Motivation

7 Gems of Running Wisdom From Elite Runners

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Marathon season is in full effect with the Chicago Marathon happening this weekend! (Any readers doing it or going out to cheer?!) Chicago is one of those iconic --- and flat and fast --- courses that so many runners love. Per our ambassadorship with Brooks Running, we recently got to sit in on a …
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Biggest Loser Season 16 Week 5 Recap: Stakes are high – really high

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*SPOILER ALERT!* We’re recapping tonight’s Biggest Loser episode (get all the recaps here!), so avert your eyes if you don’t want to know what happened. Dolvett wasn’t happy about losing Mike on last week's episode, and he was darned if he was going to lose another team member. Jessie’s blue team …
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She Trains Religiously: Meet Sister Madonna, the ‘Iron Nun’

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If you're looking at your 20s or 30s in the rear view mirror and thinking you're getting a little too old to try something new and athletically challenging, there's someone you need to meet: Sister Madonna Buder, also known as the Iron Nun. She was recently inducted into the Ironman Hall of Fame …
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Fall Into Your Best Self: Last Call to Sign Up for FBG Life!

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FBG Life classes start TOMORROW! And I am so pumped to help you guys make fall your best season yet. (New Years is totally overrated ... now is the time to make a change!) Throughout the six weeks, I'll be taking ladies through our online program (it's live, but classes are recorded if you can't be …
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Ready for Your Big Race? Tips to FBG-ify Your Experience

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There are races, and then there are races. You know what I mean. Some of them, you show up that morning to register, pin on your bib as you sidle over to the starting line and do your thing. No sweat, no big deal. It's not stressful, but it's also not necessarily all that memorable. Others, you …
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5 Tips to Help You Get Back into the Workout and Healthy Living Groove This Fall

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Lost your workout mojo this fall? Get it back with these fall fitness tips from Linda LaRue, creator of The Core Transformer and author of the SOUPer Slim Diet. Though it’s hard to say goodbye to the summer, it is the perfect time to say hello to your workout routine again. Here are five fall …
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10 Things to Know About the Phoenix Summit Challenge — Are You Ready?

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First, she spilled all the details of hiking Havasu Falls, and now Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series shares the awesome details of her next epic hiking adventure — the Phoenix Summit Challenge! Kate is a writer and PR and marketing consultant from Phoenix. She’s a runner, swimmer and …
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DIY Fitness Motivation Fabric Drink Coasters

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About a month ago the uber crafty and talented Dana Lardner — the CEO and Designer of Words to Sweat By, a company that offers fun and affordable motivational health and fitness accessories — showed us how to make our own motivational bracelets. And today she's back with a tutorial on is how to make …
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Getting Creative: My Recent Pregnancy Workout Modifications

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Over the years I've heard pregnant women complain that although it's well known that exercise is good for you and baby when you're knocked up, there's not really that much info on exactly what you can and should do for your pregnancy workout. The general recommendations seem to be …
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