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.
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.

It’s estimated that by age 50, as many as 80 percent of women will develop fibroids—tumors in your uterus’ wall that are almost always benign, but cause very heavy and painful periods....

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Is there a wardrobe staple more versatile and comfortable than leggings? No, no there is not (and don't let anyone ever try to tell you that leggings aren't pants).

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Have you ever called your mom to stay on the line with you while you walk down a dark alley at night? Or tried to make sure you walked on the lighted side of a street?

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Cara Delevingne's face was recently chosen by women as the "perfect" one when surveyed about what constitutes the ideal woman, thanks in no small part to her famous eyeb...

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If you're like most Americans, you're wandering through life sleep-deprived and caffeine-overloaded.

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As if we're not already jealous of this world-famous power couple, Beyoncé and Jay Z have given us another reason to want what they have: The married superstars are suppos...

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The ever-elusive female orgasm: You want one, but sometimes going from "Oh..." to "OMG" just isn't easy.

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Eating more iron may help you pump more iron: Women who took daily supplements of the mineral were able to exercise harder and with less effort than un-fortified females, reports a new s...

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Nobody likes needles. So would you believe people are rolling up their sleeves to receive high-dose vitamin infusions into their veins—by choice?

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Sleep is highly personal. In our office alone, one editor says she tosses and turns all night, another stays still—hardly moving at all.

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