From Kristen

A Peek Into My Streaky March Mindfulness Streak

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You never know what life is going to throw your way, and that's been ever so apparent to me this March. See, I've been looking forward to the Mindful March Fit Bottomed Challenge since we first discussed it. I'd been doing yoga very regularly, and my meditation game was pretty on point all …
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Need a Fun Date Idea? Go Running!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. My husband wasn't always my favorite running buddy. Several years ago, I was running a lot and my husband, Jared? Not unless it was up and down a basketball course. And even when I could convince …
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Don’t Just Stand There, Take Up Space

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Wherever you are, whatever you're doing, take note of your posture, just as it is, right at this moment. How straight is your back? Is your head held high? Are your feet planted firmly? If not --- well, first off, go ahead and straighten up (and I'll go into why this is so, so crazy important in …
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My 2015 #BeActiv Plan (and Why Calcium Is a Part of It)

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This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received Viactiv products for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews are available in milk chocolate, caramel …
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Try It at Home: Bust a Move Dance and Strength Workout

dance and strength workout

Find more workouts you can do at home in The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet!  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 …
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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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Where I Save (and Splurge) on Fitness

save and spend money on fitness

Oh, boy. Our latest question of the week has come at a really interesting time for me. You see, I'm preparing to move to a new city, so I've been reevaluating my current fitness spending/saving habits to determine what will make the most sense when it comes time to start over. Should I find a fancy …
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