3 Reasons Your Scale Is Useless


We’ve all been there, weighing in only to find that the number on the scale has gone up not down. You think to yourself… “But I ate so well this week” or “I worked out really hard every day this week!” You’ve probably even been told by friends that muscle weighs more than fat and […]

American Eagle and American Apparel Are Challenging The Feminine Ideal In Big Ways


American Eagle and American Apparel are taking big steps to challenge the feminine ideal entrenched in American society. It appears that they are shifting their marketing in a big way, from ditching Photoshop, to models and mannequins that are more anatomically correct à la The Joy of Sex first edition. First up, American Eagle is ditching Photoshop… […]

Everything You Wanted to Know About HIIT

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If you’re new to high intensity interval training (HIIT), this post will give you all the information you need on how and why these workouts work. Plus, there’s a nifty infographic for you to download if you like. What is HIIT HIIT combines high intensity training with interval training, both of which are very effective […]

What If We All Called Out Our Objectification Like Cate Blanchett Did?


Cate Blanchett is the latest to call out the objectification of women in a completely awesome way. On the red carpet at the SAG awards, an E! News cameraman unabashedly panned Blanchette body and in return, she looked directly at him and asked him if he did that to the men at the awards show […]

What’s Your Excuse Mom Controversy: Why Both Sides Have It Wrong

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I had an enlightening conversation today about the “what’s your excuse mom” photo, and the controversy surrounding it. As a matter of fact, the conversation provided additional clarity to the controversy. I hope I can provide you some clarity too. Make sure to read this post all the way to the end. Let’s get started. […]

GMO Food That Protects You From The Sun?

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While we all know that to keep our bodies young and fit we need to exercise and eat right, keeping our skin as youthful as our body is another story. Along with healthy food, there are hundreds of creams and potions on the market all claiming to help you keep or restore your youthful glow. […]

How to Beat Workout Acne

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Let’s face it, exercise is not just great for your muscles, it’s also great for your skin. According to WebMD “By increasing blood flow, exercise helps nourish skin cells and keep them vital.” But, the exercise that increases our blood flow also makes us sweat, and that sweat can cause breakouts. If you’re like me (and a […]