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February 2002

Shape Magazine is geared for women who take care of themselves through fitness, aerobics, nutrition, etc. The editorial advisory board includes 25 of the most well-respected medical and health care professionals in the country. On the cover is Yamila Diaz-Rahl.

February 2002 - Table of Contents

On The Cover

  • Beautiful Arms in 3 Moves
    Beat arm jiggle with these supereffective triceps toners.

  • New Eight Loss Diary
    Downplaying the scale: Weight is just one source of information, not the whole story, when it comes to health and fitness.

  • 5 'Good' Habits that Hurt Your Health
    Your efforts to do everything right may be sabotaging your fitness and well being.

  • Best & Worst Junk Foods
    How to make smarter choices when you indulge.

  • Weight Loss Made Easy
    Get 12 lowfat dishes for 4 quick recipes. Reinvent four favorite recipes into two more healthy dishes each to jump start your weight loss.

  • Flat Bas, Firm Butt
    Six new moves you have not tried.

  • Cardio Breakthrough!
    Burn More Calories and Tone More Muscles Faster. Mix and maximize your cardio. Have more fun with this motivating new program.

  • Great skin in your 20s, 30s, and 40s. A decade by decade guide to smooth, radiant skin.

Shape Your Life

  • Shape Your Life News
    Overcoming body image bummers; Help your sweetie hear your love message; Making motivation stick; and more.

  • Life Lessons
    Hate Your Job, but Can't leave? Here are five ways to make a bad job more bearable, and become more marketable for your next position.

Look Great

  • Look Great News
    Get the right haircut this season; Arm baring gym fashions; Create your own beauty products; and more.

  • Beauty Q&A
    Concealing cold sores; are there any benefits to acupuncture facials?

  • Beauty in Action
    Easy fixes for winter hair: Conquer dry, flyaway hair with these tips and techniques from top stylists.

  • Pull on this season's easiest, move with you underwater for a stylish start to your active day.

Get Fit

  • Get Fit News
    Better, balanced and more effective workout combinations; New ways to get fit; Can your choice of water improve your workouts? And much more…

  • Do It Right
    Get a strong, posture perfect back: Make your waist look smaller, and stand straighter with one move.

  • Fitness Q&A
    Are there any benefits to running on a treadmill compared to running outdoors? Can you recover lost flexibility? Shoe induced knee pain, and more.

  • Success Stories
    A nightmare prompts one woman to lose weight and get fit for life. A lifelong snacker conquers overeating and gets back in shape for good.

  • Weight Loss Q&A
    Should you diet before you get pregnant? Encouraging healthful family eating habits. Are your workouts too long? And more.

Think Healthy

  • Think Health News
    Winter cold relief update. Can a pill cure PMS? The link between alcohol and breast cancer. And more.

  • The Power of Your Friendships
    Having a close friend means you will feel less stressed and be more likely to stick to healthy habits. And, most important, you'll always have someone to answe the 'am I crazy' question.

  • Time Out
    In praise of clutter: In a quest for simplicity, this writer found that she had discarded the things that made her, well, her.

Eat Right

  • Eat Right News
    Smarter for you eggs. Apple pie recipe amkeover. The truth about soft drinks and bone health. And more.

  • Lowfat & Easy
    Confort food: Three cold weather classics are revamped to lower the fat and calories and boost nutrition.

In Every Issue

  • Editor's Letter: by Barbara Harris, M.A.
  • Contributors
  • Hot Lines: From our readers
  • Buyer's Guide: For retail information