Workouts

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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3-Minute Full-Body Workout

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Sick of bootcamp sessions where the trainer yells at you like you're a total peon who doesn't even deserve to be at the gym? Yeah, we think you deserve more than that, too (unless that really motivates you, in which case, hey, knock yourself out!). Which is why we wanted to share this super quick …
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Meg on the Run: My Secret to Half-Marathon Training Success So Far

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Our girl Meg from the new Meg on the Run series is back! Today she shares an update on how her half-marathon training is going, along with how she's fitting in that cross-training that so many experts (like us!) recommend.  My half marathon is about two months away, I’ve got a month of the …
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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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Desert Runners Takes Ultramarathons to the Next Crazy Level

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You know how we say that a lot of fitness is about perspective and what your "normal" is? Well, here's even more proof. Because after watching Desert Runners, a documentary that chronicles runners looking to complete four ultramarathons (or, ultra-, ultramarathons because this is endurance running …
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Yoga Tune Up: The Day I Heard A Lot of Really Funny Ball Puns

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Not to pull an Oprah and sound super hippity dippity, but I truly believe the universe watches out for us. Whenever we're getting to a scary point of sheer breakdown, ugly hot mess-ness, the universe steps in and throws us bones. Have you ever noticed that? Emotional storms of crazy hit, and then …
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Can the Right Cold-Weather Workout Apparel Get Me Outside?

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Have I mentioned not loving cold weather? Okay, I have a time or two. I won't be a broken record. Instead, I will bring to you solutions for cold-weather hatred when you still want to get outside and get your workout on. I, for one, am sick of treadmill runs, so I was all for testing out Under …
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Need a Little Stability But Not Too Much Stability? This Is Your Shoe

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It's like The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears --- but for runners. You want shoes that are light and neutral but still have a little bit of stability. You want shoes that can help you run fast, but still feel like you're supported. You want shoes that are juuust riiight. If this sounds …
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Studio Review: Brooklyn Bodyburn and the MegaFormer

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A little over a year ago Tracy Carlinsky (a former ballet dancer) decided to take her love of the Lagree Fitness system (which she discovered while living in Los Angeles) and bring it to one of the trendiest neighborhoods in New York City: Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Since then, Brooklyn Bodyburn has …
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Fit Bloggers We Love: Two Triathletes Talk Hair Excuses

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Oh, how my butt twitches when I hear excuses why someone can't work out. I was once the queen of excuses and it left me unhealthy and weak for many years. I think it's that frustration that led me to fall in love with Whitney and Alex, the two gals behind Sporty Afros, a website dedicated to fitness …
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