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9 hours ago
Find yourself reaching for that bottle of Aleve every 28 days on the dot? Put it away. Even though the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimates that at least 85 percent of menstruating women experience one or more PMS symptoms each cycle (think bloating, cramping, irritability, and breakouts), popping pills isn't the answer. What is? Food. "Diet can play a significant role in a woman's experience during her menstrual cycle," says Justin Shelton, DO, ob-gyn at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. To the rescue: five foods that can help relieve your pesky period symptoms—and three that are making them worse. More
1 day ago
A UK study found that people who get out of bed by 6:58 a.m. are happier, thinner, and less likely to suffer from depression than those who wake up later. Not even close to the 7:00 a.m. mark? Here are five more reasons to convert your night owl tendencies. More
1 day ago
The New Year is a chance to build new, healthier habits (helloooo, New Year's resolutions). But somehow, our everyday lives have a way of keeping us wedded to our old ways. If you feel your New Year ambitions slipping away already, download these apps ASAP, and get ready to #MakeFit(or anything)Happen. More
2 days ago
Maybe you never learned to ski or snowboard. Or maybe you're recovering from an injury—or you simply don't feel the need for speed. No need to miss out when friends or family plan a ski trip. Ski bunny or not, here are some great ways to have fun and stay fit on your next winter getaway. (Sorry, lifting a cup of hot chocolate to your lips in the lodge doesn't count.) More

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2 days ago
As wannabe gladiators, the struggle of battling #TGIT Withdrawal Disorder has been real. But we're ready for our OMG-meter to fly through the roof when Scandal (along with the rest of Shondaland) returns on January 29. And since we aren't the only ones who like to channel our inner Olivia Pope on Thursdays, it only seemed appropriate that we solve your food and drink problem. We've got the popcorn recipes Olivia would approve of—and wine pairings to go with them—courtesy of James Ewart, winemaker at Noble Vines. Don't forget the corkscrew. More
3 days ago
If you're roasting cauliflower florets and calling it a day, you're ignoring tons of delicious cauliflower recipes. The cruciferous veg is not only low in calories, it's high in versatility. Here are seven simple recipes, courtesy of Katie Farrell, author of Dashing Dish: 100 Simple & Delicious Recipes for Clean Eating, so you can start getting creative with cauliflower. More
3 days ago
When you're looking to slim down, look no further than the mighty smoothie. These super-simple weight-loss smoothies pack protein and flavor, so you won't feel deprived. Let's get sipping. More
3 days ago
Harriette Thompson, 91, was 76 when she ran the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training. It was her first marathon, and she had so much fun that she ran the race 14 more times. But in 2012, she fought her own cancer battle. More
4 days ago
Try to search for an app without finding at least five very similar options. But how do you know which is worth the storage space on your iPhone? With a billion things already on your to-do list, there's no time to sift through the clutter. That's why we did the work for you. These are the 10 best smartphone apps that'll help you cross things off in a fast and furious fashion. More
4 days ago
Doubt gluten-free muffins can be as yummy as their wheat-based counterparts? We dare you to bake these g-free goodies from scratch and not get addicted. Whether you have a gluten allergy or are just following a gluten-free diet, these nine blogger recipes for breakfast and dessert (or anytime you're craving!) are sure to send you straight to muffin heaven. More
4 days ago
Consider these moves the Brussels sprouts of your workout. You hate squeaking out the reps, but the reward (one smokin' hot bod) is well worth it. Keep your gym session from getting stale by trying one of these exercises for a total body wake-up. More
1 week ago
Put the pizza delivery guy on hold this week—our delicious lightened-up pies take no more than 15 minutes to prep. Go on, grab a slice. More
1 week ago
Sometimes mustering up the motivation to hit the gym hard all comes down to having the perfect playlist. Lucky for us, Spotify teamed up with Insanity creator Shaun T (have you tried his Insanity Max:30 yet?) and music and exercise expert Dr. Costas Karageorghis to create the ultimate in workout-boosting playlists. Shaun T identified the top workouts of 2015, while Dr. Costas found songs with the ideal lyrics, rythym, melody, and beats per minute to complement each one. Simply find your fave sweat session below, download the accompanying playlist, crank the volume, and get moving. More
1 week ago
Move over, green juice. The newest liquid health darling is meant to warm you up while blasting your body with minerals. More