Family

What Makes Vacation Better? Pets!

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When I go on vacation, I miss my dog. She's family and when she's not there, well, things just don't feel totally right. (Although, I'll admit, it's nice to not have a 4:30 a.m. doggie alarm every day.) So when Ryan and I recently went to Paso Robles, Calif., for vacation a few months ago, and there …
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Lucky’s Life Lessons on Patience and Acceptance

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Last year was a busy one. I bought my first ever brand new car, got married on the sly and rescued Lucky, a 4-year-old Border Collie-Schipperke mix. Trained, housebroken, walks well on a leash and ... petrified of everyone. She was quite the departure from my last super-social fur baby, but I was …
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Inspiration, Motivation and Admiration: A True Fit Bottomed Dude Earns Our Respect

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Years ago I’d flip through the pages of a workout magazine, admire the models’ perfectly proportioned, muscle-toned bodies and use their physique for inspiration and motivation. But, as we all know, sometimes what you see isn’t exactly what you get, and besides, perfect on the outside doesn’t always …
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A More Natural (and Less Flammable) Way to Get a Good Shave

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For Fit Bottomed Dudes’ Week Ryan is sharing his thoughts on a new and more natural way to shave! Let’s talk about shaving for a second. Image association recalls foaming white fluff. The straight razor. The safety razor. The double safety razor. The triple safety razor. Have we gone quad yet? …
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Celeb Trainer Alex Isaly Talks KettleWorX, Motivation and How to Use Kettlebells!

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A few months ago, I got to demo a super cool new group exercise classes that uses kettlebells for a crazy good full-body workout: KettleWorX. So when I heard that KettleWorX was coming out with an at-home workout program and that we could pick the brain of Lead Trainer Alex Isaly on it and more, …
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Getting Men on the Mat: Five Poses to Get You Started

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Remember Sean Vigue's Pilates post last year? Well, he's back and bringing us a new awesome post on men and yoga for Fit Bottomed Dudes’ Week! Sean is a yoga, Pilates and Spinning instructor living in central Florida and is the owner of Sean Vigue Fitness, in addition to having his own line of …
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The Gnarly Whale: All-Natural Unisex Beauty Products You’ll Both Love

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If your bathroom is anything like mine, you probably have a shower stuffed with beauty and hair products --- and a medicine cabinet and drawer or closet filled with them, too. There's men's aftershave, shampoos and conditioners for all types of hair situations, lip balms, face washes, detanglers, …
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There Are No Expiration Dates: 7 Ways to Ease Back Into Fitness

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It's an FBG blog takeover! For Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week each of the FBG's husbands are taking over his wife's blog for a post on, well, anything they'd like. Today, Mark Arana (gym manager and trainer, NASM-certified) takes over Tish's blog to drive home the idea that there are no expiration dates …
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His-and-Hers Running Shoes: Puma Faas 500 v3 and Faas 300 v3

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Seeing that in past years Ryan has been such a big fan of these running shoes and this workout apparel, we thought that this year, we'd have him do another review for Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week. This time with a twist! Both Ryan and I (Jenn) put the new Puma Faas v3 line to the test of lots of …
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