Tips

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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Tips for Your First Hot Yoga Class

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For a self-described “fit chick” with an adventurous streak, I am almost embarrassed to admit that I only tried my first hot yoga class this past summer after a friend of mine cajoled me for over a year to give it a go. I had heard all kinds of scary stories about skeevy instructors, …
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Body-Weight Training: Alternatives to Your Fave Gym Exercises

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Body-weight training is one of our fave ways to get and stay fit. First of all, body-weight training pretty much negates the excuse that you need to have a gym membership to get fit. Second, it makes you feel like a bad-ass (I got strong lifting myself!). Third, it's highly functional (no weirdo …
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How to Be a Workplace Wellness Heroine

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This post about how to make your workplace healthier (and happier!) by by Jennie Salisbury was originally featured on FBG in August 2013 for Guest Bloggers' Week. Seeing that it's also perfect for Work It Week, we're sharing it again!  My name is Jenni, and I moved to Colorado almost eight …
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Office Exercises: Fitness Tools You Can Hide in Your Desk

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So you're pulling long hours at the office. And I'm not talking about a home office with a treadmill next to your desk --- I'm talking about a multi-person office, where there's, like, a dress code and cubicles and an actual water cooler. When you're coming in early, leaving late and trying to, you …
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Healthy Lunch Ideas for Work That Are Anything But Boring

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A turkey sandwich and an apple and some baby carrots is a fine lunch (and one I subsisted on for years), but, well, it gets a little ... boring. To help you spice things up for Work It Week, we thought we'd share a few of our favorite healthy lunch ideas for work. Yes, some are sandwiches, but there …
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10 Ways to Build Teamwork — and Muscle — in the Office

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Teamwork is essential to any workplace having a productive, happy and unified environment. (If you've ever worked in a place without it, you sooo know how true that is!) And couple that teamwork with some fitness, and you've really got a win-win! We recently got these 10 tips on how to build …
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Healthy Workplace: 4 Products to FBG-ify Your Office

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Most of my habits tend to be pretty healthy. I drink a ton of water, I work out regularly, and I try to eat lots of veggies. I've never smoked, and I'm definitely not one to stay up late on a regular basis. But there's one thing I do a lot that's pretty freakin' dangerous. I --- wait for it --- …
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