Motivation

What to Expect: Zumba

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I remember the first Zumba class I ever witnessed. My gym has a large instruction room with a window that lets the whole gym look inside, and I recall feeling the thumping beat through my sneakers while watching a large group of women (and a few men) --- all ages, sizes, colors and ability levels …
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Top 10 Must Don’ts on Race Day

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Like we said yesterday, ultrarunner Hal Koerner knows his stuff. And we're big fans of his new book Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning. So naturally we're pumped to share his race knowledge. Yesterday he shared his top 10 dos for race day, and today we're got his top don'ts for race day from …
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Top 10 Must Dos on Race Day

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You know where the best running advice comes from? Those who have done it. People like your friends and the pros who have done the races, racked up the miles, hit the wall, gotten injured, bounced back and done everything in between. And the new book Hal Koerner's Field Guide to …
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I Blame Myself for Getting Skin Cancer

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 Warning: This post contains graphic images that might disturb some readers.  I know, it’s a very bold statement to make --- to blame myself for cancer. Let me explain … I’ve been going to the dermatologist for yearly check ups since I was a teenager. I’ve had a few moles removed, but they …
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Weight-Loss Wisdom From The Biggest Loser’s Mike Murburg

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From the moment The Biggest Loser viewers met former Ivy League wrestler Mike Murburg, we were inspired by his work ethic and touched by the promise he made to his late son to turn his health around. And when we talked with him last week after his elimination on the show, we were even more …
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Color Me Beautiful: How to Find What Colors You Look Best in

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They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but we say that beauty is in the heart of those who feel beautiful! So with that, we're sharing with you a full out be-YOU-tiful guide to color --- and feeling gorgeous --- that is sure to teach you a thing or two. From what really makes someone look …
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