The Checkup: 45 Ways to Use a TRX Trainer to Shred Your Whole Body

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• If you feel intimidated by your gym’s TRX trainer—you know, those yellow and black straps hanging from a bar or the ceiling—don’t: The system is simple to use, and insanely effective to boot, once you have a few key moves in your arsenal. Here, 45 of them to choose from. [Greatist]

• Watermelon juice: the new Viagra? [Jezebel]

• Apparently the optimal age to go on a diet is 32, says a study. [New York Magazine]

• Holy smokes! There are so many bike activities coming up in May! [Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia]

• So. This writer thinks Mayor Nutter’s public park smoking ban is pointless. Let’s discuss. [Philly Mag News]

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