WTF Does That Mean: Pilates Terms and Definitions

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Continuing with our WTF Does That Mean Series, let's talk Pilates! My first knowledge of Pilates came from Leslie Golub of Leslie’s Total Fitness in Deerfield Ill. Leslie was trained and certified in 1989 at the New York Institute Movement Science. Her second certification came from The …
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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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Coach Jason Fitzgerald Answers Your Burning Running Questions

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Running is both a simple and complex sport. But that’s why we love it! Just lace up your shoes and you’re ready to go. Or, if you want to totally geek out, you can dive into its complexities and nerd out on personal best times, injury prevention strategies or how to conquer your first …
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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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5 Things to Know Before Juicing

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To keep your motivational mojo going, we here at FBG thought it would be fun to share the inside scoop on a few of our favorite things — from workouts to races to healthy eats. So if you’ve been wanting to try out a new healthy thing but are a bit intimidated or afraid to try it, have no fear, …
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7 Tips to Start Running and Reap the Feel-Good Rewards

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Today’s post with tips for beginner runners is provided by Life Fitness, one of our favorite providers of fitness equipment. For more fitness advice visit www.lifefitness.com or follow them on Twitter or Facebook. Do you have dreams of making this the year you put down the TV remote, step …
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Tips for Your First Scuba Dive From the Experts

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It doesn't matter what time of year it is or where in the world you live (or whether or not you're going to go on spring break --- lucky!) because there is always somewhere in the world with a beautiful beach waiting for you and with that the chance to go scuba diving. (By the way, did you know that …
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