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Derek Jeter to retire

Bostonians everywhere were devastated to hear New York Yankee Derek Jeter announced via Facebook on Tuesday that the 2014 season will be his final season before retirement. “Last year was a tough one for me. As...

Is The Biggest Loser the Biggest Winner?

For anyone who watches The Biggest Loser, or the news, you have probably seen controversy over this season’s winner, Rachel Fredrickson.  Standing between 5’4” and 5’5”, her final weigh-in registered 105 pounds...
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Jen Selter: Instagram Star

Recently the New York Post posted an article about Jen Selter, a 20-year-old “Instagram star.” What the heck is an Instagram star?  Apparently, it's someone who has a great butt and posts selfies of said butt....
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Fitness with Kristen: How to do a chin-up

Like any good fitness junkie, I hit a point where one of my main goals was to be able to do a chin up.  What is the difference between a pull-up and a chin-up?  Equally as important, how do I develop the streng...

“Fit-shaming” needs to stop, immediately

While we are tip-toeing around fat-shaming, being sure not to hurt anyone’s feelings while attempting to inform them of the risks that come with being overweight and obese, we have no problem shaming people...
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Female Personal Trainers Are Tough Too

As a female becoming a personal trainer, I was afraid I would be pigeon-holed as only working with women, and being too easy on my clients. There is a stereotype (that I myself bought into for years, until I be...
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Heightened security marks 9/11 anniversary

NEW YORK -- A tip claiming Al-Qaeda may have sent American terrorists or men carrying U.S. travel documents to attack Washington or New York on the ten year anniversary of 9/11 has heightened security within th...
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Our neighbor, the mob boss

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- As you walk down 3rd Street, between California Avenue and Washington Avenue, it’s just like any other neighborhood. A man sporting Nike sneakers and headphones jogs down the street...
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Arrest made in girl’s 2007 slaying

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego police have rearrested a man suspected in the killing of 14-year-old Ahlyja Pinson in 2007. Antero Cruz, 23, was booked Thursday night on a murder warrant, with bail set at $1 millio...
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Pot bust is largest in Mexico’s history

SAN DIEGO -- In the biggest drug bust in Mexican history, officials seized more than 105 tons of Marijuana on Monday. The marijuana was headed for the United States and is street valued at an amazing $340 ...