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6 Ways to Become a Creature of New Habits
as drinking a bottle of water after lunch, turned out to be much stickier (it took 59 days on average) than doing 50 sit - ups each morning (91 days). Forging a new habit gets easier and easier as you gain momentum, Lally says. Eventually you
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Surprising Things That Can Boost Your Self-Esteem
evidence suggests it applies to humans too.) boost confidence A Dozen Extra Crunches An antidote for life's put-downs: sit - ups —12 extra ones. Or one more volley, two more staircases, four surplus squats. To pump up deflated self-esteem
The Miracle Muffin Top Workout
University. Instead of ho-hum treadmill-trotting and sit - ups , she recommends high-intensity workouts, which have ..... Towel Leg-Ins Compared with crunches and bent-knee sit - ups , non-traditional ab moves like these (and the Arm
Dr. Oz's Guide to Getting Healthy in Your 30s
counteract that slowdown. Start with basic moves like sit - ups , planks, and lunges, then up your intensity with these variations: 1. One-Rep Sit - Ups Lift your torso one inch at a time, holding steady for
A Fitness Writer Reveals Her 3 Top Health Secrets
Research a book about exercise science and you'll learn many things, including that sit - ups can be bad for your back and running good for your knees; that massage may not, in the ways long suspected, ease overtaxed muscles
How to Find the Right Exercise Routine—and Stick with It!
approach to running and weight-bearing exercises like sit - ups and push-ups because they required no gym or equipment ..... physical activity the HIIT way: run as fast or do as many sit - ups as possible for 30 seconds, then rest for 30 seconds
Have Your Workouts Stopped Working?
crunches can ripple the abs, but it wasn't until the last decade or so that we've fully understood what these intense sit - ups do to our spines. "They're really hard on the discs," says Dr. Michael R. Bracko, an exercise physiologist and
The No-Gimmick, Fastest Way to Make Real Change
Sure, we all want to change. We want to read more poetry, do more sit - ups and eat less fried calamari dipped in so-called dipping sauce, which is really just straight mayo with squirt of lemon. We want
How to Be Your Own Trainer
can support your back, help you stand straighter (and therefore look slimmer) and lower your risk of injury. Skip sit - ups and crunches, and instead focus on planks: Here's how to do them correctly . Once you've mastered them, incorporate
The Wonder Woman Philosophy of Staying Young
Her silver hair almost touches the floor while her magenta toenails point north. Then she performs a set of midair sit - ups . "This is all about your hips! No arms, Toni!" shouts the instructor, Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi, a former acrobat