You're truly never too young or too old to protect your heart. "The buildup of plaque in your arteries can silently start as early as your late teens and early 20s," explains Jennifer H. Mieres, M.D., professor of cardiology and population health and senior vice president, office of community and public health, at the North Shore-LIJ health system. Lower your odds of developing heart disease by keeping an eye on these key factors and lifestyle habits in your 30s, 40s, 50s, and beyond.See More
Tone your trouble zones with these lab-tested ab, butt and thigh exercises.
Dr. Michele Olson, exercise physiologist and creator of the workout DVD Perfect Legs, Glutes and Abs will show you how trim, tone, and target trouble spots with six easy exercises.
The Bicycle Roll Up exercise works your abs and obliques.
The T Stance exercise works your butt and legs.
The Rotating Squat exercise works your arms, abs, butt and legs.
The Hip Circle exercise works your abs, obliques and hip flexors.
The Balance Plie Squat exercise works your arms, abs, butt and legs.