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Unfortunately, weight comes off from all over the body, not just from the unsightly parts.
Learn how to distinguish healthy muscle soreness from the pain of injuries.
Hands weren’t meant for walking, so when we use them like feet, in arm balances, planks and downward dog, we need to give them a chance to get stronger gradually.
Increase training gradually, watch for symptoms, and seek medical help if you’re in pain.
First and foremost: Make your goal specific and realistic.
It’s never too late to start improving strength, balance and flexibility.
Let’s look at the pros and cons.
It may take a few adjustments, but you can do it — even if you’re not an early riser.
Exercise equivalents — i.e., calories in vs. calories out — can provide context but miss the finer points of nutrition and exercise.
Contrasting colors help mitigate an illusion that there is less food on an over-sized plate