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.

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The news can tend to be a downer, but lately—from the plane crash in Ukraine, to Ebola in Africa, to Robin Williams’ untimely death—most will agree it’s been especially depressing.

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Since most 9-to-5s are now more like 8-to-6s, work can make it difficult to score face time with your family.

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You’d assume a marriage in which a partner is cheating is a marriage on its last legs, right?

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We know that the content of our dreams can help decode real-life emotions (e.g., dreaming of your teeth falling out is a classic stress indicator), but apparently the way we...

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Forget blaming the obesity endemic on soda, trans fats, and endless hours sitting in front of a screen.

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You know how sometimes it can feel like you've been battling the same pimple for weeks on end?

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I visited friends in Nantucket last week and was amazed by all the natural beauty of the island.

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Fitness has officially hit the high-fashion circuit. For the first time, a dedicated fitness apparel brand will be shown in New York Fashion Week this September.

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Over the years, certain chemicals believed to be harmless have been found to wreak havoc on our health (think: asbestos, nicotine, lead, and, more recently, bisphenol-A).

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