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September 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 Nieves Alvarez.

September 2001 - Table of Contents

On The Cover

  • 3 Moves for Your Perfect Butt!
    Target training: A 1-2-3 plan for a tight rar end.

  • Easy Meals for All Day Energy
    Fast food: With these energy packed fast break breakfasts, you won't be famished come lunchtime.

  • 20 Smart Ways to Fire Up Your Metabolism, Bust Plateaus and Burn More Fat
    Boost your calorie burning potential with these fresh exercise ideas.

  • Makeover Special: How to change your Diet and Exercise for Good!
    Two Shape readers discover the secrets for maximizing their lives when we transform their fitness programs.

  • Get Sexy Shoulders
    Here are the best expert tested moves for a beautiful upper body.

  • Signature Style: Express Yourself
    Forget the rules and think like an artist. Tap into your creative side to make the ultimate fashion statement.

  • Stop Stress from Hurting Your Skin
    How daily stress and anxiety can irritate the heck out of your complexion.

Shape Your Life

  • Shape your Life News
    • How to make a great first impression
    • Are you shy in the locker room?
    • Become a born again athlete
    • And more…

  • Life Lessons
    "Stop the Plane!" Try these five strategies to overcome not just a fear of flying, but any phobia.

Look Great

  • Look Great News
    • Home hair coloring made easier
    • The perfect sweater
    • Timesaving beauty finds
    • Hipsters for any body
    • And more…

    • Beauty Q&A
      Should you use vitamin packed lipstick? Plus, the right way to pop a pimple.

    • Beauty in Action
      Sun damaged control: Is your skin paying the price for too much sun exposure? Here, the latest recovery plan.

Get Fit

  • Get Fit News
    • Tips to avoid running injuries
    • The body weight workout
    • Odor resistant workout wear (really)
    • How you can win a head to toe performance fitness outfit
    • And more…

  • Do It Right
    We've got your back: Get a stronger spine and prevent injury in just one move.

  • Fitness Q&A
    • What's the best heart rate zone for fat loss?
    • How much should I rest between sets?
    • Which are best for varied activities, cross training, running or walking shoes>
    • And more…

  • Venture Out
    The wheel world: How skating school can teach you to conquer your feat of falling and become a confident blader.

  • Success Stories
    One woman wins a lifelong battle with her weight and downsizes by 200 pounds; another takes fitness one day at a time.

  • Weight Loss Q&A
    • Are you obsessed with exercise? Will protein shakes help you lose weight?
    • What can you do about junk food cravings
    • And more..

  • Weight Loss Diary
    A hard won loss: Courtney gets moving - in the right direction.

Think Healthy

  • Think Healthy News
    • Is your metabolism to blame for your weight gain? Change your shoes and save you feet
    • What you need to know about emergency contraceptives
    • And more…

  • Health
    Pursue your passions: Women with absorbing pastimes are healthier are healthier and less stressed - and other reasons to get a hobby.

  • Body Language
    Dress size anxiety: You know it's just a random number - especially since sizes now vary so much. So why do we let it do a number on us?

  • Time Out
    Just a hunch: Learn to trust your instincts when it comes to your health.

Eat Right

  • Eat Right News
    • More reasons to eat whole grain foods
    • Are you a healthful eating fanatic?
    • The new, organic convenience foods
    • And more…

  • Nutrition
    Dangerously dehydrated: new research shows that most American women don't drink nearly enough of the right beverages to stay healthy. Take our quiz, then read on to learn how to get the fluids you need.

In Every Issue

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