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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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Workout I Did: Injury Rehab and Massage Ball Therapy

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Injuries, ughh, I HATE THEM! But, the little buggers happen now and again and you’ve just got to deal. (Or ignore them and risk really tearing something up!) And, that’s where I found myself early this month --- injured --- sacroiliac joint dysfunction to be specific; hurt like hell. The SI …
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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 Mindful March Streak: How Many Days in a Row Can I Meditate?

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You know we're a little hippity dippity, and I especially love my meditation, so it's probably a surprise to no one that for my Mindful March streak for this month's Fit Bottomed Challenge (get all the deets on how you can join in the fun here!) I've chosen meditation! And I particularly love …
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5 Things to Know Before Juicing

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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, …
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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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5 Ways I’m Staying Flexible This Year

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This sponsored post is written by me on behalf of Stayfree®. The opinions and text are all mine. It's well documented that I'm not the most flexible Fit Bottomed Girl in the house. I love yoga, but I tend to go for the strength and power variety instead of the bendy kind. And, I can sometimes …
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Workout I Did: Post-Surgery Seated Sweat Sesh

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As an athlete, 2014 was one of my worst years. Mostly because of this: You see, one thing I didn't mention in last month's Workout I Did post, where I talked about hiking The Lord of The Rings' Mount Doom in New Zealand, was that I rolled my ankle during the hike. Because we were six miles …
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