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7 Fit and Inspiring Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

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Doesn't this time of year just make you want to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa? Especially if it's after a good workout and shower and you're in your comfy sweats? Yeah, us, too. And to do just that, here are seven books we've recently been sent --- all are fit and inspiring in …
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Review: Unleash the Power of the Female Brain (With Giveaway!)

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When I first got Unleash the Power of the Female Brain here at FBG HQ, my first thought was: "Female brain. Why does it have to be a female brain?" Then I saw that the book was written by a dude, and the feminist in me got all fired up. But, after sitting down and actually, you know, reading it, I …
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Why Can’t We Seem to Get Enough? Our Review of the Book Craving

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Man, we've been talking a lot about food issues lately, right? First we reviewed this amazingly intense and powerful book on overcoming food addiction, and today we're sharing our thoughts on another book that covers the same topic, but in a much different way and through a much different lens. …
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If You Struggle With Food Addiction, Shades of Hope Is Your Book—and We’re Giving It Away!

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The first time I heard of Shades of Hope Treatment Center and Tennie McCarty was on TV. I stumbled upon a reality show about food addiction, and I was simply fascinated with it. McCarty took people with all kinds of eating issues---anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder---and had them live …
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We Read It: Shred the Revolutionary Diet and Thinner This Year

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Diet books promise a lot---lose weight, get stronger, feel sexy! But do they really deliver? Here's our take on two recent releases. (And shameless self-promotional plug: We have our very own healthy living book coming out on Dec. 31. Pre-order it now!) Shred: The Revolutionary Diet The idea of …
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Our Most Exciting Post EVER: Pre-Order The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet!

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This might possibly---okay, definitely---be the most amazing and exciting post we've ever written on FBG. Because Erin and I finally get to confess a secret we've been keeping from you, our dear readers since last fall: We have written an FBG book! Based on all of our principles and experiences and …
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Believe You Can With This Empowering Training Journal

Track your goals, your runs and all of your successes with this feel-good training journal.

There are a bunch of ways to track your workouts and runs. And most of them are very usable and helpful. They do what they set out to do: track yo' stuff and see your progress. Which is motivational for sure, but it doesn't exactly allow for a lot of creativity or daydreaming---especially for newbie …
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Your Guide to Ultimate Obstacle Race Training

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Doing any kind of race is fun. (I know---I just did a SUPER fab one and Kristen just rocked hers!) But these days, racing is about more than just road running and tris. There's trail running and crazy obstacles and color and glow sticks and zombies---and mud. Oh my gosh, there's so much mud. It …
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The Book We Wish We Had When We Were Younger—and How You Can Win It!

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Being a teen can be tough. Heck, being an adult woman can be hard sometimes, especially when it comes to all the crazy pants (and crazy wrong!) messages we get about how we need to look like this and weigh that to be beautiful or even worthy. So when we had the opportunity to work on a project for …
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3 Healthy Spring Reads: Fiction, Non-fiction and Jillian Michaels!

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The weather has been so gloriously springy lately that I really want to do nothing more than go for a run, then come back and sit in the sunshine with a good book and a big ol' glass of iced tea. Or coconut water. Or---who am I kidding?---wine. And if you're interested in some new healthy reads to …
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