Cindi Stone

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Do Pilates at Home

Exercise 1 Hug<p>Grab both handles, stand facing away from the anchor point, and step forward until there is enough tension on the band to hold you when you lean forward; raise your arms out to the sides, in line with your shoulders (not behind them). Keep your heels together, toes facing outward, and …

21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

Watch this video to get the total plan, as well as to see demos of how to do each body-shaping move. For a complete list of all the moves, reps, and sets, see below.<p><b>Total-Body Toning Routines – 2x a week</b><br>Reps: 12 – 15 per move<br>Sets: 1 set during week 1, 2 sets during weeks 2 and 3<p>Moves:<br>Plank with …

Cameron Diaz's Easy Stay-Hydrated Secret

“Water is so crucial when it comes to weight loss and overall healthy living—but most people’s first drink of the day is coffee,” says Heather Bauer, R.D., founder of Bestowed, a Birchbox-like concept for healthy foods.<p>Diaz’s morning ritual definitely falls in line with the advice Bauer gives …

Music for Cycling: Our Awesome Cycling Playlist and Workout

<b>1. BPM 100-110</b><br>Superstition<br>STEVIE WONDER (about five minutes)<br>This is your warm-up. Keep the resistance low (around 20 percent of your total power output, or a two out of 10 effort level) and stay seated: You're enjoying yourself without pushing. Muscles start to unlock, shoulders are relaxed, and …

The 15-Minute Standing Workout for Flat Abs

Tone your core without the crunch with this stand-up workout for trim, toned abs<p>You got 15 minutes? Then you've got time for this killer stand-up abs workout. Fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, demonstrates all the moves in this quick video above. Check it out, and then …

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9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique

3 Must-Read Sex Secrets from Women Over 70

The truth about how sex and intimacy change as you get older<p>It takes a lot to shock Iris Krasnow. But when she set out to write her new book, <i>Sex After…: Women Share How Intimacy Changes as Life Changes</i>, one thing caught her a little off-guard: “The sparkle, the youthfulness, the sexiness, and the …

Romantic Comedy

How to Wash Your Face: 10 Face-Washing Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes<p>Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Tone All Over Circuit Workout: 15 Minutes to Total-Body Fit

Tone every inch and leave no muscle behind with these four total-body moves<p>Get ready to get fit! This efficient and intense circuit workout just uses four moves, but targets your muscles from head to toe. Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., fitness editor at <i>Women's Health</i> and author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, walks you …

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9 Ways to Experience More Joy in Life

Easy tips that will score you almost instant bliss<p>"No, I don’t want to feel happier," said no one, ever. So we reached out to Christine Carter, Ph.D., author of <i>Raising Happiness</i>, for her best tips on how you can add more joy to your everyday life. Read on to start smiling.<p>Call a Friend<p>"The best …

Print It: The Look Better Naked Cocktail Recipes

THOMAS MACDONALD<p>Yes, you can drink--and still shrink--with these 4 low-cal cocktails! Get the printable list of recipes for what will soon become your favorite go-to happy hour beverages.<br>Plus, watch <i>Look Better Naked</i> author, Michele Promaulayko, and contributing nutritionist, Keri Glassman, show you …

Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

<b>2. The Line Lift</b><br>Stuck in line at the store? Use the time to practice your balance. Lift one foot slightly off the floor and see how long you can stand on one leg, then try the other. Since you have to clench your abs as you do this, you’ll be getting a mini core workout as you wait.<p><b>3. The Phone</b> …

Share Your Smoothies: Grape Smoothies

Ready to get some grapes into your glass? Try one of these delicious-looking options:<p>Don't confuse this smoothie for vino. It packs way more nutritional punch than a standard glass of wine, thanks to kale, carrot, pears, pineapple, avocado, agave, plain Greek yogurt, and green grapes.<p>Watermelon and …

30-Minute Workout: Get Total-Body Toned with this No-Equipment Circuit Workout

Get a full-body calorie-blasting burn without any equipment—anytime, anywhere<p>Ready to sweat, fit chicks?! Check out these supersets for a crazy intense all-over toning workout.<p><i>Women's Health</i> Senior Fitness Editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through these supersets. …

Fitness

Should I Do Cardio or Strength First in My Workout?

<b>The answer:</b> Strength training. "Either order is technically fine, but if you do strength training first, your workout will be much more effective overall," Burke explains.<p>Why? It all comes down to the science of how your body uses energy. When you exercise, your body first uses anaerobic energy, …

Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies

10 Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies<p>Power up and slim down with these simple smoothie mix-ins<p>Smoothies are great, that's no secret. But when they pack protein, they're nothing short of magical. Why? Protein does it all: it keeps cravings at bay, boosts energy, revs your metabolism, …

The Secret to Healthier Aging

Scientists at Aston University in the U.K. conducted blood, body-mass index, and other testing on 81 healthy people ranging in age from 18 to 83. In their study, published last month in AGE journal, the researchers learned that participants with high irisin levels—in other words, those who …

Antioxidant Rich Foods

13 Foods That Are <i>Packed</i> With Antioxidants<p>Allow us to present a <i>ton</i> of easy ways to protect against free-radical damage<p>Antioxidants can help prevent you from aging, disease, and possibly even weight gain. Want to add more to your diet? Start with these 13 tasty foods that are absolutely <i>loaded</i> with …

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10 Surefire Tips to Get Your Kids to Clean Their Rooms {And Keep it Clean}

I hear from lots of you - LOTS - that you need help to get your kids to clean their rooms. All ages. All stages of life. Well, here are my tips and …