We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
Would your friends lie to you? They just might be...
This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... Read more
I have always been shaped like an eggplant - smaller upper half, bigger bottom half. The only good thing about it was that I always had a smaller, flatter upper abdomen. After years of being heavy and having 2 kids, now I have the severe mother's apr... Read more
I have a job, which is very active, managing vacation apts in Paris, so I am walking a lot, I think, I lost inches in my thighs, and legs ,and backside - but my stomach is the same ? why ?? 311... Read more
I feel like my stomach has gotten bigger since I started at the end of April. More puffy I should say. I'm starting to think it's just a mental game with myself now but it's discouraging regardless. Anyone else go through this?... 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
Are you still doing crunches? While there is nothing inherently wrong with that classic abdominal move (I still do them from time to time myself), we now know more than ever about core training. And with this knowledge, you can graduate to a higher l... Read more
Okay, seriously, yall wanna see me kill myself. :) It's cool though, I made it through quicker than I thought I would even though it was tough, and I had to stop for a moment. This has proven to be an interesting week for me :)... Read more
do you think they'll work...??
I got a little health booklet in the mail today and in it was a section on "at work exercises"....so I tried the chair stomach crunches....haha....you twist at the waist as you bend slightly and tighten you abs...... Read more
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