Samantha Penney

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Weight Loss Doesn't Help Heart Health For Diabetics In Study

Hundreds of overweight or obese people with diabetes have been able to do something very few Americans have done: lose a big chunk of weight and keep it off for 10 years.<p>So should it matter if that epic weight loss didn't reduce the risk of heart disease? Maybe not.<p>That's one response to the …

Cleaning: The Physical and Mental

We've come a long way baby. But not in that sexy feminist way of those Virginia Slims cigarette commercials. What I mean is just 60 years ago, we as a culture weren't in an exercise-crazed mindset. Many communities were small towns where walking to the store was norm. Kids played outside on the …

Motherhood

How to Build Self-Esteem

<b>2. Be more real.</b><br>Embracing your quirks is hard—not conforming takes guts! But hear this: There's nothing cooler, sexier, or greater than your real personality. Identify moments when you're not being authentic (perhaps in the elevator with coworkers?) and go out of your way to be more you.<p><b>3. Zoom in</b> …

The Easy, Do-It-Now Move That Defines Your Waist

The waist is one of those perpetually challenging areas to exercise, don't you think? But it doesn't have to be!<p>That's why this move by Blogilates' Cassey Ho—via the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>—is so cool. Hip twists help strengthen your core muscles while also defining your waist!<p>The move works to strengthen …

Exercise Reduces Fat Surrounding Heart, Liver Of People With Type 2 Diabetes

Even without changes to diet, exercise can reduce fat stores in the bodies of people with Type 2 diabetes, according to a small new study.<p>Researchers from the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands found that people with Type 2 diabetes who engage in moderate-to-intense exercise …

Size-Related Food Labels Affect How Much You Actually Eat, Study Finds

Is that 16-ounce soda considered a "small" or a "large"? The answer could influence how much you end up consuming, according to a new study.<p>Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. David R. Just, of the Food & Brand Lab at Cornell University, found that people tend to eat more of an item if its size is termed …

Sun Salutation Illustrated Step-by-Step Instructions

Sun salutations are a key part of any vinyasa flow style yoga practice. You may not even realize you are doing them, but many teachers use them as a …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly | Women's Health

Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the floor and place your shins on a stability ball. Your body should form a straight line from head to heels (a). Keeping your back flat, slowly bend your knees toward your chest (b). Pause, then return to start. That's one rep. Do 15 to 20.<p>Grab a light …

Healthy Chocolate: 9 Health Benefits of Chocolate

9 Health Benefits of Chocolate<p>Chocolate isn't junk food anymore! Here, the health perks of your new favorite superfood<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Why You Should Eat Chocolate<p>Superfoods don't just come from your supermarket's produce aisle. In fact those chocolate candy bars next to the gummy bears now …

Top 6 Things We Do That Annoy Our Partners & How to Stop

We hate to be blunt, but there are things you’re doing in your relationship that, more than likely, are annoying the heck out of your partner—and you …

Self-help

4 Morning Sex Tips That Will Make Every A.M. Amazing

If you're using one of the following excuses to avoid getting it on when you first wake up, here's how to kick your hesitation out of bed—and have some fun keeping yourself in it.<p><b>"Mornings are rushed."</b><br>To enjoy sunrise sex, you have to chill out. "For women to reach full levels of arousal, they need …

Tupac Shakur musical bound for Broadway

The songs of Tupac Shakur will be used as material for a new Broadway musical, scheduled to debut in the 2013-2014 season. Holler If Ya Hear Me will …