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A Quick Way to Stop Comparing Yourself to Everyone Else

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We all do it. We see someone else take a fancy two-week overseas vacation, and we wonder why we only got to take a three-day weekend within driving distance. Or we see someone else's stellar abs and wonder why ours have not achieved that level of chisel. But we've gotta get over the comparison trap …
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My Personal Training Certification Update: CPR Training and A Lesson in Reading the Fine(ish) Print

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So, as you all know, I’ve decided to get my personal training certification from the American Council on Exercise to add some book cred to my already phenomenal street cred (I kid! I kid! But not really because I am here, and we wrote a book!). I got my study materials books early this year and have …
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My Dude Went on an Anti-Diet — and Lost 40 Pounds

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Since meeting my husband more than a decade ago (holy cow), his relationship with working out has been spotty. We worked out together in our early days --- and a lot of our early run-ins before officially dating involved a community workout program in Lawrence, Kan. After we became an item, his …
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Get Active, Help Others — It’s a Win-Win!

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Jenn and I have been having a blast sharing 10-minute fixes from our book in our The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series. We're already on Chapter 8, which is all about helping a sister out. We've found that the more support you have when getting fit and healthy, the better, which is why the …
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Strength Training for Runners: We’ve Got the Book for You

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So back in January, I was running regularly and planning to hit up a half-marathon in April. I'd downloaded training plans and was comfortably running 3 to 4 miles. I was sure that within a few months I could build up to 13-plus, no problem. I'd been injury-free and was feeling great about running. …
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8 Ways to Extend Your Summer During the Back-to-School Madness

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We’ve partnered with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. on this post. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are our own. For our sponsored post policy, click here. The end of summer is always bittersweet, and the …
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Call BS on Yourself!

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We're at week six of The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series, in which we've been sharing some of the 10-minute fixes we include in our book. This one in particular is one of my favorites because a) I get to say B.S. and 2) it makes you look at the areas in your life where you are making …
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