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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   14,025 views
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Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

Sick of sit-ups? The traditional exercise may be on its way out. Find out why experts are saying it may be more harmful than helpful.
Posted 12/28/2015  2:00:00 PM By: Melissa Rudy : 10 comments   24,513 views
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The Hidden Exercise Risk No One Talks About

This habit is so commonplace that hardly anyone knows just how dangerous it really is. Keep yourself safe by heeding this warning.
Posted 5/14/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 106 comments   188,486 views
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8 Signs Your Cardio Workouts Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Can you do too much of a good thing? When it comes to cardio, the answer is yes...
Posted 3/19/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 11 comments   264,423 views
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Beat the Heat: 10 Expert Tips for Staying Cool During Hot Workouts

With summer almost here and the temperature rising, now is the time to remind ourselves about the safety measures we need to take when it comes to exercising in the summer heat.
Posted 6/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 25 comments   36,749 views
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The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

You could be doing these common exercises incorrectly without even realizing it! Fix your form to boost your results and stay injury-free.
Posted 5/13/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 47 comments   241,389 views
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10 Tips to Stay Safe and Comfortable in a Hot Yoga Class

Hot yoga is a hot trend these days, but it can be downright dangerous. Find out how to stay safe on the mat!
Posted 4/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 59 comments   263,358 views
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7 Fitness Accessories for Safety and Visibility

Don't get caught in the dark this winter. Stay safe and be seen with these affordable accessories for outdoor exercisers.
Posted 2/11/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 17 comments   24,722 views
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We Tried It: A Self-Defense DVD for Women

Coach Denise reviews "Stilettos and Self Defense with Jennifer Cassetta." Find out more about this DVD and if it might be right for you!
Posted 10/18/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 24 comments   20,522 views
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I Won't Be a Victim: The Importance of Self-Defense

After a scary incident, Coach Denise reflects about her safety. Find out what happened and what you can do to protect yourself!
Posted 8/30/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 41 comments   17,028 views
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Pets and the Summer Heat: How to Keep Them Safe and Cool

What can we, as responsible pet owners, do to help keep our pets safe and cool during hot weather? Coach Denise shares some tips that your pets will be thanking you for.
Posted 8/12/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 39 comments   29,893 views
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Have Fun and Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

You don't have to keep your kids cooped up during the hot summer months! Here's how to make sure they stay safe while having fun in the sun.
Posted 6/26/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 18 comments   12,036 views
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10 Things to Take On a Spring Hike

Hiking season is here! Here's what you need to bring to stay safe and comfortable on your outdoor trek.
Posted 4/25/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 69 comments   106,750 views
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You Asked: Why Should I Warm Up before a Workout?

Is a warm up really helpful--or just a waste of time? Find out why you should never skip this pre-workout ritual.
Posted 4/23/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 12 comments   109,790 views
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4 Reasons to Stop Stretching Before You Exercise

Did you know that stretching before your workouts may actually increase your risk of injury? Get the long and short of proper stretching here!
Posted 4/23/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 167 comments   213,049 views
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