Shape Your Life

Stay up to date on the latest health research, fitness trends, and other breaking news relevant to your busy, active life. Check back daily for new and interesting findings reported by the SHAPE editors.

Last month I sidled up to Connie Wang at her desk, crouched down low, and whispered, "I—I think I'm going to get one of those plus-size bikinis.

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The fact that hormones can induce out-of-control eating is not a new idea—PMS-fueled Ben & Jerry's run, anyone?

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In today's news roundup, we've got the latest on your favorite fall drink, a kitchen hack you'll love, and a new app that hopes to make women safer. 

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So you’re an adult now (even if you don’t always feel like one).

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When it comes to getting your groove, on you might want to look to your girlfriends for help: A new study found that lesbians have more orgasms than their straight sisters. 

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If you've ever felt a little guilty about polluting the deep blue with your pale yellow, you can now flush away your concerns: The American Chemical Society has officially declared, once...

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Last night's Emmy's proved to be quite the breeding ground for conversation about the sexism and objectification of women in Hollywood.

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The continuing prevalence, and tolerance of sexual violence in this country—especially on college campuses—is discouraging to say the least.

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A standard serving of wine is 5 ounces. That's about 3 1/3 filled shot glasses, but we're guessing you don't measure when you pour—and that could mean you're seriously over-drinking.

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When we think fitness trackers, our minds jump to accessories, but now wearable tech has come to apparel. With the start of the U.S.

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