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How to Start Running. By Rachel Shelasky Ready to try a running routine?

How to Start Running

Here’s how to get started. The Routine: Running for Beginners. 15 Minutes to Better Posture. 15-Minute Crunch-Free Ab Workout. By Sharon Liao Try this quick exercise routine for a trim, toned core—no crunches required.

15-Minute Crunch-Free Ab Workout

The Routine: Crunch-Free Abs The flat-out truth? Experts say that crunches aren’t the ticket to a slim midsection. That’s especially true if your protruding belly is the result of diastasis recti, a condition in which the rectus abdominus muscles separate due to pregnancy, weight gain, or exercising with poor form, says Julie Tupler, a registered nurse and a fitness expert in New York City ( Trim Your Inner Thighs With Easy Exercises. By Sharon Tanenbaum Strengthen your thigh muscles in just minutes with this toning workout.

Trim Your Inner Thighs With Easy Exercises

The Routine Summer’s staples (shorts, swimsuits, and slim-cut pants) put the inner thighs on display. To target these tricky-to-hit muscles (and the surrounding ones), use this routine by Matthew Hurst, owner of Training Zone, a gym in Atlanta. Beginners should do each of the standing exercises 15 to 20 times; the intermediate and advanced can repeat them 25 to 30 times. Lower Abdominal Exercises. By Sharon Liao Tone your lower abs with a 15-minute workout, three times a week.

Lower Abdominal Exercises

The Routine Sure, a more toned midsection can ease your bathing-suit anxiety. But it can also protect you from injury: Research shows that a strong transversus abdominis—the muscle that wraps around the torso—stabilizes your back, which makes it easier to lift anything, whether it’s kids or grocery bags. 6 Core-Strengthening Exercises. By Lisa Whitmore Tone your core with a 15-minute workout, three or four times a week.

6 Core-Strengthening Exercises

The Routine Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong abdominal and back muscles are essential for doing everyday tasks, like lifting a 20-pound toddler and putting away groceries, not to mention preventing an achy back and maintaining good posture at your desk. Tighten Your Glutes in 15 Minutes. Fun Hula-Hoop Exercise Routine. By Lisa Whitmore Channel your inner child with this quick and effective workout.

Fun Hula-Hoop Exercise Routine

The Routine You may not have touched one since you were 10, but the humble hula hoop is a bona fide piece of workout equipment that can tone your thighs, abdominals, gluteals, and arms. And it’s just as much fun as you remember. Remedies for Bloating - How to Relieve Bloating. It's Saturday night, and you slip on your sexiest pair of jeans.

Remedies for Bloating - How to Relieve Bloating

One problem: Your stomach's so swollen that those jeans barely zip shut. Sound familiar? Bloating's a common but annoying symptom with many causes, says Patricia Raymond, M.D., a gastroenterologist in Chesapeake, VA. "You could be retaining fluids — especially right before that time of the month — or have excess gas because of something you ate, or you could be constipated," Raymond notes.

Luckily, there are just as many ways to banish bloat. L o s e r t o w n. The best detox foods to look great. Having a diet rich in detox foods will naturally help your health. But some of those foods are especially good to make you look great. Eating more of the detos foods below will not only improve your look but also support your body to detox naturally and flush out environmental toxins as well as metabolic waste.

Losing weight Artichoke: One of the best detox foods for your liver, artichokes are also low in calories and contains compounds that can help lower your cholesterol levels. Lemon: Adding some lemon juice and zest to your drinking water will supply your body with over 30 detox compounds. Pink grapefruit: Grapefruit is so potent at natural detoxification that it often removes some drugs and medicines too quickly for them to act.

Other detox foods that can help losing weight: pineapple, celery and chili peppers. Radiant skin Watermelon: Packed with detox nutrients and water, watermelon is also very rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that boost your skin resistance to sun damage. Photo 1- 7 Healthy Recipes From S.F.'s Newest (Raw) Foodie Darling. Dinner: Caramelized Onion and Sage Tart 3-4 servings These tarts take a bit of preparation and planning, but the steps themselves are simple, and the hearty result is well worth it, especially on a cold winter night.

Photo 1- 7 Healthy Recipes From S.F.'s Newest (Raw) Foodie Darling

Nutritional Notes: Onions have anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, which are great for surviving cold and flu season untouched. Crust Ingredients: 3 walnuts 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast 1 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. salt Filling Ingredients: 3 cups cashews, soaked Handful of sage leaves 2 Tbsp. thyme leaves 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast Pinch of salt Topping Ingredients: 5 onions, thinly sliced 1 cup cashews, soaked Juice of one lemon 3 Tbsp. nama shoyu 2 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup brown rice vinegar ½ cup water For the crust: Pulse the walnuts in a food processor until it starts to crumble.

For the filling: Combine soaked walnuts, olive oil, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, and salt in a food processor. Poop-pee-full.jpg (JPEG Image, 997x4980 pixels) Yeast Free Living.