Reviews

6 Online Fitness Tools We Love

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This post about a few of our favorite online fitness tools originally appeared on April 10, 2009. We're republishing it today because we still get asked this question all the time and just had to share it again! We have a long and growing list of our favorite online fitness tools. Lucky for you, …
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Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle: Advice from a Professional Bodybuilder

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Tom Venuto and I go way back. Not that he’d know me from Adam; it’s just that I bought his original Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle e-book back in 2003. Dog-eared and highlighted to death, my downloadable version has seen better years, hence I was first in-line to snag an updated and newly available …
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The Reset Class: Breathe, Relax, Zen, Repeat

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This will be the last time I mention that really hard month that included the great illness that took over my whole life! I only mention it now because it was that illness that led to needing some serious recovery and rest after the plague lifted. I mentioned in a previous post that the universe …
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3 Flexibility Tools to Boost Your Post-Workout Recovery

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Could your flexibility use a boost? Want to recover faster from workouts? Looking to soothe tired or sore muscles with something other than a foam roller? Then this post is for you! We recently tried three flexibility tools that can help you do all that. Yes, they may hurt a little, but it's the …
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A More Natural (and Less Flammable) Way to Get a Good Shave

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For Fit Bottomed Dudes’ Week Ryan is sharing his thoughts on a new and more natural way to shave! Let’s talk about shaving for a second. Image association recalls foaming white fluff. The straight razor. The safety razor. The double safety razor. The triple safety razor. Have we gone quad yet? …
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The Gnarly Whale: All-Natural Unisex Beauty Products You’ll Both Love

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If your bathroom is anything like mine, you probably have a shower stuffed with beauty and hair products --- and a medicine cabinet and drawer or closet filled with them, too. There's men's aftershave, shampoos and conditioners for all types of hair situations, lip balms, face washes, detanglers, …
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His-and-Hers Running Shoes: Puma Faas 500 v3 and Faas 300 v3

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Seeing that in past years Ryan has been such a big fan of these running shoes and this workout apparel, we thought that this year, we'd have him do another review for Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week. This time with a twist! Both Ryan and I (Jenn) put the new Puma Faas v3 line to the test of lots of …
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Review: Is Wii Fit U for You?

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Last year FBD Mike reviewed Nike+ Kinect Training and this year he's back for another awesome Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week post. This time he's sharing his Wii Fit U system review! The original Wii Fit was the best-selling video game on one of the best-selling systems ever. Let that sink in for a …
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Mizuno Asks: What if Everybody Ran? (Plus Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review)

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As I've mentioned in the past, I'm really lucky to count a huge number of talented, dedicated and sociable runners as my friends. We might have different races and different paces, but once we all gather together at the end, we're all just runners. (And, generally, happy to be done!) Recently, …
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