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September 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 Marissa.

September 2002 - Table of Contents

On The Cover

  • Get Healthier Skin: 4 Tips from a Top Dermatologist
    An M.D. reveals simple ways to get a glowing complexion.

  • Boost Your Immunity
    Researchers believe laughing can boost immunity, strengthen our hearts and improve lung function.

  • Free Exercise Cards: Upper Body Bonus
    Target Training: moves to build strength, power and posture.

  • Flatten Your Abs with One New Move!
    Do It Right! The best way to crunch for a sleeker midsection.

  • Sculpt Your Best Butt, Hips & Thighs
    Results in under 30 minutes! Blast maximum calories while tightening and toning your tush.

  • 7 Diet Solutions
    Lose weight, stop cravings, beat fatigue, PMS and more.

  • Home or Gym Special
    Two perfect strength workouts.

  • Catch the Spirit! Fall Fashion that moves with you!

Shape Your Life

  • Shape Your Life News
    Manage your money and your weight; get your life moving when you feel stuck; and more.

  • Venture Out
    Hike and bike your butt off: Build a buff body in the great outdoors, winter or summer, with these 10 targeted activities.

  • Life Lessons
    How have you changed since 9/11? Readers share how that day inspired them to reevaluate their attitudes towards life, love and even food.

Look Great

  • Look Great News
    A fast new way to clear pores; the latest on Botox; and more.

  • Beauty Q&A
    Is it possible to exercise away the signs of aging? And more of your questions answered.

  • Beauty in Action
    Skin saving facials: new medically based treatments to combat summer sun damage.

  • 20 Worldly Secrets to Looking Great
    From shea butter to rice bran, these exotic ingredients will do amazing things for your skin and hair.

Get Fit

  • Get Fit News
    How to develop an exercise habit; workout video report card; and more.

  • Weight Loss Q&A
    With a sensible diet and exercise, you are supposed to lose 1-2 pounds a week - why is it taking me so much longer? And more of your questions answered.

  • Fitness Q&A
    If you develop your chest muscle, will your breasts become smaller? And more of your questions answered.

  • Weight Loss Diary
    A motivation tuneup: Jill gets a jump start to make it through the next stretch of her journey.

  • Success Stories
    One woman takes her time and gradually loses 150 pounds; another learns that starving herself and over exercising are just as bad as overeating and not exercising.

Think Healthy

  • Think Health News
    Curb your nightime nibbling; losing weight made easy; and more.

  • Time Out
    Confessions of a yoga dropout: She eventually learned that she did not need to be still to find 'stillness'.

Eat Right

  • Eat Right News
    10 reasons to eat apples; how carbs help you lose weight; and more.

  • Lowfat and Easy
    For savory entrees, add fruit: Create scrumptious and nutritious main dishes with cherries, berries and peaches.

In Every Issue

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