Fitness Video: 2 Tummy Toners to Lose Belly Fat Fast

If you want flat abs, forget about crunches. Try these two tummy toners to get the abs you want. Not only do these moves burn more calories than traditional crunches, they also work more muscle groups.

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Feeling Fat Might Make You Fat: Study

Last weekend, millions of women in America were squeezing into shorts, a slinky dress, or a bathing suit, pinching their jiggling bellies and thighs, and shouting, “I am SO FAT!”

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Summer Swaps to Save Calories

Summer is my favorite season, especially when it comes to foods like ice cream and burgers on the grill. I love to indulge, and I know one or two days of splurging isn’t a big deal, but if I enjoy my favorite treats all summer long, I definitely won’t maintain my weight.

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New Workouts, Big Results!

Several weeks ago, I was invited to attend a complimentary Core Fusion Barre class at Exhale in Boston. I heard awesome things about Core Fusion, so I was excited to finally give it a try.

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Food Choices: “Should” Vs. “Shouldn’t”

Last week I found myself more motivated to eat well than usual. After spending nearly 32-hours in a van traveling for a 200-mile relay race eating peanut butter-filled pretzels, cranberry white chocolate chip cookies, and gigantic New York bagels, I wanted to get myself back on track.

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6 Warm-Weather Low-Calorie Cocktails

I’m not one to pass up a cocktail. What can I say? I love a nice, cold drink every now and then! But when it comes to maintaining my Feel Great Weight, I didn’t want to drink seltzer every night.

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5 Healthy Recipes to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Mexican food can be a diet disaster for me if I’m not careful. I love salt-rimmed margaritas and nachos covered in cheese, but these foods obviously aren’t friendly on the waistline. It’s even worse to consume them in large quantities, which is often the case when the 5th of May rolls around. I still plan […]

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What to Pack for a Healthy Vacation

As I write this post, I’m thinking about what to pack for my upcoming vacation. My husband and I are taking a cruise to the Cayman Islands, Cozumel, Belize, and Honduras. I am beyond psyched for seven days of fun and sun at sea!

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Stressed Out? Tricks to Avoid Emotional Eating

A few years ago, I worked in a 9-5 desk job in an office where the kitchen was a ever-present buffet of donuts, muffins, cookies, and other larger-than-life pastries. I honestly can’t remember too many days when there wasn’t some sort of sweet treat tempting me to eat it.

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How to Maintain Healthy Habits When You Aren’t Feeling Well

For the past several weeks, I’ve been battling some pretty unpleasant tummy issues. It’s thrown me and my healthy eating (and exercise) habits through a loop. I’ve always had a “stomach of steel,” so I never really paid much attention to what I ate until now.

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