Pole Fitness for All: 7 Tips to Give It a Try

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We are thrilled to have guest writer, Lauren Engle, today sharing some tips she learned while learning pole fitness! She is a 20-something South Jersey native trying to survive the Baltimore/DC Metro grind. She has a desk job that has to be supplemented with house/yardwork and pole fitness. When …
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Workout Motivation and a Way to Kick Things Up a Notch

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The following workout motivation post is sponsored by ebay. For our sponsored post policy, click here. We've been working with eBay on some healthy living guides and collections for the coming holiday season, so not only is it a treasure trove of great fit tips over there, but we've also got …
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Workout I Did: Cardio Push Workout

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Looking for a good cardio workout that gets your heart rate up but also works your core and your upper-body in kind of a sneaky way? Yep, that's the workout I just did at The Fit Pit --- and I'm sharing it today! Now, for this --- what I'm calling the "Cardio Push Workout" --- I had to make some …
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Workout We Want to Try: City Row

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We've written about SELF Magazine's Girl vs. Sweat series before, and it's seriously awesome. Laura Prangley is HILARIOUS. We so want to work out with her. And hang out with her. This workout she did recently at City Row is no joke! And, it looks like she did a great job in it. It just kept going, …
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Take the 3-Minute Roxanne Burpee Challenge

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So, this isn't a totally new idea (especially in the CrossFit world), but it's a super fun one --- especially if you love good tunes and have a love/hate relationship with the burpee. We've done it at my gym The Fit Pit a few times as a warm-up, but it also makes for a super quick and good …
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High Fives: A Fun Partner Workout Move

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It's been weeks since the IDEA Conference, and I'm still on a happy high from all the wonderful people I met and all the information I learned. It was all kinds of good. One of my favorite moments from the weekend would have to be the workout Douglas Brooks put me through. I learned so many great …
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Tips for Your First Pole-Dancing Class

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Hold on to your knickers folks, but the notoriously “so bad it’s hilarious” movie Showgirls was introduced to the world nearly 20 years ago! In 1995, the squeaky clean Saved by the Bell star Elizabeth Berkley played stripper (I mean dancer) Nomi, and it caused something of a media sensation at the …
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