6 Signs You’re Ready for a Marathon

Crossing the finish line of a marathon is very fulfilling for most runners. If running a marathon has always been on your wish list and you feel you can complete the 26.2 miles, you...

Why Running Is Not the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you're running to lose weight, you’ve got it all wrong. While running is an effective cardio exercise for burning fat, it’s a common misconception that it's enough to get you in shape. For...

How to Run in the Winter Without Freezing

When winter sets in, it’s all too natural to feel you have to scale back your running routine. The cold and dark days discourage even the most motivated individuals from getting out of bed...

Top Workout Tracks to Motivate You

There is a big debate in the fitness and workout world about the effectiveness of listening to music and working out at the same time. While you may be firmly on one side or...

Which Type of Cardio Should You Be Doing?

One of the best-kept secrets of having a great physique at any age is to keep up a regular cardio workout routine. The benefits of cardio are numerous. This is why, for instance, many...
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Spring Activities We’re REALLY Excited About!

There may still be just a bit of snow on the ground but temperatures are on the rise and we cannot wait to get outside! This is what we have been waiting for after...
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Sit-ups VS. Planks: Which is Better for Your Abs?

One of the hardest areas to tone up is your core, but it's so important to make sure you're at least trying to strengthen it. Having a strong core will help you with your...
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Why You Should Go To Bed The Same Time As Tom Brady

Some would argue that football player Tom Brady is at the height of his career. And guess what? He's 40 years old, which is way past the age where most quarterbacks retire. So, how exactly...
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What is Ashtanga Yoga?

Have you heard of this spiritual practice before?
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Bootcamp vs Crossfit

Should I go to Bootcamp or crossfit? There are two huge group workout classes that have been trending for a while: boot camp classes and CrossFit classes. If you're trying to tone up and shed...
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Indoor Standup Paddle Boards – Coming to a Landlocked City Near You?

Standup Paddle Boards If you need an extra workout during this cold winter you may want to try indoor paddle board.  As standup paddle boars (SUP) soars in popularity, fitness pros find ways to make...
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Hula Hoop vs Jumping Rope?

Is it true, could it be?  Is the hula hoop better than jumping rope? Jumping Rope Workout While jumping rope is something often included in many people's exercise regimens and workout circuits - especially in drills...
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5 Heart Healthy Activities for Heart Month

As you may or may not know, February is Heart Health Month.  While I have been aware of heart disease and prevention in the last few years since heart disease is the number one...
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7 Tips for Balancing Your Fitness and Social Life

Once you set your mind to a fitness regimen, it seems like your motivation at the very beginning is unending. You stick to your meal plan, exercise on the daily, and always make sure...
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Plyometric Training: 8 Moves to Add to Your Workout

So, you're up to date and know that strength training should be a part of  your routine to keep your body looking toned and fit. However, you're always feeling conflicted. People saying you should...
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Nancy Rose Performance Active Wear Flatters and Functions

Among the many active-wear brands out there today, Nancy Rose Performance stands out for its truly elegant and chic designs. Nancy Rose’s background as both an elite gymnast and Parsons School of Design graduate contributes...
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Quickie Workout in Bed: Upper Body Cardio

I am overly thrilled to share some tips from Laurel House, the queen of quickie tips. The Quickie Chick and I clearly have similar thoughts about health and wellness: keeping it simple, keeps it...
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Fun & Healthy Holiday Activities

While yes, eating is a major (and beloved) sport on Christmas Day, there might be other fun and healthy holiday activities that you will want to partake in as well. This will not only help make...
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12 Upbeat Christmas Songs for your Winter Workout

Are you sick of holiday music yet? Christmas songs may not be the first thing that pops in your mind when you think about music you want to exercise to, but there are some songs...

8 Best (& Cheapest) Yoga Studios in New York City

Yoga's a great way to stay in shape, relax, and find peace of mind, a hard enough task as it is, without involving unresolved resentment and anger against the price boil up during each...

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