Melanie Laidley

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Lack of sleep in teens linked to higher risk of illness

Newly released findings have found that acute illnesses, such as colds, flu, and gastroenteritis were more common among healthy adolescents who got …

Tabata Training 101

What Can Tabata Do For You?<p>Aside from burning off pounds and pounds of excess body-fat, Tabata Training can help you:<p>Improve your cardio-vascular …

Lice: The New Four-Letter Word

Mother effer. My daughter has lice. Let me rephrase that. My daughter came home with lice two weeks ago. For the first three days, I treated the shit out of her hair... sanitized, vacuumized, circumcised and alchemized my entire house and chalked it up as a rite of passage. I thought we were in the …

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

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4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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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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4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

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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 …

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The Simple Way to Eat Less

Tempted to treat yourself? Try using this trick first<p>Would that cheeseburger be nearly as tempting if you knew you'd have to log 33 minutes on the treadmill to burn off all of the calories it contains? Didn't think so. So it's not exactly shocking that, when menus list how much exercise you’d have …

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Tone Your Abs, Arms & Ass With This 15-Minute Workout

'Tis the season for short-shorts, bikinis, and the quintessential sundress. Though you may have body envy for the ladies who model that swimsuit you just bought, there's a sure-fire way to quickly tone your three most in-demand areas for summer: your arms, abs, and ass. We talked to Rachel …

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The Do-Anywhere Workout

Gabriel Valencia, founder of NYC's Focus Fitness and trainer to some of Manhattan's busiest power players, shares an office, home, or hotel-room regimen that burns about 100 calories in 20 minutes.<p><b>60 seconds</b>: Sprints up and down a flight of stairs, two steps at a time if you can.<p><b>60 seconds</b>: High …

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Become a Runner in Six Weeks: Training Plan

Burn fat with this training plan for beginners<p>Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By the end, you'll be able to run 30 minutes without stopping—and you'll be showing off a rock hard …

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7 green things our grandparents did

Green wisdom<p>Our grandparents (or great-grandparents) — children of the Great Depression — could teach us a thing or two about going green on a …

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