My Holiday Survival Guide

You don't need me to tell you how crazy this time of year is. Between holiday parties, family gatherings and gift exchanges, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Okay, I'll admit it: I'm overwhelmed. No matter how many times I promise that I'll have my Christmas shopping checked off my to-do list before …
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FitLinks: The Best of 2008 on FBG

With just 10 days left in 2008, Erin and I would like to take a moment to look back at this past year with a listing of the hottest posts since FBG was born on May 19. It's been one heck of a year (Brit made a real comeback and NKOTB attempted one), and we're so lucky to have such a smart and sassy …
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Do You Fuse?

Fusion is the it trend these days. Whether it's food fusing different cultures into one plate of culinary delight or workouts mixing two very different activities into one, fusion may help the indecisive (or the experimental) get the best of all worlds. Bootcamp and Pilates gotten too boring for …
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Holiday Safety Tips, FBG Style

With Christmas less than a week away, the FBGs thought it only appropriate to share a couple of safety tips for this joyous holiday season. 1. Beware fitness gifts. While we've already warned of the possible perils of kettlebells and resistance bands, other exercise products can be equally …
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Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut

Nuts are misunderstood. Because of their high calorie and fat count, they're oftentimes shunned when, in fact, they are little nutritional powerhouses brimming with deliciousness. No, it's not a good idea to eat a pound of salted cashews in one sitting, but, in moderation, these puppies provide …
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Big Challenges, Snack Confusion and Breakfast No-Nos

The challenge of a lifetime, post-workout munchies and your best breakfast bet. 3 Million Pounds and Counting Heard of the 50 Million Pound Challenge yet? Well, if you have, you know that it's a free national health initiative rallying Americans to come together and "Give up the pounds, not the …
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FitLinks: Week of Dec. 8, 2008

From whether sleep or exercise is better for you to what Obama does to stay fit, this last week around the ol' web was interesting, enlightening and hilarious. Lose sleep to exercise? Or skip exercise to get your ZZZs? The debate rages on. —Cranky Fitness What's our President-Elect eating? …
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Have You Embraced High-Tech Workouts?

Earlier this week, Jenn reviewed Exercise TV's workout downloads. While I haven't tried them yet, I think they would be super convenient when traveling. Plus, they're cheap! In the age of accessible technology, how tech-savvy are your workouts? Have You Embraced High-Tech Workouts? …
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