From Jenn

17 Reasons Why I Love the Winter Olympics


For the next week or so, you'll hear a lot about the Winter Olympics here on FBG. It's no secret that we're huge fans, and we're pretty much consumed by it, watching as much of it as we can while it's on. So why am I just so darn obsessed --- besides the obviousness of it being entertaining and …
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Workout I Did: Light-Medium-Heavy


It's easy to get stuck in a rut with workouts, even without you realizing it! You go to do your usual moves and grab the same weight of dumbbells. You go to swing the kettlebells and you pick up your usual one. You decide to do some box jumps, and pick the same box height every time. You set off to …
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Why the Scale Can Do More Harm Than Good


Dieting sucks. Tying your self-worth to a number on the scale sucks. Deprivation sucks. Forcing yourself to do a workout you despise sucks. So, um, it's no wonder people seem to think that being "healthy" is boring or tortuous! That's why we're all about you finding and developing your own healthy …
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13 Things to Expect in Your First CrossFit Workout


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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You Can’t Do It All — And That’s Okay!


There's a well-known rule in the fitness world that's pretty common sense yet we tend to forget it over and over again: You can't do it all. What? That statement made you feel like a failure? That's okay; the "can't" word tends to do that to people. But, again, this is for your good --- …
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Jenn’s Goals for 2014: And the Big Why Behind Them


This week, as part of New Year New Rear Week, each FBG is sharing her healthy goals and resolutions for the year --- and the big reasons why they are what they are. Goals ... whys ... go! It's the New Year, so everyone is talking about resolutions and setting goals. And we here at FBG are no …
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My Run Happy Resolutions for 2014


The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Now that I have the gear to keep me warm (along with being sooo inspired by all of you guys' awesome reasons for hitting the pavement in winter), there's no doubt that I've been more inspired than …
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