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What Does it Mean to “Eat Clean”?

What Does it Mean to “Eat Clean”?

Q. What is a “clean” diet? Fitness expert and competitive figure model Melissa Transou responds:   A “clean” diet isn’t a quick-fix diet–it’s a lifestyle diet. Unlike most diets, a clean diet doesn’t i ...
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, ...