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Fit Links: A Heart-Pumping Playlist and Moments to Add to Your Bucket List

Written on November 8, 2013 at 4:59 pm , by

Should you stick with your trainer? (Photo by Marianne Rafter)

This week’s fit links from around the web:

  • You pay a lot of money for your personal trainer, but are they worth it? Here’s 10 signs you should ditch ‘em for good. -Daily Burn
  • So you want to do an Ironman? This is your race-day breakdown of what to expect (with an extra dose of inspiration). -Meals and Miles
  • Research shows that electro-pop music makes you move the fastest. Pump up your pace with this heart-throbbing playlist. -Songza
  • This woman has run 100 marathons, so we take her word from it when she says these are the products for getting through 26.2 miles. -50 by 25
  • Bucket list items are all the rage today. Make sure these six are on yours. -Thought Catalog

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Fit Links: Are You Ready for the NYC Marathon?

Written on November 1, 2013 at 4:30 pm , by

We’ll be out cheering for all you runners this weekend!

This week’s fit links from around the web, prepping everyone for racing or cheering the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Happy running!

  • The best spots to cheer based on the experiences you’re after. Plus, a mile-by-mile breakdown for those first-timers tackling the famous course. -Losing Weight in the City 
  • Need a good race sign to cheer on your fave runner (and make a stranger smile)? All sorts of ideas wait for you here. -Best Race Signs
  • How to not hit the dreaded “wall” during the marathon. -Mile Posts 
  • 7 reasons why this runner won’t be eating a pasta dinner the night before race day. -Run to the Finish 
  • Cross the final to-do’s off your list to make sure you’re ready to run. -Race Pace Jess

Fit Links: How Before and After Pics Are Really Made, A Twist on Stuffed Veggies and More!

Written on August 30, 2013 at 11:23 am , by

Stuffing fresh foods with other good-for-you ingredients? We approve.

This week’s fit links from around the web:

  • Hate those gimmicky before/after photos that come with every quick-fix weight loss ad? Us, too. Which is why we love that personal trainer Mel V took matters into her own hands, and posted on Instagram how she created the “I Dropped a Crazy Amount of Weight” images in 15 minutes. - MelVFitness
  • The best city to snag a healthy meal at work? Washington, D.C., you win-Fox News
  • If you think running is enough to counterbalance sitting at a desk all day, you’re wrong. Here’s why sitting is being dubbed the new smoking. – Runner’s World
  • ‘Tis the season of weddings. We love these fun pre-bachelorette party baskets for your bride-to-be (Psssst: We spy a copy of FITNESS in there!) -Peanut Butter Fingers
  • Instead of peppers on your pizza, put the pizza in your peppers! (Say that five times fast) We’re loving this Italian twist on the stuffed veggie. -Healthful Bites

Fit Links: 14 Frozen Desserts and a Speedy Summer Vacation Workout

Written on June 21, 2013 at 11:29 am , by

Don’t melt in the heat! (Photo by Claire Benoist)

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Fit Links: 7 Diet Tips To Drop Pounds and a Weekend Workout

Written on June 14, 2013 at 5:21 pm , by

One of the seven healthy eating ideas: serve up a satisfying salad once a day. (Photo by Peter Ardito)

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Fit Links: An Equipment-Free Home Workout Challenge and 2012′s Top Fitness Findings

Written on December 21, 2012 at 11:02 am , by

This week’s fit links from around the web:

Save those dumbbells for another day. You won’t even need them for this workout! (Photo by Jason Todd)

Fit Links: 2013′s Top Food Trends and Fit Gift Picks

Written on December 7, 2012 at 3:53 pm , by

Beat the crowd! Start cooking with these foods now to wrap up 2012 in a healthy way. (Photo by Sarah Kehoe)

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Fit Links: Thanksgiving Treats and Fit Ways to Still Help Sandy Victims

Written on November 16, 2012 at 4:18 pm , by

Run off those Thanksgiving calories, help Sandy victims and possibly win fitness gear? Triple win. (Photo by Alexa Miller)

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Fit Links: Hurricane Sandy and the New York City Marathon

Written on November 2, 2012 at 11:50 am , by

The ING NYC Marathon is now called the Race to Recover. Good idea?

The northeast was badly affected by Hurricane Sandy this week. We hope everyone is safe and keep you in our thoughts.

  • Your turn: What do you think? Should the ING NYC Marathon go on? Tell us in the comments below.

 

Fit Links: Rainy Day Workouts and Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Written on October 19, 2012 at 12:32 pm , by

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole, anyone? (Photo by Evan Sklar)

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