Rock Climbing: 3 Ways to Climb Your Way Fit

Admit it: Sometimes you want an upper body workout that skips the pull-ups, push-ups and rows. And that’s OK — especially when there are 16-foot boulders and 45-foot rock walls to climb! The Cliffs at LIC, New York’s new 30,000-square-foot rock climbing gym, offers more than one way to sweat …

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The Busy Person’s Guide to Becoming a Fitness Minimalist

Photo: Pond5 Imagine a workout that can be done anywhere, anytime. This routine doesn’t require any equipment. There’s no instructor and no membership dues. Better still, completing this workout wouldn’t take all day. Heck, it wouldn’t even take up an entire lunch break. What if this workout existed? Well, it …

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Missy Franklin über Fitness, Chipotle und große Träume

Photo: womenssportsfoundation.org With four Olympic gold medals and a record six gold medals at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Missy Franklin will now need to find space for her Sportswoman of the Year award. The 18-year-old swimming sensation beat out finalists Kelly Clark, Mao Asada and Serena Williams, among …

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Was bedeutet Midlife für mich?

I turned 45 last November. I know, I don’t look a day over 30, right? As I approached this milestone, I began to consider the fact that I am entering the midlife stage. Yikes, what does that mean? Should I be afraid? Should I worry that I will wither on …

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Half-Marathon Training Series with @_nicolekennedy

  Hello FitFluential! My name is Nicole and I’m a FitFluential Ambassador and I blog over at simply Nicole: simple, chic, healthy living. In August 2011, I laced up my sneakers and starting running. Since that day, I have fallen in love with the sport (and my foam roller)! In …

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5 Kettlebell Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

The secret is out: Training with kettlebells is a great way to increase power and strength while burning fat. Thanks to the growing popularity of these bowling bell-shaped weights, more people than ever are banging out reps of kettlebell swings, rows, snatches and Turkish getups. Research backs the bells, too: …

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EPOC: The Secret to Faster Fat Loss?

Burn calories and torch fat all day long, even when you aren’t working out! If you think this sounds like a cheesy tagline for a scary diet pill, then you’ve probably never heard of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (try saying that three times fast!). Also known as EPOC, it’s the …

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Special on #Koss FitSeries Headphones at Walgreens

This post is sponsored by Fitfluential for Koss FitSeries A while back, I reviewed the Koss Fit Series headphones and earbuds for Fitfluential. Well, I’ve got some exciting news to get a special deal on these great headphones at Walgreens. For a limited time, all models and colors are available …

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