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Diet & Fitness

Getting Fit Without A Gym Membership

January 9, 2015 |

A new year is here! If your new year’s resolutions include getting fit, losing weight or gaining strength, you might be thinking about joining a local gym. But having a gym membership is not a prerequisite to getting fit. Even beginners can accomplish these goals from home with very little monetary investment, which is great for those of us who overspent in the month of December!
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Top Apps To Help You Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

January 6, 2015 |

It’s 2015! Is this the year when you will quit smoking? Or will you finally maintain that healthy lifestyle that you want? Whatever your new year’s resolutions may be, there is an app that will help you meet those goals. So grab your smartphone and set yourself up for a year of success.
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Apps That Help You Feel The Burn

December 29, 2014 |

I have to admit that working out is not my favorite thing. I want it to be. I’d love to be one of those people who enjoys their daily five mile run. Even though I grew up playing sports, I always hated actually working out. Basketball was fun, it gave me a reason for running up and down the court. I need some sort of motivating factor, and luckily there’s plenty of apps for that!
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Cheap Ways to Combat the Common Cold

December 3, 2014 |

The temps are down and that means just one thing – germs are in the air! The coming of winter brings sneezing, coughing and runny noses galore. But before you spend a fortune on medications to combat the common cold, check out some of these less-expensive home remedies that can help you feel better in a jiffy.
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Finding the Best Summer Gym Deals

June 12, 2014 |

Maybe you kinda, sorta slacked on your New Year's resolution to join a gym this year. Now summertime is here and that adorable bikini is looking awfully...teeny. No need to panic! If you think you cannot get a great deal on a gym membership once the weather gets warmer, think again. January is not the only time of year when membership prices drop. So ditch those oversize tees and shape up with summer deals. Read More

7 Ways to Save Money When Buying Meat

June 10, 2014 |

Even though many people are embracing vegetarian or even vegan lifestyles, there are still many of us who enjoy a barbecued steak or fried chicken. Meat is a staple in many households, but it doesn’t come cheaply. With the average American consuming 50 pounds of chicken and 65 pounds of steak each year, that amounts to about $1,000 in meat costs per person annually. But even with some cuts of meat costing $10 or more a pound, there are ways to save money without becoming a vegetarian.

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The Best Free Fitness Apps and Websites for Bikini Season

May 27, 2014 |

We all look forward to the summer days at the beach and the pool, but getting ready sometimes is not so easy. Worrying about what to eat and finding the right workouts can be stressful. Trying on swimsuits in florescent lights does not help either! Your summer should be all about fun in the sun! To help you out, we have compiled a list of the best apps and websites to get you in shape for your new bikini. Best of all, they are all free! Read More

Is a Juice Cleanse Worth the Money?

February 4, 2013 |

For those wanting to start 2013 off healthier, a juice cleanse may seem like a quick fix for detoxifying your body. While juicing is incredibly popular, some people say it's a scam. There are lots of options and most cost hundreds of dollars. So is it really worth the money?

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New Year's Resolution Sales Round Up

December 28, 2012 |

The big binge that is the holidays is about over; come January 1st, what are your resolutions? Here are a handful of sales to keep you on track with your goals for the new year.

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P90X: Join the Workout Craze for Less

September 13, 2012 |

Despite the lack of visual evidence of Paul Ryan's shirtless chest, P90X is getting some special attention after Mitt Romney's running mate announced he's a fan of the workout. Not even sure what P90X is? It's a 90-day home-based workout developed by Tony Horton that combines cross-training with nutrition and dietary supplements. According to reports, the workout regimen reached $500 million in sales as of August 2012. The Ultimate P90X kit will set you back about $360, but we uncovered ways to join this workout craze for less.

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Are Weight Loss Programs Worth the Money?

January 30, 2012 |

Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem—most commercial diets seem to offer a level of weight loss success. But to take advantage of them, you've got to fork over some cash. Ever wonder if they're worth the investment? Twenty-nine-year old Sheri Cameron lost more than half her size through Weight Watchers and says it cost her roughly $7.19 per pound to shed the weight. Find out how she got the most out of her money.

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