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Abs, Boobs, and A**: 3 Quickies a Day Will Keep the Fat Away

The moment you bound out of bed in the morning (maybe a touch of an exaggeration), you’re already harried, hurrying around, trying to fulfill all of your day’s demands. Believe me, we’re all “too busy” to find time to work out… which is why you have to make time to work out. If that is [...]

 

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Best No-Sit Up Ab Exercises

Yes, you can have a beach-worthy set of abs without succumbing to torturous sit-ups!

When it comes to bathing suits, what is your main area of concern? If you’re the average woman or man, it’s likely your stomach. The suns’ piping hot and you can’t hide under a sweater any more. But before you strip down to your skivvies, it’s probably a good idea that you spend a few minutes a day tending to your soon-to-be best assets—your abs. Great thing is, you don’t have to hit the gym, lift a weight, or even do a sit-up to have a head-turning stomach.

 

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Make Up Your Mind... And Your Body Will Follow

It’s too easy to exercise mindlessly. You get on the treadmill and you read a magazine- which means that you have to walk slow enough to focus on the small print on the pages. Hard to get your heart rate up when you are desperately trying to read the latest gossip about your fave reality star. Hey, I’m in the same bucket as you- I do it too.

 

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10 No-Workout Tricks to Get Rid of Your Spare Tire Tummy for Good!

Got a spare tire tummy or a muffin top that you just can’t shake… or, um, get rid of? More than being an area of visual insecurity, the visceral fat (the technical term for the fat that gathers on the stomach) that rolls over your jeans is also seriously bad for your health as it surrounds vital organs and can increase your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Exercise physiologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Human Studies discovered that as few as 80 minutes exercise (either cardio or resistance) a week can get rid of visceral fat.

While the best way, long term, to cut the fat and show off cut abs is to take the 3-prong cardio (to burn the fat), resistance (to tone the muscles beneath), diet (to burn the fat from the inside) approach, there are a few tricks to make your muffin top less noticeable now.