Indoor Rowing: What You Need to Know — and a Workout to Try It!

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Have you tried indoor rowing yet? Ah, you have to! It's such a great low-impact workout that's full body and pretty darn fun. But, we'll admit, if you've never been on the indoor rower before, it can be a bit intimidating. Or, actually, pretty easy to get your row on without the best of form if you …
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The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Bike

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A sign outside my local bike shop says it best: You can't buy happiness, but you can buy a bike (and that's basically the same thing). But what kind of bike should you get? After all, some bikes might make you more happy than others. Choosing the right bike from the many two-wheeled options …
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30-Minute Pop Interval Workout Playlist

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One of my favorite parts of my job as a group fitness instructor is creating workout playlists. I see myself as part DJ and part motivational coach with a dash of athleticism thrown in for good measure. Fit Bottomed Girls asked me to come up with a few new workout playlists (with workouts!) that you …
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Triathlon: What I Save on vs. What I Splurge on

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For this Question of the Week, we're asking some of the FBGs: What do you splurge on and where do you save when it comes to fitness? See Susan's answer below! As a general rule, I like to keep things on the thrifty side when it comes to Ironman triathlon. The sport isn't a cheap one, but it …
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Workout I Did: One Hike To Rule Them All

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I'm almost ashamed to admit it, but I've never read any of the Lord of The Rings books, nor have I watched the movies. Given that it's one of the most popular books and films of all time, I'm sure it's quite an excellent story. Still, it's just never appealed to me. This bothers my husband, Neil …
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5 Workout DVDs to Shake Up Your Fitness Routine

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New year, new workout? Hey, variety is the spice of life ... and these workout DVDs are sure to mix up your fitness routine. And you know what mixing things up does? It gets you results! And, if you've been suffering from any workout boredom, it busts that, too. Onward! 5 Workout DVDs to Shake …
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Why Exercise Can Make You Happier

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Want to embrace your inner Pharrell and get happy in the New Year? Or get happier than you were last year? Well, you're in the right spot. Exercise is linked to happiness! But why? And how can you boost your happiness even more, so that you, too, feel like happiness is the truth, too? We have a …
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