fitness

Sunday Series: Top Blogs for Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Image from: crossfit / Shutterstock This week, we compiled a list of the fastest growing health and fitness blogs in January. People turned to the bloggers for help and inspiration to keep their own New Year’s resolutions after the holidays. The category had 2.13 million Unique Visitors in January, up 8.39% over the month of December. Making the list was the New York Time’s Wellness blog and the popular exercise

Sunday Series: Fastest Growing Health, Fitness and Beauty Sites

Image from: health / Shutterstock This week we compiled a list of the top ten fastest growing health, fitness and beauty websites during the month of December. With a new year approaching, new year’s resolutions were on a lot of people’s minds. The category as a whole had 45,388,292 Unique Visitors last month, up over 15% from the previous December. The publication, Health Magazine, may be in the tenth spot, but

Sunday Series: Fitness/Beauty/Health Trends of Fall

Image from: Yoga / Shutterstock Obviously in the spirit of gluttony, I decided that this Sunday Series would focus on the up-and-coming in the health/beauty/fitness domains online. Where are people looking for the latest tips and trips to coral their body into a more flattering shape? What products are gaining traction in time for the holidays? What will, and what won’t, stave off the insulation of winter? Well, Oprah, you did it

Sunday Series: Top Growing Sites in Health/Fitness/Beauty

Image from: Fitness Class / BodyHealthFitness.com If you go to the gym year-round (like me), then the start of the Fall season is a bit dreadful because with it comes an onslaught of fitness neophytes, back from their summer vacations and convinced that this is the year they’re going to get themselves together and look simply incredible. Usually the craze–which is eerily similar to the gym after new years–lightens up

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!

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

UP is Down

Gone are the days when caloric intake, sleep time and workout activity have to be logged into a notebook only to be later entered into a spreadsheet for any meaningful analysis to be done. We now live in a world where wearable and low-profile, low-powered electronic devices track all of your physical activity and later sync your data with a whole host of available software your iOS device. Two of

The Biggest Gainer: 2012 Gym Websites

Image from: Stuart Jenner / Shutterstock We’re all guilty of that new years resolution we don’t keep. Perhaps the most common resolution with the worst reputation is to get in shape and spend “___ amount of days” in the gym every week. It’s the reason why every gym across the states is packed on January 1st and regains complete normalcy only a few weeks later.  Funny enough, online traffic often