Women’s Health: THIS IS HOW LONG IT TAKES MOST PEOPLE TO LOSE 10 POUNDS

It’s longer than you might think.

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With 80% of those polled in our Naked survey revealing they want to lose upwards of 3 kilos (or 8 pounds) we’re looking into just how long it takes to shift the weight. How realistic are you being with yourself?

You’ve probably heard at some point that people should strive to lose excess weight at a rate of one to two pounds a week. But we all know that weight loss doesn’t always come easily or consistently.

With that in mind, we reached out to the people behind the popular weight loss app Lose It! to get more real-world numbers.

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SheThePeople: FLY – A Motivational Video Urging Women To Follow their Dreams

A video, going by the name “FLY”, has gone viral on social media. It celebrates womanhood by highlights on the various laurels that several prolific women have brought in different arenas.

The video shows Sushmita Sen, Mary Kom, Sri Devi, Priyanka Chopra, Malala Yousafzai, Kangna Ranaut, Kiran Bedi, Mother Teresa and many women from around the world talking about their journeys and how they pulled themselves back after hitting the rock bottom.

The video is an effort to highlight the stories of women achievers from around the world, it upholds everything that goes into the making of a successful woman.

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GLAMOUR: Meet GLAMOUR’s brand new cover star: Emily Ratajkowski

She talks feminism, aspirations and her ‘insta-perfect life’…

Emily Ratajkowski looks incredible as she poses for her first British GLAMOUR cover. The 26-year-old actress, model and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador reveals to us that she has wants to move away from the ‘bathing suit girl’ role in films, and also talks about embracing life as a ‘sexual being’.

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GLAMOUR: I’m childless and single. And actually I’m fine, thanks.

As single, childless women are described as ‘leftovers’ (yes, really), author Lucy Vine argues that our fairytale ending can be whatever we damn well want it to be…

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When you’re little, you hear a lot about Happily Ever Afters. And, oddly, you also hear a lot about them when you’re a single woman in your thirties.

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GLAMOUR: Daily Inspirational quotes from kick-ass women

We will bring you some kick-ass quotes to motivate you every day – not just on #MondayMotivation – from some kick-ass women. From Michelle Obama to Madonna, Maya Angelou to Emma Watson, here are the ultimate inspirational quotes to make you damn happy you’re a woman…

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“Do not live someone else’s life and someone else’s idea of what womanhood is. Womanhood is you. Womanhood is everything that’s inside of you”.

 

IN TOUCH: Kim Kardashian Admits to Having Plastic Surgery, Since Life in Plastic Is Fantastic

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Some news now that’s on one hand glaringly obvious, whilst on another sort of shocking. Yep — Kim Kardashian‘s finally admitted to getting butt implants (slow claps for days) BUT it turns out there’s actually a more complicated reason behind the surgery.

After facing loads of scrutiny but remaining one of the most body positive celeb-types out there, Kim revealed in a live stream that she has indeed had butt injections. This isn’t all about keeping up that Kardashian cosmetic sheen, though; it’s actually due to a side effect of her psoriasis medication.

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SELF: Can You Actually Get a Full Workout in Just 7 Minutes?

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When it comes to working out, doing something—no matter how short—is always better than nothing. But is seven minutes enough to get in a great workout?

Plenty of exercisers sure hope so, with talk of the 7-Minute Workout all over the interwebs. While the 7-Minute Workout made its debut back in 2013 as part of the start of the whole high-intensity interval training (HIIT) craze, it’s back in a big way thanks to the app becoming compatible with the Apple Watch. Seven minutes, no equipment, and measurable results? The attraction is obvious.

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All Africa: South Africa: Women’s Month – Time to Take Action

As South Africa marks the beginning of Women’s Month, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, has called on men to take part in the struggle against gender-based violence.

Minister Shabangu made the call during the official launch of the 2017 Women’s Month held in Tshwane on Tuesday.

South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of pass laws to women.

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