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Poll: How Sporty Are You?

By: The Frisky / August 31, 2010
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What’s The Most Unusual Way You Stay In Shape?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 29, 2010
We all have some little daily habit that actually contributes to our fitness, whether we’re aware of it or not. I had a housemate in college who would squeeze his butt cheeks every time he took a step, which resulted in him having the most rock hard, pert ass I'd ever squeezed. (He was gay… More »

Poll: Do You Slack Off On Your Workouts Come Fall?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 26, 2010
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How I Learned To Play Soccer And Love The Ball

By: Julie Gerstein / August 25, 2010
I am not what you call graceful and athletic. When I told my friends/parents/significant other that I was joining a co-ed soccer team they laughed. I mean, my mom laughed. In my face. And my mom is a professional guidance counselor and is aware of what laughing in your kid's face does to their self-esteem. More »

Fearlessly Fit: Amelia Forces John DeVore To BOING With Kangoo!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 11, 2010
A few months ago, I posted a Quick Pic of Kourtney and Kim Kardashian bouncing along a beach boardwalk with weird boots on their feet, which I then dubbed "pogo jogging." Further investigation revealed they were wearing "Kangoo Jumps," shoes worn while participating in some new fangled fitness fad out of, uh, Europe or something. More »

What’s Your Favorite Song To Work Out To?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2010
As I'm sure you've noticed in the two "Fearlessly Fit" videos I've done so far, I'm not what you'd call a fitness buff. I get my yoga on (sometimes) and I'm definitely game to try new types of fitness activities -- like hip-hop dance or anti-gravity yoga -- but strenuous physical activity that involves,… More »

How Pole Dancing Changed My Life

By: Kimberlee Auerbach / July 30, 2010
I sat on a purple mat wearing black yoga pants and a long-sleeved shirt across from 10 other women whose faces I couldn’t quite make out. The studio was dark, except for a few fake flickering candles lining the walls and two red-lit lamps. I looked around and counted four armchairs and fives poles. What… More »

I Lost 10 Pounds By — Well, I’m Not Entirely Sure

By: Susannah Breslin / July 20, 2010
Every so often, I've written a post here and there on The Frisky about wanting to lose weight. Most recently, I wrote about how I have a big butt, and while I may not have found a solution to bring about world peace, I did find skinny jeans that fit. The only reason that… More »

Poll: What’s Your Biggest Motivation For Working Out?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 19, 2010
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Girl Talk: Why I Became Obsessed With Break Dancing

By: Dvora Meyers / July 13, 2010
Growing up in Brooklyn, I was a tomboy without any contact with actual boys. I was the youngest of two girls raised by a single mother. My sister and I both went to an all-girls, ultra-Orthodox Jewish day school and neither of us had any male friends. During summer breaks, I went to an all-girl… More »

Getting Fit With Hooping

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 12, 2010
Two years ago, feeling nostalgic for the pink and white, peppermint-striped hula hoop I used to play with as a kid, I decided to sign up for a "hoop dancing" class at a studio near Greenwich Village. I'm not much for conventional exercise, but add "dance" to the end of any noun — table dance,… More »

Shake Your Groove Thang At Dance Dance Party Party

By: Wendy Atterberry / July 8, 2010
A couple of years ago when I was new to New York and looking for a fun way to shed some of the pounds I'd gained after indulging in some of the city's thousands of delicious restaurants, I decided to take a friend's recommendation and give Dance Dance Party Party a try. "It'… More »

5 Forms Of Fitness That Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 6, 2010
It seemed so much easier to exercise when we were kids, right? I mean, I had zero responsibility and got to spend hours playing outside. Getting my heart rate up for 30 minutes was no biggie. I didn't even know I was doing it. Growing up in weather-friendly Arizona, I did a lot of bike… More »

Share Your Most Embarrassing & Ridiculous Workout Stories!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2010
I'll be honest -- I always feel a little ridiculous when I go to the gym. There I am, walking on the treadmill, in between the buff dude pumping iron and the impeccably toned woman running effortlessly on a steep incline; it seems brutally obvious what a workout novice I am. Even in yoga, where… More »

How Bikram Yoga Is Making Me One Of “Those People”

By: Erin Flaherty / June 30, 2010
Let's get one thing straight: I am not an "exercise person." In fact, if I were dating some smart, hilarious, darling and hot dude who was otherwise perfect but had a penchant for enthusing about his early morning gym regimen, I probably wouldn't call him again. Overtly healthy people annoy me, maybe because they have… More »

In My Next Life I’ll Be A Dancer, In This One I’ll Do Nia

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 22, 2010
When I was 4 years old I was in my first play. When my big, finale scene came along I was supposed to sweep a moneybag down from a chimney and rejoice. But when the moneybag was not in its place, I was forced to think on my feet and come up with a new… More »

Fearlessly Fit: Amelia Tackles Anti-Gravity Yoga Wings

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2010
Allow me to give you a little background on my history with fitness. Don't worry, this won't take long. I danced a bit as a kid; I learned how to surf in Costa Rica; I've taken yoga off and on for three years or so, focusing on Bikram yoga in the last six months, although,… More »

Quiz: What’s Your Fitness Style?

By: Diana Vilibert / June 15, 2010
Do your friends marvel at your discipline to be at the gym EVERY morning at 6 a.m.? Or is your favorite exercise move texting? (C’mon it has to burn some calories, right?) Maybe you’ve become addicted to fitness gizmos ever since you tried out your mom’s Thighmaster in the 8th grade ... or you’re nursing… More »

Poll: What’s Your Favorite Way To Get In Shape?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 11, 2010
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I Dragged My Boyfriend To Partner Yoga (And We’re Still Together!)

By: Alina Berd / June 10, 2010
I love yoga (along with the other 30 million women who practice in the U.S). And when I realized that I could combine my love for yoga and my love for James, my fiance, into a partner yoga session, I was honestly psyched. The day of our lesson, I asked James if he was excited? More »

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