Share Their Best Advice
28 women at the top of their games share their secrets to kicking butt! read more..

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Postmenopausal Women-Swati Shroff-Weight Loss

Keys to Weight Loss After Menopause

By DR. SWATI SHROFF, ABC News Medical Unit Postmenopausal women hoping to control their weight may be able to help themselves out by sticking to three simple rules: lay off the meat and cheese, eat more fruits and veggies, and skip dessert and sugary drinks.... read more..

Rehabilitation Clinic-Illness

Woman who fought flesh-eating illness goes home

After more than three months in the hospital and a rehabilitation clinic, a young Georgia woman who survived a rare fleshing-eating disease returned home to a family dinner and a wheelchair-accessible house now equipped with an exercise room and private elevator. read more..

The Living Room-Exercise Room

No room to workout in your home? No problem! Learn 7 ways to exercise in small s...

No room to workout in your home? No problem! Learn 7 ways to exercise in small spaces: http://ow.ly/d6vIX
At Home Fitness: 7 Workout Ideas for Small Spaces - Prevention.com
Learn at home workouts you can do in the living room, in your apartment, in a small exercise room, dorm rooms, or anywhere that you don't have a... read more..

Congressman Todd Akin-Inflammatory Remarks-Senate Race-Republicans-Mitt Romney

Republicans push Akin to quit Senate race over rape comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Republicans urged congressman Todd Akin on Monday to quit the U.S. Senate race in Missouri over his inflammatory remarks about rape that distracted from the party's nomination next week of Mitt Romney for U.S. president. Akin was widely criticized for saying in a television interview Sunday that women have biological defenses to prevent pregnancy in cases of "legitimate rape," making legal abortion unnecessary. ... read more..

Water Workout

Cool off during your workout by taking it to the pool this week. Burn belly fat...

Cool off during your workout by taking it to the pool this week. Burn belly fat with this plan http://ow.ly/dfQzU
Cardio and Strength Training Water Workout For The Pool - Prevention.com
Don't let high temps wilt your will to exercise. Have more fun in the pool with a water workout that tones fat zones and blasts more than 300... read more..

Outdoor Adventures-Wild And Crazy-Vacations

Dreaming of a wild and crazy vacation: http://bit.ly/Q585gW Tell Us: What&#039;s th...

Dreaming of a wild and crazy Vacation: http://bit.ly/Q585gW
Tell Us: What's the BEST vacation you've ever been on!
10 Destination Adventures
www.womenshealthmag.com
Tired of lazy vacations and hotel gyms? Take your travel—and fitness—to new heights with these outdoor adventures read more..

Cool Water-Beauty Tip

DIY Beauty: Cool water not only feels refreshing, but it also closes up pores re...

DIY Beauty: Cool water not only feels refreshing, but it also closes up pores resulting in less sweaty and oily skin.
Read more: http://bit.ly/Pct2tl
DIY Beauty Tip: Cool Rinse | Women's Health Healthy Living Blog: Be Beautiful from the Inside Out
blog.womenshealthmag.com
WH Glow - Just another WH Blogs Sites site read more..

Saturday, 25 August 2012

Walk In The Park

After an 30-minute walk in the park, 71 percent of people feel less stressed, wh...

After an 30-minute walk in the park, 71 percent of people feel less stressed, while 72 percent of people who take their walks indoors actually feel more stressed. Here are six more reasons why outdoor workouts rock.
Benefits of Exercise in the Great Outdoors | Fitbie
Whether you’re going for a run or hitting the park for a boot camp class, here’s why some of the best workouts happen in the great outdoors read more..

Colleges In America-Alma Mater

Did your alma mater make the list?

Did your alma mater make the list?
The 20 Fittest Colleges in America | Fitbie
These schools deserve an A+ when it comes to helping students eat right, lose weight, squash stress, and achieve their fitness goals read more..

Cardiovascular Risk Factors-Public Health Officials-High Blood Pressure-Continuous Marriage

Marriage may protect a woman's heart

For Women, continuous Marriage without divorce or widowhood is linked to fewer cardiovascular risk factors, such as high blood pressure, according to new research. read more..


Infected tattoos linked to distilled water in ink
Mineral Crystals-Mineral Content-Himalayan Salt-Skin Diseases-Salt Deposits
Dozens of men and women got hard-to-treat rashes from tainted tattoo ink -- even though they went to licensed artists who followed every sterile procedure, public health officials said.  With 21 percent of the U.S. public now sporting tattoos, a lot of people could be affected.

Dozens of men and women got hard-to-treat rashes from tainted tattoo ink -- even though they went to licensed artists who followed every sterile procedure, public health officials said.  With 21 percent of the U.S. public now sporting tattoos, a lot of people could be affected. read more..

Friday, 24 August 2012

Carrie Bradshaw-Shopping-Cardio

&#x201c;Shopping is my cardio&#x201d; &#x2014;Carrie BradshawFor 12 more unforgettable diet and fit...

“Shopping is my cardio” —Carrie Bradshaw
For 12 more unforgettable diet and fitness movie quotes, click here: http://ow.ly/da7TK
HootSuite Photos read more..

Precise Numbers-Family Members-Family Ties-Tv Screens-Close Ties

How your computer is making you fat

It's common sense that sitting in front of computer and TV screens is making people fatter. A study out this week puts some precise numbers on it, though — and finds a surprisingly steady pattern across rich and poor countries. read more..


Close family ties boost men's mental health

By MyHealthNewsDaily StaffMiddle-age adults who have regular contact with a group of friends are psychologically better off than those who don't, but when it comes to having close ties with many family members, men benefit more than women, a new study from England says. read more..

Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney-Republican Congressman Todd Akin-President Barack Obama

Why keeping Akin in play is good for Obama camp

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In crafting a response to Republican congressman Todd Akin's comments on rape, President Barack Obama and his aides are following Napoleon Bonaparte's age-old advice: Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. The White House and its Democratic allies have spotlighted Akin's remarks in their "war on women" drive against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney but have stopped short of joining a chorus of Republican leaders calling for the Missouri lawmaker to drop out of the race for the U.S. Senate. ... read more..

Workouts-Divorce

Did you know divorce could affect your health? http://bit.ly/NjJcBb

Did you know divorce could affect your health? http://bit.ly/NjJcBb
8 Surprising Ways Divorce Affects Your Health
Real women and experts weigh in on how to stay healthy during a split. read more..


Are you drinking enough water before, during, and after your workouts? Here&#039;s wh...

Are you drinking enough water before, during, and after your workouts? Here's what you need to know about hydration and exercise: read more..

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Ayurvedic Medicine-Health Researchers-Lead Poisoning-Pregnant Women

US finds lead poisoning from Ayurvedic medicines

US health researchers said Thursday that they have documented lead poisoning risks among Pregnant Women who took Ayurvedic medicine and issued a new warning on the safety of traditional pills. read more..

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Nocturnal Orgasms-Blood Flow-Dreams

NOCTURNAL ORGASMS: During REM sleep, the cycle when most dreams occur, blood flo...

NOCTURNAL ORGASMS: During REM sleep, the cycle when most dreams occur, Blood Flow to the vagina can increase, causing the area to engorge as it would during orgasm.
Other Weird Orgasms: http://bit.ly/TViRZ9
The World's Weirdest Orgasms
www.womenshealthmag.com
Your best orgasm might be stimulated by your mind or even exercise! 5 strange and surprising ways to climax read more..

Teeth And Gums-Dental Health

Brush your teeth! Dental health linked to dementia

People, especially women, who keep their teeth and gums healthy with regular brushing may have a lower risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a new study. read more..

American Adults-Couch Potatoes-Teen Pregnancy-Health Problem-Workouts

Biggest health problem facing US kids? Inactivity

Lack of exercise tops the list of the biggest concerns about kids' health, according to a new survey of American adults. The plight of young couch potatoes outranked teen pregnancy and drug abuse as problems that adults are concerned about, according to the survey. read more..


11 workouts you&#039;ll actually look forward to.

11 Workouts you'll actually look forward to.
Fitness Classes More Fun Than a Night Out | Fitbie
Shake your booty, groove to music, and feel the burn with these 11 workouts read more..

Healthy Immune System-Blood Sugar Levels-Magnesium

Magnesium (found in green veggies like Okra) supports a healthy immune system; k...

Magnesium (found in green veggies like Okra) supports a healthy immune system; keeps bones strong; helps regulate blood sugar levels; promotes normal blood pressure...etc...
Other Important Supplements/Nutrients for Women: read more..

Slow Metabolism-Cardio

Are you a slave to cardio? If so, you may be encouraging your body to burn FEWER...

Are you a slave to Cardio? If so, you may be encouraging your body to burn FEWER calories. Here's why.
3 Workout Mistakes That Slow Metabolism | Fitbie
Exercise is the single best way to torch more calories all day long. Don’t let these mistakes rob you of your postworkout burn read more..

Us State Department-Dinner

When cooking dinner is a matter of life and death

For millions of women around the world, cooking the family meal is a daily, dangerous chore. Sweating over smoky open stoves, they put their lives and their children at risk every day. read more..

City

Did your city make the list? http://bit.ly/PaWUol

Did your city make the list? http://bit.ly/PaWUol
The 10 Best Cities for Single Women
10 locales where it's great to be a girl. Did your hometown make the cut? read more..

Middle Ground-Ideal Number-Stigma

The Slut Stigma: The idea that there&#039;s an ideal number&#x2014;a Madonna/whore middle gr...

The Slut Stigma: The idea that there's an ideal number—a Madonna/whore middle ground, so to speak—may be one of the reasons women underestimate their total in sex surveys, while men tend to jack theirs up.
Read more: http://bit.ly/Ovk6fA
Sex Partners: Mattress Math Lessons
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It's not the number of sexual partners you've had that matters, it's how you feel about them read more..

Getting hitched soon? Know someone who is? Share this little health factoid with...

Getting hitched soon? Know someone who is? Share this little health factoid with...

Getting hitched soon? Know someone who is? Share this little health factoid with the bride-to-be: Married middle-aged women actually tend to drink more than their single counterparts. http://bit.ly/PzscVn Why do you suspect this is? read more..

source:health.com

Greek Yogurt-Fage-Fuel

Need some quick fuel before hitting the gym? Try Fage Total 2% Greek yogurt with...

Need some quick fuel before hitting the gym? Try Fage Total 2% Greek yogurt with honey. At 190 calories and 29 g of carbohydrates as well as 12 g of protein and 2.5 g fat, it’s a perfect pre-packaged mini meal that tastes good enough to be dessert. Five more pre-exercise snacks: http://ow.ly/d6feQ
HootSuite Photos read more..

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

The Swiss Ball-Gym Workout-Treadmill

Tired of the treadmill? Bogged down with the Swiss ball? It&#039;s easy to get stuck...

Tired of the treadmill? Bogged down with the Swiss ball? It's easy to get stuck in a fitness rut when you're doing the same gym workout or running the neighborhood loop you've been following for years. Here, five new activities to try.
5 Workouts Better Than Yours | Fitbie
Quit your boring, old, local routine and head to the great outdoors this summer to revitalize your workout and have a little fun, too read more..

Unexpected Source-Kidney Donation-Jenna Wolfe-Facebook

Video: Facebook reunites friends for kidney donation
Suze Orman-Vip Host-Facebook
Aug. 19: Hannah Craig expected to be on the waiting list for a kidney donation for five years, until help came from an unexpected source – childhood friend Hillary Glanzer, with whom she reunited with via Facebook. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe talks to the two women. (Today Show)

Hannah Craig expected to be on the waiting list for a kidney donation for five years, until help came from an unexpected source – childhood friend Hillary Glanzer, with whom she reunited with via Facebook. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe talks to the two women. (TODAY) read more..

Lower Cholesterol Levels-Breast Cancer-Classic Yoga-Flaxseed-Women

Flaxseed Soft-Gel Capsules: One of the best supplements for women.It&#039;s said...

Flaxseed Soft-Gel Capsules: One of the best supplements for women.
It's said to lower cholesterol levels, boost the immune system, and protect against cancers, including breast cancer.
More essential nutrients: read more..


Tone your body from head to toe with these dynamic moves that are sure to pump u...

Tone your body from head to toe with these dynamic moves that are sure to pump up your favorite yoga routine. http://ow.ly/d36ub
30-Second Fitness: Kettlebell Yoga | Fitbie
Pro trainer Jen Widerstrom demonstrates how to transform classic yoga moves (warrior one, tree, and boat pose) with a kettlebell. read more..

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Shrimp Skewers-Apricot-Dinner

We Dare You! Tonight, try something completely different for dinner. Apricot Shr...

We Dare You! Tonight, try something completely different for Dinner. Apricot Shrimp Skewers: http://bit.ly/MCxDDn
Apricot Shrimp Skewers - Healthy Recipe Finder | Women's Health
recipes.womenshealthmag.com read more..

Raspberries-Cauliflower-Avocado-Biotin-Liver

Biotin (Found in cauliflower, liver, avocado, and raspberries)&#x2014;among other thing...

Biotin (Found in cauliflower, liver, avocado, and raspberries)—among other things—helps metabolize amino acids and carbohydrates.
Other necessary nutrients for women: read more..

Glute Exercises For Women-Muscles

The key to scoring a killer butt is working your glute muscles from multiple ang...

The key to scoring a killer butt is working your glute Muscles from multiple angles. Here's how to do it in three moves.
Glute Exercises for Women | Fitbie
This circuit training workout will give your booty a lift. read more..

Saturday, 18 August 2012

Kathie Lee And Hoda-Kathie Lee Gifford-Jamie Lee Curtis-Celebrity Women-Celebrities

Did you hear Kathie Lee and Hoda talk about our 10 favorite naturally-flawless c...

Did you hear Kathie Lee and Hoda talk about our 10 favorite naturally-flawless celebrity women this morning on the Today Show this morning? Check out the full list and tell us: did we miss anyone?
10 Celebrities Who Refuse to Fix Their “Flaws” | Defy Your Age | Prevention.com
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Celebrities who refuse to fix their flaws: Kelly Ripa, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tina Fey, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Mindy Kaling, Kate Winslet, Ellen DeGeneres, Helen Mirren, Viola Davis, Ashely Judd read more..

Fitspiration-Lofty Goal

Whether you&#039;ve taken a 7-day, 30-day, or 60-day break, we&#039;ve got a run/walk work...

Whether you've taken a 7-day, 30-day, or 60-day break, we've got a run/walk workout that will get you back in shape. Start today!
Get Back on Your Feet | Fitbie
Running workouts to help you regain fitness after an exercise hiatus. read more..


FRIDAY FITSPIRATION: For anyone who&#039;s just started journeying toward a lofty goa...

FRIDAY FITSPIRATION: For anyone who's just started journeying toward a lofty goal, here's some motivation to get you through the weekend.
Follow us on Pinterest for more inspiration, photos, and fitness ideas! http://pinterest.com/fitbie/
HootSuite Photos read more..

Study: Global smoking pattern is 'alarming'

Study: Global smoking pattern is 'alarming'

Women in developing countries are starting to smoke at younger ages, according to a study that found "alarming patterns" of tobacco use around the world. read more..

Professional Bodybuilder-Female Bodybuilder

What does it take to become a bodybuilder? Professional bodybuilder Ashley Toms...

What does it take to become a bodybuilder? Professional bodybuilder Ashley Toms gave us a glimpse into her typical day: http://bit.ly/S2eHyq
True Life: I’m a Female Bodybuilder
From exercise to nutrition, what it takes to build a champion physique. read more..

Instant Energy-Caffeine-Jolts

Mini 8 oz. jolts of caffeine throughout the day keep you more energized than one...

Mini 8 oz. jolts of Caffeine throughout the day keep you more energized than one jumbo serving. 10 more instant energy tips: http://ow.ly/d331e
11 Fast Fixes for Instant Energy - Prevention.com
Learn how to instantly boost energy with our 11 easy fatigue-fighting fixes, like adding a plant to your office or eating for energy. read more..

Hormone Fluctuations-Menstrual Cycle-Sugar Cravings-Pms Symptoms-Mood Swings

Do you speed more money during "that time of the month"? The same hormone fluc...

Do you speed more money during "that time of the month"?
The same Hormone fluctuations that lead to common PMS symptoms like mood swings, sugar cravings, and decreased concentration, may also contribute to impulsive financial decision-making: http://bit.ly/OlqsxK
New Symptoms of PMS: How Your Menstrual Cycle Affects Your Bank Account | Women's Health News Blog:.
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WH This Just In - Just another WH Blogs Sites site read more..

Shocking Statistic

Smoking Rates Around the World Are Astronomical

Here’s a shocking statistic: About 41 percent of men in developing countries smoke, and women are picking up the habit more and more at younger ages. read more..

Friday, 17 August 2012

Zumba Fitness

If you like Zumba Fitness, you&#039;ll love this week&#039;s Juice Bar infographic. Click...

If you like Zumba Fitness, you'll love this week's Juice Bar infographic. Click here for the full illustration: read more..

International Study-Smoking Habits-Tobacco

'Alarming' smoking habits found in poorer countries

LONDON (Reuters) - Two fifths of men in developing countries still smoke or use Tobacco, and women are increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages, according to a large international study which found "alarming patterns" of tobacco use. Despite years of anti-Smoking measures across the world, most developing countries have low quit rates, according to the study in The Lancet medical journal on Friday. There are wide differences in the rates of smoking between genders and nations, as well as major disparities in access to effective anti-smoking treatments. "Although 1. ... read more..

Strength Training Routine-Exercise Equipment-Exercise Machines-The Gym

Don&#039;t have an hour to exercise? That&#039;s ok! This full-body strength training rout...

Don't have an hour to exercise? That's ok! This full-body strength training routine only takes 15 minutes.
15-Minute Full-Body Dumbbell Blast | Fitbie
Turn a pair of dumbbells into a complete fitness tool with this 15-minute total body blast. Find hundreds of workouts at Fitbie.com. read more..


Heading to the gym? Good for you! Just be sure to steer clear of this exercise e...

Heading to the gym? Good for you! Just be sure to steer clear of this exercise equipment.
10 Exercise Machines You Must Avoid | Fitbie
Just because a machine is in a gym doesn't mean it's safe--or effective. Stay clear of these popular machines read more..

Self-Deprecation

"I feel so fat!" Turns out, not only is this self-deprecation pretty uncharming,...

"I feel so fat!" Turns out, not only is this self-deprecation pretty uncharming, but it leads to you actually being fat later in life. Now if only you could turn back time to warn the teenage you!
Feeling Fat Might Make You Fat: Study - - Health.com
Credit: Istockphoto Last weekend, millions of women in America were squeezing into shorts, a slinky dress, or a bathing suit, pinching their jiggling bellies and thighs, and shouting, "I am SO FAT!" Ok, maybe it was just me. read more..

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Vegan Diet-Athlete-Trainer

Athlete and trainer Nora Tobin showed us a day in her vegan diet. The proof is i...

Athlete and Trainer Nora Tobin showed us a day in her Vegan Diet. The proof is in the pictures: Even fitness experts eat dessert! http://bit.ly/NH5MS5
A Day in My Diet: Trainer and Athlete Nora Tobin
See every nutrient-packed bite this vegan athlete ate (cookies included). read more..

Fitness Equipment-Workout Routine-Pvc Pipe-Gear

Maximize your workout routine with unconventional gear that gets results. PVC pi...

Maximize your Workout Routine with unconventional gear that gets results. PVC pipe, anyone?
Double-Duty Fitness Equipment | Fitbie
Trainers share six clever ways to repurpose exercise equipment that’ll make your workout twice as effective read more..

Tobacco use entrenched in developing countries: study

Tobacco use entrenched in developing countries: study

Tobacco use is massively entrenched in developing countries, where one of the biggest worries is the rise of smoking among women, according to a study published on Friday in The Lancet. read more..

Beauty Treatments-Fitness Routines-Economy

Just because the economy&#039;s sluggish, you don&#039;t have to give up your favorite bea...

Just because the economy's sluggish, you don't have to give up your favorite beauty treatments or fitness routines. Here's how to say fit and fab in a drab economy: http://bit.ly/RjAsMP
Money-Saving Beauty Tips for Hair, Nails, and More
Expert strategies to stay fit and beautiful in an ugly economy. read more..

Easy Ways To Lose Weight-100 Weight Loss Tips

What&#039;s your excuse for not losing weight? Here are 100 things you can do to shed...

What's your excuse for not losing weight? Here are 100 things you can do to shed pounds: http://ow.ly/d16Bc
Weight Loss Tips: 100 Easy Ways to Lose Weight - Prevention.com
Use these 100 weight loss tips to add more exercise to your daily routine and you'll lose weight fast--without dieting or breaking a sweat. read more..

Chocolate Cake Recipe-100Th Birthday-Julia Child

Today would have been Julia Child&#039;s 100th birthday. Let&#039;s celebrate this amazing...

Today would have been Julia Child's 100th birthday. Let's celebrate this amazing woman with her very own chocolate cake recipe: http://bit.ly/PnA91p
Julia Child's Chocolate Cake Recipe for Cheat Day | Women's Health Food Blog
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Happy Birthday, Julia! read more..

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Cosmopolitan Magazine-Helen Gurley Brown-Fertility Problems-Ethical Guidelines-Role Of Women

Helen Gurley Brown championed sexual freedom

While Helen Gurley Brown's legacy as a writer, editor, and, most provocatively, a sexual pioneer is indisputable, her biggest influence may have been her mix of ideas about the role of women, female power, and sexual life published in the pages of Cosmopolitan magazine. read more..


Egg donors often recruited unethically, study finds

By Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Many agencies and clinics that use websites to recruit women to donate their eggs to those with fertility problems do not follow ethical guidelines, a new study says. read more..


Shrink your waist by adding these five, simple, flab-fighting moves to your next...

Shrink your waist by adding these five, simple, flab-fighting moves to your next workout.
Exercises to Lose Your Muffin Top | Fitbie
These moves will slim down your spillover spots while toning your tummy. Learn how to perform this workout and hundreds more at Fitbie.com. read more..

Education Levels-Earnings-Health

From health to the dating scene to annual earnings to education levels, we scann...

From Health to the dating scene to annual earnings to education levels, we scanned the stats to compile a list of the 10 best cities to be a girl. Did your hometown make the cut? http://bit.ly/PaWUol
The 10 Best Cities for Single Women
10 locales where it's great to be a girl. Did your hometown make the cut? read more..

Celebrities-Sunscreen-Makeup-Health

From sleeping in their makeup to not wearing sunscreen, celebrities and readers...

From sleeping in their Makeup to not wearing Sunscreen, celebrities and readers share what they coula' woulda' shoulda' when it comes to their Health. What's your biggest health regret? http://bit.ly/Nbenfz
What's Your Biggest Health Regret?
17 real women and celebs reveal what they wish they'd known when they were younger. read more..

Personal Training-Top Pet Peeves-Naked Butt

Show up on time, stop staring in the mirror, and don&#039;t sit your naked butt on th...

Show up on time, stop staring in the mirror, and don't sit your naked butt on the locker room benches. Below, 23 more ways you can unintentionally sabotage a personal training session.
Trainers’ Top Pet Peeves | Fitbie
Are you driving your personal trainer crazy? Exercise experts dish on client behaviors they wish they could change read more..