Health and Fitness

The Best Running Headtorches | Coach

It takes a hardy person to not only head out for a run at night, but to do so in a place without street lights. If you are one of those runners, we salute you. Your bravery and commitment to the sport know no bounds. We also heartily encourage you to get a good headtorch, because running in pitch-black conditions ...

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These Mastectomy Bras Are Giving Women Their Confidence Back

For many women, a mastectomy remains the best chance at living their best life cancer-free. It doesn’t make the experience any less harrowing. Breast cancers tend to be especially aggressive and leave their mark not just physically but emotionally as well.  Many women struggle to reclaim their identity and self-esteem along with their health. Here’s Why Mastectomy Bras Are So ...

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“I Was Almost Kidnapped — This Is What I Did To Get Away”

Human trafficking is growing, with women and children making up the bulk of the trade. And while it may not seem that way, it happens all around us, in pristine and poor locations alike. Actress Roxane Hayward can attest to the prevalence of the problem since she was almost kidnapped. Here’s what happened. The Incident “About three and a half years ago ...

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Everything You Need To Know About How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars

The thing that sucks most about zits (besides, well, everything): the red and brown scars that stick around on your face long after the pimple itself has gone away. “Studies show that acne scarring occurs to some degree in 95 percent of acne patients,” says dermatologist Yunyoung Claire Chang. So…you’re not alone. Scars show up as acne erythema—or red marks—in ...

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Creating a Safe Training Environment for Clients Who Are Survivors

Are you working with clients who are survivors — of trauma, of negative experiences, of stress? If your clients are human, then you likely are. Laura Khoudari, a Manhattan based trauma-informed personal trainer puts it best, “If you are working with people, you are working with trauma.” Khoudari provides somatic-based treatment specifically for women and genderqueer individuals suffering from PTSD, ...

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The 9 Best Apps For Weight Loss, According To Experts

Everybody needs a different amount of calories to maintain their weight depending on several factors (like age, sex, and level of physical activity). The average woman needs anywhere from 1,600 to 2,400 calories every day, according to the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines. To lose weight, you have to trim that number of calories down; cutting out 250 to 500 calories each ...

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