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4 Ways to Fight Stress–And Win!

4 Ways to Fight Stress–And Win!

Between juggling careers, family life, friendships and everything in between, women have little time to care for themselves. It’s no wonder our stress levels are so high. Too much stress can lead to all sorts of problems, from irritability and ...
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 ...
5 Ways to Sneak in Exercise During the Holidays

5 Ways to Sneak in Exercise During the Holidays

Ready, set”¦ find the perfect gift for your sister, mail cards to 30 relatives, frost cookies for the school bake sale, hang three jumbo-sized storage tubs-worth of decorations, make spinach dip for the neighborhood potluck party. Tired yet? Th ...
15 Fun Ways to Burn Off Extra Holiday Calories

15 Fun Ways to Burn Off Extra Holiday Calories

It’s that time of year again””treats and temptations at every turn! Saying “No” all the time is no fun, but a cookie here and a few pieces of candy there can easily turn into half a bowl of cheese dip or an all-out splurge at ...
Top 6 Protein Powders for Women

Top 6 Protein Powders for Women

Are you getting enough protein? If not, there’s no shortage of powders to help you up your intake. They’re convenient, easy to use and can be measured so you know exactly how much you’re getting in every shake. But not all protein p ...
How to Get Rid of Stubborn Back Fat

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Back Fat

Bra bulge. Muffin top. Love handles. Whatever you call it, that puffy extra layer of fat cushioning your upper and lower back can be maddening. Like belly fat, back fat can be hard for women to lose. But just as doing a gazillion sit ups won’t ...