Fitness

8 Ways to Maintain Fall Fitness

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The days of belly baring crop tops are quickly coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean exercise routines should be tossed aside like last season’s fashions. The figure you worked so hard to show off in the summer must be maintained, even if it’s...

8 Lessons I’ve Learned During Marathon Training

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In March, I signed up for a 5k called Bacon Chase that took place in June (the lure being that you got unlimited bacon at the end). I figured by the time it rolled around, I’d be ready for it. So, of course, I proceeded...

#SheSquatsBro: Fitness Culture and the Black Booty Paradox

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All across social media can be found the image so familiar as to be blasé: the faceless spandex-clad individual, booty first, reminding without words, “Isn’t it about time you started squatting?”

Top Fitness Video Subscriptions For Active Women

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Like any other industry, fitness is always trying to find a new way to sell you its goods. And the most popular product that’s currently for sale is online fitness video subscriptions. Usually for a fee, you get access to videos that will help you...

One Woman Brings Yoga to a Chicago Neighborhood

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Tameka Lawson is changing her Chicago neighborhood one yoga pose as at a time.  Lawson, a yoga enthusiast for only a year, is the executive director of I Grow Chicago, a non-profit organization in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Lawson said she started practicing yoga because she needed...

The Trick to Holding Your Plank Longer Is

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Creating and sticking to a work regiment can be hard. However, new research suggests peer pressure may possibly be the answer to exercising harder and longer. Planks are known not only to be difficult and intense, but also has been coined the best abs exercise....