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New Study Finds Cardio Is Good Way For Young People To Preserve Memory

A new study finds there could be a simple way young adults can preserve their memory and thinking skills as they grow older – more cardio.

04/02/2014

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Platform Tennis: The Most Popular Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s like tennis, racquetball and squash all mixed into one.

03/07/2014

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Fitness Trends: Trying The Pure Barre & High Intensity Interval Training Workouts

If you are on a kick to get fit in 2014, you are not alone.

02/05/2014

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10 Simple Ways To Keep Your Diet On Track This Holiday Season

With all the temptations, the challenge to keep your diet on track can seem insurmountable, but with these ten tips, your skinny jeans will be thanking you come January 1st.

12/02/2013

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Mom’s Fitness Photo Message Creates Internet Firestorm

A woman in California has ignited an Internet firestorm with a photo she posted of herself and her three children.

10/18/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 10 Secrets for Your Suitcase

Follow Bethenny Frankel’s tips for packing light so that your luggage doesn’t slow you down on your next trip.

10/04/2013

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Great Race Expo Underway, Offers A Little Bit Of Everything

The Great Race expo is underway at the convention center and you can really find a little bit of everything.

09/27/2013

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LA Fitness Adds Police Security After Gun Scare

A local LA Fitness has added a security guard after a member brought handguns to the club.

09/10/2013

Pittsburgh Ranks As One Of Country’s Fittest Cities

The American College of Sports Medicine measures the health and community fitness of major United States cities, where did Pittsburgh rank?

05/29/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Pittsburgh

If the prospect of joining a gym sends chills up your spine or the idea of committing to a long term membership contract is not your style, then check out some of the places on this list. Here are the best budget fitness classes in Pittsburgh.

05/18/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A Pittsburgh Fitness Professional

Yoga instructor Erin Bosniak shares tips on how to keep kids happy, healthy, and full of energy through those challenging winter months and the rest of the year.

02/16/2013

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Pittsburgh

Instead of giving her the usual bouquet and cliché Hallmark card, think outside the box and venture to one of these five unique boutiques. Whether your mom is the queen of crafts, a fitness fanatic, Martha Stewart in the making, or in desperate need of some fashion TLC, shop these stores and you’ll be sure to find the perfect present to make this Mother’s Day extra special.

05/08/2012

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Avoid Packing On The Holiday Pounds

Will you be joining the masses that faithfully pack-on five pounds during this merry season? Or are you going to do something different this year? Avoiding the holiday chub is entirely within your control.

12/10/2011

New Fitness Craze: Kangoo Jumps

You may have tried the treadmill, yoga and spinning, but how about Kangoo Jumps?

11/04/2011