What Did We Learn This Month?
Shape: February 2012
Shape Cover Star for February:
Actress Elisha Cuthbert who played Kiefer Sutherland’s daughter on TV’s 24 and is now featured in the new show Happy Endings and displaying some comedic chops at that. Elisha is a Canada gal at heart who flies every weekend from Los Angeles to Toronto to spend time with her hockey player beau Dion Phaneuf (I am guessing he is from Quebec based on the name.)
30 year-old Elisha keeps fit in a multitude of ways on her own by the editors at Shape thought she might like this routine using bands called “The Crazy-Days Plan.” Looks for those days when she only has a few minutes to fit in some exercise. Check it out here!
So what else is inside the February Shape?
"That’s the Spirit”
I just loved this little feature! “Ben-Gals” cheerleader Laura Vikmanis at 43 is currently the oldest cheerleader in the NFL and is outdoing women half her age on the field. Good for her!
“Easy Does It”
The Shape “Workout of the Month” is designed to help beginners with strength-training.
“We Defeated Heart Disease”
February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Did you know heart disease is the number one killer of women? Take care of your ticker and in the meantime be inspired by the three stories of survivors here.
“Pair Up & Slim Down”
Jay Cardiello (Shapes’ Editor at Large) developed this 20-minute routine for couples.
"Gifts for Him"
Ideas on what to get your fella for Valentine’s Day are featured here. (What do you think of the Paul Smith undies? I am not sure how I feel about them.)
Zumba instructor extraordinaire talks about her favorite, get-healthy motivations.
And now the rest of the best of this issue of Shape:
- "Under Statements" Some really, super cute ideas for lingerie are featured on this page.
- "Look Better Naked" Easy tips to get your body glowing.
- “Game Changers” Troy Guard of the Tag Raw Bar in Denver offers amazing recipes for party treats that are also healthy.
- “Snow Way” Cute, “sporty chic” finds to look foxy on the slopes this winter.
- “The Fine Print” Five examples of product labels that offer serving sizes that are much smaller than you would expect. For example:
- Chicken soup serving size on label: 1 cup
- Chicken soup typical serving size: 1 can (three times as many calories and fat)
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A- Overall, I liked the February issue and thought it had some good, inspiring true stories.
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