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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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Cute Fitness Wear from Instyle.com

Our colleagues over at InStyle.com have pulled together a list of the best gymwear for every body type. I don’t know about you, but gym clothes are the very last thing that I tend to buy. I may or may not still own a few ratty t-shirts from college that are my go-to’s for working out. Obviously, it’s time to […]

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Would You Use a Personal Trainer…Via Webcam?

Have you heard of Wello.co? If you can’t afford a personal trainer at your local gym (or can’t seem to find the time to get out of the house to meet with one), this cool, new fitness site can connect you to one—live—through your computer. All the instructing, correcting and motivating happens through your webcam. The rates are cheaper than […]

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10 Exercises That Build Muscle Without Bulk via Health.com

I am starting to regret not sticking to my New Year’s resolution workout plan, especially now that it’s shorts and t-shirt weather! At least my summer beach trip is not for another few months—plenty of time to start these 10 excercises that build muscle without bulk, from Health.com. To see the full gallery, click here. For more on RealSimple.com: Trim Your […]

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Running Shoes vs. Cross-Trainers: Which Do You Need?

If you’re in the market for new athletic shoes here’s how to tell whether you should be buying straight running shoes or if you’d be better off with cross-trainers. Opt for running shoes if: You plan to walk or jog 95 percent of the time. (And choose running shoes over “walking” shoes because they are built to last longer and fit […]

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Would You Use Them: Lock Laces?

Do you have problems with your sneakers coming untied when you’re running or at the gym? I don’t normally, but on occasion I’ve had to stop mid-workout to re-tie my laces. For that reason, I like the idea of Lock Laces—bungee laces that you tighten with the plastic clasp. Have you ever tried Lock Laces or a similar product? If so, […]

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2 Tests to See if Your Sports Bra Needs to Be Replaced

Sports bras do not last forever. Here’s how to tell if the ones in your drawer need to be replaced: The Stretch Test: If you pull on the straps or the bottom band and there’s no pull back or stretch, it’s time to invest in a new one. The Size Test: Stack two sports bras on top of each other—preferably one […]

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3 Morning Mistakes That Slow Down Metabolism from PopSugar.com

Spring is right around the corner, meaning, so are shorts, T-shirts, and bathing suits. No more fleece jackets, baggy sweats, and boots to cover the winter layer has been accumulating underneath. I’ve been doing some fitness research today and stumbled across an interesting article from our friends at PopSugar.com titled, “3 Morning Mistakes that Slow Down Metabolism.” According to the post, eating breakfast too late is, “one of […]

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