From Tish

A Fitness Challenge to Be Proud Of: A Blessing for My Body

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I don't know if I could honestly look one of you in the eye and say I'm not competitive. In fact, I'm competitive to a fault, which unfortunately translates into me not doing things if I know I won't do well. That's such a miserable motto and it severely limits the fun, so I made a vow with myself …
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My Favorite Healthy Birthday Traditions: Everything in Moderation

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In honor of FBG’s Sixth Birthday, each of the FBGs this week sharing her healthy birthday traditions — or lack thereof! Read on for Tish’s favorite ways to celebrate a new year … Miss Erin already called me out on this particular FBG share. Like her, birthdays are synonymous with cocktails …
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Woman Crush Wednesday: The Girl Who Did Push-Ups for 100 Days

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I'm trying to get down with the whole "Woman Crush Wednesday," thing happening on social media outlets like Twitter and Instagram. Anything that allows us to lift up other women is okay in my book; plus there are so many women worth celebrating. With that in mind, I've decided to forego my usual …
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Tweaks and Changes: How Tish Is Dealing With Fitness Ruts

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I don't know what's in the air, but things they are-a-changin'. I've been freaking the heck out. I have this new and crazed aversion to routine. I've been doing the same everything for months and months, and I'm going a bit batty. If I had to compare the feeling to anything, I'd say I'm about …
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If You Train It, The Good Will Come: A Treadmill Tale

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Something absolutely bonkers happened to me the other day on one of my run days ... something crazy that has never happened before: I ran like something fierce. I'm not talking distance because I've run Forrest Gump-like distances in the past. No, I'm talking speed. I ran fast, and I am not a …
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Compress Don’t Regress: Tish’s Take on the FBG Retreat

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Compression socks became kind of my theme for the FBG retreat, so my overall thoughts on the week center around all things recovery --- both physical and mental. There's just nothing like the joy of healing I tell ya! A little back story: The night before I left for Kansas City, Kathy from Marvy …
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The Reset Class: Breathe, Relax, Zen, Repeat

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This will be the last time I mention that really hard month that included the great illness that took over my whole life! I only mention it now because it was that illness that led to needing some serious recovery and rest after the plague lifted. I mentioned in a previous post that the universe …
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There Are No Expiration Dates: 7 Ways to Ease Back Into Fitness

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It's an FBG blog takeover! For Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week each of the FBG's husbands are taking over his wife's blog for a post on, well, anything they'd like. Today, Mark Arana (gym manager and trainer, NASM-certified) takes over Tish's blog to drive home the idea that there are no expiration dates …
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