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What We're Reading Now: Sports Illustrated Reveals Models for Annual Swimsuit Edition, Luxury Gyms Widen Exercise Gap, Khloé Kardashian on Staying Body-Positive, and Much More...
You’re working, you’re moisturizing, and you’re sleeping—you’re busy. We know. Don’t have time to scour the web for the best skincare, anti-aging, nutrition, and wellness articles every week? Charlotte’s got you. The best of the week is right here.
~ Sports Illustrated just announced the gold-medal-winning models for their 2017 Swimsuit Issue. Olympic gymnasts Simon Biles and Aly Raisman traded in their leotoards for bikinis to showcase both beauty and strength in the annual swimsuit edition. — Harper's Bazaar
~ Boutique gyms are widening the exercise gap. Studies have already shown higher-income Americans get more exercise than the poor, and luxury fitness chains like SoulCycle and Equinox are contributing to the inequality. — Vox
~ Khloé Kardashian has always been body-positive, even before her weight loss. The reality star and newest spokesperson for Protein World shares how she overcame her habit of comparing herself to her sisters and what's more important than the number on the scale. — People
~ Make these 4 pantry swaps for a healthier diet. Sam Talbot, Top Chef alum and owner of Pretty Southern in NYC, shares his favorite healthy alternatives when it comes to sweeteners, fats, flours, and milks. — Vogue
~ These 5 brands are going beyond beige. In an effort to provide women of color nude clothing items that actually match their skin tones, these 5 brands are expanding their nude lines and offering more color options. — ELLE
~ A few weekend workouts have the same health benefits as weekday workouts. A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that "weekend warriors"—people who fit the recommended amount of exercise in one or two days a week— have reduced risk of cancer and heart disease. — Quartz
~ Free radicals: what are they, really? Dr. Dendy Engelman explains what free radicals are, how they form, and the best products to stop them. — The Coveteur
~ So long, wrinkles! Scientists have discovered a new way to regenerate fat cells that could lead to better anti-aging treatments and reduced scarring of the skin. — The Telegraph
Image via Harper's Bazaar