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How to Take 10 Minutes for Yourself

08.30.2015 • Wellness

Whether it’s getting away from your desk, the kids, or rush hour, your body will thank you in spades when you make this a consistent part of your day.

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Goal Tattoos Mark Your Biggest Wellness Milestones

07.27.2015 • Wellness

It’s nothing new that women like to reward themselves for hitting a weight loss or fitness goal. How they are doing it seems to be changing, and a little more permanent with goal tattoos!

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What You Can When You Can Should be the Golden Rule of Fitness

05.16.2015 • Wellness

“The wycwyc way isn’t about changing your life overnight: it’s about knowing that the road to improvement is paved brick by brick, step by step, and by simply doing what you can, when you can.”

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Spring Clean Your Gym Bag with This Simple Checklist

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.

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5 Doctor-Approved Ways to Beat Gym Stink and BO

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.

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Remember to Take HEART for Better Health

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.

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Is Your Job Big Enough for a Sports Bra?

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.

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Does the Math Add Up on Popular Wellness Recommendations?

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.

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Busting 5 Big Breast Cancer Rumors

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.

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Quit Making Boobs Your Excuse: Breast Health Depends on a Good Sports Bra

08.11.2014 • Wellness

Research finds that “the breast was a barrier to physical activity participation for 17 percent of women.”

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