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National Bike to Work Day

May is all about bikes (It's National Bike Month) and May 17th is National Bike to Work Day - a holiday that all of us Manhattanites should be eager to take part in. There's been a lot of biking going on already this month: The 5 Boro Bike Tour...
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Workout Wednesday: 7 Minute Workout

By Kevin Stabinsky (USAG Fort McPherson) (United States Army) , via Wikimedia CommonsWorking out for just seven minutes? Some would be quick to say “why bother?”, but this new fad is making a splash this week after being featured in The New York Times...
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Sticking to a Weight Loss Plan

Now that we're into the third month of the year, how are those weight loss resolutions going? Remember that whole thing we said we'd do back when the ball was dropping? Well, if you dropped the ball on your diet plan, you're not alone. According to...
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Cardio Dance Party: 305 Fitness

The latest fitness craze to sweep the country is, without a doubt, dance cardio. From early inspiration (that would be your mom's '80s aerobics classes) to the first "trendy" incarnations (like the method made famous by Gwyneth Paltrow's trainer, Tracy...
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Jackie Warner’s 10 Best Fitness Tips

Recently, we hosted a live Facebook chat with the incomparable Jackie Warner of Bravo TV fame. Jackie answered all of our readers' pressing questions about nutrition, exercise and weight loss, and we couldn't believe all of the amazing tips she gave out...
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Red-Hot Gift for Yogis: Jade Yoga Mat

Yoga helps with two of the most important facets of heart health as defined by the American Heart Association: physical activity, and stress management. It can be a great workout as well as a way calm the mind, relax and de-stress. That’s why as a part...
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Lululemon’s Yogabowl Warehouse Sale

A sneak peek at the sale via @lululemonWHUS on Twitter It's Super Bowl weekend, and many people across the country are excited about football. For the rest of us, there's Lululemon's Yogabowl, the brand's first giant U.S. warehouse sale taking place at...
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7 Ways to Fit a Workout Into a Busy Day

Photo by Timothy Takemoto via https://www.flickr.com/photos/nihonbunka/ By Bekah Jorgenson, Hot Mom Spa Squad member and author of Motherhood Moment We all know that we should work out regularly – but sometimes just finding the time to get to the gym...
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A Better You: Win a Crunch Gym Membership

Crunch is known as the gym without judgments. And when it comes to working off a little extra weight, that's just the way we like it. No dirty looks. No competition. No intimidation. So we chose a year membership at Crunch as one of the prizes in our A...
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2 Leggings That Take 5 Pounds Off

OK, brace yourselves, because these product picks aren't cheap. But they're worth every penny. At $98 a pair, you'd expect a lot from leggings, but we can promise you that these deliver. Invest in one of these styles to make working out fun again (after all,...