Nikki Judd

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Sweat-Free, Core-Strengthening Moves for Mom

Sure, a solid core looks great in a swimsuit, and standing tall visually knocks a few pounds off your weight. But having a strong midsection can also increase the health of your spine — and help protect against painful conditions like the “dowager’s hump,” the forward-leaning curvature in the upper back that you sometimes see in senior citizens.<p>As we age, our bones go through a natural degenerative process that can result in conditions like osteoarthritis (a wearing down of cartilage between …

The New Mom’s Guide to Good Enough

A cheat sheet to the bare minimum mom maintenance required for looking decent in public. (After all, they’re staring at your little sweetpea anyway.)<p>by Cari Wira Dineen<p>My son was born 10 days before England’s new prince. Yet when I stepped out for my first post-baby appearance, I didn’t look anything like Princess Kate. No, instead of channeling a princess, I leaned more toward the look of a pauper — with saggy maternity jeans hanging off my hips, a spit-up stained tee and not a lick of makeup …

How to love working out again (or for the first time ever)

Finding time for exercise can be the mother of all challenges. Try these five steps for fitting in fitness.<p><i>Article By: Laurie Lethert Kocanda</i><p>Being a mom is hard work. Unfortunately, it’s not the kind of hard work that lowers cholesterol, prevents heart disease or drops unwanted pounds. Sometimes the daily responsibilities of motherhood can be so hard to manage that just the thought of throwing fitness into the mix can be exhausting. An early morning walk or run sounds like a great idea, until …

Are you wearing the right bra? Chances are the answer is no

When was the last time you replaced your bra? If the answer is more than 12 months or 12 lbs ago, you need to get re-fit. Our guide will give you the proper foundation of know-how for buying this essential foundation garment.<p><i>Article By: Liz Menz Figenshu</i><p>Your bra is the hardest-working garment you own. It supports your breasts, keeps your body looking trim and streamlined, and helps prevent shoulder strain. As the foundation for your entire wardrobe, your bra’s condition, style, and fit of your …

At-home spa ideas

After a satisfying personal victory – scale or non-scale – it feels good to reward yourself for a job well done. A weekend at a posh resort spa sounds about right, doesn’t it? While you’re saving for that next special-treat getaway, capture the sense of spa bliss at home with one or all of these pampering DIY treatments, created exclusively for you by the specialists at the Lapis Spa at the Fontainbleu Miami.<p><b>The Spa Treatment:</b> Spalicious Manicure <b><br>The DIY Fix</b>: Hand-softening scrub for luxuriously …

What to wear when you’re losing weight

Look great while you slim down without buying a new wardrobe.<p><i>Article By: Lisa Milbrand</i><p>The good news: Your hard work has paid off; you’re halfway to your goal weight and most of your clothes are swimming on you.<p>The bad news: Though you’re looking great underneath your clothes, the droopy blouses and baggy pants aren’t showing off your sleek new self. Rather than drop hundreds of dollars on a whole new wardrobe that you’ll probably need to replace again in a few month, try these tricks and tips …