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Cucumber, Ginger Prosecco Sangria

<i>Healthy living doesn’t mean you have to give up alcohol. Yes, there is a way to enjoy some crisp, refreshing boozy beverages this summer without</i> …

Your Own Customized Supplement Dispenser

<i>When you walk into health food stores, the supplement shelves are overwhelming to say the least. What brand do you go for? What supplements do you</i> …

Wellness

Zucchini Noodles With Parsley-Pistachio Pesto

<i>Changing your diet to get healthier can feel like a huge sacrifice. Just thinking about giving up pasta, bread, sweets or alcohol can make you give</i> …

Food

Why Fitness Studios Charge $40 A Class

<i>Boutique fitness studios are quickly drawing more and more crowds, becoming the new social hangout scenes. As interest and attendance continue to</i> …

7 Amazing Booty Boosting Moves

<i>Sticking to the same squats and lunges week after week won’t get you the round, perky booty you want to show off at the beach. You need to make sure</i> …

A Look At Fitness Reality Television

As much as we may hate to admit it, we love reality television shows. Every week, millions of people catch up with their favorite Housewives or see …

Why All Women Should Lift Weights

<i>So you run every day and are wondering why you’re just not seeing the results you want. Well, ladies, this may be because you’re not adding in an</i> …

Home Workouts That Will Torch Fat Fast

<i>There will always be a reason why you didn’t make it to the gym – overslept, working too much, not enough time, missed the train, traveling,</i> …

Interval Training - Not Just For Athletes

<i>When it comes to running, longer may not be better. Numerous studies are now showing that you can get better results from working out for shorter,</i> …

5 Proven Ways To Never Miss A Workout

<i>Ever wonder how some people manage to stay committed to working out, while others struggle? If you keep skipping your workouts, it’s not because</i> …

12 Steps to Effective Bodyweight Training

<i>You’ve probably heard that bodyweight training is a great alternative to training with weights. It’s supposed to be ‘easier’ to do, and you can do it</i> …

Under Armour Acquires MyFitnessPal

Under Armour Acquires MyFitnessPal and has become the largest digital fitness company in the world<p>$475mn. That’s what Under Armour announced it will …

Under Armour

ClassPass - Not Just for Boutiques

ClassPass has announced it’s biggest partnership yet with Crunch Fitness<p>Fresh off of last month’s announcement of a $40M capital raise, ClassPass …

Fitness Startups Disrupting the Gym Model

Is the traditional gym model broken? If you ask a handful of fitness startups across the US, it sure is, and they aim to fix it.<p>Over the past year, …

FitMob Acquires GymSurfing - Adds Gyms to Roster of Studios

FitMob Acquires Gymsurfing Marking the 1st Acquisition Among Start-Ups Disrupting the Gym Industry<p>Just recently we posted about how the traditional …

Weight Watchers Digital Fitness

Weight Watchers, a behemoth in the weight loss industry has largely seen itself passed by nimble, digital companies. It still carries significant …

Weight Watchers

The Fittest Cities in the US - Where Does Yours Rank?

America’s Fittest Cities<p>The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) just released their 2015 American Fitness Index, which provides a snapshot of …

The #1 Fitness Trend Of 2015

<i>This simple exercise helps you shed fat, makes you stronger, and fights back pain—and you can do it anywhere. (Photo: Corbis Images)</i><p>American soldiers …

Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Trade Secrets

<i>The wearables market continues to explode, and is expected to grow from an estimated $7.14bn in 2015 to $12.64bn in 2020. Competition among players</i> …

Intellectual Property

The Most Dangerous Gym In The World

<i>These lifters have achieved world-class strength lifting in a dirt lot located in an Egyptian slum. What’s your excuse for not getting stronger?</i></i> …

Basis launches a titanium fitness tracker, adds Apple HealthKit and Google Fit integration

Fitness trackers can provide a lot of useful health metrics to help you stay in shape and look good, but lets face it: most of them are designed to look more utilitarian than stylish.<p>Basis is looking to change that with a new $299 Titanium Edition of its Peak fitness tracker, a limited-time model …

Barry's Bootcamp - Stronger Than Ever

<i>Barry’s Bootcamp has been around for a long time now, having launched in 1998 in Los Angeles. This boutique studio/group fitness workout is proving</i> …

Exercise

How Many Days a Week Should You Work Out?

<i>How many days a week should you work out? This is one of the first questions you need to address when beginning an exercise routine. The answer may</i> …

Exercise

Lies the Fitness Industry Sells

<i>One of the reasons FitLyst exists (we’re launching soon, we promise) is because we think that professionals in the fitness industry are some of the</i> …

Fitbit IPO Exceeds Investor Expectations

<i>The long awaited Fitbit IPO hit this week and exceeded expectations. The company has performed very well over the years in terms of both units sold</i> …

7 Reasons to Hit the Gym and Start the Week Right

<i>Happy Monday! What did you do this weekend? Are you waking up early to hit the gym? Or are you waiting to go after work? It’s Monday, start the week</i> …

Can Chain Gyms and Boutique Fitness Studios Co-Exist?

<i>Boutique fitness studios are big business. Really big, so big that the ‘national’ chain gyms have taken notice. From Equinox’s majority interest in</i> …

Why It's Important to Have a Strong Support System to Lose Weight

<i>Weight loss can be tough, and certainly not the only thing that someone should be focusing on when trying to get into better shape. It takes a lot of</i> …

Is Boutique Fitness Just as Bad as Any Other Addiction?

<i>Boutique fitness has been the rage for the past few years, but for some people, it’s much more than a fad; it’s an addiction. And not necessarily a</i> …

The Rise of Millenial Workout Selfies

<i>In spite of the constant reminders that 2 out of 3 Americans are either overweight or obese, 60% of millenials try to work out on a regular basis.</i> …