If you’re training for a marathon with the intention of losing weight, you may find yourself engaged in a complicated battle. According to The New York Times, having a lower weight can have a serious negative impact on your athletic training. Meaning, if you’re shedding pounds, and using that as a motivator to increase your athletic performance, you may take the edge off your strength.
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“I won a ‘Best Body Award’ from Fitness Magazine and I was too embarrassed to accept it. I actually don’t have a good body, but if everybody thinks so, I guess it means I’m a good actress. I have acted the part of the girl who has a very good body.” [Parade via Celebitchy]
—Salma Hayek, dissing her famous curves. Why are celebs always saying things like this? Are their standards just insanely high? Or do they think they’ll be more likeable if they don’t admit they have hot bods? Keep reading »
Our bodies tell us a lot of things. A grumbling tummy when we’re hungry, a yawn when we need sleep, those all too familiar menstrual cramp when it’s that time of the month. But a helpful list from SELF magazine mentions some signs you may not be so familiar with that could mean trouble. Read on to find out what the shape of your pubic hair could tell you about your ovaries, and what the texture of your eyelids could say about your cholesterol. [MSNBC] Keep reading »
If you want to trim your waist, eat a few more salads. If you want to clear your skin up, get a facial. But if you want to get rid of cellulite… well, that’s not such an easy answer. Luckily we’ve done our research so you don’t have to. Learn how to get rid of unwanted skin-dimples after the jump! Keep reading »
Whether your tan has finally turned against you or your skin is in an epic dry spell, peeling only makes an already uncomfortable skin-tuation look as bad as it feels. Luckily we’ve got the deets on fixing your patchy dilemma.
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We all chase the coveted goddess bronze, but sometimes our efforts do more harm than good. For instance, slathering on self-tanner only to end up looking like a Zebra and an oopma-loompa had a love child. Good thing The Frisky’s got your back with these tips for repairing a botched tanning job. Keep reading »
Ladies like Marilyn and Cindy made the mole a thing of beauty, but cancer is turning it into a sight to be feared. While beauty marks add definition and distinction to your face and body, make sure to keep an eye on suspicious looking spots and always keep in mind the ABC’s of skin-sighting. Keep reading »
Everyone has fallen asleep on the beach for too long, or missed a spot with their sunscreen, only to wake up with a patch of skin as rare as an undercooked slab of meat. Sunburns are the worst kind of uncomfortable irritation because they hurt like a mother and ruin your temporarily youthful, healthy skin. Luckily, there are several ways to treat a sunburn fast and effectively. Keep reading »
Thought UGGs were comfy? Turns out a pair of UGGs can be as bad for your feet as a pair of torturous stilettos. And they don’t even elongate your legs or look cute! Dr. Ed Chairman, a Philadelphia podiatrist, said the popular boots lack foot or ankle supports, which turns UGG-wearers into pain-havers. If treated early, the pain can be resolved with an orthotic, but if the UGG-lover waits too long to seek treatment, surgery could be required. Wouldn’t it be easier to ditch ‘em altogether? [KYW Newsradio 1060] Keep reading »
Big girl bombshell Beth Ditto has already made us swoon with her songs and her sass, but now she’s going to conquer a business that has typically seemed a little small minded for a lady like her- fashion. Known for her outtasight onstage getups made of metallic spandex and her tasty Tracey Turnblad-esque print dresses, everyone has been taking notice of the lead singer of The Gossips’ bold personal style and sense of self- especially Lisa Marie Peacock. The head designer of Evans’, a plus size chain store in the UK, is reportedly canoodling with the saucy singer about rocking her look for the clothing line. Set to debut this June, it sounds like Beth’s got big plans to wrap the whole world in gold lamé! But even more than the news of her desire to dress us up in her love is the fact that she’s among a growing crop of cuties with a bootie getting noticed for all their assets. Empowering people of all sizes makes every lady look and feel her best. So, in honor of the women who are showing the range of size stardom can come in, here are the Frisky’s favorite Plus Size Pin Ups:
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