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Pet Rock Buddy Workout: Or, the Best Workout I’ve EVER Done — For Two Huge Reasons

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I'm going to go ahead and declare this my best post on FBG, EVER. Not because it's, like, my best piece of writing or anything, but because, well, on this day something big happened. Really, really life-changing big. First awesome thing: Lauren Sesselman. She happened to be in Kansas City, and we …
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Ironman Augusta 70.3 Update: Two More Months!

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You want numbers? Oh, I've got numbers. Swim: 1.2 miles Bike: 56 miles Run 13.1 miles Weeks until race day: 8 Butterflies in my stomach: 900 million and climbing I've been training for the intermedix Ironman Augusta 70.3 more or less since early spring, but due to a bunch of …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: Vail, Colorado in Summer

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Some vacation destinations are thought of as strictly winter or strictly summer, but as I discovered during my trip to Vail in June, those beliefs aren't always accurate. I mean, for a ski destination known the world over, the city offers some astoundingly fab activities in the summer months (and …
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The Better Mood Workout

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Working out despite [fill in your road block of choice] deserves a pat on the back. Last week, I was on my way to the gym when I received a world-stopping message that had me so stressed I walked into my gym and had to force myself not to cry. I was super stressed out, super overwhelmed and super …
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From Stats to Fat: Is Your Fitness Tracker Causing Weight Gain?

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I've never been much for tracking the stats when it comes to my health and fitness. I always have a general idea of my weight and my target heart rate, but never worry about things like calories I eat, the number of steps I take or the number of calories I burn during a workout. I go more by my …
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The Science of Hydration — and Taking the Proper Hydration Propel Fit Challenge!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I feel like I'm pretty good about staying hydrated. I drink water throughout the day and with meals. I take my Propel and a water bottle to the gym. And I'm not shy about looking at the color of pee. So …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: The Hawaiian Island of Kauai

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It's Fit Bottomed Vacay Week --- and today Kristen is sharing her Fit Bottomed Tour of Kauai. Check out all of our fit travel posts here! My time in Hawaii was absolutely surreal --- partly because my husband and I had been planning and saving for a solid two years, but also just because it was …
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Physical Therapy: Is It for Everyone?

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When I started seeing a physical therapist for my knee last fall, it wasn't my first time there --- I'd already been going for my TMJ pretty frequently. However, when I went for the knee, I saw someone new, and he was very interested in not just how my knee moved and worked, but how everything …
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