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Leggings With Life
Muffin Makeover • If you’re still sleeping on egg muffins, wake up! It’s time to grab your whisk and fire up your oven, stat.
Going With the Flow
Win the Plane Game
CRUISE CONTROL • For Ariela Safira, founder and CEO of Real—a mental health start-up that offers affordable therapy for women—a.m. efficiency is key. After all, every minute wasted is time out of the saddle for this serious cycling aficionado! Ride on.
Handle With Care • Your digits work hard to keep you healthy these days. Show them extra love from tip to wrist.
Winning Winter Skin • Medal in cold-weather body care with tips from a pro (snowboarder!)
Beauty Closet MVPs • The WH team selected and sweat-tested the best products for your active lifestyle.
“Dermaplaning Erased Dullness and Brightened Up My Skin”
The Best Sweat Stuff • Drumroll, please.…Presenting the workout tools and tech that Team WH cannot stop thinking about (and using!) right now. Suffice to say we are obsessed and know you will be too.
EPIC INVESTMENTS • Sure, the items in this category are a splurge, but the game-changing innovation that’s gone into them makes ’em worth every penny.
ONLY THE ESSENTIALS • Behold! Our hot takes on the souped-up iterations of basic home gym equipment every woman should own.
GAME-CHANGING ACTIVEWEAR • While you don’t ~need~ new sneakers, sports bras, or leggings, you’ll def want these for their cutting-edge upgrades.
GET CONNECTED • These apps, online streaming platforms, and pocket-size devices are designed to put a virtual fit fam at your fingertips.
GREAT OUTDOOR GEAR • Our editors hit the trails and streets hard this year with a li’l help from this short list of items.
Total Control • URINARY INCONTINENCE IS AN ISSUE FOR AT LEAST A QUARTER OF ACTIVE WOMEN, YET FEW FEEL COMFORTABLE TALKING ABOUT IT. THE UPSIDE: THERE ARE NBD TREATMENT OPTIONS, SO YOU CAN GUARANTEE BETTER WORKOUTS AHEAD.
FIRST LINES OF DEFENSE • These measures require minimal effort and are the go-tos *before* considering more intense options—so begin with this advice.
PLAN B SOLVES • If those DIY fixes don’t repair your pipes in six weeks or so, your physician will probably redirect you to one (or more) of these interventions.
Deep Connection • The pelvic floor is a hammock of muscles that holds organs in place and joins the core, abs, and glutes. (Like a sports bra, it can’t do the job when it’s stretched out or weak.) Strengthening these muscles not only shores up your drippy faucet but also offers bonus bennies, like better orgasms and back-pain relief. If you can’t work with a PT, follow this progression from Rachel Nicks, a trainer and doula specializing in pelvic floor health, three times a week.
Life Savers • PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH SHOULD BE SAFE…FOR EVERY WOMAN. THAT’S THE GOAL OF THESE INNOVATIONS THAT ARE TACKLING THE MATERNAL MORTALITY CRISIS—AND, GOOD NEWS, THEY CAN HELP YOUR CARE TOO.
Yes to Teamwork • You and your doc are a partnership, says Madeline Sutton, MD, MPH, an ob-gyn and faculty member at Morehouse School of Medicine. Make your voice (really) heard by adding these nuances to the convo.
Meet Your Kitchen All-Stars • RECENTLY REDISCOVERED THE JOYS (AND STRUGGLES) OF MAKING...