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.

"You cannot fake chic but you can be chic and fake fur." ― Karl Lagerfeld

Faux is the new chic when it comes to fur and today, anyone can wear it and pull it off. Faux fur is one...

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My post-Thanksgiving indulgence guilt definitely hit a high point this week. With even more holiday celebrations around the corner, I felt a pang to take action before it was too late. I...

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Nix your preconceived notions because leather pants are no longer just worn by rocker chicks and biker babes. Thanks to contemporary brands such as Helmut Lang, Theory, and Topshop,...

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Drop your pants, the sweater dress is back! Though the garment is nothing revolutionary, it’s relaxed, easy to wear, and totally on-trend nonetheless. This season, put a spin on...

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Here at Shape, there's news that passes our desks every day that we slough off easily: ...

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Ever feel like there was just something missing from your new bikini? It's your favorite color, it flatters your butt and never gives you a front-wedgie, and yet you'd like your girls to...

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When it comes to investing in a new outfit topper for fall and winter, look no further for inspiration than your boyfriend’s closet. Oversized coats, taking a cue from...

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It’s time to clean up our acts, ladies! In fashion terms, monochromatic dressing means wearing separates of one color that have different textures and/or similar shades of that color for...

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As Shape’s new fitness director, I pinpoint the best fitness trends and...

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Long-limbed, long-haired, and flat-tummied: There's not much difference between each of the thin, gorgeous, (airbrushed) models used in the new Victoria's Secret "perfect body" bra...

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