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Keep it real with fitness blogger Lauren Patterson

We caught up with solo mummy, personal trainer, gym manager and blogger Lauren Patterson to talk about how she keeps fit and healthy and feeling comfortable in your own skin.    ON INSTAGRAM I partied hard as a teenager and ...

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Full story: talking body confidence with cover models Georgia Gibbs and Kate Wasley

Thunder thighs. Mum tum. Tuckshop lady arms. Far from a biological predisposition, our modern tendency to criticise parts of our own body is instead an ugly by-product of a media-saturated world. Something that the October 2018 cover models and founders ...

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Women are naturally more fit than men, study shows

Women can process oxygen more quickly than men when they start to exercise, according to a new study. Fitness News — ScienceDaily

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Exercise changes gut microbial composition independent of diet, team reports

Two studies — one in mice and the other in human subjects — offer the first definitive evidence that exercise alone can change the composition of microbes in the gut. The studies were designed to isolate exercise-induced changes from other ...

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Mom Body Shamed By a Stranger at the Supermarket: ‘How Are People So Rude?’

[brightcove:5639788712001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. An Ohio mom was shocked after a stranger body shamed her on a recent trip to the supermarket. Charli Stevens was shopping with her 5-month-old son when she noticed a woman staring. ...

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Obesity prevented in mice fed high-fat diet

Researchers activated the Hedgehog protein pathway in the fat cells of mice. After eight weeks of eating a high-fat diet, mice that had been engineered with genes to activate the pathway didn’t gain weight, but control animals whose Hedgehog pathways ...

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If Thigh Gap and Hip Dip Weren’t Enough, Now Women Are Supposed to Worry About Having ‘Arm Vaginas’

[brightcove:5305635850001 default] I’m a woman with three vaginas. You probably are too. Let’s check: Go to a mirror, take off your top, and see if there is any skin where your inner arm meets your upper body. If there is—and ...

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There’s Undigested Food in My Poop. Should I Be Worried?

[brightcove:5667153453001 default] Q: What does it mean when I have undigested food in my poop? Many high-fiber foods, like corn, leafy greens, and certain nuts and grains, often pass through you only partially digested because the enzymes in your system ...

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The Ladies of SNL Welcome You ‘to Hell’ with Anti-Sexual Harassment Music Video

[brightcove:5614910445001 default]     This article originally appeared on People.com.   In the past few months, a slew of powerful men — from Harvey Weinstein to Matt Lauer — have been outed as sexual predators. Though many may be shocked, the ladies ...

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Soccer success is all about skill

A new study used analytic techniques developed in evolutionary biology to determine the impact of a player’s skill, athletic ability, and balance on their success during a game. Fitness News — ScienceDaily

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