September 30, 2012

October Shape Facts

  • PINNERCISE - to spend more time pinning exercise moves and motivational quotes on Pinfest than you do actually working out (pg. 20).
  • 61% of women who have three or more lip products in their purses (pg. 29). Btw, nude is in. 
  • After 20 workouts and washes shirts containing antimicrobial compounds still reeked (pg. 46).
  • Eating a low-glycemic, fructose-free meal two hours prior to a workout prompts your body to use fat instead of carbohydrates (pg. 48).
  • For 56% of Americans, running is more soothing than therapy (pg 48).
  • The top reason 72% of women work out is to improve their health (pg. 52).
  • Breast cancer will strike 1 in 8 at some point in their lives, more than 70% of whom will have no identifiable risk factors (pg. 75), which means that 85% of breast cancer cases that occur in women with no family history (pg. 80).
  • 24% of smartphone users who check their devices while driving (pg. 92).
  • Your metabolism drops about 3% every decade (pg. 141).
  • Most people look at their cellphones 150 times a day (about every 6.5 minutes) (pg. 107).
  • The G-spot is most likely just an erogenous zone rather than one distinct anatomical structure (pg. 100).
  • People who are stressed tend to pay more attention to the upsides of the alternatives they are considering and less to the downsides (pg. 150).

Source: Shape magazine, October 2012.

September 23, 2012

Lucky October

  1. Stiletto-heeled ankle booties
  2. Boxy, chunky sweaters
  3. Baroque
  4. Fur vests
  5. Printed/embroidered cropped pants
  6. Roses - print, smell, blush
  7. Brown/bronze nail polish

Source: Lucky, October 2012