Reviews

Anatomy of a Running Shoe

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While you’re shopping for your new running shoes (because now you've got the expert tips, right?), you’ll likely hear your sales associate throw around the lingo of the trade: “heel-toe drop,” “midsole,” “bends.” But what does it all mean? Never fear: we’ve got a crib sheet to help you learn the ins …
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5 Fitness Gadgets That Make Us Feel Like We’re Living in the Future

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Beam us up, Scotty! 'Cause these days, technology is getting so darn cool. And we're not just talking about self-driving cars and Amazon packages that magically appear at your door --- we're talking high-fitness gadgets! Fitness gadgets that motivate you, track you and integrate your fitness in your …
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Headphone Review: Putting 4 New Pairs to the Test

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Music is such a huge motivator when it comes to workouts --- the right song can get you through almost anything (which is why we're always sharing awesome playlists!). But it's not just the song itself that counts --- it's also the method of delivery. To help you choose the right one for you, we're …
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Buying Running Shoes? Experts Share Their Dos & Don’ts

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“For women, shoes are the most important. Good shoes take you good places.” -Seo Min Hyun Running doesn't take a lot of fancy equipment --- you can get your sweat on pretty much any time, anywhere, while wearing anything. But a good pair of running shoes are non-negotiable. The wrong shoes can …
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From Stats to Fat: Is Your Fitness Tracker Causing Weight Gain?

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I've never been much for tracking the stats when it comes to my health and fitness. I always have a general idea of my weight and my target heart rate, but never worry about things like calories I eat, the number of steps I take or the number of calories I burn during a workout. I go more by my …
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21-Day Fix Review: Fix or Not?

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When I got the 21-Day Fix program in the mail, I’ll admit, I was skeptical. I set out all the different colored containers and materials and thought, “This is what I’m going to be doing?” It didn't look like what I wanted to be embarking on for a workout and eating plan. I thought the rainbow of …
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Dance HiiT by Jazzercise DVD Review — Not for the Uncoordinated

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The last time I did a workout DVD was probably Billy Blanks' Tae Bo in the 90s --- and I was born in the 90s so you can probably guess how serious I was about that. So when FBG gave me some workout DVDs to check out, I thought I'd go for some Jazzercise. I figured, you know, I took dance classes in …
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7 New Must-Haves for CrossFitters

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Are you a CrossFitter? Know a CrossFitter? Want to be a CrossFitter? If so, these goodies are for you. From getting you pumped up for a WOD to helping you recover quickly to even better allowing you to poop like a cavewoman (yep, we went there), these are the latest must-haves for CrossFitters …
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