American women are all about having home births these days. What do you think?More U.S. Babies Born at Home: CDC - Health News - Health.comnews.health.comBy Steven ReinbergHealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Jan. 26 (Healthday News) — The rate of home births in the United States has made a dramatic upturn since 2004, reversing a trend of decline throughout the 1990s, government health officials said Thursday.Births taking place outside of the traditional hos... read more..
Saturday, 30 June 2012
Share this with the Pregnant Women you know: A new study finds that alcohol is never safe for a developing fetus—even right at the beginning. We've seen our Fair Share of Pregnant Ladies sipping wine at dinner, have you?Alcohol Never Safe for Developing Babies During Pregnancy | Healthland | TIME.comhealthland.time.comDrinking and pregnancy don’t mix, but when are babies most vulnerable to the Effects Of Alcohol? The end of the first trimester appears to be the period when alcohol can wreak the most havoc on Fetal Development, causing physical deformities as well as behavioral and cognitive symptoms, accordi... read more..
Thursday, 28 June 2012
Top bloggers share the piece of advice that stuck with them the most. What's the best weight-loss tip you've ever received? http://bit.ly/zxb0rBBloggers Reveal: The #1 Weight-Loss Tip I've Ever Gotten... - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comWe asked top health and fitness bloggers to cut out the excess information and share the absolute best fitness or weight-loss tip they have ever received. read more..
"There is no easy way [to exercise]. Believe me, if there were, I would have bought it. And it would be one of my favorite things!" We rounded up the smartest, funniest things we've heard people (like Oprah!) say about fitness. Read on for more: http://bit.ly/L0cDXO
The Smartest Things Ever Said About Fitness
Straight talk from Gandhi, Michael Jordan, Rita Rudner, and more! read more..
Hitting the gym this morning? WARNING! Avoid these exercise machines: http://bit.ly/NsFna0
Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid
Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to help you train smarter read more..
TUESDAY, June 26 (Healthday News) -- Although the overall lung cancer rate in the United States has been declining in recent years, new research shows a troubling increase in lung cancer deaths among baby boomer Women living in some southern and Midwestern states. read more..
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Weight Gain in Older Women
With the 4th annual Full Figure Fashion Week wrapping up in NY, we went to 10 women who work in the plus-size fashion industry to see what they love about their bodies. Here's what they had to say! http://bit.ly/MnsgaV
Curvy Girls Reveal: What I Love About My Body
10 women who rock from the plus-size fashion industry. read more..
Don't let a new relationship sweep you off your feet and Fitness! Keep your love and metabolism burning with these tips: http://bit.ly/LwZzY0
8 Ways to Keep Your Love (and Metabolism) Burning
Score a rock-solid relationship and body! read more..
Doctors should check weight and height for all patients to determine if they're obese and refer them to intensive diet and exercise programs if necessary, according to new guidelines from a U.S. government-backed panel. read more..
TUESDAY, June 26 (Healthday News) -- Women who regularly eat a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet may be raising their Risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 28 percent, a new study suggests. read more..
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
How has being active changed your life? http://bit.ly/LlkhFM
From sex to sanity, 11 readers share their inspirational fitness stories. read more..
Fact or fiction? Rheumatoid arthritis can strike as young as in your 20s.
Arthritis and Pain Relief: Your Guide to Rheumatoid Arthritis - Prevention.com
Rheumatoid arthritis is painful, but it doesn't have to be debilitating. Learn about getting an RA diagnosis, safe exercise, and natural cures for pain read more..
Are you making these mistakes? They may seem small, but they can add up to stand...
Are you making these mistakes? They may seem small, but they can add up to stand between you and teh body you want. Read on for some easy fixes: http://bit.ly/LLh0lN
Fix Your Exercise Form for Better Results
Don't let a tiny mistake stand between you and the body you want. read more..
See 10 gorgeous stars who look amazing and youthful after 40.
Top 10 Stars Who Defy Their Age | Defy Your Age | Prevention.com
Celeb women over 40 who embrace their age and look amazing, like Jennifer Aniston, Ellen DeGeneres, Halle Berry, Salma Hayek, Gwen Stefani, Diane Lane, Marisa Tomei, Laura Linney, Robin Roberts, and Dara Torres. read more..
Any readers out there interested in a chance to be featured in an upcoming issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine? They want to hear from you! If you're between the ages of 18 and 35, send a photo of yourself, as well as a brief description of the way fitness has influenced your life, to email@example.com. You must be available to meet with the editors on the day of January 25, 2012. Good luck! read more..
Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Short on time? Tone up in 20 minutes (all while sitting down!) with this quickie workout plan:Cardio Workout: 20 Minute Rowing Machine Routine - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comLooking for a cardio workout that can double as your strength training routine? This 20-minute rowing machine plan gives you a total body workout and burns 50 percent more calories than the elliptical. read more..
Last year, more than 400,000 Women completed a triathlon. There's no reason you can't be one of them! If you've always wanted to run a triathlon, now is the perfect time to start training. We've got the plan that will take you from casual exerciser to endurance athlete in three months: http://bit.ly/HVqeZx
Triathlon Training for Real Women: Your 3-Month Plan
Join the triathlon trend with this simple training plan. No superpowers needed. read more..
Monday, 25 June 2012
17: The number of pushups 22- to 31-year-old women must complete in two minutes to pass U.S. army personnel standards (39 to 42 is considered excellent). How many pushups can you do? read more..
If a strong, sculpted lower Body is what you're after, you've got to become one with the squat! Here are a few ways to get more bang for your butt (sorry, we couldn't resist!):
How to Maximize Those Butt-Toning Squats
Get more booty-boosting, thigh-tightening benefits out of every squat with these tips. Your bottom half will be in top shape in no time! read more..
Sunday, 24 June 2012
Fitness guru Jane Fonda's voting for Shape in the Webby Awards! We're getting down to the wire, so if you haven't voted yet, please vote for us and help us to win the title of best lifestyle site!
Jane Fonda Wants You to Vote for SHAPE!
Fitness guru and actress Jane Fonda is voting for SHAPE in the Webby Awards and she thinks you should too! read more..
In the market for new kicks? Treat yourself to one of these Shape-tested pairs! We put 45 pairs through their paces in the 2012 SHAPE Shoe Awards to find the best shoes for trail running, marathon training, and more. See which ones came out on top:
SHAPE’s Shoe Awards 2012
We put 45 new kicks through their paces so you can find your perfect pair. read more..
If you haven't taken advantage of warmer weathers and moved your workout outside, you're missing out on some major body benefits! Researchers have found that people who exercise outdoors feel less stressed after their workouts and more energized than those who stay inside. So what are you waiting for? Get outside!
The Easiest Way to Amp Up Your Workout
It's not what you think! read more..
You shouldn't eat at night, only eat carbs if you're active, juice cleanses can help your metabolism...we've heard them all before, but is there any truth to them? Here, top experts take on popular diet and fitness strategies and separate myth from fact once and for all: http://bit.ly/HXwtPg
The 10 Most Misunderstood Diet and Fitness Strategies
Top experts separate myth from fact once and for all. read more..
Saturday, 23 June 2012
The "Brave" new workout you should try, designed after Disney Pixar's new movie out today! http://bit.ly/KDnSEb
Exercise Class Based On Disney Pixar's New Movie Brave - Prevention.com
Learn about New York Sports Clubs' new group exercise class modeled after Disney/Pixar's new movie Brave. Find out how to mimic the cardio and strength training class at home using fitness equipment you have already read more..
We love these awesome reader submissions. You guys really have taken your Yoga everywhere! What's the best place you've done yoga? http://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/shape-readers-most-amazing-yoga-poses
SHAPE Readers’ Most Amazing Yoga Poses
From the Great Wall to the grocery store, readers take their yoga anywhere! read more..
Olympic Injury: An ill-timed back injury has forced Deena Kastor to the sidelines. While her spikes may be hung up (for now), Kastor shares with WH the training tips to her long record of success: http://bit.ly/LH6hHD
WH Exclusive! Q&A With Olympic Runner Deena Kastor
Editors Note: From all of us at Women’s Health, we wish you a speedy recovery, Deena! read more..
FRIDAY, June 22 (Healthday News) -- Breast-feeding mothers sometimes worry that exercise may affect their breast milk -- and ultimately their baby's growth. Now, researchers who re-evaluated the few published research studies that exist say it does not appear that mom's workout will affect her infant's growth. read more..
Do you feel sorry for otherwise healthy people who can't gain weight?
All the 2% want to do is gain weight - CNN.com
Like many 23-year-olds, Amanda Eang is self-conscious about her body. Unlike many 23-year-olds, it's her skinny frame she's trying to hide. read more..
Feeling lazy or sluggish this morning? It happens to the best of us! Let these fitness gurus inspire you to snap out of it: http://bit.ly/LNiCi3
10 Tricks to Get Motivated to Hit the Gym
Feeling lazy? Let these fitness gurus inspire you to snap out of it. read more..
"I went Bananas for Yonanas. Why? Because it’s mystifying. It’s a cross between a blender and an ice-cream maker. You feed frozen fruit through the chute, and out comes silky ribbons of soft-serve-like ice cream." -Cheat Day blogger ... Meet: Avocado Ice Cream: http://bit.ly/LmjQBb
Ice Cream Recipes: Avocado Ice Cream Made With Yonanas | Women's Health Food Blog
Let us know what crazy flavor combinations you come up with! read more..
|A top Vatican official called Friday on the international community to provide 'free and efficient treatment' for AIDS|
A top Vatican official called Friday on the international community to provide "free and efficient treatment" for AIDS in Africa, starting with pregnant women, mothers and their babies. read more..
Friday, 22 June 2012
If you're like a lot of Women, the sight of a warm, aromatic bread basket at a fancy restaurant can make your heart pound and your palms sweat--should you or shouldn't you take a piece? But there's no reason to fear the bread basket for life! http://bit.ly/LI9WXx
The Cure for Carb Phobia? Carb Cycling 101
Discover the diet strategy that lets you eat what you like and still lose weight. read more..
In honor of World Blood Donor Day, we caught up with the gorgeous supermodel and former SHAPE cover girl (make that five covers!) Niki Taylor to talk beauty, fitness, and why Blood Donation is a cause dear to her heart. Did you donate blood today? http://bit.ly/LXH3oQ
How Niki Taylor Stays Fit, Beautiful, and Stress-Free
The 5-time SHAPE cover girl shares her diet and fitness secrets. read more..
Think you don't have ANY time to work out? We bet you can find 15 minutes somewhere in the day. Our blogger is taking on a 15-minute fitness challenge. Will you join her?
15 Minutes and Counting
"Like" this post if you exercise at least three times a week. Tell us about your routine in the comments below! read more..
Women’s concerns about weight and shape and the frustration of gaining five -- or more -- pounds don’t disappear in middle age, according to a new study that finds that body image problems and eating disorders persist at age 50 and well beyond. read more..
Women in 20s less likely to get pregnant, have abortion
Pregnancy rates for U.S. women in their early 20s fell nearly 18 percent from 1990 to 2008 and their abortion rate dropped by 32 percent, as those women delayed the decision to have a baby and used more effective birth control, said a government report released on Wednesday. read more..
Jessica Gomes may not be a household name just yet, but you've probably seen the supermodel stunner on the cover of Sports Illustrated recently. We sat down with the Australian-born Gomes to talk fitness, food, and her favorite cheap beauty buys! http://bit.ly/KZpzgg
Jessica Gomes on Fitness, Food, and Beauty Faves
You may not (yet) know her name, but you’ve certainly seen her face (or her body)! read more..
Thursday, 21 June 2012
New research shows Women take the reigns when it comes to healthy behaviors. Is it your job to keep your husband healthy?
How To Talk to Men About Health Issues - Prevention.com
How To Talk to Men About Health Issues read more..
Eating disorders have no boundaries when it comes to age, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. While people may associate eating disorders with teen girls and young women, there may be a growing number of older people who... read more..
Hormones can play role in weight gain--but they can also be your body's secret weapons for fighting it! Here's how to optimize your results: http://bit.ly/N8Ue5L
8 Essential Fat-Loss Hormones
Look beyond diet and exercise for optimal results. read more..
Try this stretch to ease the upper-body aches and tight should pain that result from too much sitting
Relieve Shoulder Pain With Yoga - Prevention.com
Ease shoulder, neck, and upper back pain with this simple yoga pose. Prevention fitness expert Chris Freytag demonstrates a pain-relieving shoulder stretch. read more..
|Children's mental abilities do not appear to suffer from women's moderate levels of drinking while pregnant, a new series of Danish studies suggests. The studies involved 5-year-old children.|
Children's mental abilities do not appear to suffer from women's moderate levels of drinking while pregnant, a new series of Danish studies suggests. The studies involved 5-year-old children. read more..
WEDNESDAY, June 20 (Healthday News) -- Women who have surgery to treat pelvic organ prolapse can reduce their Risk of incontinence afterward by having a second procedure done simultaneously where surgeons implant a "sling" to support the urethra, new research finds. read more..
Prevention is looking for Women in the Los Angeles area, age 35-55 (ish), who would be willing to appear on national television this Monday, wearing a bathing suit. Yes, really! The suits are specifially designed to flatter problem areas, and all are tankinis or one-pieces. If you're interested and available, please email your information and a recent photo to Lauren at Lauren.Paul@Rodale.com. read more..
Not only are Women not biologically part of some estrogen-fueled sisterhood, but they may be more effective mate nabbers than men, according to a study Buss and Schmitt conducted. Read more: http://bit.ly/LCh59H
The New Adulteress
Women who cheat with married men are no longer getting a bad rap. Today's mistress isn't a vamp, she's not desperate, and she's not afraid to poach what's yours read more..
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Are you fit, fabulous & over 48? If so, you could be featured in an upcoming issue of Prevention! Send us a full-body photo, brief paragraph detailing your current fitness routine/diet along with your name, age and location to firstname.lastname@example.org. read more..
Check out Tara Stiles doing yoga with puppies! Can it get any cuter? #yogaanywhe...
Check out Tara Stiles doing Yoga with puppies! Can it get any cuter? #yogaanywhere http://bit.ly/Lzsrgr
Yoga with the Adorable Puppies!
http://www.shape.com/fitness/yoga-anywhere Team Strala for Shape Magazine! Jump on the bandwagon and upload a video response of you getting up and down with ... read more..
Night work may increase a woman's chances of developing breast cancer by 30 percent -- a slightly elevated but "statistically significant" risk, French researchers said Tuesday. read more..
If the phrase water aerobics calls to mind images of "mommy and me" classes or grannies gently bobbing up and down, we've got good news: This revolutionary water workout routine just came to a pool near you.
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 calories in under 30 minutes--no sweat. read more..
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Nutrition, Fitness, motivation, and sleep tricks from your favorite Olympian hopefuls.
Learn From These Olympians
We asked 13 Olympic hopefuls to reveal their secrets to getting strong all over, staying body confident, and easing aches and pains. read more..
ABC News’ Elisabeth Leamy and Vanessa Weber report: Women everywhere are drawn to the Makeup counter by the allure, glamour and intrigue of achieving a new look. But what else could you be putting on your face along with the sparkle of a new blush,... read more..
"Whether you are headed to the gym or on your way out the door to work, make sure your breakfast is going to keep you going for the next few hours," says Ed Olko, Personal Trainer at Equinox in Palos Verdes, CA. "Your breakfast is the beginning of your day, so make it count." Steal 10 great breakfast ideas from these fitness gurus for inspiration:
10 Breakfasts of Champions
We asked fitness gurus for their all-time favorite morning meals. read more..
Monday, 18 June 2012
You've seen the video! Now read what BJ Gaddour, creator of the popular "Sh*t Women Say to a Personal Trainer" video has to say on how to get the most out of your personal training (and what NOT to say) http://bit.ly/A2GYIIFitness Expert BJ Gaddour on How to Maximize Your Time with a Personal Trainerwww.shape.comYou've seen the popular YouTube video "Sh*t Women Say to a Personal Trainer." We talked with its creator, BJ Gaddour, to get his tips on how to maximize your workout time, common fitness mistake women make, and yes, what NOT to say to a personal trainer. read more..
Give your favorite fitness DVD a rest and try these new ways to get fit at home instead! http://bit.ly/M31Ud0
9 New and Affordable Ways to Get Fit at Home
Beyond popping in your favorite exercise DVD. read more..
"I did a poll on Facebook asking which area of your body you struggle with most," says fitness guru Jillian Michaels. "And the number one answer was abs." This workout outta take care of that! http://bit.ly/McHUjy
Jillian Michaels Workout: 4 Amazing Abs Exercises
This tough workout will give you sculpted abs and killer confidence read more..
Sunday, 17 June 2012
It's a mathematical impossibility: On surveys, straight men claim to have had se...
It's a mathematical impossibility: On surveys, straight men claim to have had sex with two to four times the number of partners as straight women. It doesn't take a math whiz to realize these numbers should be roughly equivalent. So who's lying? http://bit.ly/M07vht
Sex Partners: Mattress Math Lessons
It's not the number of sexual partners you've had that matters, it's how you feel about them read more..
Saturday, 16 June 2012
Miffed? Here's what NOT to do when you're angry:
Angry Women Drink More Alcohol - Prevention.com
Anger and alcohol mix a little too well for many women, finds a new study from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Researchers found that women who were angry drank nearly twice as much as their calmer counterparts. read more..
Work out at work! Sneak in a few Exercises into your workday without anybody even noticing: http://bit.ly/M9IEpA
Working Out at Work
It is possible to shape up at the office without looking like a crazy person—or breaking a massive sweat. Use these tricks to sneak a little exercise in 9 to 5 read more..
Sharpening an election-year confrontation over religious freedom and government health insurance rules, the nation's Catholic hospitals on Friday rejected President Barack Obama's compromise for providing Birth Control coverage to their women employees. read more..
Friday, 15 June 2012
Do you have four to six feet of clear wall space? Then you can start loving your lower body with the workout that's been sweeping our Pinterest.
The No Squats Belly, Butt & Thighs Workout - Prevention.com
Exercise your legs, butt, and belly effectively without doing a single squat read more..
Any new moms out there? Your health needs may have changed after giving birth, so we asked Jay Cardiello to put together a specific list of tips for women who are trying to lose weight post-pregnancy (BTW, that's Jay's son Max in the photo!). Here's what Jay came up with: http://bit.ly/K5iMM0
Post-Pregnancy Fitness and Wellness Tips That Work
Your body has special needs after having a baby. That’s why these exercises and healthy eating tips are tailored to the needs of a new mom! read more..
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women preparing for fertility treatment typically get a series of daily, sometimes uncomfortable Hormone shots to kick their ovaries into over-drive -- but a new review of previous studies suggests one long-acting shot may work just as well. read more..
THURSDAY, June 14 (Healthday News) -- Pregnant women's immune systems do not attack their developing babies because embryo implantation in the uterus triggers a process that affects the ability of immune cells to reject foreign bodies, new research shows. read more..
Liposuction Might Have 'Boomerang' Effect
THURSDAY, June 14 (Healthday News) -- Women who have the popular plastic surgery procedure known as liposuction may be trading one form of fat for another, as a new study reveals that the sudden removal of abdominal fat seems to trigger a buildup of fat around the internal organs. read more..
How to get off your beach chair during your next vacation:
Healthy Travel Vacation Fitness and Fun Workouts - Prevention.com
Get expert fitness tips on how to be more active on vacation and while traveling, avoid vacation weight gain, find fun workouts and exercise more during a holiday break whether you're at the beach, a lake, or on an exotic vacation. read more..
Thursday, 14 June 2012
Here's a question we never thought we'd ask: Are boobs getting too big? The average bra size for women in the U.S. has grown from a 34 B to a 36 C--while that may sound fun to some, it turns out it may cause several health-related problems: http://bit.ly/KqyQxT
Are Boobs Getting Too Big?
The average bra size for American Women has grown from a 34 B to a 36 C--a trend that's not as fun as it sounds. read more..
Have you ever wondered what a Celeb fitness trainer carries in his or her gym bag? We have too! So we took a peek inside Ramona Braganza's bag to get her gym-bag essentials: http://bit.ly/LyONAh
Ramona Braganza: What’s in My Gym Bag?
Celeb trainer Ramona Braganza's secret weapons for sculpting A-list bodies! read more..
If you've been sweating it out on a regular basis and the scale has barely budged—or worse, it spiked—you can likely blame an imbalance of two key weight-loss players: calories in (how much you eat) and calories burned (how much worked off). Find a balance: http://ow.ly/byzPo
The Hunger Paradox: Calories Burned vs. Calories In
How to strike a balance between diet and exercise read more..
WEDNESDAY, June 13 (Healthday News) -- Women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who undergo in vitro fertilization therapy are more likely to suffer a relapse of their MS condition, according to the results of a small new study. read more..
Women still do more housework, and it stresses them out
While Women are doing less housework than they used to, they still take on the brunt of the household cleaning chores. New research indicates that this extra work stresses them out, and that stress worsens when there is salary or gender inequality present in the relationship. read more..
What's your commute to work like? If it's long, and you spend a lot of time sitting, it may be hurting your health: http://bit.ly/L5KQDg
Is Your Long Commute Causing You to Gain Weight?
Is your daily commute long and maddening? If so, your health may be at risk for gaining weight, decreased fitness, and more. read more..
Postmenopausal women shouldn't take low doses of vitamin D and calcium to prevent broken bones since they have little positive effect and come with a slightly increased risk of side effects, according to a U.S. government-backed panel. read more..
British researchers concluded that the reason Women have gained weight over the years is because we're not doing as much housework as we did in the past. Hmmph! Is anyone else annoyed by this study?
Health News Roundup: Study Claims Women Heavier Today Due To Doing Less Housework - Prevention.com
According to a new British survey, women weigh more today than they did 60 years ago because they do less housework. read more..
Wednesday, 13 June 2012
TUESDAY, June 12 (Healthday News) -- A leading U.S. government advisory panel has proposed that postmenopausal women not take low-dose calcium and vitamin D supplements daily to ward off bone fractures. read more..
Alzheimer's-Linked Gene May Have More Effect on Women
TUESDAY, June 12 (Healthday News) -- A common genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease disrupts brain function in healthy older women but has little effect in men, a new study has found. read more..
"No matter how powerful and independent they are, women still want to be pursued, protected, and cared for by their partners," says psychologist Diana Kirschner, Ph.D., author of Love in 90 Days. A Look At Modern Romance: http://ow.ly/aDC60
Relationship Advice: The Romance Paradox | Women's Health Magazine
Dating tips for independent women who don't know what to do with an old-fashioned romance read more..
An influential British bioethics group says that couples who face the risk of having a baby with certain genetic diseases should be allowed to use eggs from two women to produce the embryo. read more..
Guys, it's tempting to take your shirt off for a run, but you actually pick up m...
Guys, it's tempting to take your shirt off for a run, but you actually pick up more radiant heat exposure. Check out these 8 other summer exercise tips!
How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion | Fitbie
Don’t let the sun get the best of you! Follow these doctor-recommended tips for a safe summer of exercise read more..
LONDON, June 13 (TrustLaw) - Policies that promote gender equality, safeguards against violence and exploitation and access to healthcare make Canada the best place to be a woman among the world's biggest economies, a global poll of experts showed on Wednesday. Infanticide, child marriage and slavery make India the worst, the same poll concluded. Germany, Britain, Australia and France rounded out the top five countries out of the Group of 20 in a perceptions poll of 370 gender specialists conducted by TrustLaw, a legal news service run by Thomson Reuters Foundation. ... read more..
On your next Cheat Day, try this: Sweet and Salty Dark Chocolate Bark. Mr. Chocolate himself, renowned chocolatier Jacques Torres, shared the intricacies of chocolate-melting. Here are his top tips for mastering the art of chocolate bark: http://ow.ly/bvEEa YUM
Jacques Torres Recipe: Dark Chocolate Bark | Women's Health Food Blog: Get easy recipes, healthy foo
Women's Health Food - Just another WH Blogs Sites site read more..
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
Foggy brain this Monday morning? Here, 10 ways to boost brainpower and stay sharp:
10 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp - Prevention.com
Improve memory and concentration with brain games and other brain health tips to focus your mind: cardio exercise, eating omega-3s, taking naps and more. read more..
Have you signed up for the ultimate fitness event of the summer? If not, hurry up! Space is filling up—and prices go up this weekend. Check out Beach Boot Camp: http://www.menshealth.com/bootcamp/ read more..
No smoke and mirrors here. Get a Flat Belly by paying attention to these three things: diet, exercise, and stress. We've got the complete details here!
The 3-Step Strategy to a Flat Stomach | Fitbie
Saying goodbye to belly fat is as easy as one, two, three! Follow this plan to shrink your gut for good read more..
Web Title: Armed For Summer
in 15 Minutes Title Color: White on blue Get firmer, stronger, sexier arms and shoulders with this fast-acting circuit workout Carousel Dek: 15-Minute Arm Workout Link: http://www.womenshealthmag.com/fitness/sexy-arms-for-summer Homepage Slider Featured (331x210): armed-for-summer.jpg Alt Text for Main Image: 15-Minute Arm Workout Homepage Slider Thumb (102x65): Alt Text for Thumbnail Image: 15-Minute Arm Workout Publish On Date: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:13am read more..
Ten years ago, oral cancer among women was practically unheard of. Patients were nearly always male and over 50, heavy smokers or drinkers, or both. Not anymore: http://ow.ly/aFbJ5
Health Risks of Oral Sex | Women's Health Magazine
Long known to cause cervical cancer, the pervasive but often silent human papillomavirus (HPV) has been finding its way into women's mouths read more..
Monday, 11 June 2012
Confess: Are you a little bored with your workout? Try these 31 ways to get motivated (and burn more calories).
31 Ways to Energize Your Workout
Bored with your workout? We can help! Here are 31 ways to inject some excitement back into your daily exercise routine. read more..
Want to work out, but hate the thought of being in a gym? Exercises like the Jump Squat can easily be taken outdoors! Get more outside-friendly exercise moves: read more..
Who wants to quadruple their Weight Loss? That's what we thought. These small changes may seem simple, but they can help you take off major pounds:
Small Changes That Take Off Big Pounds - Prevention.com
These expert weight lose tips show you easy ways to lose weight by making simple tweaks to your diet and exercise routine read more..
Do you really need that fancy gym towel? Here are seven commonly used Fitness items you're better off without:
Do You Really Need That? 7 Fitness Items to Ditch
And a few that might actually be hurting you. read more..
Fitness IS fun. But for those who need a little reminding, here are 21 ways to stay smiling while you sweat!
21 Ways to Make Fitness Fun | Fitbie
Get out of that workout rut and make your gym time fun time. Get the best Diet And Fitness tips so you can get healthy and lose more weight at BeFit.com read more..
How fit are you really? Take our fitness test and find out!
How fit are you really? Take our fitness test and find out!
How Fit Are You? Take Our Fitness Test and Find Out!
There's only one way to find out. Take our basic fitness test today! read more..
Sunday, 10 June 2012
Staying close to home this weekend? Doesn't mean you can't get a workout in. Try these 7 Workouts that are perfect for small spaces
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 lot of space. Try kettlebells, jumping rope, suspension training with TRX and more. read more..
About my meal plan, it depends every day is different I try to eat 1400 calories when I exercise, if I don’t exercise or just feel full I eat around 1200.Today:About exercise I go to the gym 3 times a week( exercise for 2 and half - 3 hours ), every morning I exercise on my elliptical ( 5 km ) and do strength training 3 times a week. read more..
Cancer survivors urged to eat better, exercise
A cancer diagnosis often inspires people to exercise and eat healthier. Now the experts say there's strong evidence that both habits may help prevent the disease from coming back. read more..
These inspirational women remind us that you're never too old to take charge of your health: http://bit.ly/KF0fd1
10 Inspirational Older Women We Love
We're just hoping to be half as awesome as these ladies one day! read more..
Gwyneth Paltrow: Cardio of choice=dancing; Favorite Exercise Equipment: Resistance bands and lightweight dumbbells. More Fit Secrets from Hollywood's A-Listers: read more..
Tyson Gay makes his return at the Adidas Grand Prix today! Who will be watching? Find out how he prepared!
Train Like Tyson Gay
The sprinter shares his fitness plan leading up to the Olympic Trials read more..
Lacking in motivation? Get fired up to get fit with these awesome Pinterest boards!
7 Must-Follow Fitness Boards on Pinterest
7 inspiring fitness boards you need to follow on Pinterest. read more..
Insight: Lifting the veil on Afghanistan's female addicts
KABUL (Reuters) - Anita lifted the sky-blue burqa from her face, revealing glazed eyes and cracked lips from years of smoking opium, and touched her saggy belly, still round from giving birth to her seventh child a month ago. "I can't give breast milk to my baby," said the 32-year-old Anita, who like other women interviewed for this story, declined to give her full name. "I'm scared he'll get addicted She was huddled with other women at the U.N. ... read more..
What would we find in your gym bag?
What would we find in your gym bag?
Fitness Bloggers Reveal: What's in My Gym Bag
We asked, top fitness bloggers answered! See their must-haves. read more..
Saturday, 9 June 2012
About 1 in 10 people may actually experience higher blood pressure, Cholesterol Levels and other risk factors for Heart Disease after exercising, concludes a survey of six studies that included a total of 1,697 volunteers published Thursday in the journal PLoS One. read more..
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch authorities on Thursday warned thousands of Women who had breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) before 2001 to consider removing them because they may leak silicone that could harm their health. The Health Ministry first raised concerns in 2010 about implants sold by the now defunct PIP. Based on new guidance from French authorities, it advised women to remove PIP implants done after 2001. On Thursday, it expanded the warning to include women who had implants earlier, advising them to seek medical assistance. ... read more..
Here's a topic sure to generate some controversy. Do you agree with these findings?Black Women Are Like 'I'm Fine,' White Women Are Like 'I'm Fat'gawker.comA new survey says that "although black women are heavier than their white counterparts, they report having appreciably higher levels of self-esteem." White women are still too fat to be happy. read more..
(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators have approved a new breast cancer drug from Roche Holding AG that the company hopes will become the standard treatment for women with an aggressive, incurable form of cancer. Roche unit Genentech announced Friday that the Food and Drug Administration approved the injectable drug Perjeta for women with a type of breast cancer known as HER-2 positive, which makes up about a quarter of all breast cancers and has no cure. Analysts predict the medicine could be another blockbuster cancer drug for the Swiss company. ... read more..
Exercise Controls Weight in White Girls Better Than in Black Girls: Study