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5 Cute Fall Workout Staples

It’s so easy to sleep-in on these chilly fall mornings. But some new pieces injected into your fall workout wardrobe might put a little spring into your step. I like mostly muted colors mixed with pops of color and cozy, drape-y fabrics. Check out these five piece from lesser-known (and very cute!) brands. Lorna Jane, […]

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Which Athletic Shoe Is Right For You? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Avid runners know the importance of a good pair of shoes. Running in shoes without proper support can make your poor feet ache and can even lead to injury. Even with other athletic activities, the lack of support or improper fit can negatively impact your body. Check out this infographic about how to choose the […]

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Best Sites To Get Fitness Classes On The Cheap

To get into tip-top shape you always have to keep your muscles guessing. Trying new workouts and varying your routine will keep your body challenged and your mind engaged. You can do this without spending a ton by using timed deal websites. This way, you can get a class or several at a discount while […]

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The Next Generation of Wearable Gadgets: Smartwatches

Everyone knows someone who is practically attached to their smartphone. With smartwatches, they can actually make that a reality. Smartwatches will allow you to access the best of your smartphone on your wrist — email, messages, Internet and even apps. There’s the Pebble Smartwatch which some say started the smartwatch frenzy. It’s modern and sleek […]

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10 Ways To Get, Stay Motivated

Pushing through a tough workout is hard, sure, but the most difficult part of a maintaining a workout routine is staying motivated. Best-selling fitness author Tom Venuto wrote a post on his blog titled, “Top 10 Ways for Regular People To Get Motivated.” For the post, Venuto gathered advice on how to get/stay motivated from […]

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A Free Pop-Up Gym Might Be Coming To SF

Imagine an indoor gym that you access more like a public park where anyone can enjoy its amenities for free. The founder and lead trainer of a San Francisco-based bootcamp, Jenn Pattee, wants to create a free space in the Hayes Valley PROXY of San Francisco where anyone can workout for free. An Indiegogo campaign […]

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New Fitbit Force Smartwatch Is An Upgrade From The Flex

On Thursday fitness gadget-maker Fitbit announced the Fitbit Force. This wristband is an updated and slightly better version of the Flex. The Force is in fact a tier higher than Fitbit’s current watch, the Flex. What sets the Force apart from the Flex are a few additional features that seem to make the $30 difference […]

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Short On Time? Hit The Gym Anyway

A 15 minute workout is better than nothing, says FitSugar writer Jenny Sugar (very true!). The post gives three reasons why squeezing in a short workout, even on your laziest or busiest days, is better than not working out at all. There are still calories to be burned: Focus on fast-paced movement like jumping rope, […]

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Apps To Guide You Toward A Six-Pack

The coveted six-pack is not easily earned. Whether you want a six pack or a firm midsection, it will take hard work and consistency to develop strong abs. There are dozens of apps that specifically target your abdominal muscles. These apps use all types of workouts — yoga, Pilates, military-style drills — to chisel your […]

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Running Advice From A Seasoned Marathoner

It’s easy to barrel down a straight street at the beginning of a run, moving your legs with what feel like huge strides. As your legs tire, changes in the course — like a steep hill — can be intimidating, especially during a race. Leanne Shear, running ambassador for active apparel company LOLË provided some […]

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