Locke Hughes

Locke is the assistant web editor at Shape. The Florida native loves discovering healthy, delicious recipes (occasionally even attempting to cook them), trying new workouts (TRX is a current fave), and running (she recently completed her second half-marathon). A graduate of the University of Virginia, she also enjoys spending time with friends, exploring all that the Big Apple has to offer, and firmly believes there’s nothing that sunshine—or a glass of wine—can’t fix.

Starting in elementary school, you’ve heard that writing your notes on paper can help you remember them—a fact that, while noteworthy, probably hasn’t stopped you from typing...

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Stressed, anxious, or sad? These mottos will help you feel calm, inspired, and more in control of your life
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Faced with what Rebecca Alexander has gone through, most people couldn't be blamed for giving up on exercise. At age 12, Alexander found out she was going blind due to a rare genetic...

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Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve—the newest place to share your passions is on your feet. The latest developments in footwear personalization allow you to deck out your sneakers...

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Although we deal with the question daily, deciding what to eat for dinner is always tricky. Between work and workouts and long commutes, unhealthy takeout can easily trump a homemade...

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As an editor at Shape, I’m lucky to be among the first to hear about the hottest new workouts and emerging fitness trends. But as the NYC fitness scene continues to heat up like...

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When your taste buds crave a sugary snack, you might reach for a yogurt or granola bar as a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Now, the same foods can assuage your hankering for...

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From Twitter to texting to TV, an overwhelming amount of information floods our brains every single day. The last thing we need: an overflowing email inbox. But as the average person...

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These truly courageous chicks are taking a stand against unrealistic expectations
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As a competitive dancer and cheerleader in high school, Rochelle Moncourtois, 29, was used to feeling pressure to perform her best. The Moorpark, CA resident danced up to 12 hours a week...

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