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Pre- and Post-Thanksgiving Workout

By Maire,

Thanksgiving, and the holiday season, seems like a weight-gain trap. Instead of depriving yourself from the delicious meal, boost your metabolism to burn fat and calories. More

Pro Tip: The 30 Day Booty Workout Actually Doesn’t Work

By Maire,

The Year of the Booty. It’s everywhere. It’s all over social media. It’s all everyone is talking about. But guess what? The 30 Day Booty Blaster workout won’t work. I know I know, I was super bummed too after I gave it my all (really before I understood fitness.) But since those days I have learned a lot and I’m excited to share it all with YOU!

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31 Lower-Calorie Halloween Candies

By Maire,

Most days of year, we’re all about the quinoa and kale. But then there are those special times—like Halloween—when it’s fine to enjoy a sugary treat (or two). That’s because when you eat right most days, an occasional splurge is no biggie.That’s not to say you should scarf down handfuls of the kiddies’ stash or the office leftovers. Just keep in mind your calorie intake, and limit portions.

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5 Fun Fall Workouts You Can Do Outdoors

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After a long, hot summer, autumn has finally arrived. Why not let the crisp air and pretty autumn leaves motivate you to get outside and get moving? Combine cardio and strength training with these quick and effective workouts… and feel free to treat yourself to a pumpkin-spiced flavored treat afterward.

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7 Healthy Hacks for Your Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Fall’s most famous drink is—spoiler alert—often loaded with sugar and doesn’t have a whole lot of actual pumpkin. Make these healthy tweaks to your next order for a better, more balanced sip. More

Who is this ‘Dora of Fitness’?

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Fit Radio Cardio Coach Fitness Corlyn

Fit Radio #CardioCoach Spotlight – Introducing our newest coach on the app, Corlyn! That would be me! My name is Corlyn, and I’m the Fit Radio Coach throwing in Spanish words here and there during workouts. “Como así!” (See, like this!) I’ve never written a blog (or anything longer than a paragraph since I graduated a couple months back) so I’m really excited to start this and, more importantly, bring you all things fitness.

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How Hot Should It Really Be In Hot Yoga Class?

By Maire,

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The sweat drips down your back. Not knowing this was even possible, you look down and see beads of perspiration forming on your thighs. You feel slightly dizzy, but push through, taking a huge swig of water before heading into tree pose. Sounds like a typical hot yoga class, yes? Women everywhere swear by the warm practice, where rooms are heated to between 80 and 105 degrees. And while you’ve surely heard a girlfriend say how much she loves the toasty Vinyasa because she feels like she “sweats out all the bad” at her go-to studio, the question remains: Is it really safe? Is there such a thing as yoga that’s too hot?

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Let’s Get Physical: The Psychology of Effective Workout Music

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“I dare them to find the iPod on me,” Richie Sais told the New York Times in 2007 when he was preparing to run the Marine Corps Marathon. USA Track & Field, the national governing body for distance racing, had just decided to ban athletes from using portable music players in order “to ensure safety and to prevent runners from having a competitive edge.” Rais resolved to hide his iPod shuffle under his shirt. Many fellow runners protested the new rule, which remains in effect today in an amended form: It now applies only to people vying for awards and money.

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