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Fit Radio Success Story – Meet Sophia P.

By Maire,

My name is Sophia Perez.  When I help my clients, I make sure they download the Fit Radio app. I’m a huge dog lover and I spend most of my time outdoors playing with them. I have 3 dogs who live with me and my husband in Austin, Texas. I’m obsessed with the music scene, laid-back atmosphere, and the amazing running trails near the lake in Austin.

 

I joined the fitness community about 2 years ago because I was tired of feeling uncomfortable in my own skin. When I reached 193 lbs at 5’4 I knew I needed to do something. I needed a good playlist to help motivate me and had no luck making my own. I came across Fit Radio and my workout didn’t feel like a workout. It was fun!

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Fit Radio DJ Spotlight: R Harvz

By Maire,

We had a chance to catch up with Fit Radio DJ, R Harvz to ask him a few questions about his all-time favorite DJ moments, where he draws inspiration, and his process for creating the perfect Fit Radio mix. (We also learned some interesting things about him along the way…) Here’s what he had to say.

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5 Mistakes To Avoid For Weight Loss Beginners

By Maire,

Exercise, eat more vegetables, drink lots of water, get a full night’s rest…sound familiar? These are all among the most common things advised for people who want to lose weight. While it is important to know what to do, it is equally important to know the things to avoid. Here’s a list of common mistakes that weight loss beginners make along with tips to prevent them.

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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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Meet: Maria More – Fit Radio Cardio Coach

By Maire,

Fit Radio Cardio Coach - Maria

Hey there! I’m Coach Maria, aka the “Calorie Killa,” and I am excited to be part of the Fit Radio Team! I currently reside in Atlanta but I have lived all over the US including Florida, Texas, Michigan, and California (where I was born).

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Who is this ‘Dora of Fitness’?

By Maire,

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

By Maire,

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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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Top 7 Active Recovery Workout Ideas

By Maire,

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Does “Active Recovery” seem paradoxical to you? Recovery traditionally implies taking periods of time off from your workouts, while activity is just the opposite. Fitness misinformation has generally promoted the idea that activity and recovery are mutually exclusive. More