Counting Macros: How to Calculate the IIFYM Diet for Weight Loss

Counting macros might be the right diet for you if you want to drop pounds without tracking calories, giving up entire food groups, or depriving yourself of treats. Learn how to follow this trending plan, and get tips on how to calculate a meal to see “if it fits your macros." from Weight Loss –

I’ve Tried Countless Sports Bras, and This Is the Best One for Larger Chests

[brightcove:5402485219001 default] This writer is part of's contributor network. Learn more about the contributor network and how to join. As a mom to four young kids, I desperately needed an outlet that would give me some time to myself, and running seemed like the perfect fit, since I wouldn't need a lot of equipment. Plus, something about the […]

The Best Labor Day Sales Are Happening in the Beauty Department

[brightcove:5544156921001 default] This article originally appeared on  Get ready to fill your vanities and bathroom cabinets to the brim because the best Labor Day sales are all going down in the makeup and skin-care aisles. That means you'll get to upgrade your beauty routine just in time for fall without going over budget. It […]

Natalie Portman on Her Favorite French-Girl Makeup Trick and Her New Movie

[brightcove:4885696373001 default] This article originally appeared on Natalie Portman is not afraid of ghosts. But she’s not totally sure they don’t exist. The 35-year-old actress has the supernatural on her mind because she plays one half of a psychic-medium sister act, alongside Lily-Rose Depp, in her new film Planetarium. (Depp, whom Portman scouted for […]

The Low-Fat vs. Low-Carb Diet Debate Has a New Answer

[brightcove:5549388600001 default] This article originally appeared on If there’s one message that most people get about their diet, it’s to cut back on fat. Too much fat, especially the saturated fat and cholesterol found in animal meat, dairy products and cheese, can clog up arteries and lead to heart disease, stroke and obesity. But […]

 8 Empowering Life Lessons I Wish Every Woman Knew

[brightcove:5305635850001 default] One morning a few years ago, I was in a yoga class that the instructor dedicated to "the pursuit of potential." As she guided us through the practice, she talked about the notion of inviting your best self forward, to live in the possibilities of your own potential. By the time we reached Savasana, I […]

Britney Spears Shows Off the ‘Real’ Her in Make-Up Free Photo

[brightcove:5456565844001 default] This article originally appeared on Britney Spears is having a glam-free day. The pop star, 35, posted a make-up free photo on Instagram Monday, writing, “On days where I don’t get primped and made up for my show, this is the real unglammed me…” “So nice to meet all of you!!” Spears […]

Why You Should Always Turn on the Air Vent Above You During a Flight

[brightcove:5085201019001 default] This article originally appeared on The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you're afraid of getting sick or you're downright chilly — you might want to reconsider. Using that tiny vent can actually work to your advantage, as it can […]

Why We’re Excited About Fitbit’s New Smartwatch, the Ionic

[brightcove:5315457854001 default] For all the gadget fans out there, Fitbit just announced its next wearable: the Ionic Watch. With all the classic features you know and love (step count, calorie burn, sleep tracking, text and call alerts, reminders to get up and move), the timepiece—which will be available this fall for $300—also includes some major upgrades.  For one, […]

4 Simple Ways to Hit Reset on Your Diet After Labor Day

[brightcove:5522509914001 default] Summer can feel like one looong semi-vacation—and it's easy to fall into the trap of the "anything goes" vacay mindset for oh, three whole months. If you've indulged more often than you planned (hello, BBQ, ice cream, and many glasses of frosé!), you may be itching to get back on track, and recommit to clean eating this fall. […]