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PB & J Protein Smoothie

PB & J Protein Smoothie

No matter how you slice it, a sandwich is still a carb-heavy meal””not what you want when you’re trying to sculpt a lean bod. Skip the bread and blend up an oldie but goodie, smoothie style, instead. Creamy peanut butter and sweet strawbe ...
Get Pumped With a Partner: 5 Couples’ Workouts

Get Pumped With a Partner: 5 Couples’ Workouts

Working out solo has its benefits: you stay focused, you choose the activities and no one has to see (or smell) you sweat. But if your partner is health-minded, like you, exercising together every once in a while has its perks, too. For starters, pai ...
Is Weight Lost in the Gym…or the Kitchen?

Is Weight Lost in the Gym…or the Kitchen?

I often hear the complaint: “I’m working out almost every day, but my weight won’t budge.” What many people don’t realize is that exercise is the easy part. Learning to eat right–and sticking with a healthy-eating ...
Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Repeat after me, ladies: strength training, lifting dumbbells and entering the free-weight area of the gym are not going to make me look like a man.While it seems like a logical progression””lift weights, build muscle, turn into a bodybuilder&# ...
10 Ways to Get in Shape for Valentine’s Day

10 Ways to Get in Shape for Valentine’s Day

Whether you’ll be sitting starry eyed with your sweetie at a romantic restaurant or venturing out solo in search of true love, Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to show off your sizzlin’ hot shape. With just four weeks to go, ...
5 Ways to Cope With the January Gym Crowd

5 Ways to Cope With the January Gym Crowd

Shocking news: you’re not the only one whose New Year’s resolution is to get fit. Maybe you’re not new to the gym, but there are plenty of people who are””and they’ll be crowding your classes, sharing machines and gettin ...
5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Drop NOW

5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Drop NOW

It’s like brushing your teeth, or cleaning  the kitchen countertops. When you do something over and over again, you get comfortable with the routine. The job gets done. But are you really doing it right? The same applies to regular workouts. Yo ...