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How to Get a Bikini Body Without Buying a Bikini Body Plan

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Reghenzani

When I say bikini body, what comes to mind? Maybe a before and after shot, like the ones that clog up your newsfeed? I see a lot of clients fall into...

Adventure #1: Mexico, 1967

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

My best friends and I drove a '60 Chevy from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Mexico City, Guadalajara and Acapulco during winter break in 1967. Not only did I turn 18 on the trip, but my bff's were all guys

I Wore a Bikini And The World Didn't Crumble

Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa | Posted 10.25.2014 | Women
Rachel O'h-Uiginn Estapa

When people assume fat people are lazy for not figuring it out, I wish I could prove just how much MORE energy I spent on trying to become smaller, more than I did on all of my other activities combined. And only a fat person knows what I'm talking about.

Sex in your 50s?

Fiona Werle-Schupp | Posted 10.25.2014 | Fifty
Fiona Werle-Schupp

Do couples in their 50s really still have sex? Well hell yes! It's not just the realm of the young and beautiful, as the media and advertising would have us believe.

Why Does Everyone Have to Be Beautiful?

Heather Creekmore | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Heather Creekmore

Freedom from our body loathing won't come from taking more confident selfies, giving Barbie a double chin or determining to love ourselves better by posting unflattering pictures on Instagram. These are all ways we focus more on ourselves and our obsessions, not less.

My Response to Dear Abby on an Overweight Woman

Tony Posnanski | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Tony Posnanski

Dear Abby, Yesterday a woman wrote to you asking advice about wearing a bikini. She was a plus-sized woman (about 60 or 70 pounds overweight), who wore a one piece bathing suit in public and a bikini top/shorts at home. You responded, and you did something that bothered me.

Trend Alert: Dive Into This Seasons Hottest Neoprene Swimwear

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 09.28.2014 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

That's right, wetsuits are not just for water sports anymore.

10 Reasons Why Not to Wear a Bikini

Diana Fasanella | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Diana Fasanella

It's a Boomer. The bikini officially turned 68 this month. I was shocked, to say the least, to learn that the once fashion essential -- the little black dress -- of my Florida wardrobe was as old as ... well, dirt.

Every Woman Has a Bikini Body

Tony Posnanski | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women
Tony Posnanski

The media makes it out to be a myth. A goal for every summer. No one truly has the bikini body that fitness/health publications talk about because it is not real. It is fictional. Yet, they give you just a few easy steps to get the body "they" want... not the one you want.

To Wax Or Not To Wax?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Kristen Houghton

It's a form of torture for which we actually pay good money and we submit to it, if not happily, at least willingly. And we do this so that what nature gave us can be tweaked into a new version of what's acceptable.

5 Top Model Tips for Your Midsummer

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 09.08.2014 | Style
Susan Holmes-McKagan

Here are some tips and tricks I've learned along the way, from some of the world's best magazine editors, fellow fashion models to the chicest hair and make up artists.

The Best Reason to Love Our Bodies

Dina L. Relles | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Dina L. Relles

Our bodies don't stay the same; of course they don't. They evolve, they show signs of a life lived, a life loved. As they should. They bear witness to where we've been, that we've been. They are like maps that tell the tale of our time, our travels.

I Wear A Bikini Because... F*ck You

Karen Mangiacotti | Posted 08.06.2014 | Parents
Karen Mangiacotti

It is a bathing suit, people. Perhaps we should all just relax.

What You Don't Know About Female Bodybuilders

Alexandra Silver-Fagan | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Silver-Fagan

Everyone in fitness is a dedicated athlete and works hard every day to achieve certain goals. My goal is to simply shed light on the stereotype that bodybuilding is only about aesthetics and not about performance. Our competitions are certainly focused on how we present ourselves, but the athletic performance has taken place long beforehand.

Heat Things Up This Summer in the Fiercest Plus-Sized Swimsuits of the Season

JustLuxe | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style
JustLuxe

(Photos Courtesy of Monif C. & Swimsuits for All) By Marissa Stempien Swimsuit season is finally here--a time of both excitement and dread. Not beca...

Break Up Your Bikini Monotony With These New Brands

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 05.12.2014 | Style

Let's face it: Shopping for swimwear is not a fun activity for most women. And we've all been there at one point or another. In order to minimize ...

Let It All Hang Out

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.10.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

My friend Sue was in her mid-fifties when she decided she wanted to be an exotic dancer. I did my best to talk her out of it, but she had friends who danced -- all younger than she -- and they were making great money, so she thought she could do it too.

Who's Behind That Visor?

Posted 07.24.2013 | Celebrity

Norway's quite gorgeous in the summer, so it seems. Rihanna has been sharing beautiful Oslo sunsets with her 8 million Instagram followers this week, ...

The Coolest Way to Beat the Heat: Take a Nakation

Tom Mulhall | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Take off your clothes and enjoy life naked! Here are the top 10 fun reasons why you should take a nakation this year.

Flatter Your Body With These Swimsuit Trends

Shoptiques | Posted 09.01.2013 | Style
Shoptiques

There's no need to wrap up in your towel and use the old, "It's a bit chilly out" line, this summer. There is an array of different bathing suit styles that can help cover up the body blunders while keeping you looking fabulous and fashionable too.

Women Feel Most Bikini Confident At What Age?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.28.2013 | Fifty

Christie Brinkley may have been on to something when the 59-year-old donned a bikini and struck a very sexy pose during a photo shoot earlier this yea...

Shiny Happy People Everywhere

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I've been happily going to the beach every summer since I was a child. But this time, here at the ripe old age of 51, with my bikini days behind me, and my eyes and heart wide open, was the happiest I've ever felt on a beach. I believe the saying that happiness increases as we age, is true.

Sun, Sand and...Soup? Summer's Arrived!

Louise Roe | Posted 07.30.2013 | Style
Louise Roe

I love this time of year. But the warmer weather gets me thinking about being bikini-ready, getting on a healthier diet and keeping my skin glowing -- seeing as it's about to be on display a little more!

Bikinis vs. One-Piece Swimsuits: Which Do American Women Wear More?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.25.2013 | Style

Judging by what you see in Hollywood films, runway shows and celebrity paparazzi shots, bikinis are the reigning swimsuit style in America. Despite th...

These Tips Will Make Swimsuit Shopping Much Easier

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.19.2013 | Style

Okay ladies, it's the most dreaded time of the year again. No, not tax season, your gyno exam or your inlaws annual visit -- it's swimsuit season. ...