The Better Mood Workout

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Working out despite [fill in your road block of choice] deserves a pat on the back. Last week, I was on my way to the gym when I received a world-stopping message that had me so stressed I walked into my gym and had to force myself not to cry. I was super stressed out, super overwhelmed and super …
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No Excuses: My Garage Workout for When I Can’t Get to a Gym

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It's a blessing and a curse being married to a man in the fitness industry. There's no such thing as an excuse not to work out. This week I've been slammed with meetings, so getting to the gym has been next to impossible --- but try using that excuse on a man who collects fitness equipment. He …
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The Fires That Be

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I can no longer call myself a fitness newbie. I've been working out consistently for years now. It's become one of those healthy habits that is embedded in my daily routines. You know you're living a healthy lifestyle when you have to think of new workouts and ways to get out and move to keep things …
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ClassPass: A Clever Fitness Idea for Folks Who Need the New

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I don't know about you, but if I don't switch up my workouts every couple of weeks I get super-duper bored and start to check out. I know I'm not alone in this instinctual need to try new things and keep my muscles guessing (aka screaming) because there's this group called ClassPass that allows you …
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Speaking Freely on Nike’s Latest, the Free 4.0 Flyknit

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I don't know about you, but I really dread running-shoe shopping. I have a big foot. I'm weird about fits. I overpronate. With all of that, I'm already swimming up a hard stream so just imagine the pure joy that rushes over me when I do find THE perfect running shoe. I run those babies into the …
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A Fitness Challenge to Be Proud Of: A Blessing for My Body

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I don't know if I could honestly look one of you in the eye and say I'm not competitive. In fact, I'm competitive to a fault, which unfortunately translates into me not doing things if I know I won't do well. That's such a miserable motto and it severely limits the fun, so I made a vow with myself …
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