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Money-Saving Holiday Gifts for Beauty and Fitness

By Disha / December 19, 2011

Want to give the gift of beauty and fitness this holiday season, but you don’t have a lot of money to spend? Here are the top 4 money-saving holiday gifts that almost every woman would appreciate. #1: Homemade Skin-Care Creams A few weeks ago, I wrote recipes for how to make your own skin-care creams […]

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Fitness Friday: The Puking Cat

By Disha / October 21, 2011

I don’t like the name of this exercise, but I love what it does for my abs. Plus, it’s free. It doesn’t require any equipment, special clothes or a gym membership. How’s that for beauty on a budget? Here’s how it works: Step One: Get on your hands and knees in “plank” position. Your back […]

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Fitness Friday: The Side Plank

By Disha / October 14, 2011

I hate to ‘fess up, but I’ve got these little rolls on my midriff — not huge ones, but enough that I feel self-conscious wearing a tight shirt. (Hello, winter — cold weather approaching, and finally I can cover up with sweaters!) So I started looking into exercises that tighten those love handles, and one […]

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Food Friday: The Slow-Carb Diet

By Disha / September 16, 2011

There are tons of diets that claim to be the best: the Atkins, the South Beath, the Mediterranean, the Ornish. But lesser-known diet, the Slow-Carb Diet, borrows from the ideas of all of the above. The slow-carb diet offers simple rules for busy people who don’t have the time to measure servings or count calories. […]

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Lose Weight With Two Exercises

By Disha / August 12, 2011

I found this great article on The Post Game that claims you can lose weight by doing only two exercises. I had my doubts when I read this, until I found a line in the article that gave me an “aha!” moment!: “Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes […]

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Bursts of Intensity Into Your Workout

By Disha / July 27, 2011

I mentioned the other day that my “lazy weight loss” workout plan involves the following: Hop on a treadmill Set it to a powerwalking pace Plug in headphones Turn the treadmill’s TV to your favorite show Walk 3 and 1/2 miles over the span of the next hour while you watch several back-to-back episodes of […]

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My “Lazy” Weight Loss Plan

By Disha / July 23, 2011

Confession, dear readers: I think grueling exercise sucks. Who wants to push themselves until they’re drenched in sweat, feeling cramps in their stomach, out of breath and wanting to collapse? Ugggh. Not me. But I have to do something about my muffin top. These rolls are totally unacceptable. So I devised the easiest possible way […]

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