Triathlon: What I Save on vs. What I Splurge on

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For this Question of the Week, we're asking some of the FBGs: What do you splurge on and where do you save when it comes to fitness? See Susan's answer below! As a general rule, I like to keep things on the thrifty side when it comes to Ironman triathlon. The sport isn't a cheap one, but it …
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The Best Thing I Did This Year Is Only Two Letters Long

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No. Nope. Nuh-uh. That's it. That was my big, huge, ground-shifting, life-changing revelation this year. 2014 was the year of learning to say no ... and mean it. Don't misunderstand --- I don't say no to everything, all the time. Far from it, actually --- case in point here! But this tiny …
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The One Thing (Or Two) I Did to Be Healthier in 2014

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Jenn has made standing a priority; Karen has made space to meditate. So what is the one thing I've done this year to be healthier? Watch the video below to find out. Hint: There are TWO things. I'm such a cheater. (And there's a baby!) What have you done to be healthier this year? ---Erin …
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Space To Meditate

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Healthy eats and exercise have been a part of my life for so long that I started to wonder if I was still making any progress, but then like the proverbial skinned cat, I realized there is more than one way to measure health. To answer my own QOTW, here is my tale of the best thing I did last …
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This One (Simple) Thing Changed My Health for the Better

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As the year starts rounding down (How did it become December? ... Seriously!), I naturally begin to reflect on the past 365 days. What worked ... what didn't. What successes I had and what "mistakes" I learned from. It's already been a year of a lot of firsts (with more to come in 2015!), but a few …
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My Favorite Fitness Hack: Give It 10

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They say the only workout you regret is the one you didn't do, and I try hard to live my life without regret. Still, that doesn't mean that hitting the gym (or the pool, or the bike --- whatever) with a vengeance on the daily comes naturally. When I'm having a blah day, I'm often unclear as to …
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5 Motivation Hacks That Really Work

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We all have our moments when we're just not motivated, right? When the gym just seems so far away and even doing a home workout seems like too much work. I know there are definitely times when I'd rather curl up on the couch with some Vincent D'Onofrio and Law & Order: Criminal Intent than even …
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How to Lift Heavier By Changing Your Mindset — in Just One Workout

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It's Fit Bottomed Hack Week! And in honor, each FBG is sharing her fave health hack! Get all the fitness hacks here!  Hack, hack, hack. Now that it's Fit Bottomed Hack Week, it seems like everywhere I go I'm constantly brainstorming fun hacks or someone gives me a tip and I'm all, hey, that's a …
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