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5 Ways to Make the New Year Your Healthiest Yet

We finally made it through January and are more than ready for February! Clear eyes, full hearts can’t lose… right? If this past month has proven anything for a majority of us, it’s that even with the best of intentions, it can be hard to stick to your New Year’s resolutions and see them play […]

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Is It Actually Possible to Have an Exercise Allergy?

We all know the benefits of exercise for a healthy lifestyle, but if you feel nauseous after working out or are convinced another minute on the treadmill will kill you, it might not be in your head anymore. It turns out, being “allergic to exercise” isn’t just another plea to skip the gym and lounge […]

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5 Healthy Fitness Tips to Keep You on Track This Summer

Ah, summer. Warm weather is back and with it comes vacations, holidays, concerts, festivals and even weddings and other events just outside of the normal routine. With the days getting longer and the sun making everything a little bit brighter it’s normal for everything to be busier. It’s a beautiful day outside! Of course we […]

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4 Simple Ways to Create Exercise Habits That Really Stick

The road to becoming a healthier version of yourself is a challenging task. There are many steps a person may take to achieve these goals, but there are key things you can do to help make the transition less intimidating. After all, the idea of heading towards the gym or starting to exercise on a regular basis […]

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6 Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Living in a culture inundated with the urge to change our ways once a new year hits can be incredibly intimidating. Not only is it hard to figure out our resolutions and work at them every single day, but it can be stressful seeing others start on goals, while you wonder how they truly do it. From […]

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Why You Should Be Working out With Your Significant Other

The best relationships are all about finding balance and harmony in each other. Of course, with the constant clamor of our busy lives though, it can be hard to find that — let alone time together. But recent studies have shown that couples who make it a priority to enjoy a wide range of shared […]

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5 Ways to Keep Exercising During Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside! Even though you probably want to hibernate in your warm bed this winter and wear your Snuggie forever, that’s not something you can actually do—sorry! Winter weather can make getting up out of bed the least desirable thing to do, not to mention making exercise our Mount Everest. Though working out in […]

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Why You Should Warm-Up Before You Run

Us runners tend to be an impatient bunch. We have lots of things that we want to happen and we want them to happen now. Things like wishing the humidity would get lost, for that race to be here now, for our pace to get quicker, or for the distances we can manage just to […]

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The Benefits of CrossFit for Beginners

CrossFit has garnered the attention of both men and women for years, but as the core strength and conditioning program grew in popularity over the years and across the country, many more are now turning to it for the added benefits to their daily routine. If you’ve been curious about CrossFit but are intimidated to try […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Running (Without Freaking Out)

Coping with the demands of family, work life, school and social activities can often create difficulty when setting aside time or finding motivation to start a new fitness regimen. Today many are integrating a running routine into their lifestyle in hopes to aid just about every part of their health with physical and mental benefits that […]

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7 Reasons You Should Try Yoga This Year

The start of the year is a popular time for many of us to try and begin life changes, especially ones involving health. Whether it’s feeling over fed and under exercised after the holidays, the illusion of a fresh start from the new year, or a combination of both, healthy living gets a lot of […]

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Inspiration by Hashtag: Fitspo

Fitspo (#fitspo) is one of those hashtag trends that is all over Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and even Tumblr and Pinterest. Fitspo is short for “fitspiration”, a portmanteau of fitness inspiration. It’s a popular buzzword used to tag images and messages that have the intention of motivating people towards a healthier lifestyle.

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How to Beat Winter Fatigue

Ah, winter. The perfect time to pretend to be a fuzzy woodland creature and hibernate until the groundhog hopefully doesn’t see his shadow, right?

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Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working Out

For a long time, two of the words I feared the most were ‘working out’. I’ve never been an athletic or particularly coordinated person, and for a long time, it showed. I’d avoid playing sports or doing anything remotely active, especially in front of other people. I was scared – I had no belief in […]

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Blogilates: A Fun and Innovative Twist on Classic Pilates

Three days into my summer vacation (which, being a college student, started in mid-May) I suddenly stopped to look at myself. There were fast-food bags on my nightstand. I’d hardly left my bed other than to get food and use the restroom. I’d been churning through recorded tv shows and movies at a ridiculous rate. […]

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