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In The Space My Mirrors Once Were, I Made Avatars

In many video games, the body of your avatar does not change with time or experience. In Dragon Age: Inquisition or The Outer Worlds, you can apply scars to your character’s face, but they don’t accrue new ones as time goes on. These characters can become absurdly powerful, stronger both physically and mentally, but…Read more… […]

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Keep Your Kids Active Indoors With Oversized Inflatable Dice

My son has learned a lot from his martial arts teacher—so many wonderful lessons about respect, discipline, determination and confidence. But my favorite take-away from the past two years of his training: Kids don’t mind doing a bunch of push-ups, sit-ups and jumping jacks if you let them roll giant dice across the…Read more… Continue […]

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Thinness and Fitness Are Not the Same Thing

Mary Cain is not the first or the last person to be told she has to be thinner to be a better athlete, but her powerful story about quitting Nike’s running team shows just how harmful this idea can be. She says she was the “fastest girl in America” before she switched coaches and found […]

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Take Advantage of the Time Change to Start Working Out Early

I’m a reluctant morning exerciser. I hate waking up at 6, but my day goes better when I get my workout in early. This week is a special week, then, for folks like me (and commenter Sailor Jupiter, who thinks like I do). The time change has gifted us with an extra morning hour. Waking […]

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Take Advantage of the Time Change to Start Working Out Early

I’m a reluctant morning exerciser. I hate waking up at 6, but my day goes better when I get my workout in early. This week is a special week, then, for folks like me (and commenter Sailor Jupiter, who thinks like I do). The time change has gifted us with an extra morning hour. Waking […]

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Take Advantage of the Time Change to Start Working Out Early

I’m a reluctant morning exerciser. I hate waking up at 6, but my day goes better when I get my workout in early. This week is a special week, then, for folks like me (and commenter Sailor Jupiter, who thinks like I do). The time change has gifted us with an extra morning hour. Waking […]

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People Are Attempting Ring Fit Adventure Speedruns, Sweatily

Humankind has always set about the daunting task of pushing past its boundaries, whether physical or otherwise. Now the gauntlet has been thrown for the next grueling task facing gamers: Ring Fit Adventure speedruns. Armed with water, towels, and a frankly excellent attitude, gamers have taken on the challenge to…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Latest Iffy Wellness Trend Is CBD-Infused Workout Gear

There’s no shortage of products that are being filled, soaked, or sprinkled with cannabidiol, the non-mind-altering ingredient in cannabis otherwise known as CBD. And the latest trend is sure to appeal to the wellness crowd: CBD-stuffed fitness wear that supposedly soothe your sore muscles before they even start…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Get a Great Interval Workout on Gym Cardio Machines

You can do cardio intervals just about anywhere, as we’re discovering during this month’s fitness challenge: your living room is a classic, or you can hop on a bike or lace up your running shoes. But sometimes the simplest choice is to visit the gym and take your pick of the cardio equipment there. Read […]

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How to Get a Great Interval Workout on Gym Cardio Machines

You can do cardio intervals just about anywhere, as we’re discovering during this month’s fitness challenge: your living room is a classic, or you can hop on a bike or lace up your running shoes. But sometimes the simplest choice is to visit the gym and take your pick of the cardio equipment there. Read […]

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