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My Favorite Fitness Hack: Give It 10

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They say the only workout you regret is the one you didn't do, and I try hard to live my life without regret. Still, that doesn't mean that hitting the gym (or the pool, or the bike --- whatever) with a vengeance on the daily comes naturally. When I'm having a blah day, I'm often unclear as to …
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Workout I Did: Ultimate Sandbag Training

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As you've probably guessed by now, I don't often turn down the opportunity to try a cool new workout, and sandbag training was no exception. Now, to be perfectly honest, I was at least slightly familiar with the concept when the folks behind DVRT: The Ultimate Sandbag Training System reached out …
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How to Spot a Fake Before and After Image

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I love seeing inspiring before and after photos of people who have embraced a healthy lifestyle. There's nothing like real-life results, right? Except, sometimes those "real-life results" are anything but real. Heck, a strategic pose and some lighting can drop plenty of pounds, and anyone with …
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Ironman Augusta 70.3 Update: Two More Months!

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You want numbers? Oh, I've got numbers. Swim: 1.2 miles Bike: 56 miles Run 13.1 miles Weeks until race day: 8 Butterflies in my stomach: 900 million and climbing I've been training for the intermedix Ironman Augusta 70.3 more or less since early spring, but due to a bunch of …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: Vail, Colorado in Summer

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Some vacation destinations are thought of as strictly winter or strictly summer, but as I discovered during my trip to Vail in June, those beliefs aren't always accurate. I mean, for a ski destination known the world over, the city offers some astoundingly fab activities in the summer months (and …
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What to Expect: Surfing Lessons

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Let me preface this post for Fit Bottomed Vacay Week by saying I am not a surfing expert. I took two classes while in Hawaii --- one in some pretty rough water with little success, and a second right on Waikiki Beach on the day we were heading home. However! I think this actually makes for an …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: The Hawaiian Island of Kauai

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It's Fit Bottomed Vacay Week --- and today Kristen is sharing her Fit Bottomed Tour of Kauai. Check out all of our fit travel posts here! My time in Hawaii was absolutely surreal --- partly because my husband and I had been planning and saving for a solid two years, but also just because it was …
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