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When to Buy a New Bra

If the new year has brought with it a significant flux in your weight, it may be time to get remeasured for a bra. Susan Nethero, the founder of Intimacy, a national chain of lingerie stores, recommends getting refitted for a bra after a gain or loss of ten or more pounds. The variation in weight at that point is […]

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A Clever Tip for Sticking With Your Fitness Goals

Making exercise resolutions for 2014? You may want to invest in a new TV show, too—research shows that watching a personal television while exercising allows people to move at a much higher intensity (thus burning more calories) than those with no entertainment. Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak recommends choosing a show on a video streaming service like Netflix, and making a […]

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Wednesday Trivia: ‘I Think I Can’ Actually Works

The Little Engine That Could tells the story of a small engine pulling a train over a big mountain, chanting to itself: “I think I can, I think I can,” even when the odds are stacked against it. While it’s a nice children’s tale about perseverance and overcoming obstacles, the mantra has proven to actually make a real, physical difference […]

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An Excuse-Busting Workout Plan

If you can’t seem to make your workout happen, try this strategy instead: Take three 10-minute walks each day.

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Never Leave Sneakers in the Car

Here in the Northeast, late summer/early autumn is often an ideal time for outdoor exercise, but unpredictable temperatures should remind you to properly care for your shoes. Though keeping sneakers in the car is a convenient way to be prepared for a spontaneous workout, beware of extreme weather: Both hot and cold weather can wear down the rubber in your […]

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Workout Music From FitSugar.com

Our friends at FitSugar.com suggest that there are plenty of reasons to workout to music: it motivates, helps beat boredom, sets the pace, and can lead to longer workouts.

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30-Day Squat Challenge

Doing 200 squats in one days sounds nearly impossible. But, according to the Squat Circuit Challenge on PopSugar Fitness, it’s achievable by starting with their plan and gradually increasing reps over a 30-day period.

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How to Wash Gym Clothes

After a sweaty workout you may feel good, but all that perspiration can leave your clothes smelling stinky. Follow these quick laundry tips to cure the stench.

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10 Cool Pairs of Yoga Pants from Refinery29

I spend a lot of time in my work-out attire, even on non-working out days. My yoga pants are almost never put away because they are either being washed or being worn. This should be a major indicator to invest in a new pair, right? Our friends over at Refinery29 have put together a gallery of 10 “not-so-basic” yoga pants. […]

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10-Minute Bikini Tone-Up from PopSugar.com

I am always searching for new fitness ideas, especially quick ones that tone the lower half. Recently, I stumbled across this video from our friends at PopSugar.com. Now, I will  first to admit that I usually have a hard time getting excited about workout videos, but this one is easy to follow, works your buns, and is only 10-minutes! For […]

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