5 Real FBGs: What Fit Really Looks Like


Need a reminder that fitness comes in all shapes, sizes and backgrounds? Yep, we've got you covered because these five beautiful readers are proof that “fit” is not one size fits all! And that's what makes the beautiful world go round. Prepare to get inspired! (And see all the Real FBGs here!) 1. …
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April Fit Bottomed Challenge Week 5: You’ve Got the Power!


We've saved the best for last, FBGs! Just check out what fit fun (with revelations!) we're challenging you to have for the last few days of the April Fit Bottomed Challenge ... (Missed what the Fit Bottomed Challenge is all about? It’s free and it’s never too late to get started. Go here and here …
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That Company You Keep


Proverbs, Plato, Confucius, poets, self-help gurus and a slew of motivational speakers agree: "You become like those whom you spend the most time." And nowhere is this premise more apropos then when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. You may think you’re a strong-minded individualistic sort, …
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Is Your Pet Overweight? How to Tell (and Help Him Slim Down)


Today's guest post for Fit Bottomed Pets Week is from Mikkel Becker! Mikkel is a certified trainer specializing in dogs and cats, co-author of five books in the "Ultimate Pet Lover" series, and the resident trainer for Vetstreet.com. In her professional work, Becker uses positive reinforcement and …
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Too Busy to Walk the Dog? 2 Tips You Need to Read

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Dr. Andy Roark is a practicing veterinarian in Greenville, SC. He's best known for his popular Facebook page and YouTube show, Cone of Shame. Dr. Roark is great about giving awesome advice that's actually manageable for most pet owners --- plus, he's a seriously funny dude --- so we took one of …
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Walking With Luck


Dogs have got it figured out. They don’t run, play and generally move their furry little bodies because they have to. Daily exercise for our canine companions is not a study in tedium or a necessary chore; it’s a thing to celebrate. For my dog Lucky (aka Luck, Lou, Lucky Lou, Lubus, the Lubasonic …
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April Fit Bottomed Challenge Week 4: You’re Much Stronger Than You Think You Are


Feeling like Superwoman yet? We hope so because ... It's true! And not just because Superman said it. It's true because most of the time the only person holding us back is, well, us. Our own limiting beliefs and negative thoughts about ourselves can keep us --- mentally and physically --- …
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The Science-Based Secrets to Boosting Your Confidence


Today, with all the social media, Photoshopped magazine photos and popular ideal of a size zero, it's no wonder younger girls' and women's self-confidence has sunk to an all-time low. But self-confidence isn't just about how you look. It affects everything in your life and extends to how you feel …
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