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8 Ways to Get Off the Couch and Get Outside

It’s easy to fall into a rut on your couch. Whether it’s too cold or too hot outside, or you just can’t put down the latest thriller, we’ve all stayed horizontal too long. Moving around outside is the best cure for couch potato syndrome. Letting…

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10 Workouts That Don’t Feel Like Workouts

You probably have an Instagram feed full of #fitfam posts and friends that have jumped on the fitness wagon. You may have abandoned all free time for gym time and a DVR that’s full of motivating fitness programs that emphasize losing weight and keeping it…

Why It Pays to Have an "Easy" Workout Now & Then

Why It Pays to Have an “Easy” Workout Now & Then

Every exerciser has one of those days where he or she is in the zone. You know the feeling: You’re lifting or you’re running harder than ever before, and it feels amazing. Of course, not every workout comes so easy. Fortunately, though, an easy workout…

10 Ways to Hit Your 10K Fitbit Daily Step Goal

10 Ways to Hit Your 10K Fitbit Daily Step Goal

I love technology. I wondered if the Fitbit Charge HR would motivate me to walk more throughout the day. I’m glad tried it because it was exactly what I needed to motivate myself to move more. The first few days, I wore it without changing…

What to Do When All the Ellipticals Are Taken

Ah, January. The month where everyone decides to hit the gym, and all your friends start posting selfies on Facebook of how good they look when they’re sweaty. Let’s face it, when we’re all pumped up and ready to go, nothing sucks more than standing…

Your New Year’s Resolution: Be Healthier

New year, new you? Many people mark the start of the year with resolutions to be better in some way; improving your health certainly falls into this category. It’s hard to chase after a goal so broad without a plan of action, though. Read on…

No Time to Work Out? 10 Micro Workouts to Help you Get Fit

Imagine this: you’ve just come home after a long eight-hour day of work, and you have too many things to do, including working out. How many times have you used the excuses “I don’t have time” or “I have too much to do?”

12 Ways to Work Off That Thanksgiving Feast

Did you feel more stuffed than the Tom the Turkey on Thanksgiving Day? If so, you aren’t alone. The Calorie Control Council researched the average American diet, and found that we eat more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat during the typical Thanksgiving…

10 Best Health Blogs to Keep You Fit This Winter

Most people agree winter is an incredibly difficult time of year to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Holiday treats and chilly morning commutes mean more comfort food and less activity, both of which can take a toll on your physical form. Luckily, several blogs promote healthy…

15 Fitness Quotes That Will Get You Moving

Fitness is hard. It is hard to while away the time on the treadmill or elliptical, and don’t let me even get started on squats or burpees. But one of the hardest parts of staying in shape is talking yourself into it, or at least…