The Checkup: 3 New Ways to Plank That Will Change Your Body Fast

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• I am all about the plank exercise. So I am stoked to try these smart new ways to get my plank on. (Hint: They involve a band!) [Q by Equinox]

• Love: how to eat your way to better skin. [MindBodyGreen]

• This is fascinating. A researcher is studying how our perceptions of nutrition labels influence our hunger levels—and her results, so far, will surprise you. [NPR]

• Do elliptical machines do anything? A look at whether they’re worth it at the gym. [New York Times]

• Here’s how many days one trainer says you should work out to lose weight. Surprised? [POPSUGAR Fitness]

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