Want to Feel Good? Get Outside! Why Outdoor Workouts Are Sooo Good for You


With the leaves falling in gorgeous hues of red, yellow and orange (the above image is actually from my running trail!), now is the perfect time to ditch the gym for a few workouts, get outside and embrace good ol' nature! Recently, there has been tons of research that has focused on the so-called …
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From Heart Transplant Recipient to Mountain Climber: Kelly’s Story

Kelly Perkins Mountain

As a young adult, Kelly Perkins enjoyed a happy life with her husband, Craig, in beautiful Southern California, but still experienced some of the same types of concerns and insecurities many of us face, like wishing for longer legs, feeling like she didn't measure up to her brothers' athletic …
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10 Gym-Free No-Equipment Workouts


It's the final day of You Can Do It Week so you can probably see where we're going with this, right? Not having fitness equipment or a gym membership does stink, but it's no excuse for not getting fit! In fact, the kind of stuff you can do without the gear and alongside the grunty dudes in the gym …
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Not the Welcome Back I Wanted


I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I had a glorious vacation that gave me a badly needed break from technology. It's hard to really explain what that week away from my phone and computer did for my brain, but let it suffice to say that it was incredible. But that didn't mean I just sat around …
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Tish’s Best Fitness Memory

Fryman Canyon Park

What's your best fitness memory? That's the Question of the Week that each FBG is asking herself! Inspiration for this post comes from the super cool Brooks Running Run Happy campaign! Erin and Jenn are both cheater Peters, but I get it. When you morph into a Fit Bottomed Girl, weird things start …
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Bottle Light, Bottle Bright: Cleanest Bottle I See Tonight


Do you have a water bottle that's hard to clean? Or a travel coffee mug that's beyond gross? Or a CamelBak hydration pack you used when hiking that could be studied by a 6th-grade science class for a lesson on bacteria growth? Um, yeah, me, too. Which is why when Clean Ethics emailed us about …
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Brrr: Getting Sweaty With Terramar Sports Thermal Wear


Ever since my snowboarding trip last year, I've been obsessed with the proper undergarments needed to hit the mountain. Because my fiance loves snowboarding with a passion, I've pretty much made peace with the fact that I'll be on a mountain at least once a year---if not more. I'm brand new to the …
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Underwear on, Underwear Off With Claspies


Hey, ya'll! Today, to celebrate both Valentine's Day and Love Yo'Self Week, we have an underwear review for you! And not just any underwear---underwear that's super easy to put on. And take off! Even without taking your pants totally off! Wait, what's that? No, we are clearly reviewing …
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What’s on Jenn’s Fitness Bucket List?

fitness bucket list

We’re talking fitness bucket lists—you know, the stuff we want to do before we die—for this edition of Question of the Week! Yeah, it's a little morbid, but it's fun to share the stuff we really, really want to do! When we first decided on this fitness-bucket list topic (inspired by …
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Say Goodbye to Mosquito Bites


This time of year I usually have at least a few mosquito bites on my legs, arms and feet. Heck, last week, I even had a mosquito bite on the inside of my belly button. What kind of a skeeter bites people there?! A mean one, apparently. Seeing that I'm not a fan of chemicals and all, I generally stay …
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