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July 2005

Dusting Off My Cowgirl Boots

Forget about sandals and flops, a real girl wears Western boots in summer -- the out-of-season trendiness making them even hotter and you tougher. Manhattan has discovered cowgirl boots, along with Steve Madden, Saks, Urban Outfitters, et cetera, et cetera, requiring longstanding Frye boots stores to dust out their bins and dig out their classic styles. Read more →


Cycling: Use Heart Monitors Wisely

Cyclists and other exercisers who drape themselves in health monitoring equipment shouldn't be obsessive about the data. We're not all Lance Armstrongs. While these abundant technology tools may be useful, they can be motivating for the very committed and possibly distracting or demoralizing for others. Think about why you exercise and what's best for your mental as well as physical state, researchers advise. Read more →