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Can Peer Pressure Force You To Exercise?

Image from: Running Image / Shutterstock Right about now, I really have no excuse not to go for a run outside. It is a beautiful day, perfect for running, and with summer approaching I should be preparing to be in a bathing suit. Coincidentally, Mashable published an article today about social fitness apps and questioned whether the social aspect of these websites and apps will make users more likely to exercise. In

Sunday Series: Dieting/Fitness/Beauty

Image from: Dieting Image / Shutterstock This week, out Sunday Series features 10 websites with large monthly increases in unique visitors from the dieting/fitness/beauty category!

Can Charles Barkley Help Men Lose Weight?

Image from: Huffington Post The other night, I saw one of Charles Barkley’s ads for Weight Watchers and wondered to myself, “Do men respond to these ads?” Being a female, I am obviously not the target audience for these commercials, but since I wrote about the overall status of diet and fitness sites last week, I thought it would be interesting to look at this specific campaign. The advertisements featuring

Beach Bodies and Zac Efron: An Updated Look into Diet and Fitness Sites

Image from: Global Grind Warm weather is finally upon us, at least here in Boston, and that can only mean one thing: beach season. Now that the sun is out people are starting to shed their winter clothes in exchange for more revealing summer-wear. A while back, we wrote a post detailing the Diet and Fitness websites that saw traffic spikes after the New Year, but which sites are people

Top Diet and Fitness Sites that Worked OUT in January!

Image from: Dash / Shutterstock On January 1st each year, the ball drops in Time Square and most of us are full of two things: champagne and resolve. On January 2nd we come up with a list of things we want to change about ourselves in the new year; common resolution themes typically revolve around health, money, and time with family. Given that money and family behaviors are a little

Top 10 Gains in Monthly Unique Visitors For January 2012

Image from: iQoncept / Shutterstock Tax season is upon us, and it is apparent in the Fast Movers for January; the top three sites with the most gains in unique visitors were tax-related websites.