You've probably heard most of the hyperbole on abs flattening—from how often you should train to how many reps you have to do. Here, our experts help separate abs facts from fiction.
MYTH Strength-training exercises like crunches will... Read more
A common concern among new mothers is how to get rid of their jelly bellies and regain flatter, more toned stomachs. For some women, re-strengthening their core seems an easy task, but for most it is an uphill battle that takes many months, even... Read more
Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter... Read more
Proper breathing is an underestimated, but critical building block of good health. Slow, deep breathing gets rid of carbon dioxide waste and takes plenty of clean, fresh oxygen to your brain and muscles. More blood cells get the new, oxygen-rich air... Read more
When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out.
I know... Read more
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I'm a newbie as of today, I'm pretty sure I'm like most of you who have been in a rot. Last several years I've been a chubby girl trying her best to fit back into my teenager body again and have been... Read more
It's been two months, but I am kicking my butt back into shape if it's the last thing I do! Sunday and Monday I did pretty intense cardio - Zumba Sunday and Jillian Michael's 'Blast Fat Boost Metabolism - and today I am ridiculously tired. Question... Read more
Every day I read the health news, recipes, and often blogs. I have read at least 8 this morn and it sticks at 6 pts. It has been much worse other times, but I did not know where to go to mention this. It does take time to read these articles and thou... Read more
I have been off the rails for two weeks. Not meeting my nutritional goals- going way over every single day. Hit or miss exercising. It's been a mess. BUT - today all company is gone back home, kids and Hubs are back in school and at work and I am too... Read more
My body shape, I just found out, is called an apple shape (lots of belly fat). Therefore, I do a lot of aerobics because I found out that that is the best way to get rid of the belly fat. Not with crunches.31131223168... Read more
I keep a snack bag of a handful of almonds in the glovebox.. On the way home, I nibble on them. So, when I get home, I don't want to munch until dinner. Plus, I heard that almonds are good for getting rid of belly fat.... Read more
Want toned abs and a flatter stomach? If all the DVDs, workout gizmos and "belly-fat-burning" pills, books, and diets out there are any indication, we're obsessed with slimming down our midsections, and for good reason. A flat stomach n... Read more
Do pesky fruit flies hover around your fresh produce? Find out how you can get them out of your kitchen.Fruit Flies 101Adult fruit flies (Drosiphila melanogaster) range in size from 1 to 2 millimeters, have red eyes and tan or brownish body... Read more
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