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Shape March 2018

Live life in Shape. Get Shape digital magazine subscription today for expert style advice for your body type; confidence-boosting beauty solutions; the latest diet and nutrition news; workouts that really work; plus the best ideas for healthy living!

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United States
Meredith Corporation
10 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
tonight’s gonna be a good night

SCAN TO SEE WHAT’S TRENDING Download the free Love My Shape app and scan the page. March is National Sleep Awareness Month, and we’ve got key tips to optimize your shut-eye. Check in at shape.com/personalbest all month to get the restful sleep of your dreams. ON YOUR SPARK... To help you conquer this year’s Shape Women’s Half Marathon on April 15 in New York City’s Central Park—or any 13.1 miles in your sights—we’re launching a new Women Run the World campaign. Find expert training plans and inspiring stories from fellow boss women at shape.com/runtheworld. SHOW YOURSELF SOME #LOVEMYSHAPE Catch cover star Shay Mitchell’s #LoveMyShape post on Instagram, and add your own to the movement. Plus, follow @shape for more feel-good inspo daily. Win at dinner every time We’ve partnered with eMeals to make your plate game strong. Our…

2 min.
meet the shape brain trust

Back in the fall, when we started to plan our March issue, we thought it would be fun to add tips, ideas, and wisdom from women who we feel embody the Shape way of life. We reached out to dozens of inspiring, health-focused influencers—authors, chefs, doctors, beauty and style experts, and trainers, all of whom have forged solid bonds with the thousands of women they connect with daily on social media—to pick their brains and find out what makes them tick. The result is a collection of voices sharing thoughts and examples to help you live a happy, strong, purposeful life. Throughout the issue you’ll meet doers like Lindsey Clayton and Amber Rees, whose Brave Body Project encourages women to find a higher purpose to exercising than one linked to…

1 min.
positive influences all around

DOUBLE TAP YOUR OWN SOUL With so much of our lives spent connecting via social media, take a break offline every now and then with some positive love and peace of mind. Scan here for a few positive affirmations to add into your self-care routine. Look for the icon in this issue to... Shop the Pages Search Events Get Bonus Content Download the FREE Love My SHAPE App today from iTunes, Google Play or scannow.mobi/lovemyshape Calling All Social Stars Have a great collaborative idea for the brand, a new development or an interest in partnerships? We want to hear it! Our #SHAPEsquad influencer network aims to develop a deeper relationship between you and the SHAPE brand. For more info, reach out to shapesquad@shape.com. Influencers from left to right: 1. @ashleynii @chicandsweaty 2. @therealkamie 3. Front Row: @mimiandchichi @jennajordan Back Row: @esthersanter @nycpretty…

1 min.
welcome to the champion issue

“Life is short, so don’t waste time by hating a body that has been more than a gift.” —JESSAMYN STANLEY, yogi and body-positivity activist (@mynameisjessamyn) “What makes you different makes you beautiful. Embrace those characteristics, and it will move you to feel gorgeous and strong every day.” —MALLY RONCAL, makeup artist and creator of Mally Beauty (@mallyroncal) “Food is not just sustenance. It’s a way of opening up entire worlds and new cultures in your little kitchen.” —MOLLY YEH, food blogger and cookbook author (@mollyyeh) “That feeling of struggling, pushing past that struggle, and persevering is something no one can hand you. And that makes it all the more empowering.” —ANNA VICTORIA, fitness pro and creator of the Body Love app (@annavictoria)…

1 min.
nail it

Madeline Poole (@mpnails), Sally Hansen’s global color ambassador and an all-around cool chick, gave us the inside scoop on the season’s best mani trends. 1/NEGATIVE SPACE A simple black-and-white pattern on a clear tip “can have tons of visual impact in a small area,” Poole says. To create this easy design, Poole used Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Hooked on Onyx ($8) and Miracle Gel in Get Mod ($10). All shades are available in drugstores. 2/BELTED To spice up the look of a sheer nail, Poole uses what she calls “nail belt.” The base is a sheer color, like Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Shell We Dance ($8), with “a row of crystals or studs that go horizontally across the center of the nail, like a belt or a bracelet,” Poole says. 3&5/NEW…

1 min.
nutrition right now

More OMG to your pizza A fresh batch of cauliflower crusts from brands like Caulipower (in grocery stores and online) and Trader Joe’s are here to help you elevate your DIY slice. And if you want even more baked-in flavor, try crusts from Cali’flour Foods (in grocery stores and online), which come in varieties like sweet red pepper and spicy jalapeño. Just add your favorite toppings; these work with everything, including some surprising ones, like spicy peppers, chicken sausage, and Gouda. 17lb. THAT’S HOW MUCH MORE WEIGHT PEOPLE LOST WHEN THEY TOOK BREAKS FROM THEIR DIETS (TWO WEEKS ON, TWO WEEKS OFF FOR TOTAL OF 16 DIETING WEEKS) COMPARED WITH PEOPLE WHO DIETED FOR 16 WEEKS STRAIGHT. THE PAUSES MAY HELP MINIMIZE YOUR BODY’S REACTION TO DIETING, WHICH IS TO MAKE YOU…