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How to Tackle Hormonal Mood Swings

The word hormone comes from the Greek hormo, meaning to move forward. That’s appropriate because these powerful chemicals keep every part of the body working properly. Estrogen and progesterone, the primary female hormones, are essential for reproduction, growth, metabolism, and immune function. However, their constant fluctuation may also wreak havoc on the way many women feel. In an analysis of 41 published studies of women’s daily moods, more than half found a link between bad moods and … [Read More...]

When to Prioritize Resistance and Aerobic Training to Fit Your Goals

Similar to the old “chicken or egg first” adage, deciding whether cardio or strength training comes first can be a real puzzle. And like any other fitness question, the answer is likely, “It depends.” If you’re crunched for time and need to get in a quick workout, you can prioritize your mode of exercise based on your goals. Once your goals are in place, shifting activities and doling out time to each is easier. Read on to learn more about strength and cardio timing to help decide what’s … [Read More...]

The Latest Nail Trends to Try Out This Year

The nails on the runway never disappoint, and this spring was no different. From new nudes to bold and glittery, the latest trends offer a range of options to try. Remember: Even the most unique trends can be subdued for an everyday look for any age. Read on to learn how to incorporate the latest nail trends into your style. Get in Shape Nails come in all shapes and sizes. Although stiletto nails are still trending, natural nail lengths dominated the runways this spring. Short and … [Read More...]

Got Sun Damage? Here’s How to Help Repair it

The #nomakeup celebrity selfies trending on Instagram are an encouraging sign that more people are celebrating natural beauty—freckles, wrinkles, and all. However, skin health is more than just a cosmetic issue, and most of us want our skin to be as vibrant as possible. If you’re noticing unwanted skin changes such as age spots, fine lines, and wrinkles, there’s some good news: They may not be inevitable. Some are caused by the passage of time, but some are the result of accumulated exposure … [Read More...]

Here’s How to Build an Upper Body that Does More than Look Great

Bodacious biceps and bolder shoulders dominate the discussion when it comes to upper body strength training. However, building a strong, powerful upper body does more than split sleeves and garner attention. With a solid upper body resistance-training plan, selling tickets to the gun show is the proverbial icing on the cake. But aesthetics aren’t the only reason you should strengthen your upper body. Check out the often overlooked health benefits of sculpting lean, mean muscle in your arms, … [Read More...]