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  • Menopause Myths Doctors Want You to Stop Believing

    Menopause Myths Doctors Want You to Stop Believing

    If you menstruate, there will eventually come a time when your hormones—namely, estrogen and progesterone—downshift. While this typically happens naturally around your mid- to late-40s, it can happen earlier or later, depending on your body and overall health. After a few years (around age 52 on average, according to the Office on Women’s Health), the…

  • Weight Lifting for Runners: Benefits and How to Balance It

    Weight Lifting for Runners: Benefits and How to Balance It

    If you want to get better at running, you’re supposed to, well, run, right? But here’s the thing: If you spend all of your designated workout time racking up the miles, you may be missing out on an opportunity to improve your running performance through weight lifting. Strength training may be just what you need…

  • Leg Stretches for Flexibility: 7 Stretches for Your Lower Body

    Leg Stretches for Flexibility: 7 Stretches for Your Lower Body

    Stretching isn’t exactly the most glamorous or exciting part of anyone’s fitness routine, but it is an important part. To maximize the time you spend getting long and loose, you want to do effective stretches that will make an impact on your workouts and your life—that’s where leg stretches come in. We’ve done the leg…

  • How To Stop Chest Pain After Drinking Alcohol

    How To Stop Chest Pain After Drinking Alcohol

    You’re back home after a night out with friends where you indulged in a few drinks. As you lie down in bed to go to sleep, you notice your chest starts to hurt. Um, what’s going on? Should you be worried? Chest pain after drinking alcohol may feel alarming, but the reason behind it isn’t likely…

  • The 8 Best Workout Apps for Every Style and Activity in 2024

    The 8 Best Workout Apps for Every Style and Activity in 2024

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  • A Beginner Half Marathon Training Guide

    A Beginner Half Marathon Training Guide

    Once you sign up for your very first half marathon and share the good news, you might be inundated with race tips and tricks from well-meaning friends, family members, and random “fitness pros” on social media. Suddenly, you’re questioning every training decision you’ve made. But this doesn’t have to be the case. To get straightforward,…

  • NuFace Mini+ Facial Toning Device: Tested and Reviewed

    NuFace Mini+ Facial Toning Device: Tested and Reviewed

    With the Well+Good SHOP, our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. While our editors independently select these products, making a purchase through our links may earn Well+Good a commission. Happy shopping! Explore the SHOP At 33…

  • High Blood Pressure in Couples: Causes and Treatment

    High Blood Pressure in Couples: Causes and Treatment

    “In sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, ’til death do us part.” We often hear this phrase right before couples say “I do” on their wedding day, and it serves as a symbol for their emotional bond. Let’s face it: It feels pretty great to have someone to share life with, no…

  • Vaginal Dryness, Explained by a Gynecologist

    Vaginal Dryness, Explained by a Gynecologist

    Think back: When’s the last time you had a roundtable about, um, vaginal dryness? Okay, it’s probably not the go-to topic blowing up your group text—but (PSA) it’s officially time to talk about it. Why? Because vaginal dryness is seriously common in perimenopause, menopause, and beyond (like, if you’re taking oral contraceptives or breastfeeding or…

  • Correct Push-Up Form Tips, Benefits, and Variations| Well+Good

    Correct Push-Up Form Tips, Benefits, and Variations| Well+Good

    The push-up is a well-known exercise, but its effectiveness and versatility may surprise you. Besides strengthening and toning your arms and chest, push-ups can also lower your risk of heart attack or stroke. But you won’t get the full-body benefits if you’re not using correct push-up form. “Push-ups help improve upper-body strength, improve core stability,…

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