Do You Have Realistic Weight-Loss Goals?

We weigh in on realistic weight-loss goals.

We've all seen the celebrity weight-loss shows like The Biggest Loser where the contestants drop 10+ pounds a week by working out (like crazy) and eating (not a whole lot). While those shows can be highly motivational by showing what's possible through healthy eats and exercise, they aren't exactly …
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Workout in the City: Walking and Running Tips for City Dwellers

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Living in a big city can be exciting. If you call New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago or San Francisco home, you have access to some of the hottest and trendiest health clubs and group exercise classes right in your own backyard. And even if you live in an urban part of Dallas, Seattle, Kansas City, …
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11 Nice Ways to Say No to Food Pushers

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Food temptations are everywhere. From champagne and fried appetizers on New Year's Eve to nachos and buffalo wings at the big game, the social temptations are endless be it a holiday, birthday party, work gathering or just a Sunday brunch with friends. And it can be hard to say no when your boss is …
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10 Easy Ways to Find Time for Exercise

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This post is a part of our second-annual New Year, New Rear Week to help you to be fitter, healthier and a touch (okay, a lot!) more awesome in 2015. Read all New Year, New Rear posts here! What's the No. 1 excuse for not working out? Lack of time. Sure, we're all busy handling multiple …
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5 Tips to Have a Fit and Healthy Holiday

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Since FBG's inception, we've been able to work with and connect with some amazing and talented people. One of those people? Nicole Nichols. Fitness expert and editor for SparkPeople, Nicole is the star of workout DVDs (we'll be reviewing her new DVD soon, so be on the lookout for that!) and was …
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Toning vs. Bulking Up: What the Facts Really Are!


Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined midsection reflected in the mirror, or having strong, …
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