From Kristen

13 Things to Expect at Your First Triathlon

triathlon

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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An Open Letter to All Racers

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I've competed in a lot of races, and part of what keeps me coming back, even after a really heinous one, is the community. Whether it's a 5k or a half marathon, I always --- always --- run into a someone going above and beyond to make the experience the best it can be for those around them. They …
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Next Steps on My Stress-Less Journey: Headspace and ReLax Kit

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This is it, guys. This is the year. 2014 is going to be the year I become so damn chill. As I've mentioned, I'm making a concerted effort to reduce my stress levels, both because I want to be a happier, calmer, more present and focused individual, and also because I'm hopeful that it'll help with …
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Workout I Did: Mixing It Up on the Elliptical

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Since long runs are out of my current picture, I've been seeking alternate ways of getting in a similar workout without knee pain. Because, well, as I build my running endurance back up, it's one thing to have to cut it short because of the actual injury --- it's another to have to call it because …
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The Yoga-Body Cleanse: My Week of Ayurvedic Detox

yoga body cleanse

This time of year, it seems like everyone's totally revamping their diets. And, I mean, you know how we roll --- moderation is the key, etc., etc., --- but, you know what? Sometimes it takes a week or so of really laying the hammer down to get back to the healthy habits we pushed to the wayside over …
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Kristen’s Goals for 2014: A Major Departure

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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! I like goals. I like them a whole lot. I even like the bad ones. Goals not only motivate me, but they let me …
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Kristen’s Fave Holiday Recipe: Grandpa Chuck’s Bloody Marys

grandpa chuck's bloody mary

This Question of the Week is coming straight from our table to yours! Every Friday for the next month, each FBG will be sharing her favorite healthy holiday recipe! Like Tish, one of my favorite items in my holiday recipe arsenal is a family drink recipe. Although, in my case, I guess it's a …
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