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Having one of those days when you feel like you’re spinning? Sure, making a beeline for your yoga mat is a great idea. But until you can do that, try …

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The pop star and frontwoman shares how her daily practice inspires her creativity and makes her feel protected.<p>Here's how Yin Yoga could help you …

How to Make Engagement Chicken

1. Position an oven rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat the oven to 400°F. Remove the giblets from the chicken, wash the chicken inside and out with cold water, then let the chicken drain, cavity down, in a colander for 2 minutes.<p>2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Place the …

Height-of-Summer Tomato Salad

We’ve taken the classic tomato-basil combination and turned it into an easy-to-eat salad (no knives necessary) that showcases the incredible flavor …

3 Pilates Moves for Bikini Abs

As the weather gets beachier and beachier (or, if you're like me and live a gajillion miles away from a beach—poolier and poolier), the possibility of having to wear a bathing suit goes up by about 97 percent. So if you want to prep your midsection for sun exposure, add this series of ab-blasting …

3 Quick Daily Moves That Secretly Tone Your Abs

Didn't have time to get to the gym today? Not a problem—you can still give your abs a solid workout doing the activities you do every day, anyway. (So now there's truly no excuses! Oh, well.)<p><b>While driving, busing, or subway-ing to work:</b> the perfect time for isometric contractions—if <i>not</i> traffic. …

6 Moves For A Rock-Solid Stomach

<i>By Jessica Smith for Shape.com</i><p>Amp up your abs routine by adding a little extra weight! You'll force your muscles to work even harder to help stabilize your trunk while performing moves that closely mimic everyday activities (climbing a ladder, holding onto objects while sitting up in bed, or …

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...