09/28/2012 08:24 am ET

Health Blog Roundup: Why More Women Are Trying CrossFit, Burpees 3 Ways 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.

Well + Good has the scoop on why more women around the country are getting into CrossFit -- a rough-and-tough workout that originally attracted mostly military-minded men.

The circuit-training move that everyone loves to hate -- the burpee -- doesn't have to be intimidating if you work your way through FitSugar's beginner, intermediate and advanced versions.

So you want to try your very first mud run? First you've got to learn the lingo. Fit Bottomed Girls spells out all the dirty details.

The Starbucks Diet, the Subway Diet, the Grapefruit Diet -- they may work in the short-term, but SparkPeople argues they aren't lifestyles dieters can maintain forever.

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