Books

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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Clean Cuisine: An 8-Week Anti-Inflammatory Diet Book Review (& Giveaway!)

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Here at FBG, we don't believe that there's any such thing as a "perfect" diet --- we're all individuals, and different ways of eating work for different people. (Not to mention that trying to be "perfect" with anything totally takes the fun out of everything.) However, are we always interested 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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Book Review: Train Your Brain to Get Thin (and a Giveaway!)

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If you've been reading FBG for awhile, then you probably already know that self-love is an essential part of getting healthy and losing weight. Like, the most important thing EVA. And while that can sound a little hippity-dippity and very Stuart Smalley, it's the truth. We know it from experience, …
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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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Do Life: One Inspiring Book to Do More and Be More

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Do you guys remember when this inspiring (and, hello, cry-worthy) video was going around? I do. It's super inspirational, and I'm always a sucker for anything that shows people totally taking charge of their lives and changing for the better, which is exactly what Ben Davis did, losing 120 …
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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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