5 Simple Exercises For a Fit, Fabulous Body

Quick-and-easy moves that burn calories and boost muscle tone.
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Tone up

by Sarah Bowen Shea

How many muscles have you worked lately? Ah, we thought so. No wonder lugging those groceries up the stairs or your suitcase to the airport leaves you aching. Our resistance-training plan can help you fix all that by putting your muscles to work for you.

Not only do these moves save time, they also burn plenty of calories and mimic real life more accurately than the standard bicep curl. Once you notice the difference it makes in how you look and feel, you'll be hooked.

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