Topic: working out

Welcome To Ironside Fitness

Welcome To Ironside Fitness

INT. DAY. GYM.

Assorted WOMEN in workout clothes climb stepping machines in the background. A LUNKHEAD benches carefully in the free weights area. A class of PILATES ENTHUSIASTS unrolls their mats as a smiling YOUNG WOMAN steps into view and addresses the camera.

WOMAN
Welcome to Ironside Fitness.

She walks past a middle-aged woman concentrating on a set of lat pulldowns and gives her a high-five. More »

Ready-To-Click: Back In Denim

Ready-To-Click: Back In Denim

Although the phrase “white jeans” rings fear in our hearts, it can be done. -The Budget Babe

Sensitive to oily to dry to acne: skin types, decoded. -YouBeauty

6 essential beauty products the professionals really use. -Refinery29

Do lip plumpers actually work? -Birchbox

Christian Dior promises not to manufacture red-soled shoes. -Styleite

Exercise for your body type. -Betty Confidential

How Forever 21 keeps getting away with knocking off designers. -Jezebel

Balenciaga‘s new presence. -The High Low

Ready-To-Click: Life After The O.C.

Ready-To-Click: Life After The O.C.

In addition to hawking Magnum ice cream with Karl Lagerfeld, Rachel Bilson does this. -Styleite

Apparently online flash sales don’t just benefit your wallet. -The High Low

Testing New York’s ballet-inspired workouts. -Birchbox

The Olsen twins have launched a new online fashion venture, Stylemint. -The Frisky

This messy style is all over red carpets and glossies. -Betty Confidential

Attend a summer wedding on the cheap with these dresses under $20. -College Candy

Meryl Streep’s style evolution. -StyleList

Hedi Montag Claims She Works Out 14 Hours A Day

Hedi Montag Claims She Works Out 14 Hours A Day

If you look back over the past year or so and reflect, you may realize the tranquility you’ve felt had everything to do with recent memory being largely Heidi Montag-free. That’s because Montag and her breasts were recovering from their many trasparently press-baiting cosmetic procedures. However, we’re about to return to a dark time: the reality star tabloid cover head is planning to reenter the public stage. To prepare, she’s working out 14 hours a day. Or she’s a liar. One of those. More »

The Heart Monitor: The Weighting Is The Hardest Part

The Heart Monitor: The Weighting Is The Hardest Part

I was always a short, curvy girl with a big chest and a flat stomach. When I tried, I was a size 4. When I splurged, I was—at most—a size 6. But after the first six months with my boyfriend, I could barely get into the baggy size 6 jeans I had reserved for occasional PMS bloating. My huge chest was too huge, and I had developed a tummy.

He was a former fat kid who had lost forty pounds over the course of a successful year. He had gone from chunky to thin, and his face thinned out to reveal svelte cheeks and a sexy jawline. When I met him, his skinny jeans were just that—skinny. And he looked great in them. Fast forward six months later, and he hasn’t gained back all the weight but he’d gained some of it. His face had filled out more and his stomach had, too. He no longer wore his skinny jeans.

We moved in together, and vowed to each other that we would eat out less.

We didn’t. More »