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Do Pilates and Yoga Improve Strength? Free offer for right answer!

Dee asks the age-old question – Can I get a date to the New Year’s party this late? – No, wait, that’s not it. She wants to know if yoga or Pilates are good for strength training. We’ll answer as soon as we get out of the Pincha Mayurasana (forearm stand) pose.

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Are Skechers Sketchy, Steppy, or Peppy?

Skechers sent us two different types of tone-up fitness shoes, knowing we’d give our honest opinion. You’ll have to read the whole post to find out if we liked them. Either way, we know how to spell “Skechers.”

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All Sizes Welcome: Fitness Pros Want YOU in their Classes and Clubs

It can be daunting and downright scary to enter a fitness club, especially when you’re new or not in so-called “perfect” shape. Fitness clubs are not for the Already Fit; they are for YOU! We want to invite and welcome you to group fitness classes.

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7 Reasons to Start Getting Fit Now

There are so many reasons to start exercising now, today, this minute (well, after you read this post). We put 7 of them here for you. We hope to be FitFluential enough to motivate at least one person to start exercising. Are you that person?

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Fit to Be Holiday Gifts

Thanksgiving is over and we know from your messages and comments that some of you took those few extra steps to avoid those few extra bites! Since this is A.MER.I.CA, that means it’s now time to go shopping, right? Here are our fun, fit, food finds for you, our friends!

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Holiday Food: Mind Over Platter

The holidays (and every day) should not be about denial and guilt when it comes to food. Everything in moderation; that’s great advice for a sustainable lifestyle AND for enjoying life in general, don’t you think? Here’s what we’re baking up for Thanksgiving to share with loved ones…

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Thanksgiving dish of sweet potatoes & marshmallows

Stay-Fit Tips for Thanksgiving

Are there any tips for keeping the weight and stress down over Thanksgiving? Not the obvious ones that make us feel guilty, but realistic ones that don’t mean giving up that way-too-sweet Sweet Potato with Really Sweet Marshmallows? We think these tips make sense. They may not be fat-free, but they are designed to be stress-free!

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Posture

Fix Your Posture – Part 2

Learn our quick zip trick to look 10 years younger and 10 pounds lighter in less than 10 seconds. We bring you a guest posture maven for your viewing and “stand up tall” pleasure — our mom! She made us what we are today — alive! Oh, and lifted up posturally.

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3 Things That Do NOT Help You To Get Flat Abs

Our pal, Jonathan Dunsky writes, runs, and reviews diet and exercise info. He asked to reach you, our Fun and Fit readers with his guest post on Big Bad Ab Myths, written especially for this site. While he is giving us the day off, we will be working on our Abs. Maybe…..

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Fix That Posture!

What do shoulders and the theme song from the very old television show “Rawhide” have in common? They’re both rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Want better posture? We start with some easy exercises to fix rounded shoulders. “We” means Alexandra – Kymberly is out of town (the slouch). hahaha. Get it?! She’s a sloucher. Oh, stop myself! No, don’t!

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