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Fitness and Nutrition is now Physical Fitness

There's been much discussion about the name of this site (most recently here) and at the end of it all we have decided to go ahead and rename Fitness & Nutrition to ... *drumroll* ... Physical ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Help the moderators and use your flags and votes?

I'm going on a holiday for three weeks and since Nathan is fairly busy at work, Greg needs your help to moderate the site. So to anyone with 500+ rep: vote to close questions when they are off-topic,...
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Burninate exercise tag

The question has been asked before, but as the scope of the FAQ changed I am proposing to remove exercise again. Every question on fitness.SE could be tagged with exercise as the FAQ states that ...
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We now have RunKeeper's Healthy Button on our site - use it!

I’m excited to announce that Fitness.SE is among RunKeeper‘s initial launch partners for the release of their new Healthy Button! Much like the buttons that allow you to share a post on Facebook, ...
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Getting off the ground: outside opinion

Tl;Dr: Just kidding, there's really no Tl;Dr for this post. Basically, I'm new here, but experienced elsewhere (more or less), and I really like this site. However, I see some problems here that ...
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Fitness 101 - Seeking a writer for “finding the right exercise for you”

If you haven't been reading the blog, we are starting a Fitness 101 series to kick off 2012 and offer information and tips for people looking to fulfill their New Year's fitness resolutions. To get ...
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Interviewing Get Fit Guy and Nutrition Diva of Quick and Dirty Tips

I'm thinking about doing a promotion with Get Fit Guy and Nutrition Diva of the Quick and Dirty Tips network. The promotion would involve mentions in their podcasts and newsletters as well as on ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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PSA - Nutrition proposal on Area 51

For all those interested in straight nutrition questions, there is now a nutrition proposal in Area 51. I would encourage people to follow it, as there have been a few sites (Cooking, Health, Fitness, ...
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Do you like hats?

UPDATE: Since there is a net positive upvote and no opposition, I will notify the Stack Exchange staff that we will opt in for the Winter Bash. It's that time of year again. It's time for the Winter ...
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Tag Wiki Plagiarism

There were a lot of tags in the last few days that plagiarized content from Wikipedia without correct attribution. rock-climbing WP: Rock_Climbing tendons WP: Tendons ironman WP: ...
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People in the NYC area - want to come to a Health Tech meetup?

I'm talking with WorkSmart Labs about organizing a Health Tech Meetup, and we want to do an informal meet and greet at a bar in order to gauge interest. I think it could be really cool to start a ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Just wanted to share some recent software that might be of use to PF

I asked a question recently on Physical Fitness (PF) wanting to know if there was a way to show animations of physical human movements within questions, so they can be shared within the PF community, ...
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PSA: Review queue jumped in size

This is due to a change in the reputation limit for entering the queue: Can we raise the bar for reputation for late answers to bypass the review queue?
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Promoting site on MOOC

Currently, it seems like there are too few questions asked on the site So it seems like the site should be promoted (unless all that can be asked has been answered). Given the rising popularity of ...
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Questions Needing Edits

There are a couple questions needing edits to line them up with the scope defined within the FAQ. The questions here are some good questions that have been flagged as off-topic, and it would be nice ...
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How to give feedback on workout routines?

What is the best way of giving feedback on workout routines? In most cases, there is no feedback at all from the OP to AP (Answer Post). In some cases, there is a comment in the answer. Given that ...
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A useful userscript for uploading images

One of our fellow SE-mods created a nice little userscript that gives you some additional options when uploading images. When you upload an image using the SE uploading dialog, it gets uploaded ...
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Next Fitness 101 Blog Topic - Intro to Nutrition

One of the next topics in the Fitness 101 blog series is doing a "nutrition 101" type post. Instead of enumerating things of "don't eat X (because it's bad), eat Y (because it's good)" which will just ...
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Health-Themed Food Tasting with Noom in NYC!

On Wednesday January 18th, from 7-9pm EST, Stack Exchange will be co-hosting a health and nutrition-themed food tasting with Noom Weight Loss. The event will take place at the Noom Headquarters in ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Is asking question about how muscles work a question for Health SE or Fitness SE?

Is asking question about how muscles work a question for Health SE or Fitness SE? e.g. question: https://health.stackexchange.com/questions/17055/what-is-the-physical-reason-that-a-weak-muscle-means-...
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Blurred lines between health SE and Fitness SE

Looking at the site stats of the two sites, fitness needs a lot more work than health to become a healthy beta. Why don't we merge the sites when health has a lot of fitness themed questions and vice ...
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The Health proposal is in commitment phase

Since health and nutrition are closely related to physical fitness, some might be interested in the Health proposal, which is now in commitment phase.
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depression and anxiety

In reference to this question, I'm not really into the close: Building muscle with depression and anxiety There are piles of questions asking how to exercise with injuries. I'll just be blunt: it's ...
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Wondering about the theme change?

Responsive design released for all Beta & Undesigned sites This is a new responsive theme that has been rolled out. If you have problems, or want to adjust some of your preferences (Such as ...
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Two questions asked. One answered by two people before it was removed

random unscheduled jogging? The querent asked about how effective unscheduled jogging was and also about nausea they were experiencing. Two of the three answers are about the nausea and only the ...
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“unclear what you're asking”, really?

squatting barefoot, bad reputation for gym! One of his questions in the last sentence, and clearly the intent of the overall post: Is it really bad to squat in barefoot? And the close votes were ...
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Writing a tag wiki for sports

I just tried to write up a tag wiki for sports I can't wrap my head around the term, it is sooo endlessly broad. I have no idea if it is even a good tag… Every physical activity is a sport, and even ...
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Meta Tag: [high-intensity]

I just did some retagging and stumbled over high-intensity. It is a meta tag and should be removed: The reason meta-tags are a problem is that they do not describe the content of the question. They ...
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New Beta Theme Launched

Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...