Jessica A Boatright

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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, …


5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru


Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …


5 Creative Ways to Solve Any Problem

The simple mind tricks that actually work<p>"Think outside the box" may be a cliché, but too often we turn any issues over and over in our minds without finding an innovative solution for them. That's because we tend to do all problem solving in the same way, whether that means making a pros-and-cons …

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3 Healthy Whole-Grain Breakfasts

Make the most important meal of the day the yummiest one, too!<p>Start your mornings—and your year—off right: by whipping up these breakfasts from <i>Whole-Grain Mornings: New Breakfast Recipes to Span the Seasons</i> by Megan Gordon (Ten Speed Press, available for pre-order now and wherever books are sold in …


6 Secrets to Getting Up for Morning Workouts

How to rise and shine…then rock that a.m. sweat session<p>We concede: throwing off your warm, cozy covers on bone-chilling winter mornings so you can hit the treadmill or sweat through Zumba class can be torturous. But it's totally worth the pain. That's because research suggests the early morning …


3 Moves That Blast Cellulite

Learn how these exercises can reduce the appearance of cellulite on your thighs<p>Ever notice how even your enviably fit pals (and celebs!) still have <i>some</i> cellulite? That’s because it has little to do with how much you work out or even what you eat (Having more body fat obviously increases the odds …


The Truth About the Every-Other-Day Diet

Feast days? No food restrictions? Sounds pretty amazing, right?<p>Have you heard about the new book, the <i>Every-Other-Day Diet</i>? It has a premise that sounds too good to be true: Lose weight without giving up the foods you love. The catch? While you can eat whatever you crave one day, you have to limit …

3 New Health Foods You Should Try In 2014

Exotic (and delicious!) ingredients to add to your grocery list this year<p>If you're sick of cooking with kale and chia seeds all the time, you're in luck—2014 promises to bring a whole new crop of health foods to grocery stores and menus this year. Check out some of the best ways to keep your your …


Sculpt Fabulous Arms: Stacie Clark's Favorite Pushup

This simple tweak to engage your core while you tone your upper body<p>If you want sleek and sexy arms, there’s no question about it: Pushups totally rock. But there may be an even better way to get rid of the jiggle while you build strength in your chest, core, and back. Find out how <i>The Next Fitness</i> …


Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …


7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

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Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Hit every major muscle in your lower bod—and burn fat all over<p>Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic …


Finally—a Diet That’s Super Easy to Follow

No crazy restrictions required<p>Diets that eliminate a whole food group or emphasize a single food (think cabbage or grapefruit) never stick. Why? They don’t teach you sustainable ways to change your approach to eating. But here’s one trendy diet that does: The New Nordic Diet can help you shed a …