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Obamanation: Staying in shape at the White House

 President Barack Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia have plenty of perks living in the White House, a 55,000 square-foot Georgian-style mansion with 132 rooms and 32 bathrooms. Lucky for the Obamas, the perks include a plethora of sports and recreational facilities. With a tennis court, putting green, running track, horseshoe pit and swimming …

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My Resolutions Made Easier with My Fitness Pal

The My Fitness Pal “Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker” app is an easy and efficient way to keep ambitious New Year’s resolutions in check. The app is available on iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, and Windows 7 devices. The best part? It is totally free! I downloaded My Fitness Pal on my iPhone right before the …

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[Update] GIVEAWAY: Sweat Pretty with Puma and Boxer Cara Castronuova

If finding time to get to the gym for an extra training session is a drag, check out this new Puma fitness series hosted by Golden Gloves boxing champ Cara Castronuova. Cara is out to discover new ways to get you pumped and out of your fitness rut.  From shadow boxing to trapeze training to …

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Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson Weighs In On Body Image

Athletes are not immune to having negative body image concerns or being vulnerable to bodysnarking. Twenty-year-old Shawn Johnson has a highly decorated career as a gymnast. She won three silver medals and one gold at the 2008 Olympic Games and is making a run at the 2012 Olympics. And she’s weighing in on her recent …

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Eco Friendly Bliss – A Natural Beauty Line Fit for an Athlete

You know what’s better than using one of Neutrogena Naturals products? Using more than one. Really–each product complements the others perfectly. I live in New York City – not generally considered the cleanest or greenest of cities. But I’m from California and feeling fresh and natural is important.  So when I got the opportunity to …

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Venus & Serena Williams Switch to Raw Vegan Diet in 2012

As part of a New Year’s resolution, celebrity athlete Venus Williams is switching to a raw vegan food diet to help improve her health. In a show of solidarity, her sister Serena is joining Venus for her own health and to provide moral support. After dropping out of the U.S. Open last summer, the seven-time …

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