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Before you jump on the latest fad exercise routine or quit your program for lack of results, implement these easy tips into your workout and day-to-day, and fast-track it to your best body ever.
The Best Foods to Eat When You're On Your Period
When it's that time of the month and you're hating life, snack smarter to feel better.
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You know birth control, pregnancy, and certain health conditions can wreak havoc on your cycle, but these less suspecting culprits could be to blame too.
Stop Hating the Scale
Quit beating yourself up and learn when you should worry about a jump in your weight.
Feeling Tired? Just Stand Up!
And 10 more all-natural ways to boost your energy level, instantly.
The Painful Symptoms of Stress
Your jaw just plain hurts. How much of your jaw pain, though, is a medical issue and how much of it is stress related? Find out more about the symptoms of stress that can flare up in your jaw from Shape online today.
6 Unusual Ways to Treat Sore Muscles
Change your ow! to oh! with these new tricks. No ice packs necessary.
30 Days to Your Best Summer Body
Everything you need to greet the hottest season with your hottest body ever.
7 Things That Might Happen If You Stop Wearing Makeup
Or, at the very least, if you ease up on the contouring.
The 4 New Body Types
How your hormones determine your shape and your health.
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We're just hoping to be half as awesome as these ladies one day!
Does Being a Cat Lady Really Make You Crazy?
Cat's out of the bag--science says it may be true!
6 Imbalances That Cause Pain
Hurting when you exercise? Something could be uneven, and you may be able to fix it!
What the Ideal Body Looks Like in 18 Different Countries
Female graphic designers were asked to edit a photo to reflect their culture's ideal female body image--and the results are pretty interesting.
6 Things Your Pee is Trying to Tell You
Health insights you can learn from your next trip to the loo.
Asking for a Friend: Can I Skip the Post-Workout Shower?
We checked in with a skin pro to find out how important it really is to hit the showers after a sweat session.
Asking for a Friend: Do I Really Need to Worry About TSS?
We asked an ob-gyn about how risky it is to forget to change your tampon every now and then
Asking for a Friend: Is It Normal to Sweat (a Lot!) While Sleeping?
Yea, it's an awkward question, so we asked an expert whether waking up drenched is OK or a sign of something more serious.
Asking for a Friend: What's the Right Way to Remove Ear Wax?
You know cotton swabs are out. But do you know what you should be using instead? We asked a doctor so you don't have to.
Butt Acne, Be Gone!
Butt dimples? Cute. Butt pimples? Not so cute. We pegged a derm for tips on preventing those pesky tush zits.