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Skip the Tiny Weights: Weight Lifting Isn't That Different for Women

So many strength workouts for women stray from actual strength and power development, emphasizing lighter weights. This perpetuates the notion that the workouts men do somehow just aren’t for us. But that isn’t the case. Women can and should weight train just as intensely, and with the same exercises and programs, as… » 8/18/15 1:18pm 8/18/15 1:18pm

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

It takes a lot of hard work to stay in shape, which is why it’s important to exercise on a regular basis. But it’s not always possible to remain active, and sometimes a few days off can turn into a more... extended hiatus. Here’s what happens to your body when you suddenly stop exercising. » 8/17/15 5:05pm 8/17/15 5:05pm

How to Start Your Day Like a Do Something Bitch

It’s early morning and you’ve already hit the snooze button twice on your phone. Finally, you not-so-gracefully wipe the crust from your dry lips, pick it up, and look at it. The CNN alert says the world is about to end, but you don’t have time for that, so you unlock the screen and immediately check your email. Then… » 8/05/15 9:20am 8/05/15 9:20am

Dadbod Will Never Die: New Study Connects Fatherhood to Weight Gain

Surprise! We’ll never stop talking about dadbod, the year’s most irritating word, because dadbod has been recognized by science. A Northwestern University study published this week in the American Journal of Men’s Health has concluded that “men gain weight after they become fathers for the first time whether or not… » 7/23/15 1:30pm 7/23/15 1:30pm

A Newcomers Guide to Masturbating with a Vibrator

There’s a lot of vibrator fear-mongering out there, mostly from idiots who are threatened by female sexual empowerment. Worried that you might get addicted to a vibrator? Or that your male partners would be intimidated by your vibrator usage? Let’s bust through the BS and talk about how to make your vibrator a healthy… » 7/07/15 12:55pm 7/07/15 12:55pm

No, Sex Shouldn't Hurt: What to Do if You're Experiencing Sexual Pain

A study from April’s Journal of Sexual Medicine found that a whopping 30% of women experienced pain during their last sexual experience. Sadly, a lot of women operate under the assumption that sex is inherently painful, and that all you can do is grit your teeth and get through it. Nothing could be further from the… » 7/01/15 10:25am 7/01/15 10:25am

Diarrhea Outbreak Found to Be Linked to Hot Tubs and Pools

Remember when hot tubs used to be associated with images of 80’s-style sexiness? Well now you can associate them with diarrhea. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report detailing outbreaks of the creepy-sounding cryptosporidium, a microscopic parasite that causes the runs, which people… » 6/25/15 11:00pm 6/25/15 11:00pm

Woman Spends 4 Days In the Hospital Thanks to a Pair of Skinny Jeans

A 35-year-old Australian woman was rushed to the hospital recently after collapsing in a park, citing loss of feeling in her legs and feet. Turns out, after a day of helping a family member move—which involved a certain amount of squatting—her skinny jeans had cut off the blood supply to her calf muscles. » 6/23/15 12:00pm 6/23/15 12:00pm

Once Again, The Media Is Overhyping The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

“There does not appear to be evidence that chocolate should be avoided in terms of impact on cardiovascular risk.” So conclude the authors of a report published Monday in the august medical journal Heart. Their takeaway is decidedly unsexy (takeaways from well-conducted health studies, which the aforementioned… » 6/16/15 6:06pm 6/16/15 6:06pm