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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 : 90 comments   28,260 views
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6 Spin Essentials to Get You Through Your Next Class

Whether you're attending your first (or your 50th) class, these products can help you stay comfortable--and get more out of your indoor cycle class!
Posted 1/26/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 82 comments   207,124 views
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The Power of a Boring Exercise Routine

Yes, our bodies quickly adapt to the same daily activities. But surprisingly, there can be power in a routine that, in general, doesn't change.
Posted 10/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 100 comments   32,388 views
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Ace Your Next Workout with a Deck of Cards

Using a deck of cards in your workout routine provides endless options and--best of all--you choose your own level of difficulty!
Posted 10/20/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 60 comments   90,399 views
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Getting Started with Strength Training in 5 Easy Steps

Confused about how to start a strength training plan? Coach Nicole breaks it down into five simple steps so you can reach your goals!
Posted 4/8/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 57 comments   234,054 views
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HIIT Workout: An Hour's Worth of Cardio in 20 Minutes!

Short on time? Get an effective cardio workout in just minutes with this interval plan for the stationary bike!
Posted 3/18/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   460,537 views
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All You Ever Wanted to Know about Zumba

Gina from Fitnessista.com is a fitness blogger and a Zumba instructor. She tells us everything we ever wanted to know about Zumba, the Latin-inspired aerobics dance class.
Posted 5/8/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 518 comments   224,157 views
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Confession: I Don't Change in the Locker Room

I'm beginning to wonder if I'm the odd woman out or if I'm normal after all...
Posted 4/19/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 892 comments   203,945 views
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30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

Bust boredom and burn mega calories with this fun and effective interval workout for the elliptical!
Posted 2/27/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 41 comments   329,643 views
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The 500-Calorie Treadmill Workout

Use this simple interval routine to banish boredom and maximize fat burning during your next date with the treadmill.
Posted 1/16/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 167 comments   1,882,155 views
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How to Injure Yourself at the Gym

Pain isn't the only sign that you're on your way to a workout-related injury. If you're guilty of these common mistakes, you are guaranteed to get hurt.
Posted 11/5/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 32 comments   86,414 views
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Your 12 Most Embarrassing Yoga Questions Answered

As with any activity, there can be some "embarrassing" aspects of yoga. Here are answers to the questions you were afraid to ask--from farting to bare bellies!
Posted 9/18/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 106 comments   391,063 views
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Creative Cardio Workout: The Machine Mixer

Don't drudge through another boring cardio session! Add fun and boost your fat burning with this speedy and simple technique!
Posted 8/24/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 74 comments   81,733 views
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Confession: I Can Run 10 Miles, But I Can't Do a Sit-Up

My husband wanted me to try a new fitness class at his martial arts studio. I hesitated for a long time because I was afraid it would show my weaknesses.
Posted 8/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 79 comments   43,471 views
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6 Secrets to Take the Dread Out of the Treadmill

Does the thought of another treadmill workout fill you with dread? Get fit--and have fun--on the treadmill with these simple suggestions!
Posted 3/2/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 171 comments   240,788 views
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