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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Who Inspires You to Run Happy? With a Full Brooks Outfit Giveaway!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Brooks asked me to answer "Who inspires you to run happy?" for this post, and 1) I ADORE the topic, and 2) it took some thought. I mean, who doesn't inspire me to run these days?! The other FBGs …
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An Easy Way to Find New Workout Partners

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You already know how beneficial it can be to have a workout buddy, but what if none of your close friends like to do the same stuff you do? Or what if they don't have a membership to your gym? You can always rely on social media for a certain amount of motivation, but it's not the same as meeting …
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The Lure of Forbidden Fitness Fruit

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We Fit Bottomed Girls have never been shy about sharing our setbacks and frustrations when it comes to injuries and illnesses. We're only human, so it makes sense that our mortal selves get injured or sick or deal with stupid illnesses and have to reevaluate our workouts and goals from time to time. …
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Workout I Did: Quad WOD + Push-Up Plank Fun — and a Giveaway!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. You know, I love my early morning workouts. But I love them even more in the summer. Because, duh, light, but also because it's so, so, so much cooler at 5:30 a.m. than it is at 5:30 p.m. And believe me, …
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3 Things I Learned by Unplugging

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If I accidentally leave my phone at home when leaving the house, I usually experience a few minutes of ... well, maybe not panic, but severe discomfort. However, once the initial shock of realizing I'm unreachable passes, I tend to relax pretty quickly. When I make the conscious decision to leave …
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No Excuses: My Garage Workout for When I Can’t Get to a Gym

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It's a blessing and a curse being married to a man in the fitness industry. There's no such thing as an excuse not to work out. This week I've been slammed with meetings, so getting to the gym has been next to impossible --- but try using that excuse on a man who collects fitness equipment. He …
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