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.

Wouldn't it be nice if all your efforts toward achieving happiness really did add up like two plus two equals four? But alas, it's never that simple.

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Here's some exciting news for sports fans: Time is reporting that the San Antonio Spurs have hired Becky Hammon as the team's new assistant coach,...

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Women getting fleeced when buying a car isn't just a silly plot line for sitcoms; according to...

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You may have seen your Facebook and Twitter feeds filled with people pouring ice water over their heads. Even the Boston Bruins were doing it. What’s the deal?

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Many (if not most) women probably factor their daily makeup application into their morning routine before they leave the house.

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There are plenty of natural turn-ons that come with warmer weather, science-backed aphrodisiacs (oysters, anyone?), and even some more ...

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Hi! I’m Tara, a fashion stylist, image consultant, and a playful mother of two living in New York City, a place that beats with unique style, versatility, and artistic influence.

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Beyond preventing pregnancy, birth control pills have shown to help regulate periods, clear up acne, and even reduce your risk of ovarian cancer. Seems pretty sweet, right?

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Can’t seem to quiet your mind during sex? A new study published in the journal Sexologies says that may hurt your ability to orgasm.

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We already know that nuts are a healthy addition to a diet: They contain protein, fiber, a variety of vitamins and minerals, and cholesterol lowering...

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