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Women's HealthWomen's Health

Women's Health May 2019

Women's Health readers strive to better their whole lives. And that's exactly why Women's Health reports on all the topics that interest them. In every issue you'll find topics on success strategies, nutrition, weight loss, health, fitness, special reports, sex & relationship, beauty breakthroughs, and style & fashion.

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Hearst
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brow down: find your holy grail

NEW SHADES TATTOO STUDIO™ BROW GEL A LASTING IMPACT Craving a naturally defined “I just woke up like this” brow? Reach for this waterproof gel for full brows that will last and last (and last). Fill, set and forget for brow color that lasts up to 2 days. Available in 8 shades. NEW TATTOO STUDIO™ BROW POMADE GO BOLD, OR GO HOME Build bold brow impact that will last all day. This matte pomade can create a range of smudge-proof brow looks. Simply outline and fill with the angled brush and blend with spoolie. Available in 8 shades. TATTOO STUDIO™ BROW TINT PEN DON’T SETTLE FOR SPARSE A hint of tint takes brows from sparse to naturally full. This precise pen with multi-prong tip draws on perfectly placed hair-like strokes. Apply in a downward motion. Available in 4 shades. Explore Maybelline…

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liz’s letter

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF @lizplosser All very awesome jobs with some very healthy perks (trips to the spa in Arizona! free staff rides! team workouts!). So the irony is not lost on me that it took reading “Wellness @ Work” (page 90) to realize how unhealthy my typical day at the office actually is. Sure, I eat a colorful salad at lunch (er, at my desk), but what about the rest of the time? I’m running from commitment to commitment, heart constantly racing, doing my best to get it all done. The truth is, no matter where you work, there are deadlines, meetings, projects, and presentations that will make you hustle, stress you out, and zap your energy. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Chris Jordan, CSCS, director of exercise physiology at Johnson…

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advisory board

CARDIOLOGY Jennifer H. Mieres, MD Professor of cardiology, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; senior vice president, Center for Equity of Care, Northwell Health DERMATOLOGY Mona Gohara, MD Associate clinical professor, department of dermatology, Yale School of Medicine Ellen Marmur, MD Founder, Marmur Medical FERTILITY Sheeva Talebian, MD Fertility specialist and reproductive endocrinologist, CCRM New York FITNESS Ben Bruno, CFSC Certified functional strength coach and private trainer Sohee Lee, MS, CSCS Evidence-based fitness coach and certified sports nutritionist; author of Eat. Lift. Thrive. Stacy T. Sims, PhD Exercise physiologist; nutrition scientist; author of Roar: How to Match Your Food and Fitness to Your Female Physiology for Optimum Performance, Great Health, and a Strong, Lean Body for Life GASTROENTEROLOGY Samantha Nazareth, MD Board-certified gastroenterologist GYNECOLOGY Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA Minimally invasive gynecology, Baylor University; founder, Her Viewpoint Kate White, MD, MPH Associate…

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alyssa diaz

Make no mistake: Even though she stars in ABC’s new hit show, The Rookie, Alyssa is anything but an amateur, on and off the screen. In preparation for her role as a no-nonsense, crime-busting police officer, the actress—who is, btw, equally hardcore IRL—took part in ride-alongs with the Los Angeles Police Department and endured intense tactical training, all while continuing to focus on her weight-lifting and cardio routines. And she does this as she plays strong female leads in Showtime’s Ray Donovan and Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico too. So how does she stay grounded? With a little help from morning meditation and fitness apps like Aaptiv that make the most of random pockets of time. But no matter how crazy her schedule, being able to “get back” to herself daily is…

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“kicking my comparison complex”

Follow my journey on Insta @martatopran. Tap, scroll, tap, scroll. Zoom. There I was, stuck inside an Instagram hole of before/after pics of women who’d embarked on their own health journeys. She lost how much?! Although I’ve said from the start this isn’t about weight, I couldn’t help but dwell on the numbers. “Everyone’s journey is different,” my doctor, Gabrielle Lyon, DO, reminded me. “Plus, you never truly know someone else’s story,” my strength coach, Adriana Couvillion, added. They had a point. “There’s the tangible comparison you see on social media, then the intangible. The real work is transforming yourself from the inside out—and you’re a completely different person,” Dr. Lyon said. “You don’t make excuses anymore, you’ve become adaptable, and you don’t settle for anything mediocre.” She was right. I wasn’t processing…

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katrina scott

The cofounder of Tone It Up (TIU) jokes that the fitness platform and community is her firstborn, but her second, Bella, might be her biggest feat yet. Just ask her 309K followers who are journeying through the “fourth trimester” with Scott, 35, thanks to her boldly honest feed. @KATRINAASCOT “The first time Bella, now 6 months old, and I went for a walk, just the two of us, I started talking to her, saying, ‘Okay, we got this.’ Every morning I tell her she’s smart, strong, and beautiful. Sure, she might not understand me or respond just yet, but little girls are always listening, especially to the way their mommies talk about bodies. Positive self-talk and self-respect will always be important in our household.” Making Waves This OG fitfluencer (and new mom as of…

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