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Five quirky outdoor fitness challenges to start training for now

Signing up for a fitness challenge is one of the best ways to get an all-natural adrenaline fix. You can’t beat the sense of achievement you get when you cross that finish line. But what if the thought of a marathon is your idea of hell on Earth? Luckily there are plenty of alternative fitness …


Aly Raisman, Yara Shahidi and Rachel Platten Will Go Unretouched for Aerie: ‘We Need Diversity’

Gymnast Aly Raisman, actress Yara Shahidi and singer Rachel Platten are keeping it real. The trio are the newest models for clothing brand Aerie, and none of their ad campaign photos will be retouched. Aerie revealed shots of the women — along with longtime Aerie model Iskra Lawrence — on Thursday for its new campaign. The big news comes six …


Chrissy Metz Thrilled for New Movie Role That ‘Is Not About Being a Plus-Size Woman’

On the hit show This Is Us, Chrissy Metz‘s character is on a weight loss journey that mirrors the actress’ own life. So she’s thrilled to try something new with her latest movie role, where her size isn’t the subject. Metz will star in the upcoming film The Impossible, based on the true story of …

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Aquaman review: DC superhero epic is wet, wild and even has some depth

For DC’s movie universe, Aquaman might’ve been sink or swim.  Happily, after Wonder Woman lifted DC out of the doom and gloom of the Batman and Superman movies, Aquaman heaves into view with another splashy success. Washing up in cinemas in the UK on Dec. 12 and in US theaters on Dec. 21, Aquaman is …

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Game of Thrones shot a reunion special with Conan O’Brien

  Sean Bean — aka Ned Stark — hasn’t appeared on Game of Thrones since 2011 (except in flashback). But Bean was able to reunite with his former family members and other castmates recently as the show celebrated the end of filming in Belfast, Northern Ireland.   ‘Conan O’Brien did this thing,’ Bean told The …


Kate Upton Now Works Out to ‘Feel Healthy’ — Not to ‘Fit into a Certain Dress Size’

  During her early years as a model, Kate Upton only exercised to fit into the clothes and skimpy swimsuits on set. But finding the right workout — and trainer — in recent years completely changed her mindset. “My perspective on working out has changed from wanting to fit into a certain dress size and …

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Doctor Who: Season 11 release date, trailer, plot details and more

In just a few months, Doctor Who fans will be climbing aboard the Tardis for another season of the long-running British science fiction show.   But this season, just about everything is new — the logo, the companions, the showrunner and notably the Doctor herself.   That’s right. Herself. For the first time in Doctor …

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Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout leaps into 8-bit, Claymation and more

  Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout is using 8-bit, Claymation, 3D and more styles of experimental animation in an upcoming episode. As part of a four-episode storyline, the group will jump into a Black Vortex Mirror, finding themselves in brand new worlds and brand new looks. This will allow the show to bring …


The FDA Is Warning People to Steer Clear of Sunscreen Pills: It Can’t ‘Replace Your Sunscreen’

Sunscreen comes in many forms, from lotions to sprays to creams — but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to steer clear of one formula in particular: so-called sunscreen pills. The agency on Tuesday announced that it sent warnings letters to four companies claiming to make dietary supplements that can protect people …

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This yoga flow will blast your abs and improve your balance

Yoga is a fantastic way to build a healthier body and work towards a calmer mind. The ancient Indian practice has become increasingly popular over the last few years, and it is little wonder with benefits including increased flexibility, better posture and reduced stress. But if you live in a big city, regularly attending yoga …