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3 Easy Ways to Kick Start Weight Loss

Trick or treat! Want to see something really scary? Step on the scale after eating all that leftover Halloween candy. Stephen King could not create more horror. Thus the holiday games begin. It starts

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The Last Ab Workout You'll Ever Need

Let’s be honest: Can you ever have too many ab exercises? It’s like having too many shoes. No such thing exists. In the case of ab workouts, it’s fun to try them all in a quest for that one exercise

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3 Big, Bald-Faced Fitness Lies

I hear a lot of crazy fitness claims nearly every day. Get Bikini Ready in 7 Minutes! Lose 15 pounds a Week Without Getting Off the Couch! Try the New Spider Web Diet! and so on. Aside from the last one,

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A Total Body Workout in Minutes a Day

In a perfect world we’d all get up early, exercise, eat a healthy breakfast and get to work with an endorphin-fueled smile on our faces. Pause here for laughter. For most of us that will happen the same

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3 Fat-Burning Cardio Routines for Women Over 50

Who has time to waste? Not a single person I know. So why do I see so many women spending hours on cardio at the gym? Sure, it’s a good way to catch up with friends (I can’t say I’m

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Quick & easy beach-body plan

I’m not a huge horror film fan but once in awhile I enjoy a good scary movie. So this weekend I watched Possession, about a young girl who becomes—you guessed it– possessed by a demon. I won’t

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How to keep dimples on your face and off your butt

Let’s face it: cellulite bites. Like a lower pooch belly, it’s another one of those nasty things women tend to get that men (for the most part) do not. Statistics vary, but my research tells me just

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5 Ways to Burn Fat During the Holidays

Visiting relatives, holiday shopping and partying make it tempting to ditch your workouts until January. Don’t. Between office parties, eggnog and alcohol you’ll be lucky if you can tie your bathrobe

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5 Best Exercises for Women Over 50

Reasons to exercise change as you age. In my 20s it was all about matching my leg warmers to my headband and mimicking moves from Flashdance. I took back-to-back aerobic classes (obsessive much?) and

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