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keep your rest between sets short to boost your caloric burn long after the workout

No rest for the wicked: keep your rest between sets short to boost your caloric burn long after the workout William J. Kraemer it’s probably safe to say that most women want one thing from weightlifting–a lean, shapely body. To reach this goal, you must maximize the amount of fat your body burns each day. […]

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Smart snack attack – Extra Nutrition

Smart snack attack – Extra Nutrition – Brief Article Start spreading the news: Chill Jam offers some of the tastiest, healthiest squeezable fruit spreads around. They’re 100% natural and are made with twice as much whole fruit as other spreads. Blueberry Sunburst, Strawberry Mango, Buckaroo Berry and Pina Peach flavors are available at major grocery […]

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get your jeans to fit every day. Curb the many causes of abdominal bloating with these deflating strategies

“These fit fine yesterday”: get your jeans to fit every day. Curb the many causes of abdominal bloating with these deflating strategies Lisa Mulcahy So here you are, feeling bigger than that girl who turned into a giant, swollen blueberry in the movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” Many women can relate to the […]

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these indoor moves will help you master the Zen of surfing

Wave Rider: these indoor moves will help you master the Zen of surfing Dimity McDowell a FEW YEARS AGO, MARY SETTERHOLM, a former national champion surfer and current owner of Surf Academy in Santa Monica, CA, noticed that there were some seriously fit people enrolled in her learn-to-surf camp. “I could tell they were incredible […]

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Head-turning curve ahead: use this glute routine to shake up your backside basics

Head-turning curve ahead: use this glute routine to shake up your backside basics – Home Work Denise Paglia-Cole We all want glutes that turn heads. A behind that elicits stares as we walk past–stares that make women jealous and men drool. Ultimately, we want to look good in a pair of Levi’s or simply to […]

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sun’s out and you’re raring to go—but what to do if it’s too darn hot?

Hot fun in the summertime: sun’s out and you’re raring to go—but what to do if it’s too darn hot? Lara McGlashan after spending a long, hard winter as a gym rat shut-in, you’re probably hot to trot outdoors. But summer sun worshipper beware: According to the Centers for Disease Control, excessive heat exposure causes […]

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The 7 best exercises you’ve never heard of think you’ve seen it all? Revamp your training with these challenging moves

The 7 best exercises you’ve never heard of think you’ve seen it all? Revamp your training with these challenging moves Brenda Hartley SOMETIMES, WE JUST NEED A LITTLE EXCITEMENT. We tend to appreciate familiarity and remain loyal to what works for us, but we’re not above venturing out into the world and drumming up new […]

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The tale of 4 diets: here’s what happened when we put four popular diet programs to a month-long test. Is one plan right for you? Check out the assessments of each diet from our test drivers and our nutrition expert

The tale of 4 diets: here’s what happened when we put four popular diet programs to a month-long test. Is one plan right for you? Check out the assessments of each diet from our test drivers and our nutrition expert – Product/Service Evaluation Devin Alexander BODY FOR LIFE by Bill Phillips (HarperCollins, 1999) A best-seller […]

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put flair in your V-taper with IFBB fitness pro Adela Garcia-Friedmansky’s back routine

No holding back: put flair in your V-taper with IFBB fitness pro Adela Garcia-Friedmansky’s back routine Michael Berg you could say that IFBB fitness competitor Adela Garcia-Friedmansky was, well, electrifying, even at an early age. “My two brothers and I used to take forks and stick them into outlets while we held each other’s hands,” […]

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Dumbbell lateral raise: shape up your middle delts with this free-weight move

Dumbbell lateral raise: shape up your middle delts with this free-weight move – Perfect Form Michael Yessis technique * Stand upright with a slight arch in your lower back, feet fairly close together, toes pointed slightly outward and kness soft. * Hold a dumbbell in each hand, either in front of your upper thighs or […]