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Fitness: Mom

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Love-handle minimizerTones the oblique muscles (the waist)? Stand up straight, with your legs hip-width apart.? Contract your abdominal muscles to...
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Move over, dumbbells  -- the hula hoop is the next big thing in mom fitness. L.A.-based fitness instructor Rayna McInturf launched Hoopnotic...
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It's easy to get stuck in a dinner-and-drinks rut with friends. Solution: Take a class!Yoga Whether you're a devotee or don't know Downward Dog from...
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Simply thinking of your daily activities as "exercise" helps shed pounds, says a new study in Psychological Science. Four weeks after a group of...
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Easy ways to get in shape, from personal trainer Cathy Moxley, author of The Busy Mom's Ultimate Fitness Guide and a mom of three:During diaper...
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Q. My 7-year-old only wants to stay inside and play video games. How can I get him in the habit of being active and enjoying exercise? A. The...
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If you're like most moms, you want your child to develop helpful habits like putting away her toys and clothes. It's just as important...
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A girl who's physically active into her preteen years might be less likely to develop breast cancer when she grows up, suggests a new study. The...
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Why warm the bench while your kid gets all the action? Easy ways to make the most of your time at the playground:Monkey-bar knee lifts upper body,...
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What you've heard: "You should only weigh yourself once a week." The truth: Whether you're trying to lose or maintain, you'll be more successful...
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The #1 rule: Make it fun. Emulate your child  -- run around for a few minutes, then collapse in a heap, rest, and do something else you feel...
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If finding time for a yoga class is a fantasy on a par with having a child who loves brussels sprouts, try yogic walking. By striding to the rhythm...
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Is toddler tumbling the only social event on your calendar? If so, a moms-only club may be just what you need to recharge. "I love being with other...
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It's easy to let exercise slide when you have kids. There are so many other things to do, after all  -- and who has the energy? Well, kids...
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When you're discussing your preschooler's day with his teacher, you may not think to ask questions about how much  -- and what kind of  --...
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Is toddler tumbling the only social event on your calendar? If so, a moms-only club may be just what you need to recharge. "I love being with other...
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Chances are, you don't give your blood pressure a second's thought. But while most people don't develop hypertension  -- a significant risk...
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It's a fact of gender  -- your knees are vulnerable to injury. A woman's hips are wider proportionally than a man's, meaning her thighbone...
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Does your child spend way too much time sitting around the house? Besides limiting screen time (TV, computer, and video games), here are some ideas...
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Fitness pro Kathy Smith looks toned, together, serene. But Smith, fitness book author and exercise-video star, is also the mother of two young...
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If you're toting a baby or toddler for much of the day  -- or if you sit at a desk for hours at a time  -- it's easy to get in a...
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Unlike grown-ups, little kids actually love "working out"  -- which for them means running, skipping, and jumping. But like...
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