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Joe Jonas’ Core Workout Includes Getting Punched in the Abs, but Does It Really Work?

Crossfit may have just been one-upped as the most intense workout of all time. The new pain-inducing fitness trend? Taking hits straight to the abdomen. Earlier this week, Joe Jonas shared an Instagram video of the workout he’s doing while on tour in Tokyo. In the clip, ...

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Do Our Brains Really Work Differently When We're on Our Periods?

I’ll admit it: My brain doesn’t work as well when I have my period, especially during the first two days. In fact, I’m writing this through a hormone-induced brain fog right now, and it took me several times as long ...

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Kate Hudson’s Trainer Completely Changed the Way I Work Out

This article originally appeared on InStyle.com.  I was never enrolled in ballet classes as a little girl, nor did I have the desire to put on a tutu. At prom, unless the “Cha Cha Slide” was on, being on the ...

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Feel Like You’re Failing at Work and Home? Here’s How to Cope

Q: I feel as though I’m failing at work and home, never perfect at either place. How do I deal? Oh, mommy guilt. I see this all the time. Wanting to ace everything on the job and at home means ...

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Weird Recovery Methods that Actually Work

Like with fitness and nutrition, the business of recovery cycles through its fair share of trends. For every forgotten juicer and dusty Tae Bo box set, there’s at least one oxygen bar sitting vacant in a Topeka strip mall. While ...

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The Real Reason I Work Out? Because I Want to Live in Leggings

The woman I want to be looks something like the woman I saw in a recent Athleta catalog. She’s effortlessly jumping across a babbling brook in a verdant forest—while wearing sleek slate-gray workout tights and a quilted jewel-toned hoodie. Or ...

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I Love My Children, But I Work Out to Escape Them

The birth of my twins 13 years ago coincided with the death of any semblance of privacy or personal space.  First there was the nursing, which kept at least one of them dangling off my body for a good part ...

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3 Sports Bras for Big Boobs That Actually Work

Is going out for a run, getting into a downward dog, or doing burpees, jumping jacks, and box jumps a pain in the chest? That uncomfortable bouncing is a sign that your sports bra is not supportive enough—something that can not only hold ...

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Dietary anti-cancer compound may work by influence on cellular genetics

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why broccoli may be good for your health. They found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that’s known to help prevent prostate cancer, may work through its influence on long, non-coding RNAs. ...

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What Are Functional Waters, and Do They Really Work?

Functional waters are any brand of H2O “enhanced” with special ingredients, like herbs or antioxidants, that supposedly bring health benefits. Some types make sense to drink: Water with added electrolytes may be useful if you exercise a lot and sweat ...

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