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April 2001

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 Tatiana Z.

April 2001 - Table of Contents

On the Cover

  • Lose 10 Pounds - Easy Calorie Cuts
    This months Nutrition columb: Small changes that will have big payoffs.

  • Shape Tested Workout
    Give us 5 weeks and we will give you a bikini body. Our boot camp routine will get you stronger, sexier and slimmer way before summer.

  • Four Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight
    It takes more than just counting calories and watching portion sizes. Here is our five point plan - a complete system that works.

  • Abs Defined: Our Six Top Rated Moves
    We crunched the numbers and analyzed 36 exercises to find the best belly busters. Here they are.

  • Body Fat, BMI, Cholesterol…
    What these numbers really mean to your health. And what you can do to get them right.

  • The Best In Fitness
    Reader's Choice Awards 2001. Why do you work out? We surveyed 5,000 of you to find out your fitness related likes and dislikes.

Shape Your Life

  • Shape Your Life News
    Would you give it all up for a dream? These women did. Plus, Shape events to come.

  • Life Lessons
    Need more time, love and energy? Simple steps to getting it all!

Look Great

  • Look Great News
    New floral scents. The calcium myth. Risks of human growth hormone. And more.

  • Beauty in Action
    Do you need a facial? Some say yes, others say it is merely a luxury.

  • Beauty Q&A
    Does oily skin ever need a moisturizer? Also, the best way to cover those first grays.

  • Red Hots
    Editor's picks: Mercury rasing active spring fashions.

  • Beauty and the Bath
    Calming tub / shower products to soothe muscles and smooth skin.

Get Fit

  • Get Fit News
    The best fat blaster: what you really can do for cellulite; the secret to finding the best yoga Instructor; how to pick u your calorie burning pace; and much more.

  • Gear Update
    Shoe Review 2001: Shape's top 26 picks for running, walking and more.

  • At Home Workout
    Power up! Supereffective strength moves and a calorie burning, speed building cardio plan.

  • Fitness Q&A
    How many reps and how much weight does it take to get muscle definition? How to squeeze in exercise at work? And more…

  • Do It Right
    Boost your bottom line: Try the most simple and effective lower body move.

  • Target Training
    Amazing arms: Sculpt beautiful arms that you will be proud to bare.

  • Venture Out
    A Boulder blitz: Endurance built in the gym goes a long way in the outdoors.

  • Success Stories
    A college student puts the brakes on cravings; another woman overcomes depression and anorexia to find the shape that's just right for her.

  • Weight Loss Diary
    Head games: The mental side of losing weight.

  • Weight Loss Q&A
    How do you lose a post-C section bulge? Does stress mean weight gain? Do energy bars really have all the nutrition you need?

Think Healthy

  • Think Healthy News
    Exercise as an antidepressant. Why you might not be as fat as you though? Fewer 'safe' days for sex. And more.

  • Health
    are you alone or lonely? Here is help.

  • Time Out
    Beach body backlass: How one woman gave up her quest for perfection?

Eat Right

  • Eat Right News
    A secret weight loss weapon. A new low fat backing tool. Weight popular diets. And more.

  • Cooking Class
    Fearless frying. Get low fat flavor and crunch. Fry in your oven.

In Every Issue

  • From the Publisher's: by Joe and Better Weider.
  • Advisory Board
  • Editor's Letter: by Barbara Harris, M.A.
  • Contributors
  • Hot Lines: From our readers
  • Buyer's Guide: For retail information