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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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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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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Facing a Fitness Fear By Diving Right Into a Water Aerobics Class

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. As part of our series of Propel fitness challenges that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I was up first for the challenge of conquering a fitness fear. A couple of genuine fears I have were kind of off …
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Healthy Birthday Traditions? Let Me Put on My Thinking Cap …

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In honor of FBG's Sixth Birthday, each of the FBGs this week sharing their healthy birthday traditions --- or lack thereof! Read on for Erin's b-day take ... When the the FBGs got to chatting about our birthday celebration week, we discussed each of us doing a post on the healthy birthday …
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A Day at Yoga Journal LIVE! with Shiva Rea

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In quite a departure from my normal routine of crayons, Play-Doh, and stepping on Lego parts, I spent a recent Friday at the Yoga Journal LIVE! event in NYC. The event lasts several days, but I only had Friday, so I got to check out an All-Day Intensive with Shiva Rea. Remember Shiva? I tried her …
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