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Here's Why You Get Out of Breath Walking Up Stairs (Even Though You're Fit)

Health.com | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Rozalynn S. Frasier I like to think that I am in pretty good shape. I work out five to six times per week, have run multiple marathons and, well...

Why Ultrarunners Run Such Grueling Distances

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

A Badass Who Is Just Plain Crazy Social anthropologist Peter N. Jones describes ultrarunners as "a semi-obscure and incomprehensible group of athlete...

How You Argue Could Make You Sick

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

New research from UC Berkeley and Northwestern University, based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems later in life.

5 Times Your Fave Celebs Have Instagrammed Some Seriously Impressive Yoga

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

In honor of International Yoga Day, here are 5 of our faves bending, twisting, and OM-ing to their heart's delight. Namaste!

5 Workout Brands You Probably Haven't Heard Of -- And The Celebs That Love Them

Teen Vogue | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Sharon Feiereisen. Photo: Courtesy of Instagram/@rosiehw From Gigi Hadid to Lena Dunham. We love Nike and Under Armour just as ...

Treat Yourself

Melinda Parrish | Posted 06.14.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Your body is an amazing treasure. You deserve to live a life that allows you to take amazing care of it.

The Ultrarunning DNF (Did Not Finish) Is Not Failure

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

One obstacle runners will stumble upon is the unexpected DNF (did not finish). I have completed 13 ultras. I have had 4 DNFs. Each has taught me about humility, picking myself up and dusting myself off, persevering and plotting my next ultra. A DNF is not failure.

Healthy Eating Is the Core to All Aspects of Healthy Living

Margaret Marshall | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Stop thinking about dieting, and instead start thinking about living healthy regardless of the time of day or year. Evaluate your current eating patterns and ask yourself, "Are they serving me?"

10 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Melissa Meyers | Posted 05.27.2016 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremel...

Where to Find Wisdom in the Body

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Though HRV may play a role in wisdom, Grossman thinks that there isn't a lot one can do to change it--it's more a matter of individual differences. But, he says, we may want to consider training people in impartial, third-person perspective taking to help them be wiser in life, whether they have high HRV or not.

FYI, You Already Have The Perfect Beach Body

Melinda Parrish | Posted 05.24.2016 | Women
Melinda Parrish

Your body is perfect, just as it is. You don't need to lose weight, or tighten up your tummy, or pop out your butt in order to have a perfect beach body. You already have the perfect beach body. You are divine, feminine perfection.

Make Lemonade

Melinda Parrish | Posted 05.13.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

That's the thing I love so much about her new visual album, Lemonade. It is about resilience, metamorphosis, and forgiveness. It's about taking life by the lemons and making it into one big cocktail of experience that you curate into the life of your dreams.

Give F-E-A-R a New Meaning

Melinda Parrish | Posted 05.09.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

No matter what you've been through, or what you're going through, you can choose to rise. You can pull yourself up, and look yourself in the eye and say, "Today is the day."

Start Where You Are

Melinda Parrish | Posted 04.28.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

It can be easy to be your own worst critic. Many of us tend to retroactively judge ourselves for the choices we've made. We waste time wishing we had ...

How To Get That Jennifer Lopez Youthful Glow

W | Posted 04.26.2016 | Style
W

By Mia Adorante for W Magazine. Courtesy of CNP Montrose W's May 2016 cover star (see the photos here) is a master of the dewey complexion. Wi...

This Common Ingredient Is Making You Extremely Bloated

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Teen Vogue

Salt is impossible to avoid, no matter how hard you try. If you've eaten food prepared by someone other than yourself, you've probably eaten more salt than you should; if you've eaten food prepared by yourself, you've probably done it too.

Self-Esteem and Body Image: Is There Any Correlation?

Marianna Glynska | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Marianna Glynska

Thus, rather than blindly following fashion, it is important to keep the balance, to listen to your body's needs and to stay healthy. Self-esteem doesn't automatically get higher if you change your body according to somebody's rules; it requires a lot of work and patience.

The Only Way Out Is Through

Melinda Parrish | Posted 04.07.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

The only way out of feeling badly about your body is through it. I don't mean wallowing in your negative feelings about yourself, but rather interrog...

You're Only Fooling Yourself

Melinda Parrish | Posted 03.31.2016 | Women
Melinda Parrish

If you think loving your body isn't important, the only person you're fooling is yourself. You don't have to look like a supermodel to love your body. It's all about choosing to embrace yourself the way you are right now, this moment, muffin top and all.

Get Moving

Melinda Parrish | Posted 03.18.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Perfection is a myth that keeps us trapped in a negative cycle with our bodies. I no longer worry about being perfect in the way that I work out. ...

The Myth of Perfection

Melinda Parrish | Posted 03.18.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

Instead of making the gym a place that I punish, abuse and mutilate my body, it's a place that I go to show my body love.

All The Things You Didn't Know Were Happening In Your Sleep

Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living

By this point, you know sleep is good for you. You know the many benefits of sleep (better heart health, a stronger immune system and even a better se...

'I Had Become Invisible In My Own Eyes'

Kati Reijonen | Posted 03.10.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

Here's the simple fact of life that I have learned to be very true: the ultimate cause of suffering is our disconnectedness from ourselves.

Loving Your Body Matters

Melinda Parrish | Posted 03.07.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

The way to heal your relationship with your body and begin cultivating the beauty of the woman within is to make a choice to embrace your body as it is.

3 Things No One Tells You About Becoming a Model

Melinda Parrish | Posted 03.10.2016 | Style
Melinda Parrish

I get so many questions from models who are just starting out that want advice about how to build their careers. As much as I love corresponding with ...