Counting Smiles Rather Than Steps

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I love the way activity trackers keep people aware and accountable when it comes to staying active. I feel like, at least in my circle of friends, it's far more likely for someone to be proud of hitting 10k steps every day for a week or running a new distance rather than, say fitting into a certain …
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Retro Fitness: 3 Fun Ways to Throwback With Your Workout Wardrobe

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Yes, Throwback Thursday is a thing, but why not celebrate every day and every time you work out with a little retro fitness wear? Here are three items we're loving that totally embrace that whole retro-fitness vibe! (It's totally hip to be square ... ) 1. Watches Guys, there are so many fun …
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5 New Running Shoes That’ll Have You Wanting to Pound the Treadie or Pavement

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Looking for a new pair of kicks for your next run? Here are five new running shoes we're pretty smitten with for a variety of reasons. Some have more cushion, others are more minimalist, but they all rock our running world! 5 New Running Shoes You'll Love 1. SKORA Fit ($94.95). We've tried a …
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How a Weekend With Runner’s World Changed Me … for the Better

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When Runner's World invited me out to their Runner's World Half & Festival (and yes, they paid for my entry and accommodations and everything, but I was not required to write about it unless I wanted to!), I was pumped. In addition to the special events planned for my fellow bloggers and me, the …
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Brooks Running Review: Heritage, PureGrit 3 and More

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Running any time of year rocks, but we especially love fall to get out, jog and feel the crunch of leaves beneath our running shoes! Per our relationship as a Brooks Running blog ambassador, each month we get to review a few of its pieces and share our totally objective opinion. This month we got …
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3 Tricks to Make Your New Running Shoes ‘Just Right’

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Shopping for running shoes can make you feel like a modern-day Goldilocks. Some shoes are too tight, while others are too loose. Some have too much cushioning, some have arches that don’t align with yours, and others just feel ... weird. It’s okay if you don’t have the words to describe why a …
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