Posts Tagged ‘ Exercise & Fitness ’

Tennis Anyone?

June 27, 2012    |    By +
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Tennis Anyone?

When you really think about it, tennis is probably one of the more accessible sports out there. As a workout out tennis is tough beat too. So while tennis may come across as a little country clubby, you’re probably a lot closer than you think to stepping on the court and giving it a... Read more »


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Bike to Work Commuter Essentials

May 18, 2012    |    By +
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Bike to Work Commuter Essentials

Weather permitting, I am riding my bike to work today to celebrate National Bike to Work Day. I love riding my bike to work when warmer weather comes around. It’s more refreshing than riding the subway, I don’t have to sit in traffic like I would in a car, and I can shower at... Read more »


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10 Hot Accessories for Bikram Yoga

May 3, 2012    |    By +
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10 Hot Accessories for Bikram Yoga

10 must haves for Bikram yogis Why are people so evangelical about yoga? What is Bikram yoga, exactly? Bikram yoga was developed by one of the most famous living yogis, Bikram Choudhury. He set up 26 poses in a specific order so that they produce the maximum benefits for your body and mind. The... Read more »


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CES 2012 Favorites: Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Scale

January 23, 2012    |    By +
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CES 2012 Favorites: Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Scale

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest consumer technology trade show. Nearly 150,000 attendees are on hand to check out over 2500 exhibitors showcasing their latest products on more than 1.6 million feet of exhibit space. This trade show is massive! Since consumer electronics are the hottest and (still) fastest growing... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Polk Audio UltraFit 500 Sports Headphones

January 6, 2012    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Polk Audio UltraFit 500 Sports Headphones

The Gift: Polk Audio UltraFit 500 Sports Headphones (available now for around $50) The Scoop: While we’re still fully in New Year’s resolution mode, a key to getting these new habits off the ground is having the right tools. And with so many pledging to get or stay fit in 2012, it’s helpful to... Read more »


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Kick Start those Resolutions

December 28, 2011    |    By +
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Kick Start those Resolutions

Now that the holiday season is over, you no longer have a viable excuse for eating that much fruitcake. After all that overindulgence it’s time to revert back to some more conservative eating patterns, but it’s always harder each year. New Year’s resolutions really get kept, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth trying.... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

December 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

Kate Brown is a health expert and certified personal trainer at DailyBurn. Her expert fitness and nutrition tips can be found at DailyBurn Life. Staying in Shape During the Holiday Season Between gift shopping, tree decorating, and holiday cookie making, most people have less time to workout this month. But staying fit during the... Read more »


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Fitbit Ultra: the Wearable, Wireless, Wellness Monitor

October 18, 2011    |    By +
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Fitbit Ultra: the Wearable, Wireless, Wellness Monitor

The Gift: The Fitbit Ultra (available now for around $100) The Scoop: It’s been said “What can be measured, can be managed”. Fitbit is a tiny, wearable gadget that measures many of your vital wellness components. Going beyond a simple pedometer, Fitbit is integrated with a sharp looking and well thought out website which... Read more »


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Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

September 26, 2011    |    By +
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Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Ultimate Running Accessory

March 21, 2011    |    By +
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Ultimate Running Accessory

This past Sunday, my friends and 20,000+ brave souls completed the Los Angeles Marathon despite some pretty spectacular weather conditions. With hurricane-like winds, and non-stop rain, it helped to be prepared with some serious running gear. Known more for their tennis shoes than running apparel, K-SWISS sponsored this year’s race, which kicks off at... Read more »


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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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