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How to Avoid the 10 Most Common Running Mistakes

The right gear and plan can make running a positive addition to any workout routine—just don't repeat the same mistakes many runners, both new and experienced, often make.
Posted 5/7/2020  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 173 comments   68,006 views
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Do Your Homework Before Hiring a Personal Trainer

Ever wonder how you'd even begin to find a personal trainer who really knows their stuff? Here are quick and easy ways to start your search.
Posted 5/24/2019  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 121 comments   60,658 views
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10 Helpful Items to Take on a Spring Hike

Hiking season is here! Here's what you need to bring to stay safe and comfortable on your outdoor trek.
Posted 4/27/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 127 comments   178,044 views
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Stay Safe And Be Seen With These 7 Fitness Accessories

Don't get caught in the dark during your workout. Stay safe and be seen with these affordable accessories for outdoor exercisers.
Posted 3/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 162 comments   67,711 views
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Safer and Stronger: Which Self-Defense Class is for You?

Want to learn to defend yourself and get fit at the same time? Martial arts might be the workout you're looking for.
Posted 7/25/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 55 comments   40,400 views
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Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

Sick of sit-ups? The traditional exercise may be on its way out. Find out why experts are saying it may be more harmful than helpful.
Posted 12/28/2015  2:00:00 PM By: Melissa Rudy : 10 comments   31,966 views
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The Hidden Exercise Risk No One Talks About

This habit is so commonplace that hardly anyone knows just how dangerous it really is. Keep yourself safe by heeding this warning.
Posted 5/14/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 189 comments   325,693 views
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8 Signs Your Cardio Workouts Are Doing More Harm Than Good

Can you do too much of a good thing? When it comes to cardio, the answer is yes...
Posted 3/19/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 60 comments   465,551 views
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Beat the Heat: 10 Expert Tips for Staying Cool During Hot Workouts

With summer almost here and the temperature rising, now is the time to remind ourselves about the safety measures we need to take when it comes to exercising in the summer heat.
Posted 6/14/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 37 comments   54,097 views
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The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

You could be doing these common exercises incorrectly without even realizing it! Fix your form to boost your results and stay injury-free.
Posted 5/13/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 101 comments   327,894 views
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10 Tips to Stay Safe and Comfortable in a Hot Yoga Class

Hot yoga is a hot trend these days, but it can be downright dangerous. Find out how to stay safe on the mat!
Posted 4/24/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 82 comments   350,146 views
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I Won't Be a Victim: The Importance of Self-Defense

After a scary incident, Coach Denise reflects about her safety. Find out what happened and what you can do to protect yourself!
Posted 8/30/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 49 comments   33,738 views
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Pets and the Summer Heat: How to Keep Them Safe and Cool

What can we, as responsible pet owners, do to help keep our pets safe and cool during hot weather? Coach Denise shares some tips that your pets will be thanking you for.
Posted 8/12/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 47 comments   53,910 views
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Have Fun and Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

You don't have to keep your kids cooped up during the hot summer months! Here's how to make sure they stay safe while having fun in the sun.
Posted 6/26/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 18 comments   17,136 views
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Why Should I Warm Up Before a Workout?

Is a warm up really helpful--or just a waste of time? Find out why you should never skip this pre-workout ritual.
Posted 4/23/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 59 comments   221,188 views
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