Fit Journey

What to Expect in a Water Fitness Class (and Why It’s Not Just for Old Ladies)

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I recently took my first water aerobics class, a to-do on my list that I've been putting off for reasons of fear or not knowing what to expect. I know it's silly, but there's always a bit of a mental barrier to trying something new --- and when it's something like a class where you actually have to …
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ClassPass: A Clever Fitness Idea for Folks Who Need the New

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I don't know about you, but if I don't switch up my workouts every couple of weeks I get super-duper bored and start to check out. I know I'm not alone in this instinctual need to try new things and keep my muscles guessing (aka screaming) because there's this group called ClassPass that allows you …
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Workout I Did: Prenatal Workout with Stability Ball

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So my workouts have taken a bit of a hit lately. I suffered from an awful cold I couldn't kick, and then once that was done a sore throat set in. It's going on four weeks of that now, and after seeing an ENT the other day, it's been attributed to acid reflux. (I've been getting tips from Tish!) So …
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Workout I Did (and Survived!): Orangetheory Fitness

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I'm always looking for a new challenging workout (why I go to the gym that I do!). And I remember reading Crystal's recount of her time at an Orangetheory Fitness class and thinking to myself: "Man, that sounds hard/fun! Too bad there's not one in Kansas City yet." Then, boom! One opened in …
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3 Tips to Staying Injury-Free in CrossFit

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Today's CrossFit tips post is from Estelle Townshend, creator of Strong in a Thong and Luminate Retreat. If you're getting into CrossFit, these tips about how to stay injury-free are a must-read! So you’ve heard about CrossFit. You’ve seen awesome, sexy photos of women working out with six packs …
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What to Expect at Your First Suspension Training Class

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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, the …
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Knowing Your Limits vs. Failing

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I'm back from Hawaii with a bit of a tan, a few surfing-related wounds, and a ton of stories I can't wait to share. It turns out you can fit a lot of FBG-worthy activities into a two-week period! So, I hope you don't mind, but you'll see quite a few Hawaii-related posts over the next couple of …
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Woman Crush Wednesday: The Girl Who Did Push-Ups for 100 Days

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I'm trying to get down with the whole "Woman Crush Wednesday," thing happening on social media outlets like Twitter and Instagram. Anything that allows us to lift up other women is okay in my book; plus there are so many women worth celebrating. With that in mind, I've decided to forego my usual …
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Strength Training for Women: Why It’s a Must!

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Strength training for women. Does not the very subject make some women happy (strong!) and some very, very scared about "bulking up?" To help address that we've got a great guest post from FabFitFun (they rock --- check 'em out!) on why strength training for women is a total MUST! Don’t lie. …
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