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As we witness women’s sports breaking records left and right, money has consistently been at the center of the conversation. People want to know what pay equity really looks like. But in addition to debates about revenue shares and sponsorship dollars, there’s another factor that must be considered: financial literacy. After all, it’s hard to
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Muscle soreness is about as comfortable as running into your ex in the weight room (meaning, not at all). And even worse is delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), which can be even more brutal. Though they’re not exactly the same thing (more on that later), muscle soreness and DOMS are often used interchangeably, and both
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If you’ve ever been midway through a run and experienced that urgent, need-a-bathroom-right-now feeling in the pit of your stomach, you’re not alone. Over 800 people a month search the question, “why does running make you poop?” looking for answers. So we talked to Linda Nguyen, MD, a gastroenterologist at Stanford Health Care, to find
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Every once in a while, the internet gets together and declares that a perfectly normal aspect of the human anatomy is actually a huge issue. Enter into evidence the “thigh gap” conversation of the 2010s (reinvented into the “leggings legs” trend of the 2020s) and, recently, the “hip dip” trend that’s corroding social media feeds
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In the latest problematic thing happening on the internet: middle-aged women are getting shamed for the ways they’re choosing to move their bodies. TikTokers are capturing these women doing a variety of nontraditional workouts (think: cardio drumming, trampolining, aerial bungee, or working out in Moon Boots). The videos then poke fun at these women, for
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Photography via Adobe StockAI has the power to make the world of beauty more accessible, but it also poses one of the biggest the greatest threats to the representation of beauty. By Meera Estrada Date June 4, 2024 AI. Two letters transforming every aspect of our lives, including our relationship with beauty. From skin analysis,
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Photography by Maja JankowskaAccording to the London-based makeup artist, “weird” and “beautiful” are synonyms. By Souzan Michael Galway Date June 3, 2024 “‘Weird’ and ‘beautiful’ mean the same thing to me,” says Irish makeup artist Aoife Cullen, who is based in London, England. “Sometimes people will comment on a post that I’ve captioned ‘weird’; they’ll
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Image Source: Getty Images / bojanstory Want to strengthen your butt, hamstrings, and back, all while working on your core stability? You can do it all in one fell swoop, thanks to the glute-strengthening wonder known as the bridge. You’ve likely seen this exercise in everything from Pilates workouts and yoga classes to strength workouts
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photography by Getty ImagesIf eyes are the window to the soul, sunglasses are a playful sneak peek into who you are. By Natalie Michie Date June 3, 2024 Sunglasses for women are, scientifically speaking, the perfect accessory. They’re conveniently portable to bring anywhere on the go. They can transform an otherwise meh outfit into an
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Graphic by Kayleen DicuangcoSasha Colby, Mina Gerges, Lydia Okello and other LGBTQIA2S+ advocates have a few ideas. By Annika Lautens Date May 29, 2024 Not sure what to wear to Pride 2024? No problem. Whether your vibe is more IRL rainbow, Cowgirl chic or Cate Blanchett from Tár, consider this year’s festivities to be a
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