Where My Fit Bottom Saves (and Splurges!) on Fitness

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Looking at my cluttered desk and the chaos around my house, you'd never really know I was a minimalist. But in theory, I am. I've never been one for material items and I don't love to shop. I don't need the nicest shoes or clothes. In fact, until kids came along, my husband and I preferred to …
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My Fitness Budget: What I Save on and Splurge on for Workouts

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Susan had the best idea for a Question of the Week about what we save on and what we splurge on when it comes to fitness. And, so far, the results have been super interesting! Susan invests in the comfort items but not a super crazy high-end bike, while Kristen spends more on gear and experiences …
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Where I Save (and Splurge) on Fitness

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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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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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