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Just Try Not to Get Goosebumps While Watching This Ice Dancing Routine to “Paradise”

[embedded content] The American brother-sister ice dancing duo known as Maia and Alex Shibutani have taken the world by storm. Maia and Alex have been stealing all our hearts with their heartfelt, sometimes bittersweet performances on the ice. Their performance in the 2018 Free Dance US Figure Skating Championships was an especially memorable one. If […]

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A Total-Body Workout With Just 6 Moves

Build muscle and strength with this fun, quick workout. It’s only four rounds, but we add reps and exercises with each round to keep you on your toes. Directions: After five to eight minutes of light cardio and active stretching, perform the number of reps listed for each exercise for each round. Take breaks as […]

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Why the Copper IUD Just Didn't Work For Me

When I was 20 years old, I started using the Nuva Ring for birth control. Within three months I was hospitalized for a pulmonary embolism, which meant there were large blood clots blocking a major artery in my lungs. I was lucky the doctors caught it soon enough before it turned into a heart attack […]

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This Machine Might Just Be the Best Way to Work Your Abs Standing

7/20/177/20/17 While you can work your abs lying down, the most effective core exercises are functional moves done standing. Functional exercises mimic everyday moves and easily translate to real-life activities. Equinox trainer Lauren Fairbanks recommends the wood chop using the cable pulley machine to strengthen the abs and back while sculpting a toned torso. “It’s […]