Misty Copeland’s road to becoming the first African-American principal ballerina in the history of the American Ballet Theatre wasn’t always an easy one. In her second book, Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You, she explores her struggles with weight, injury, eating healthy and having enough energy to complete her rigorous training schedule. Here are a few of her top tips for developing a ballerina body that will work for you—one that’s “lean but also muscular, feminine but also strong, lithe but also curvaceous.”
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A new website allows daters to be completely upfront about their no sex policy. Sex can be painful for survivors of cancer and other diseases, which is why cervical cancer survivor, Laura Brashier has created a new kind of online dating website, reports The Globe and Mail. The site, 2date4love, launched Aug. 1, and is […]
The addition of thick french fries and a generous amount of green vegetables turns a lean lamb stir-fry into a simple but delicious meal, served straight from the wok.
A study of 540 heterosexual women led by University of Guelph’s Stephanie A. Sanders concludes that current and lifetime sexual, arousal and orgasm difficulties often stem from “Arousal Contingency” and “Concerns about Sexual Function.” Simply put, personality-driven, sexual inhibitions affect sexual appetite and arousal. Being easily distracted during sex or worrying about performance can be […]
Best Health put together a small team to participate in the Montreal and the Toronto "Weekend to End Cancer" walks. You probably already know about this event that also takes place in other cities across Canada each year. It’s no ordinary charity walk; this one is a full 60-km, done over two days [although in […]
Hot enough for ya? Ha. Ha. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but most of the country is dealing with a heat wave. While Oscar Wilde said that talking about the weather is the “last refuge of the unimaginative, we really should discuss how extreme heat can seriously affect your health. According to Health Canada, […]