6 Exercises To Flatten Your Belly Fast

The quest for a whittled waistline gets harder as you age. The reason: hormonal changes encourage excess calories to make a beeline for your belly, where they are stored as—you guessed it—fat. When researchers at the University of Vermont tested 178 healthy-weight women ages 20 to 60, the oldest had 55% more belly fat than the … Read more

She Tried Pilates For a Year, This Is What Happened to Her 23 Extra Pounds

Yes, you can shed pounds with Pilates. Here’s how. Rainy Wright-Legg of Ashland, Oregon, had a straightforward goal when she first started Pilates five years ago: to take control of her debilitating shoulder pain. She never imagined that she was embarking on a journey that would help her shake years of emotional baggage—and 116 pounds. … Read more