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2013 San Francisco Marathon

Guide To Bay Area Running Events In April

From 5K to a full marathon, the Bay Area is a mecca for runners all over…

04/04/2014

Cyclist Alberto Contador uses headphones during a professional race.  (PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Headphones Used As Excuse To Avoid Other People And Skip Workouts, Survey Finds

The survey of 1,001 adults found that 40 percent would not even start their exercise routine without being connected to their music. Some 66 percent said they would be less likely to complete their routine.

04/03/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From A South Bay Fitness Professional

During the winter months when it’s chilly or wet outside, playing video games indoors can be especially inviting for kids living in the South Bay. Keep your kids active with this advice from a South Bay fitness professional.

02/16/2013

Participants exercise as part of Belin Sport and Fitness' four week boot camp, near Dupont Circle on October 19, 2010 in Washington DC. AFP/PHOTO Kimihiro Hoshino (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask A Local Trainer: The Best Ways To Get Fit In The South Bay

One of the best fitness professionals in the South Bay is Al Painter of Integrate Performance Fitness. Here are his recommendations for the best ways to get fit in the South Bay.

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2013

A man gets his workout practicing parkour (CBS)

Parkour Going Mainstream With First Ever NorCal Gym

People are gravitating toward a number of novel workout regimens these days, but only one of them can claim the distinction of being the first sport to ever spread across the world through YouTube.

05/07/2012

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HealthWatch: Don’t Count Weight Loss Among Yoga’s Benefits

A growing number of Americans are choosing to unplug from stressed-out, buzzed-up lives with the help of Yoga – but new research suggests that there are limits to the benefits of the ancient practice.

05/01/2012

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Attractive and Active: Best Athletic Wear Stores In San Francisco

One of the perks of living in San Francisco are the great options for working out outdoors. This year, don’t get stuck inside. Instead opt to get fit cycling across the Golden Gate bridge, hiking one of the many nearby trails, or swimming near the Bay.

03/06/2012

A Vasper workout. (CBS)

New Workout Gets Attention From Bay Area Athletes, NASA

Exercise programs that make bold claims is nothing new. But a new kind of workout has grabbed the attention of Bay Area athletes, rescuers and NASA scientists.

02/28/2012

A woman is exercising using an antigravity treadmill. The idea was originally developed by scientists at NASA Ames in Mountain View. (CBS)

HealthWatch: New Treadmill Helps Users Defy Gravity

A new generation of treadmills developed in the Bay Area is using NASA technology to help users defy gravity.

01/30/2012

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