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27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

Workouts

15 Best Squats for a Better Butt (#8 Goblet Squat)

Want a better 'butt', leaner and stronger 'legs'? than 'squats'?<p>Squats — you love 'em, hate 'em, or love to hate 'em.<p>In any case, squats are a …

Ultra-sleek Mini Walk smart treadmill tucks away where others can't

The typical treadmill tends to be a heavy combination of a chunky running base topped with an armrest frame and large digital display. Even folding …

Treadmills

The Only Exercise That Helps Me Tone My Back and Abs at the Same Time

One of my favorite body parts to train is my back. I love looking toned when I wear backless dresses, and I just love the feeling of having a strong upper back. While I really enjoy working on my pull-ups and lat pull-downs on the machine, every once in a while there comes along an exercise that …

Workouts

The Genius Ab Exercise That All Gymnasts Use, but Everyone Else Ignores

It could be the world’s greatest core exercise<p>On their first day of training, gymnasts learn the hollow-body hold. It’s a foundational position that involves bracing your abs and creating total-body tension, and it’s integral to many other movements in the sport.<p>It’s also a seriously genius way for</i> …

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

Healthy Eating

We Mean Business: Twelve Agents Who Want to Read Your Work

To say there are a lot of literary agents out there is an understatement—almost like saying there are a lot of writers looking for an agent (but not …

Writing

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Science-Based Weight Training

Training for strength is the most important and effective exercise that you can do, and virtually everyone, from teenagers to the elderly, can and …

HUMANITIES AND THE LIBERAL ARTS

Why dieting for just one day -- or just one meal -- changes everything

Your health should be a priority every day of the week, but that's easier said than done.<p>Inspired by Meatless Mondays, the nationwide push for (very) part-time vegetarianism, we asked three Los Angeles-area nutritionists to share their suggestions about what to quit — or take up –— once a …

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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Ingrid Sundberg Creates a ‘Color Thesaurus’ For Writers

<b>Ingrid Sundberg</b>, a writer and illustrator whose young adult novel <i>All We Left Behind</i> will be released in Fall 2015, has created a “color …

Thesaurus

Judge Berates Domestic Violence Victim—and Then Sends Her to Jail

When a Florida woman failed to show up to court to testify against her husband, who allegedly choked her in front of their toddler, a judge tore into …

The authors who prove it's never too late to write a book

It's not uncommon to see recommendation lists celebrating the talents of young authors. Granta publishes a 'Best of Young British Novelists' list every ten years - the next one due in 2023 - and the New Yorker's '20 under 40' list is widely considered to be "big business" in the literary world. …

Alabama Federal Judge Lied About Abuse Allegations, Judiciary Reports

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news …

7 ways to lose weight when you’re over 60

For many of us, life gets better—easier, even—as we get older. We get more comfortable and confident in our own skin. We weed out what doesn't work for us and invite more of what does work into our lives. There's a certain clarity that inspires us not to sweat the small stuff so much and to keep …

U.S. Judge Rules Sexual Trafficking Is Not a Violent Crime

While Congress and the Department of Justice have both said that victims of sexual trafficking are likely to be treated violently, a U.S. judge has …

Judge Nance goes beyond 'inappropriate' this time

It must be tempting at times for a judge to tell trial lawyers, in chambers or even during a bench conference, just how bad they are. Judges who …

Broward judge begins house arrest after DUI

Broward County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Imperato is learning what it feels like to be on the other end of a sentencing.<p>Nearly eight months after …

Palm Beach County

Former Williamson Co. judge sentenced to 18 months on federal firearms charges

Video<p>AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Former Williamson County Judge Tim Wright was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on Friday for pleading guilty to federal …

Corruption

Group files complaint against judge who ordered man to marry his girlfriend

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A group that advocates the separation of church and state has filed a complaint about a Texas judge who ordered a man to marry …

City Halls

Judge repeats gun rights slogan during sentencing for illegal buys

Aug. 19, 2015<p>SHARE<p>Judge Rudolph Randa<p>By of the Journal Sentinel<p>Aug. 19, 2015 0<p>In giving probation with no jail time to a Milwaukee man charged with …

Guns

Fresno County judge reprimanded by state for fourth time

A Fresno County Superior Court judge will not be thrown off the bench for having a friend accused of domestic violence released from jail early because he didn't know he couldn't do that, a state commission announced Tuesday.<p>Apparently relying on his experience a Fresno County sheriff's deputy and …

Texas judge sexually assaulted court employee for 5 years, lawsuit alleges; victim says she has dress to prove it

The alleged victim says she has the stained dress to prove it.<p>A Texas judge sexually assaulted a court manager for five years and tried to fire her …

Sexual Harassment

Judge Goes on Anti-Greek Rant During Hearing

A local judge is under fire after being accused of making racist remarks during a child support case last month.<p>Kostas “Gus” Hartas, who is Greek, …

Texas Judge: Marry Your Girlfriend Or Go To Jail (VIDEO)

A Texas judge told one young couple in July to get hitched or have the bridegroom face 15 days in jail for a misdemeanor charge, according to …

Criminal Sentencing