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.

There's a good reason you avoid bad habits like smoking, eating crap, being inactive, and binge drinking (well, post-college).

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Your days of popping birth control pills could soon be coming to an end: A proposed new method of contraception may have the ability to be switched on and off via remote control (yep, a...

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Have you been keeping up with the news this week? Today's link roundup is a good one! Tell us: What's caught your eye?

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Today marked the launch of Net-A-Porter's activewear sister site, Net-A-Sporter (that was just too easy).

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Despite America's growing waistlines, popular retailer J.Crew just introduced its newest size, 000—the equivalent of an XXXS. 

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Big news for calorie-counters: Eating less on days when you miss a workout won't necessarily keep you from gaining weight in the long run.

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Smartphones aren't typically seen as reducing stress, but leave it to the tech industry to change that perception.

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Your Facebook habit could harm your relationship status.

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Pop quiz! The party's in full swing and someone hands you a drink. Then your friend wants you to try his latest cocktail concoction. An hour later, you pick up a beer.

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Budgets are tight all over, but next time you get sticker shock at Whole Foods, consider this: Americans spend the least money, percentage-wise, on food out of every country in the world...

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