Waterproof Activity Trackers for You (and Your Little Dog, Too!)

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My freshman year of college at Michigan State, I had a number of early classes ... all on the other side of campus. I hadn't figured out the bus system yet, so I hoofed it. And in the winter, that often meant trudging through snow and slush that had not yet been cleared or salted. So, you know, that …
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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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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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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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Next Steps on My Stress-Less Journey: Headspace and ReLax Kit

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This is it, guys. This is the year. 2014 is going to be the year I become so damn chill. As I've mentioned, I'm making a concerted effort to reduce my stress levels, both because I want to be a happier, calmer, more present and focused individual, and also because I'm hopeful that it'll help with …
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Take Your Workout Tunes With You Everywhere

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It's funny. Two years ago, I was ALL about the iPod when running. One year ago, the iShuffle and I were besties. But today, my go-to choice for tunes is my phone. As they say, times they are a-changing, and technology comes and goes faster than you can say: Drop and give me 10 burpees! (No, you …
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The Walkman Is Back — and Totally Wireless and Waterproof

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Remember the good ol' days of the Sports Walkman? Oh, it seems as though it was yesterday. Until, that is, you realize that your current iPod Shuffle is about 400 times better when working out. But, it seems as though the Walkman is making a comeback --- and in the best way possible. Two …
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Review: Withings Smart Body Analyzer and Pulse

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We're so into not being defined by the number on the scale, but knowledge is power. And knowledge like your resting heart rate, body fat percentage and the CO2 levels in your room is dang cool and totally helpful when it comes to tracking your health and fitness. Especially when that data is …
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