The Checkup: Why Six-Pack Abs Are Totally Overrated

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• If you crunch your abs into an oblivion day after day in hopes of sculpting the perfect six pack, slow down there, killer: You could be doing more harm than good. Here’s why (and how to tone up your midsection safely). [Q by Equinox]

• We love a good picnic. But we especially love a good picnic salad: giant, sharable and full of deliciousness. Check out these three ideas. [Self]

• Found it—your two-week body transformation workout. [POPSUGAR Fitness]

• Quick! How many alcoholic drinks have you had in the past month? Now, double that and you’re probably closer to the truth. [Shape]

• When your sweet tooth can’t get no satisfaction, turn to one of these smart ideas: 33 healthier sweet treats to keep your cravings in check. [Greatist]

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