Body-Weight Training: Alternatives to Your Fave Gym Exercises

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Body-weight training is one of our fave ways to get and stay fit. First of all, body-weight training pretty much negates the excuse that you need to have a gym membership to get fit. Second, it makes you feel like a bad-ass (I got strong lifting myself!). Third, it's highly functional (no weirdo …
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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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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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How to Lift Heavier By Changing Your Mindset — in Just One Workout

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It's Fit Bottomed Hack Week! And in honor, each FBG is sharing her fave health hack! Get all the fitness hacks here!  Hack, hack, hack. Now that it's Fit Bottomed Hack Week, it seems like everywhere I go I'm constantly brainstorming fun hacks or someone gives me a tip and I'm all, hey, that's a …
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How to Get a Great Pilates Workout at Home

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As part of a new affiliate partnership, FBG is now syndicating select videos (of the fit goodies we love!) from Joyus. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Looking to get a sweet Pilates workout at home? Well today we've got the answer! Say hello to the Gaiam Core Plus Reformer. It's …
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Deck of Cards Workout: 10-Minutes, No Equipment, Full-Body

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Need a workout you can do pretty much anywhere, with no equipment that hits your entire body and is totally effective in 10 minutes? Oh, yeah, we got that today with the Deck of Cards workout! That's right, the next video in our Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet series (you didn't miss week one …
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Physical Therapy: Is It for Everyone?

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When I started seeing a physical therapist for my knee last fall, it wasn't my first time there --- I'd already been going for my TMJ pretty frequently. However, when I went for the knee, I saw someone new, and he was very interested in not just how my knee moved and worked, but how everything …
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21-Day Fix Review: Fix or Not?

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When I got the 21-Day Fix program in the mail, I’ll admit, I was skeptical. I set out all the different colored containers and materials and thought, “This is what I’m going to be doing?” It didn't look like what I wanted to be embarking on for a workout and eating plan. I thought the rainbow of …
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