Workouts

Brooks Running Review: Heritage, PureGrit 3 and More

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Running any time of year rocks, but we especially love fall to get out, jog and feel the crunch of leaves beneath our running shoes! Per our relationship as a Brooks Running blog ambassador, each month we get to review a few of its pieces and share our totally objective opinion. This month we got …
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Take the 3-Minute Roxanne Burpee Challenge

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So, this isn't a totally new idea (especially in the CrossFit world), but it's a super fun one --- especially if you love good tunes and have a love/hate relationship with the burpee. We've done it at my gym The Fit Pit a few times as a warm-up, but it also makes for a super quick and good …
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The ‘Om’ Before the Storm: The Wanderlust Festival in Brooklyn

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The Wanderlust 108 5K run, yoga and meditation festival came to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on a rainy Saturday --- but no gray skies or threats of storms could affect the positive vibes of the thousands of hippies, hipsters, hardcore runners and yoga lovers looking to get their “chi” in …
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Office Exercises: Fitness Tools You Can Hide in Your Desk

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So you're pulling long hours at the office. And I'm not talking about a home office with a treadmill next to your desk --- I'm talking about a multi-person office, where there's, like, a dress code and cubicles and an actual water cooler. When you're coming in early, leaving late and trying to, you …
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3 Office Exercises for a Fit Booty

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This post with three office exercises you can do to work your booty at work by Nadine Bedford was originally featured on FBG in August 2011 for Guest Bloggers' Week. Seeing that it's also perfect for Work It Week, we're sharing it again! Nadine is a group fitness instructor for Vinyasa yoga and …
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10 Ways to Build Teamwork — and Muscle — in the Office

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Teamwork is essential to any workplace having a productive, happy and unified environment. (If you've ever worked in a place without it, you sooo know how true that is!) And couple that teamwork with some fitness, and you've really got a win-win! We recently got these 10 tips on how to build …
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A Workout Playlist That’ll Make You Run Happy

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The following is a post sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Last year we picked your brilliant fittie minds for the best summer running songs to create the ultimate run happy playlist. And this year, we're doing it again! In fact, last year's playlist was …
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Fall Fitness: 5 Workouts to Do

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What's your fall fitness plan? And don't tell me it involves trading out your bathing suit for stretchy pants because you just want to get cozy on the couch with all manner of pumpkin-flavored treats. Not that I'm not down with pumpkin-flavored, well, everything (or stretchy pants, for that …
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High Fives: A Fun Partner Workout Move

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It's been weeks since the IDEA Conference, and I'm still on a happy high from all the wonderful people I met and all the information I learned. It was all kinds of good. One of my favorite moments from the weekend would have to be the workout Douglas Brooks put me through. I learned so many great …
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