Fitness Equipment

6 Online Fitness Tools We Love

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This post about a few of our favorite online fitness tools originally appeared on April 10, 2009. We're republishing it today because we still get asked this question all the time and just had to share it again! We have a long and growing list of our favorite online fitness tools. Lucky for you, …
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3 Flexibility Tools to Boost Your Post-Workout Recovery

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Could your flexibility use a boost? Want to recover faster from workouts? Looking to soothe tired or sore muscles with something other than a foam roller? Then this post is for you! We recently tried three flexibility tools that can help you do all that. Yes, they may hurt a little, but it's the …
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Take Your Data to the Next Level: Polar RC3 GPS Multisport Watch Review

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Some people don't like to run with a watch. (Some people also don't like to eat Mexican food or snuggle with puppies, so, you know, to each his own.) I, however, get itchy just thinking about going for a run and leaving my watch at home. Give me data or give me death! Or cake. (Can I have data …
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Superstar Gym’s Fitwalker Off-Grid Treadmill Class

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Back in September a brand-new gym called Superstar Gym arrived in New York City’s super trendy Tribeca area. This sleek  new gym was launched by some incredibly fit Italians who wanted to bring a European sensibility to the American fitness scene. Co-founder Joe DiAngelo is a former swim champion …
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Review: Trying SparkPeople’s New SPARK Activity Tracker

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We know, we know. There are a lot of activity trackers on the market these days. We've already reviewed a ton --- and we still have lots more to try (reviews coming up, y'all!). That said, when we heard that one of our fave sites (full disclosure: Erin and I have both written for them) was coming …
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Want to Go Running in the Snow? These Two Products Make It Possible (Without You Biting It)

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A week or so ago, one of my good friends sent me this funny clip via Twitter. And it cracked me up. Yes, running in the snow and ice does kind of make you a bad ass. I mean, talk about nothing stopping you from getting your workout on! But. Well, dude, that's not very safe! Bad-ass or not, you're …
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Surf’s Up With Surfset!

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Today’s Surfset review is from Jennifer Schlozman, a Weight Watchers Leader Ambassador who's a runner, triathlete and completed her first half marathon this year. With enthusiasm for group workouts and finding fit friends, she considers herself a loser when it comes to weight and a winner when it …
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Da Vinci BodyBoard Review: The Next Generation of Core Boards

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It’s hard to believe, but I have been writing for Fit Bottomed Girls for more than two years (wow!)! And in that time I have met a variety of incredible fitness people and taken more than my fair share of fancy new classes all over New York City. However, no one has ever offered to drop by my place …
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An Easy Fix for Better Posture and Less Back Pain (With Giveaway!)

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Ever had back pain? Wish you had better posture? Most of us can probably say "yes" to at least one --- if not both --- of these questions. I myself am lucky enough to have never had back problems (knock on wood, yo!), but my posture isn't the greatest. And seeing that I can sit for hours at a time …
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