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Sole F63 Treadmill Review

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Amazon.com Are you thinking about purchasing a treadmill but have no clue where to start? With so many types of treadmills on the market these days, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. I'm definitely no treadmill expert, however I have used numerous treadmills throughout my…

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Staying Fit While Pregnant

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo by: Lucas Favre Working out has always been a part of my daily routine, so when I found out I was pregnant a few months ago, I wanted to make sure I could still find a way to stay fit. It turns out there are a variety of workouts you can…

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Working Out Without Working Out!

By: Christi Shingara Photo: Jametlene Reskp A few of our fitness posts talk about exercise routines and how to maintain them such as "Structuring your Workout Routine" and "The Benefits of Shorter Workouts", but did you know that you can workout without actually having a workout routine? A busy day at the office or just…

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Walking: Is it Better Than Running?

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Matt Flores In my teens and 20s, I would run almost everyday. Not only was it a great full body workout, I loved how it made me feel. (Yes, 'runner's high' is a real thing!) However, my younger self didn't realize how much of a toll running can take on the…

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How To Choose the Right Paddleboard

By: Christi Shingara Stand-up paddleboarding is a fun way to get around in the water and also a great way to get a full body workout. Paddleboards are made from a variety of materials which include wood, inflatable polyethylene, fiberglass and foam. If you are thinking of buying a paddleboard and not sure where to…

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The Health Benefits of Swimming

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Shamim Nakhaei Swimming season is in full swing, and there's nothing better than going for a nice refreshing dip when the temps are sweltering outside. Not only is it a fun activity that helps cool you off in the summer months, but it also offers some great overall health benefits. Low…

Reasons to Build a Strong Core

*By: Christi Shingara* Photo: Jonathan Borba  For years, I thought running regularly was all I needed to do to stay in optimal shape. Pilates was another workout I did here and there, but my main way of working out was walking all over the city and running. Even though I was maintaining a lean physique…

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How To Stay Fit While Traveling

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Francesco Gallarotti Do you struggle with your fitness routine when traveling? Traveling can be exhausting, especially when it's for business and sometimes you just don't have the energy to even think about a workout. Over the years of traveling, I have found that if I just do even a quick 10-20…

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The Benefits of Yoga

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Jared Rice When I was younger, I thought running was the "be all" of fitness. However, as I got older and my body could no longer take the constant pounding from running, I discovered other types of workouts that were just as beneficial to add to my exercise routine. One of…

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How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide

*By Christi Shingara* Photo: Clemens van Lay I wasn't always into running. In my teens, I actually hated it and have not so fond memories of running the dreaded mile in gym class, which I thought was absolute torture. Playing basketball in high school incorporated lots of running, mainly in the form of sprints, so…