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Fitness // January 12, 2015Once the new year begins, usually the first thing on people’s minds are to make New Year's Resolutions. Maybe you’re making resolutions to spruce up your home or declutter your personal life, but more than likely there’s a resolution in there about fitness. People everywhere are pledging to do a little bit more with their workouts – go on a hike, buy a yoga mat, maybe…
Health // September 3, 2014 If you are sexually active at all, chances are you are taking birth control. The tricky part is that it’s not always clear which ones are safe and which ones can harm you. The popular birth control pill Yasmin made headlines once again when a young woman in the US suffered a stroke within 13 days of beginning treatment with Yasmin. According to her lawsuit,…
Health // July 26, 2014 If you checked out sites like mya.co.uk, you'd learn that breast enlargements are the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the UK and many women opt to go under the knife each year. However there have been instances with problematic PIP implants that have resulted in troublesome issues after surgery. Because of the risks that are associated with having a breast enlargement, it is important…
Health // May 5, 2014 Many of us have heard that we ought to buy  certified organic berries, kale, and fuzzy fruits (remember the dirty dozen?), over conventionally grown counterparts to avoid eating genetically modified or pesticide-laden plant products (the list is updated every year; check out the new one here). The label, organic, has become synonymous with being the better option for selecting produce and other groceries. At what…
Fitness // February 10, 2014It’s a commonly accepted myth that you have to read Jane Eyre cover-to-cover (although, who’s reading books on paper nowadays?), in one workout session on the treadmill, to get a Beyonce-esq tight a$$. Women everywhere are spending hours of their precious time in the gym and are still not reaching their fitness goals. Let me tell you, you can burn all the rubber off a treadmill…
Health // October 21, 2013 The *vegetarian lifestyle is a growing trend in the United States, with interest in the **vegan diet especially increasing this year. Maybe it’s due to public figures like former President Bill Clinton, Justin Timberlake, Ellen Degeneres and Natalie Portman endorsing the plant-based lifestyle. But reports that the many health benefits of vegetarian and vegan diets include reduced risk of cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease is…
Health // September 23, 2013 Your best friend does it. Your little sister does it. Your next door neighbor probably does it, too.We're talking bikini waxing -- arguably the second most painful thing to happen to our lady parts next to childbirth. Once considered taboo, pubic hair removal is now something we don’t need to "beat around the bush" about; women from all backgrounds are pouring into salons across the…
Fitness // September 9, 2013“Why not?” I am convinced that this phrase holds a place in the personal mantra of every entrepreneur. Everyday, people brave enough to run their own businesses, push themselves boldly into the unknown. While it can be terrifying, there’s really little room for hesitance –because, if you think only of the possibilities for failure, you’ll undoubtedly forfeit your opportunity for success. Fitness expert Samantha Monus lives…
Health // August 26, 2013For a woman, being well endowed is both a blessing and a curse. Although many may think it’s just a case of “the grass is always greener” and say they would kill for a pair of DD’s, I would gladly trade mine in. Sure, I can get great cleavage in anything, but good luck finding a bra that both fits and doesn't look like a giant…
Health // August 12, 2013Parenthood is the most rewarding job of them all. It’s something that most women look forward to their whole lives. However, more than half of all births to unmarried, 20-something women are unintentional according to the Knot Yet Report. Pregnancy and childrearing are things that you want to be completely ready for. And if you aren’t ready? No worries, MWM has got you covered. We’ve provided…
Health // July 29, 2013Ahh, smoothies. Who doesn’t have a huge Pinterest board dedicated to healthy “belly busting” smoothies? (No, just me?) Smoothies are a great low-fat way to start your day, a delicious pick-me-up after a workout, or a guilt-free treat at the end of the day. I love collecting new recipes, trying different combinations and reading about the benefits of certain ingredients. But how do you get started?…
Health // July 15, 2013This story was originally published on BalancedStrength.com  Regardless of fitness level, everybody needs help as they embark upon their next level, in order to prevent injury, promote enthusiasm, and ensure continued fitness gains. Seeking the guidance of a qualified professional health and fitness coach is advised, whenever changes are being made to an already- or non-existing fitness regimen.In researching, then selecting, the most appropriate fitness and…
Health // July 1, 2013You eat right and workout frequently, thinking that it should be enough to keep you healthy. But then your friend tells you about her very stringent vitamin regimen and shows you the 15 bottles she picked up from GNC. You begin to rethink your diet. In today’s ever growing health-conscious landscape, nutrition is one of the largest (and most hotly debated) areas of health and fitness.…
Health // June 17, 2013 Sex is a normal, healthy and (hopefully) fun part of life. And when you are ready to get busy you, always take all the necessary precautions, right? RIGHT?? Unfortunately, even when we do play it safe, sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs/STIs) are always a risk when engaging in sexual activity. Most women know about HIV/AIDS, but what about those “sneaky” STDs/STIs that don’t show…
Health // June 3, 2013 Summertime is fast approaching, and although we are super excited about debuting our new short shorts and fancy sandals, the extra heat and sun can do extreme damage to our skin. Instead of shelling out top dollar for high-end cosmetics, here are some of the best DIY beauty face masks to treat blemishes, moisturize and keep your skin soft, smooth and radiant all summer long.…
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