Powder to the People

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In the market for some powdered goods to add to your breakfast? Oh, stop thinking about powdered doughnuts! We're talking protein and green tea powders here. Like a lot of you out there, I've never been one for adding protein supplements to my smoothies. I never even make smoothies, for that matter. …
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Diet Dangers, Organic Labels, and Shoe Reports

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Crash diets harm your health (shocker!), organics raise questions, and shoes that make the grade. Healthy Heart We know we sound like a broken record when we preach moderation and healthy eating. And while I’m sure you believe us and are chowing down on spinach and oatmeal (not together!) …
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Winners Galore!

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We love giving stuff away. And it's even better when we announce the lucky winners because we know that we're making someone's day with something that's fun AND healthy. they not only want, but one that's healthy! Hooray! Today we're making four people's day! David Kirsch's book The …
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Do You Live in Chicago? Want to Meet Up?

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FBG Jenn will be in Chicago Sunday, August 2, and wants to meet you! And we want to give you a free healthy brunch, sponsored by Tropicana. The brunch will be held at Tropicana's Chicago headquarters and is sure to be tasty. If you want to come (and I'd LOVE to meet you guys!), please email us at …
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Get Smart

Free yourself by cutting yourself some slack! Credit: moonsheep

About a month ago, we announced that we'd be doing some writing over at Embassy Suite's BusinessBalance.com. And today we'd like to share one of those articles with you! It's all about goals—how to set them, how to achieve them and how to reward yourself along the way! I, for one, am HUGE on …
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FitLinks: Week of July 13, 2009

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We heart summer. And we heart good links. Check out these winners from around the web on this fabulous Sunday. —Jenn Want to train for a race, but can't decide which one? Check out this half marathon in sunny Florida! —Team in Training If you need some tricks to outsmarting your unhealthy …
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Swimwear: Fashion or Function?

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Now that we're safely in the so-called dog days of summer, sitting by the pool (with my sunscreen on, of course) is about the only thing I feel like doing. When I dunk in to cool off, I also try to do a few laps or tread some water so that my lazy day isn't too lazy. This half-workout/half-lounging …
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Travel Tips for Fit Bottomed Girls and Boys

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Here's a captain obvious kind of statement: FBG has great readers. Although most of them are female, we know that we have some Fit Bottomed Boys out there, too. We also know that a number of you have to travel for work (not always super fun with meetings and, you know, work) and some of you travel …
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New Junk in the Trunk Gear Has Arrived!

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Looking for some new apparel to publicly declare your love for all things fitness (or at least share some workout humor with the world)? Look no further than the new pieces in the FBG "Keeping a Lid on the Junk in the Trunk" line. We just added funky and comfy sweatpants in gray and white, …
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