Kathy Heitmeyer

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10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<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 target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

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Theories Abound to Age-Old Question: Why Do We Dream?

There is not one answer. But everyone does it. It's as natural as breathing, and just as much of an involuntary activity -- even people who don't remember dreaming actually do, for at least one to two hours every night.<p>by Dr. Angel Morgan<p>It's one of the big questions, right up there with the other …

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When it comes to walking, more is better

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who walk enough to meet or exceed physical activity recommendations may be less likely to die early than those who only walk a little, new research shows.<p>The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends adults be physically active for at least two and a half hours …

Longer breastfeeding tied to better development

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children who were breastfed for more than six months scored the highest on cognitive, language and motor development tests as toddlers, in a new study from Greece.<p>Earlier research tied breastfeeding to better thinking and memory skills. But how it’s related to language …

The 15-Minute Resistance-Band Workout

Get a tight, toned lower body with this travel-friendly tool<p>What is about the size of your iPhone and cheaper than your morning latte, and can sculpt sexy stems and a firmer butt?<p>The answer: a mini resistance band.<p>If you've never used one, you're not alone. Resistance bands have gained props for …