♪ FitHits: A Guilty Pleasures Playlist

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My love of cheesy hits from days gone by is no secret. Yes, I’m the girl who channels her inner Vanilla Ice for karaoke, and when Rock Band comes out, I almost always opt for songs that would most kindly be described as “old school.” Best album I ever owned? Jock Jams, Volume 1 (natch!). Is there …
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Take the October High-Fiber Challenge


It's a new month, and you know what that means, right? A new goal! While we've already challenged you to eat more fruits and veggies, take more time for you and cut your TV time in half, this time we're taking on the task of making our tummies a little fuller and our bowels a little, er, happier. …
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The 6 Worst Fitness Habits

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We all know that working out is good. But how you work out can make all the difference in the world, be it staying safe, seeing results or making sure your body is balanced. Authors Tosca Reno with Stacy Baker of Your Best Body Now: Look and Feel Fabulous at Any Age the Eat-Clean Way recently put …
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★FitStars: Shay Sorrells from The Biggest Loser

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  We're pretty vocal about our love of The Biggest Loser around these parts. And while Bob has a lot to do with that love, we've also fallen for a number of contestants because of their amazing and inspiring stories. Take for exampleShay Sorrells, who is an alum of season 8. With an …
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Understanding Why You Gained Weight

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Most of us have put on a few pounds at one time or another. Whether it's the freshman 15, baby weight that kept coming on after baby or simply a gradual 5 pounds here, 10 pounds there, we all gain weight because of something. It can be a change in lifestyle, stress, boredom, loneliness—the list goes …
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The Facebook Workout


I no longer feel ashamed admitting I'm a Facebook fanatic. Everyone and their dog now has a page, so I can comfortably say that the site pretty much acts as my number one daytime entertainment source. Now I'm finding out Facebook has invaded the workout world, so you can bet I'm on board! I credit …
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The FBGs Meet Up to Get Down


When we learned about the phenomenon known as Meetup.com, we went a little bonkers thinking of the possibilities. Wehad the opportunity to meet readers at the marathon earlier this year and decided our online relationship with you all just wasn't enough. Hooking up with other fitness friends is what …
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FitLinks: Week of Sept. 20, 2010

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  Did you miss International Day of Peace on Tuesday? We did, too! But we strongly believe it it considering this is the month we get back fall leaves and pumpkin spice lattes. It doesn't take much to put a smile on our faces.   We strongly believe an ounce of FitLinks are worth a pound of …
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