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.

Quit giving side glances to the vegetarian who loves bacon! It's not easy to commit to going meatless (especially when there are so many awesome ways...

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What are you doing right this very second—besides reading this on your phone, tablet, or computer? Are you using any other kind of media device to, say, catch up the season premier of...

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First there was yoga on the beach, then yoga in the park, and now yoga...on I-beams? Rachel Brooke Smith, an actress and dancer, showed the beauty of her version of aerial yoga when she...

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When you're dealing with menstrual cramps, the last place you want to be is at the gym. But, working up a sweat does help alleviate cramp-related pain: “Aerobic exercise prompts your...

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Fall has arrived, so it’s finally time to break out your fabulous boots! Although you may already have a slew in your wardrobe to choose from, not to mention stores are carrying every...

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Good news, ladies: A few months back, we reported...

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Couples struggling to conceive who can't afford to pay $12,400, on average, for IVF may be tempted to try a more budget-friendly, baby-making option, like the...

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It's hard to imagine a world in which sports and sports drinks don't go hand in hand. After all, Gatorade is the official sports drink of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and pretty much any...

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With the end of summer comes a new (lovely) beginning: flu season. And this week, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...

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It’s not a shocker that poor posture is bad for our bodies, but who knew that slouching at your desk could affect your sex drive too? According to a new study published in the journal...

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