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A Peek Into My Streaky March Mindfulness Streak

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You never know what life is going to throw your way, and that's been ever so apparent to me this March. See, I've been looking forward to the Mindful March Fit Bottomed Challenge since we first discussed it. I'd been doing yoga very regularly, and my meditation game was pretty on point all …
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Brooks Running Review: Versatile Printed Racerback IV and Infiniti Capri III

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You probably know by now that, normally, when a Brooks Running review comes around, it's kind of The Jenn Show, but seeing as how she's trying to take a little time to actually relax and enjoy her new bundle of joy (and oh man, is she not the sweetest?), I got to step in as a Brooks Running blog …
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Need a Fun Date Idea? Go Running!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. My husband wasn't always my favorite running buddy. Several years ago, I was running a lot and my husband, Jared? Not unless it was up and down a basketball course. And even when I could convince …
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March Madness Basketball Workout (No Skill Required!)

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Are you feeling all kinds of motivated with March Madness and the insane amount of awesome basketball that comes with it? Every year around this time, I find myself wanting to hit the court to see if any of my mad skillz have survived the test of time. And this year, I decided to get out there early …
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Back Pain and Yoga: A Dude’s Yoga Book Review

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Hi, I'm Jared, and I've got a real pain in the ... back. I've been dealing with this for about eight months, during which time I've done a lot of research on possible causes and solutions, so when my wife, FBG Kristen, asked me if I'd be interested in reviewing a book called Yoga: The Back Pain …
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Ultimate 80s Workout Song: Paula, Round 2

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We made it through the first round of the Ultimate 80s Workout Song playoff --- and yes, there were definitely upsets (holla, Jenny!). Here's how the brackets currently stand: All previous polls have now closed, and we're rockin' and rollin' on ahead with Round 2! If you didn't get a chance …
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Don’t Just Stand There, Take Up Space

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Wherever you are, whatever you're doing, take note of your posture, just as it is, right at this moment. How straight is your back? Is your head held high? Are your feet planted firmly? If not --- well, first off, go ahead and straighten up (and I'll go into why this is so, so crazy important in …
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