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8 Ways to Clean the Fitness Gear You Always Forget to Clean

We wash our sweaty tanks and fancy leggings on a regular basis, but what about the items that don't fit in the washing machine? Learn how to easily clean eight fitness items!
Posted 9/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 13 comments   15,394 views
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12 Signs You're in a Relationship with Your Gym

Do you prefer weight night to date night? If any of these signs sound familiar, you might be in a committed relationship with your gym.
Posted 9/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 15 comments   9,419 views
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Get Moving for the Greater Good: 10 Ideas for Active Volunteer Work

Wish you had more time to give back, but don't want to give up your workouts? Here are 10 altruistic ways to stay active.
Posted 9/6/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 6 comments   12,353 views
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6 Times You Should Exercise (and 4 Times You Definitely Shouldn't)

Discover when it's best to work out and when to take it easy instead.
Posted 8/30/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 39 comments   37,658 views
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8 Gym Bags, 78 Items Fitness Pros Never Leave Home Without

What fitness gear do the pros pack in their gym bags? Discover the 78 items they can't live without--and you shouldn't have to either.
Posted 8/17/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 12 comments   21,901 views
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Safer and Stronger: Which Self-Defense Class is for You?

Want to learn to defend yourself and get fit at the same time? Martial arts might be the workout you're looking for.
Posted 7/25/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 12 comments   15,084 views
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10 Must-Have Healthy Living Items You Can Get for Less Than $20

Healthy living doesn't have to be expensive. There are many items that make your everyday quest to be healthy for under $20--here are our top 10 favorites.
Posted 7/18/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 8 comments   58,069 views
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Monkey Around & Get Fit With This Playground Workout

Rediscover your inner child with this playground workout that's sure to get your sweating.
Posted 7/14/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 7 comments   13,178 views
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What in the WOD? Confusing Fitness Acronyms Explained

Need to polish your "fit-speak?" Here are 26 of the most common acronyms you may come across on the gym scene.
Posted 6/2/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 12 comments   36,249 views
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Piloxing: The Hot Hybrid Workout That's Got Us Throwing Punches

What do you get when Pilates meets boxing? Discover Piloxing, the hot fusion fitness workout that's filling up studios across the country.
Posted 5/19/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 11 comments   36,004 views
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Pacing & Fueling along the Half Marathon Race Route

Two things can make or break a race: pacing and fueling. Here's how to hit that sweet spot to help you finish strong.
Posted 4/12/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 8 comments   12,243 views
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10 Tips for Injury-Free Training

Don't get sidelined with a running injury. Learn what to do if you suspect you're injured--and how to prevent injuries in the first place.
Posted 3/29/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 4 comments   19,654 views
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Power Up and Over Any Hill with These 5 Training Tips

Running uphill can be intimidating, but if you incorporate these 5 tips during your training, you'll be able to get and over any hill in no time.
Posted 3/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Michael Honkomp : 14 comments   29,030 views
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'Shark Tank' Products That Help You Live Healthier

The show has seen its share of health and fitness products in its seven seasons on the air, but are any relevant to your lifestyle? Learn more about 10 ''Shark Tank'' products.
Posted 3/3/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 7 comments   29,864 views
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Gear Up! Essentials for Your Half Marathon Training

Learn about running gear necessities as SparkPeople members train to run Cincinnati's Flying Pig Half Marathon.
Posted 3/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Dominic Acito : 6 comments   16,496 views
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