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The Checkup: Exactly How Many Seconds to Hold a Plank to See Results

• The plank — tough as it may be — is a godsend for toning out abdominals. But the length of time to hold a […]

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The Checkup: The Easiest Brown-Bag Lunch Ever (Bonus: It’s Under 400 Calories)

• Meal prepping is like a Monday morning in that most people dread it. But setting yourself up to have healthy lunches throughout the week […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Longest You Ever Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

• Say goodbye to seeing how long you can hold a plank for until your forearms give out: According to strength coach and Men’s Health […]

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Plank it Out

This week: planks. You’ve got five round of exercises, each round separated by a minute-long plank. You’ll do each exercise for 30 seconds, then you’ll […]

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4 Philly Fitness Classes Guaranteed to Get Your Abs in Crop-Top Shape

Warm weather is here, guys! Which means it’s time to ditch the sweaters and bulky clothes and break out your summer wardrobe. And because it doesn’t […]

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The Checkup: The 30-Day Plank Challenge for Rock Hard Abs 

• Believe it or not, in 30 days, it’ll be beach season — so time to get those abs in tip-top shape! You can start with this […]

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The Checkup: The Killer Kettlebell Move You Have to Try

• If you have yet to jump on the kettlebell bandwagon, now’s the time. This killer move, appropriately named the Death Crawl, is the ultimate […]

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The Checkup: 10 Healthy Ways to Totally Transform Ramen Noodles

• Yep, you read that correctly: 10 healthy recipes made with everyone’s favorite not-so-healthy dorm food. [Prevention]