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The Long Run Mindset

In a recent issue of Runner's World, Jess Movold shared how she lost her passion to press on:

Tempo runs scare me. Those long, hard, sustained efforts ...

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The Great Fitness Scam

A new report from the Global Wellness Institute, a nonprofit focused on research in preventative health and wellness, found that Americans spent $264.6 ...


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Crossfit Is My Church

A 2012 Pew study tracked the rise of a new religious group: the “nones,” or the religiously unaffiliated. One-fifth of Americans—and ...


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Metropolitan Museum of Art Offers 'Workout' Tour

Maybe you've visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City before—but you've never visited it like this. Right now, the Met is experimenting ...


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Competitiveness is a Better Motivator than Encouragement

If you've ever tried to find the motivation to start exercising more (around the New Year, perhaps), you have likely been encouraged to find a "workout ...


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We Like Workout Clothing More than Workouts

The size of the market for athleisure—a coinage officially adopted into Merriam-Webster's lexicon this April—grew five percent each year between ...


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How Much We Pay to Stay Fit

How much does it cost Americans to stay fit? Here are some stats to prove that we often go all out to keep our bodies in shape:

  • 58 million Americans have a gym membership (but 67 percent of those people never use their memberships).

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Two Minutes to Live

What if I told you that walking two minutes could reduce your mortality risk? According to The New York Times, a new study (fascinatingly titled "Light-Intensity ...


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Gym Memberships and Absentee Members

Every January, millions of Americans, brimming with optimism and a little extra belly from the holidays, commemorate the New Year by making an unfamiliar ...


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86-Year-Old Marathoner Dies with Her Shoes On

Eighty-six year old Joy Johnson, a veteran of 25 New York City marathons, died with her running shoes on. Johnson, who was the oldest runner in this year's ...


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