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We Don't Have to Take Our Clothes Off!

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 10.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

Frankly, I'm over abs -- my own and everyone else's. It's not that I have anything against six-packs on those who are blessed with them. (I'm generally a few beers short myself.) I'm just tired of having them constantly shoved in my face. (No offense, Nick Jonas!)

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

The Active Times | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area too.

You've Never Seen An Ab Workout Like This...

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Weird News

For all you exercise fiends, the verdict is finally in: you do NOT have to be up in the gym to work on your fitness (sorry, Fergie) -- at least in...

5 Moves to Beach-Body Abs

Nora Tobin | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Summer is right around the corner, which usually means a greater focus on tightening up our tummies and getting ready to rock the two-piece (or boar...

Move of the Day: Plank With Leg Lift

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move s...

The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

Posted 10.01.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expe...

Is A Once-A-Week Ab Workout All It Takes For A Stronger Core?

Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living

By Nora Tobin for Shape.com Just as a well-built house starts with a solid foundation, a truly fit body starts with a strong core. Whether you're h...

6 Moves For A Rock-Solid Stomach

Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Amp up your abs routine by adding a little extra weight! You'll force your muscles to work even harder to help stabi...

Do Crunches Really Work?

Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By YouBeauty.com Editors The Scientist: James Graves, Ph.D., professor of exercise and sport science and dean of the College of Health at the Unive...

Pilates Arm Workout You Can Do Anywhere And Anytime!

Kristin McGee | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin McGee

Many of us think of Pilates as primarily an ab sculpting core workout, but Pilates is great for toning the entire body. This Pilates-inspired arm workout can be done in your home, at your office or in your hotel room.

PHOTO: Chris Pratt Flaunts Six-Pack

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2012 | Celebrity

Who knew Chris Pratt could look so good? The "Parks and Recreation" funny man showed off his massive six-pack Tuesday night during an appearance o...

Ab Circle Pro Hit With Huge Fine For Deceptive Ads

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 10.23.2012 | Small Business

WASHINGTON — Companies marketing the Ab Circle Pro exercise device have agreed to pay as much as $25 million in refunds to customers to settle f...

5 Favorites for a Summer Stomach

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Most people bully through crunches the way they were taught in 4th grade gym class. Poor technique will not only frustrate you with a lack of result; it could possibly lead to pain and irritation in your lower back.

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Penny Love | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Penny Love

Rarely do kids want a mom with biceps like cantaloupes. It's annoying. No one wants a fun mom, either, for that matter. Fun moms are really just fun for the other moms to watch, not for the kids.

6 Moves For Your Waist

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

"Whittle your waist," as they used to say. Unfortunately, spot-reducing doesn't work. However, you can tone the muscles in your midsection with these powerhouse exercises.

3 Steps To Stronger Abs

Ben Greenfield | Posted 03.25.2012 | Health and Fitness
Ben Greenfield

Have you lost your abs recently? Maybe you're noticing a "muffin top" or "beer belly" that needs to disappear? Or perhaps you just need that extra bit of definition to compete with Ryan Gosling's impressive physique. Good news: You can get a flat stomach, in three steps.

Let's Get Physical

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.19.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Even though I was recently edged out by Hollywood hunk Bradley Cooper as People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, I am proud to say that, for a guy with an AARP card, I still have a boyish figure.

How To Get Year-Round Abs

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 01.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

How many times have you heard that getting a flat, sexy tummy is based mainly on what you eat?

The Best Move To: Lose Your Belly Pooch

Rachel Cosgrove | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Cosgrove

Working hard but you just can't lose that stubborn fat on your tummy? Doing lots of crunches and endless hours on the treadmill to try to get rid of it?

Six-Pack Abs Challenge

Mark Malkoff | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Malkoff

2011-06-01-flab.jpgSix-pack abs seem borderline ridiculous. I decided to see what it would take for a guy like me who doesn't work out to get six-pack abs within a month.

Astoria Characters: The Sister Act

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Everybody says we look alike," says Francine Amendola. "But our mother says we don't," adds her sister, Laraine Amendola.

The Golden Year of Television News

Eric Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Eric Burns

It seems difficult to believe in the age of all-news cable that television journalism was once informative rather than trivial, noble rather than divisive. But it was---and never more so than in the 1950s.

I Interviewed Jillian Michaels and Lived to Tell

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to interview Jillian Micheals, a woman whose abs are sharp enough to shave my husband's face.