Zara Hanawalt
Zara Hanawalt

Zara Hanawalt

Zara is a freelance writer with a decade of experience covering parenting, culture, health, style, and entertainment. She has a Master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She's written for top digital publications and magazines, such as Shape, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Redbook, and Parents. Zara is a mother of twins and specializes in coverage of stories related to fertility, pregnancy, and parenting.
A new study has identified a potential link between a molecule produced during intense exercise and appetite reduction.
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It's one of the many "clean" beauty products she's loving at the moment.
All the sounds, the sights, the smells — it's natural to feel overwhelmed as you return to the office and large gatherings. Here, experts share what it means to feel overstimulated and what to do about it.
The founder of Find Your Breath is on a mission to bring yoga closer to its Indian roots and establish a more inclusive practice overall. 
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She also credits therapy and her personal relationships for helping her reach a healthier place.
The actress is reflecting on her experience with the common condition and how it affected her confidence.
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If you want to work out while fasting, here's how you can do so safely, according to experts.
The multi-hyphenate opened up about the challenge of finding time for herself in a recent interview.
The actress is reflecting on her experience with the common condition and how it affected her confidence.
If you want to work out while fasting, here's how you can do so safely, according to experts.
The multi-hyphenate opened up about the challenge of finding time for herself in a recent interview.
Exposure to even moderate ambient light might mess with your health in a pretty serious way, according to the latest research.
If you're seeking a game that'll get you moving and is easy to pick up, you should head to (or create) a pickleball court.
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The wellness treatment involves soaking in a sensory deprivation tank to reap some serious mental and physical health benefits.
She might be a world-class skier but underneath the racing spandex and polarized goggles is a human who — like everyone else — is allowed to slip up, even if it's on such a big stage as the Olympics.
Spivey shared a look at the graphic reality of her recent miscarriage — and in doing so, she inspired a much-needed cultural and institutional change surrounding pregnancy loss.
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Berry and her trainer shared a quick, effective, and (nearly) equipment-free circuit.
The fitness star opened up about her own journey, and made some important points about the diversity of fertility experiences.
Since tying the knot, Jenna and Joey Rosania remain regulars at their studio.
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She partnered with Fitbit to challenge long-held notions about what strength really means.
And now she’s sharing her journey on social media to bring attention to the life-threatening condition called rhabdomyolysis. 
Reproductive experts unpack the surrogacy process from start to finish and explain everything in between (think: costs, laws, agencies, the list goes on).
The 32-year-old mom of two competed at the U.S. Gymnastics Classic and proved it's never too late to chase your goals.
File this under: Additional proof that people who carry and birth humans are real-life superheroes.
Forming healthy habits in the a.m. is key, say experts. But those privileged, detailed, hours-long morning routines that are supposedly all about self-care? Yeh, pssh.
Break through all the myths and find out what really impacts your fertility.