Alysa Liu burst onto the US figure skating scene in 2019. Then 13, she became the youngest women’s national champion ever and, in a first for a female skater at nationals, nailed two triple axels in a single program. In 2020, the phenom returned with an even more intimidating skill in her arsenal: the high-powered
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Few things are better than seeing triple digits on your machine at the gym, indicating that you’ve burned some serious calories. But exercise machines and fitness trackers aren’t perfect and can even give numbers notably further from reality. Curious if climbing a flight of stairs or crushing a StairMaster workout burns as many calories as
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Showering is my favorite part of the day. It’s where I perform Beyoncé deep cuts, where I clear my head, where I wash away the crust of slumber in the morning and the grime after a long day at work. But it’s also where I cleanse my face. If you search “washing your face in
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Jamie McCarthyGetty Images Taylor Swift’s surprise Grammys 2020 performance is no longer happening. The singer has pulled out of it, multiple sources told Variety this afternoon. Her exit will not create problems for the show, the outlet noted, as she hadn’t been announced, and the Grammys has many performers already lined up. Entertainment Tonight went
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It’s time for the age-old question: what are you going to do with your hair this year? Is 2020 the year you get bangs? Should you go blonde? Go brunette? Just shave it all off? If your head is full of questions like these, fear not. We called in celebrity hairstylist Clayton Hawkin, who has
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Renaissance Periodization — while it may sound like you’re taking an art history class, it’s actually not. The diet and training program is one that puts an emphasis on maintaining muscle while decreasing fat or building muscle if you’re too thin. However, the program brings in scientific methods to its diet, and training components ensure
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One of the most viral moments of fashion month—aside from J.Lo at Versace in a re-creation of the neckline-down-to-there Grammys dress that launched Google Images—was the model Leon Dame stomping down the runway at the Maison Margiela show in Paris. It was the walk that got everyone talking: chaotic, hunched, and slightly rushed. It went
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When I signed up for a week-long silent meditation retreat, I was looking forward to some peace and quiet, to deepening my meditation practice, and to having no choice but to unplug. When the first day actually arrived, I spent the six-hour train ride to the retreat center manically scrolling through Instagram-famous ferrets and art
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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is like wearing a helmet throughout life: it’s the first line of defense when protecting your brain. While there is “no silver bullet for promoting brain power,” setting good social, physical, and nutritional habits is the key to promoting cognitive wellness, says Dr. Jennie Valles, MD, a neurologist in Burke Rehabilitation
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FX’s new historical miniseries Mrs. America chronicles a fascinating chapter in the feminist movement, focusing on the push to pass the Equal Rights Amendment in the late 1970s—and the one woman who worked tirelessly to ensure its defeat. Conservative firebrand Phyllis Schlafly, played with compelling precision by Cate Blanchett, was a staunchly anti-feminist, pro-life grassroots
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