8 Moves That Will Give You Hardcore Ballerina Abs

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When I Was 12 My Ballet Teacher Told Me to Lose Weight—Now I Teach Body-Positive Dance Classes

This story is part of Health’s #RealLifeStrong series, where we are celebrating women who represent strength, resilience, and grace. Jessie Diaz has always loved dancing. But she never knew how much she would love inspiring other women to dance until she founded her Curves with Moves dance company. Diaz's goal for every class she teaches: to get women to see […]

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Celebrity Fitness Trainer Mandy Blank Suddenly Succumbs At 42 – Perez Hilton

Such sad news. Celebrity fitness trainer and bodybuilder Amanda “Mandy” Blank was found dead this week of unknown causes at her Los Angeles home. She was only 42. TMZ reports the athlete’s housekeeper find her unresponsive in a bathtub on October 29 and called 911. Authorities plan to conduct an autopsy and toxicology, especially since […]

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The Light Green Baby: Organic Baby Products to Skip (and Splurge On)

This time last year I was about to pop with my first child. I was in full on nesting mode and driving my husband crazy with demands for assembling our eco-friendly, Latvian-made (nothing from China, please!) crib. I also took pains to find a nontoxic baby mattress filled with coconut husks coated in natural latex […]

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Hilaria Baldwin Expresses a’ Life Changing’ Employ For’ Better Sex’ in Her Underwear

Hilaria Baldwin daily workouts are not just about getting her post-baby body in shape — she is also getting her bedroom moves in order too! The 34 -year-old, who welcomed her fourth child with spouse Alec Baldwin, 60, in May, posted a video to Instagram Thursday of a workout “EVERYONE MUST DO.” In the time, […]

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Is It Really That Bad to Eat Non-Organic Produce?

Yes, they are bad, but it’s way more important to include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet than to avoid them because of pesticide concerns. Here’s a tip: If you thoroughly wash your produce with cold water and throw away the outer leaves of leafy vegetables (like romaine), you will remove […]

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6 Health Benefits of Onions

Get ready to cry some happy tears, because onions definitely deserve a spot on your cutting board this summer. White, yellow, red/purple, and green—all varieties of onions offer some pretty impressive health benefits. The veggie has long been held in high regard: Archeologists have uncovered traces of onions dating back to 5000 B.C. It’s said that […]

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 6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day's Worth of Added Sugar

You know that soda and candy are serious sugar bombs. And that added sugar hides in countless sneaky places. But did you know that you could max out your daily recommended limit with just a blueberry muffin, or a yogurt and fruit parfait? Yep, the American Heart Association recommends that women consume no more than six teaspoons, or 24 […]

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What Is Monk Fruit Sweetener and Is It a Healthy Option?

You’re probably super familiar with Stevia, the popular sugar substitute derived from the Stevia plant. but what about monk fruit extract, another calorie-free sweetener that’s become trendy among health-conscious eaters over the last few years? According to the FDA, monk fruit extract can taste up to 250 times sweeter than standard table sugar—thanks to chemical compounds called mogrosides, which give […]

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