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My Eating Disorder Inspired Me to Become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

I was once a 13-year-old girl who only saw two things: thunder thighs and wobbly arms when she looked in the mirror. Who would ever want to be friends with her? I thought.

Day in and day out I focused on my weight, stepping on the scale multiple times, striving for the size 0 all the while pushing everything that was good for me out of my life. I lost a lot (read 20+ pounds) in a two-month period. I lost my period. I lost my friends. I lost myself.

Nina Dobrev Shares Her Secrets for Sweating Out a Hangover

Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev, best known for her role as Elena on The Vampire Diaries, says the best cure for a killer hangover is an intense workout, preferably outdoors. She demonstrated her theory during the second Coachella weekend, where she joined the Reebok team at their Classics crib to lead an early-morning sweat session and filled us in on her fitness routine.

6 Lower Abs Exercises for a Flat Stomach and a Strong Core

Your core is about so much more than a flat stomach and a six-pack. But let's get real—the lower abs near your gut (you know, the area that is prone to bloating and can make you look and feel fuller than you really are) is a problem area for even the fittest people.

Is It Bad That I Need to Pee All the Time?

You know that one person who's always begging you to pull over during any car trip? Turns out, they may not be lying when they blame their small bladder. "Some women have small bladder capacity and thus have a need to void frequently," says Alyssa Dweck, M.D., an ob-gyn at Mount Kisco Medical Group in Westchester County, NY. (Translation: They need to pee a lot.)

How I Learned to Love Rest Days


My running story is pretty typical: I grew up hating it and avoiding the dreaded mile-run day in gym class. It wasn't until my post-college days that I started to see the appeal.