Halloween may be all about sweets, but our tricks will help you enjoy the treats without gaining a pound.
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In the world of workout gear, sneakers may be the stars, but a good sports bra is the unsung hero. It can cut breast movement by at least half depending on cup size, drastically improving your comfort during a workout. Sadly, too many women exercise in ill-fitting, tattered excuses for support. So we asked longtime bra-and-bounce guru LaJean Lawson, Ph.D., adjunct professor of exercise and sports science at Oregon State University in Corvallis, for her fit secrets, then had volunteers of every cup size put a few bras to the test. Check out the tips and top picks below, try on a few styles and meet your new bosom buddy.Read More »from Find The Best Sports Bra for Your Size
By Francois Deconinck, SELF magazineDiets? Who needs 'em? Not these women. Not you! SELF's special report shows you how to relish food, end body stress and still be slim.
- Self Magazine | Healthy Living – Tue, Sep 21, 2010 4:33 PM EDT
The Modern Family star plays one hot mamma on TV. So, what's the real Sofía like? Her spiciest quality is her sense of humor, her idol is the other Sophia, and she can't deny her love for the gym just isn't there. What's not to love?
Your microwave can heat up a diet-friendly dish in a flash, using 80 percent less energy than a stove would. That's our idea of fast food.
By Keri Conan, SELF magazine Pass the carbs! Research shows high-fiber varieties are so satisfying, they'll curb cravings to keep you slim and may help ward off cancer and heart disease. With dishes this delicious, there's no reason not to get your fill!
If days in the sun make your tummy grumble and your brain yearn for goodies, indulge! Whether you want sweet or salty, crunchy or creamy, these hot-weather nibbles satisfy any yen and let you leave the guilt behind.
- Self Magazine | Work + Money – Thu, Sep 2, 2010 4:44 PM EDT
By Ashley Mateo, SELF magazineRead More »from Going The Distance: 8 Tips to Make Your Summer Fling Last!
Love is in the air, but summer's almost over and your fling lives far away. How do you make your long distance relationship last past Labor Day? Check out a clip of the new romcom Going the Distance, and try these tips!
Since negotiating a long distance relationship is tricky business, we asked Dr. Tina B. Tessina (a.k.a. "Dr. Romance"), psychotherapist and author of The Commuter Marriage: Keep Your Relationship Close While You're Far Apart, the questions we'd want answered if we were committing to an LDR. Read on for her expert advice!
Tip #1: I'm having a summer fling! How can I broach the idea of making it a more permanent relationship? When the two of you are relaxing together, say you hate to think of the end of summer coming, and you'd love to keep in touch. That is general enough to get a conversation started, without putting on too much pressure. Remember, your summer fling may have another commitment elsewhere, so you have to find out what the
By Maura Corrigan, SELF magazine
We've found proven ways to live a longer, fuller life with help from antiaging guru Henry S. Lodge, M.D., author of Younger Next Year for Women (Workman Publishing). Complete this checklist to see if a few new habits could add years-and fun-to your life.