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Force of Nature • The best way to dominate a month’s worth of workouts? (And we mean a full month of them.) Match your exercise intensity—not just your activity—to your cycle. The breakdown, below.
Who Loves Short Shorts? • We do! Move over, bikers and capris: These abbreviated shorts are cute and comfy—whether you’re sweating in the sun or inside in sweet AC.
Sweet Release • If you’ve ever done yoga, you know the glory of pigeon pose. The hip-opening position lengthens tight muscles like hamstrings and hip flexors. Yogis also believe it releases emotion, so go on—sigh it out.
All the Work, Half the Time • If supersets aren’t part of your routine already, consider this your invite to the pump-up party.
Green Machine • A potent powder made from green tea leaves, Japanese matcha is a real stunner in sips and snacks.
“You have a lot more power than you think.”
Changing Spaces • You know that awkward feeling when you’re in a group setting and it seems like you’re the odd one out? That feeling is just a tiny (and we mean teeny-tiny) hint of what the LGBTQIA+ community experiences when trying to access care in traditional health-care settings, says Yarián Gonzalez, a patient navigation coordinator at NYC’s LGBT Community Center. Inclusive health-care options, on the other hand, can provide the comfort level necessary to be honest with physicians about how needs can best be met. “These spaces allow us the dignity of living our truths,” says Gonzalez. And these resources help make that possible:
All the Menopause Questions You Never Knew You Had, Answered • Dr. Jen Gunter is the first person to give menopause a one-star Yelp review (she does so in her new book, The Menopause Manifesto). But it’s not the condition itself that merits the rating—it’s the education, or lack thereof, about it. Many women don’t know what to expect when they’re done expecting. She’s on a mission to change that.
Invest in Yourself • DIVING INTO THE STOCK MARKET SEEM TOO RISKY? BEEN THERE! WE SUM IT UP SO YOU CAN FLEX YOUR MONEY MUSCLES.
Tiny Tweaks, Big Results • When it comes to achieving goals, sometimes the biggest roadblock is—whoops!—ourselves. Here’s how to get out of your own way.
Golden Hour • With her new workout program 640 (40-minute routines six days a week), Tone It Up cofounder Katrina Scott wants to inspire women to put their health first (she sees you, early-morning exercisers!). Here’s how the mom and entrepreneur squeezes the most out of her own me moments.
Skin Is In • TIME TO SHELVE YOUR HIGH-COVERAGE PRODUCTS FOR SKIN CARE–BOOSTED ESSENTIALS THAT FEEL LIGHT AND OFFER THE MOST NATURAL GLOW EVER.
Makeup Multitaskers • Blush or balm? Both! Seven skin saviors…
RECIPE REMIX • Craft your own skin care–infused makeup items with what’s already in your bathroom. Hello, beauty DIY!
Keke Palmer • “You can never be alone, because you always have you.”
Beauty Closet MVPs • The WH Beauty Team selected and sweat-tested the best products for your active lifestyle.
Instant Sweat • No studio, machine, or equipment? Boot camp to the rescue.
Body-Weight Blast • This strength-and-conditioning circuit will get you fit in a flash. Perform each move for 40 seconds, rest for 20, then continue to the next. Once you’ve completed all five moves, start back at the...