Crash Diets, BBQ Tips, and Baby Weight

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Crash diets show promise (?!), tips to surviving your next barbecue, and a pregnant pause. Crash Into Me A new report says that "sensible" crash diets (read: no lower than 1,200 cals a day for ladies) may be better for weight loss than the slow-and-steady approach because dieters see faster …
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We Have a 90-Second Fitness Solution Winner!

After some great entries and pleas to win the recently reviewed The 90-Second Fitness Solution we have a winner. And that winner is...Anne! Anne, please email your mailing address to [email protected], and we'll get your book in the mail ASAP. Thanks to all for playing! If you didn't …
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Busting Out of My Rut


I’ve been in a rut. A big, fat workout rut. Sure, I’ve kept up with the necessities. I’ve been fitting in the all-important cardio and strength workouts with some mediocre stretching several times a week, but I know when I’m not pushing myself to my full potential, and I sooo haven’t been. I’ve been …
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FitLinks: Week of June 22, 2009

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Don't forget to check out these links from around the web (even if you have to tie a ribbon around your toe!) —Erin Big Fat star takes on the boring (yawn) topic of her 40-pound weight loss. —AC360 Are those expensive sneakers the cause of your feet problems? This could save me some money... …
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Do You Like Low-Cal Junk Food?


For the past few weeks, I've been cooking up a storm of Hungry Girl recipes from her latest cookbook. While many of them are deee-licious (like the super tasty HG Gooey Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing pictured above) and help you feed a full-fat craving with a low-cal treat, the majority of …
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Now You’re Cookin’

If you're short on time and a little creative, it's easy to sneak exercise into your daily routine. I've done a few lunges before hopping in the shower, calf raises while brushing my teeth and isometric ab toning when sitting in traffic. But when it comes to working out in the kitchen, I've gotten …
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Hungry Girl: 200 Under 200 & Three Chances to Win!


Hungry Girl and FBG go way back. Last October, Lisa Lillien (aka Hungry Girl) became our first FitStars interview. Getting that first interview with a celeb was a big step for FBG, and we're totally grateful that she gave us the time of day (because it helped us talk to Bob!). Over the years, Hungry …
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Extreme Eats, Bike Safety, and Healthy Reminders

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Restaurants go calorie crazy, bike helmets save heads, and little reminders help you make healthy decisions. Nutritional Nightmares If you’re watching your diet, this will be enough to scare you into cooking at home ALL THE TIME. We’ve all seen the bigger-is-better trend in the race to create …
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FitLinks: Week of June 15, 2009

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Catch a wave and surf these great links from around the web. From running tips to a manifesto on paleness, they're sure to have you hanging ten! How to change anything. Really. —PeerTrainer"I'm pale, so suck it." Best. Quote. Ever. —College Candy An egg-cellent running tip. We heart puns. …
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