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How to (Appropriately) Dress for the Gym

Got the "get off your butt and hit the gym" part down pat? Next, find out what you should be wearing (and not wearing) when you hit the treadmill. Business Insider recently did a post on what count…

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Does the Shake Weight Work? (video)

The Shake Weight claims to trim your arms, shape your shoulders and tone your chest in just 6 minutes a day with the power of "Dynamic Inertia." But is their any science to back up those claims? The a…

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What Type of Fitness Buddy Is Right for You?

By Gina DeMillo Wagner, Experience Life If there were a way to double your chances for fitness success, would you be interested? How about a technique to make exercise more fun? A tool that autom…

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Vintage Gym Equipment as Home Decor

Here's a clever decorating theme we've noticed recently: using vintage sports equipment as home decor for a low-key, old-school vibe. Above: A leather horse as entryway bench, in an entryway photog…

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Kettlebell Training

If you’re interested in changing up your fitness routine, engaging in an efficient form of training that works many muscle groups simultaneously, and improving your coordination, strength, endurance, …

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Improve Mood and Self-Esteem With Green Exercise

Forget the gym. If you want to elevate your mood and self-esteem while exercising, think green... and blue. In a previous article, Walking Your Way to a Healthier Mind, Body, and Soul, I wrote that…

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Effective 10-Minute Workouts

I don't know if it's a matter of finding the time or just the thought of a long stretch of exercise, but sometimes a few 10-minute spurts sounds much more reasonable than a longer workout. You can squ…

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Green Girl Enthused by the Elliptical

This semester, I am a new woman. My friend and I, having both suffered relatively recent periods of stagnation and weight gain (me last year, her last semester), have determined to reform our habits.…

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Green Chi: Finding Exercise That Fits

My three sisters and I get together with our families for a week's vacation at the Cape every year. There are so many of us so it is a free-for-all. We have great meals and fun whale watches and the w…

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