12/23/2011 03:56 pm ET

Fit Links: Go Surfing -- At The Gym, Burn Holiday Calories And More

There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.

Wish you could add a little summer sunshine to your winter workouts? Well + Good's got the low-down on a new surfing fitness class debuting in New York in January. While the key piece of equipment was designed with off-season surfers in mind, it's a whole-body workout even landlubbers will love.

Worried about packing on the pounds this holiday weekend? Use this helpful chart from FitSugar to add up the calories burned doing simple, everyday tasks -- think walking the dog, cooking Christmas dinner, washing the dishes -- to see how your healthy habits stack up.

Track star Lashinda Demus ran the third-fastest time ever to become the 2011 World Champion Gold medalist in the hurdles. But she hit a real-life hurdle earlier in her career when she struggled with postpartum depression. Read the inspiring interview with her at Fit Bottomed Girls to see how she bounced back.


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