Diary of a Hot Yoga Session

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Hot yoga. Just the term makes my ass twitch. I love it. I hate it. I dread it. I thrive on it. I have such an odd relationship with it, as I hate nearly every second of it but love how I feel when I’m done. But I guess that’s like a lot of exercise […]

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6 Tips for Preventing the Winter Pudge

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If you’ve been shoveling snow or getting pounded by the unrelenting rain in some parts of the country, you’re no doubt spending way more time indoors lately. And you know what that means – curling up on the couch with a baguette, a glass of wine, and a Real Housewives marathon. We know your game. […]

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Fitness ADD

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If you’re like me, you have fitness ADD. Unlike in other areas of our lives, however, ADD can be a good thing when it comes to fitness. The experts note that we should switch up our workouts. If you do the same thing, day in and day out, you will eventually stop seeing results. Fortunately […]

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Which Yoga is Best for You?

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It seems like yoga is everywhere these days. There’s so much of it, in fact, that it can be downright intimidating. What studio should I pick? What style should I practice? And – more importantly – where do I get cute pants?  Before you give up on the idea of ever being able to stand on your head, here […]

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Hot Yoga’s Dirty Little Secret

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Hot yoga is my fremesis (that’s friend + nemesis in the overly done world of portmanteaus). Oh, how I love the feeling that I get afterwards. I emerge from the studio, looking like some sort of demented, red-faced, drowned rat. But I feel amazing. Screw you, Leonardo DiCaprio. I’M the king of the world! Before […]

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7 Exercise Myths

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The calorie counter on the Elliptical says I burned 900 calories.  So what if I inhaled a tub of bonbons faster than Peggy Bundy? I’ll just walk the dog.  Lifting weights will make me look like Chyna, so I avoid the bench press like the WWF.   Yeah, we’ll tell ourselves just about anything to put […]

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6 Tips for Preventing the Winter Pudge

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If you’ve been shoveling snow or getting pounded by the unrelenting rain in some parts of the country, you’re no doubt spending way more time indoors lately. And you know what that means – curling up on the couch with a baguette, a glass of wine, and a Real Housewives marathon. We know your game. […]

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Fitness ADD

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If you’re like me, you have fitness ADD. Unlike in other areas of our lives, however, ADD can be a good thing when it comes to fitness. The experts note that we should switch up our workouts. If you do the same thing, day in and day out, you will eventually stop seeing results. Fortunately […]

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4 Home-Based Workout Programs That Get the Job Done

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I used to exercise at an all-women’s gym. It was a comfortable, fuck-makeup type of environment — not at all pretentious, like many gyms out there. Best of all, it was a circuit gym where I could finish all the machines in a matter of 30 minutes, leaving me more time for practicing my cupcake frosting skills. Très […]

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