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5 Ways to burn 1,000 calories (for real)

I openly admit I am not a big fan of math. The very idea of adding and subtracting, multiplying, square rooting and other nightmarish calculations make my eyes glaze over. (If you’re an accountant, and I wore a hat, it would be off to you.) Mention any type of equation and I feel myself mentally…

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How to get results when you can't do your usual workout

Bad knees are like a relationship that’s run its course: Once it becomes painful, it’s unlikely to get better.  Exactly a year ago this month I hurt my knee at the gym while doing lunges. To avoid completely grossing you out, let’s just say my kneecap decided to go east when the rest of my…

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How to firm up the lower belly (includes a new video!)

I sometimes feel guilty coming up with titles for my articles. Not “can’t sleep at night” level guilt but “squirming in my seat a little but it’s for a good cause” guilt.   For example, any time I write about abs, flat abs, pooch belly, ab exercises or anything at all to do with flattening…

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6 Tips for buying workout equipment you'll actually use

Working out in the convenience of your own home has its pros and cons.  In theory, it sounds like a great plan: Step 1: BUY equipment Step 2: USE equipment Step 3: GET IN SHAPE in the convenience of your own home, all without paying a gym fee, fighting for a parking spot or wiping someone else’s sweat off…

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Fat burning intervals for women over 50 (includes a new video!)

There’s a lot of talk about intense exercise lately, specifically HIIT or “high-intensity interval training.” With names like INSANITY, P90X, CrossFit, and KillerDeathForce2000, you know these workouts mean business (okay, I may have made up that last one). As someone with knee arthritis, some days my joints hurt just thinking about HIIT. No joke. Yesterday…

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5 Best bodyweight exercises for women over 50

As a writer, It’s not often that I find myself at a loss for words. But a couple of news topics this week rendered me speechless: 1. Ryan Lochte 2. Mermaid thighs I’m out of words for Lochte mainly because they’ve all been used already. He messed up and is now paying the price in…

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Fat burning intervals anyone can do (including beginners)

I like to think I’m up on the latest technology, but every once in awhile I’ll say something that makes people think I’ve been frozen since the beginning of time and have only thawed out since a week ago.        For example, we don’t have Netflix or even HBO. I also still use…

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3 Exercises to get rid of a pooch belly (includes a new video!)

I like to collect certain things but didn’t consider myself a hoarder until I wrote a story on the topic. I’d seen the reality shows and figured I was in the clear.     I did not need a machete to cut a path through my living room, my bathrooms were not filled with old newspapers…

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3 Exercises for leaner legs

As I’ve mentioned in prior posts, I desperately aspired to be a model in my younger years. And this was way before America’s Next Top Model, so I was clearly ahead of my time. I don’t know where this originated, except I’ve always been fascinated with makeup and hair, an obsession which only blossomed over…

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