03.19.2015 • Wellness
Whether you took the season off or not, it’s high time you peeked inside that funk bag and did a little spring cleaning. A good wash and swapping the old for new will set you up with better gear. You’ll feel better, workout stronger, and probably smell better, too.
02.24.2015 • Wellness
Here’s a fun fact: sweat doesn’t stink. That’s right, the sweat your body produces — especially during a workout — is odorless. That fragrant body smell actually derives from “bacteria that break down proteins into acids, which then give off odors,” according to Jessica Wu, MD, a Los Angeles dermatologist.
02.12.2015 • Wellness
Here’s a pretty sobering fact about heart disease that every woman should know and be mindful of: It’s the number one killer of women. That’s right, heart disease kills more women than any other cause of death. It’s deadlier than all forms of cancer, killing one in three women.
12.22.2014 • Wellness
When you’re a busty D-cup running sprints and intervals to train for the US Olympic Bobsled Team, the last thing you need is one more thing slowing you down. And for Alexandra Allred, it wasn’t just one, but two things slowing her down. She was one of those poor souls who doubled-down on sports bras.
12.17.2014 • Wellness
Take two of these and call me in the morning is the most infamous prescription line. It’s hardly the only wellness recommendation we know by heart, but do we actually know where any of them come from? From 8 hours of sleep per night to 8 glasses of water each day, “they” are always telling us the numbers by which we can live a healthy life.
10.13.2014 • Wellness
Rumor: Breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women. Fact: It’s certainly no friend to women, but it’s not the biggest killer. Heart disease has that unfortunate title.
08.11.2014 • Wellness
Research finds that “the breast was a barrier to physical activity participation for 17 percent of women.”
05.28.2014 • Wellness
The Enell bra is the perfect option for any woman who has undergone breast surgery; aesthetically the bra looks a lot better than that of its surgical counterparts- which have a tendency to look like pre-teen training bras- and yet maintains suitable functionality.