Fit Journey

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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9 Tips for Working Out in the Morning (Without It Being Miserable)

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I have a love/hate relationship with working out in the morning. But, as I've already shared, I really, really do love it. In fact, it's one of the best parts of my day — and week even. Well, once I'm done. I'll admit that getting out of bed in the dark and cold isn't always the easiest. And it took …
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A Time-Saving Kettlebell Workout from Gin Miller

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Dude. Spring is just around the corner. And with spring --- at least for us --- comes the need to want to do something new and fresh! So when THE Gin Miller (um, she's a fitness icon!) offered to put together a time- and space-saving kettlebell workout, we grabbed our bells and got to swinging. Now …
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The Official FBG Guide to Group Cycling

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Ever had a question similar to this? "I started riding my bike last year while training for my first sprint triathlon. This year, I'd like to do a century ride. There is a weekly group ride with my gym I want to train with, but I've never ridden with others. What do I need to know before I …
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Try It at Home: Bust a Move Dance and Strength Workout

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I'm really enjoying the triathlon off-season this year. I'm still getting out on my bike now and again, and I've gotten in some great runs this winter, but I've also been making yoga, strength training and dance classes a much more regular thing. Specifically, I've been hitting hip hop classes as …
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How to Support Your Endurance Athlete

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Deciding to compete in an endurance event is a big deal. When I first started contemplating the half-Iron distance, my coach made things very clear: Be prepared to sacrifice other aspects of your life for at least three or four months leading up to the race, or just don't bother. And he was right …
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Meditation Tips: Dos, Don’ts and a Meditation to Try

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Was starting a regular meditation practice one of your goals for the New Year? I know that, for me, I wanted to take the usual 10 to 15 minutes most days of the week that I meditate and increase it a bit --- even if it's just five minutes of calm --- so that meditating is truly a daily habit and not …
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