Workouts

Fitness Experts Tell All: ‘Exercises I Ditched and What I Do Instead’

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As a group fitness instructor and certified personal trainer, I make it a point to be not only aware of the latest health and fitness news but also to realize when something I am teaching to my students is not as beneficial as I previously thought. For example: I used to have my bootcampers perform …
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Resistance Band Exercises: 5 to Try

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Resistance bands are an inexpensive --- and indispensable --- tool every FBG should have in her exercise arsenal. They take up very little space in storage, making them great for working out at home or on the road, and you can work every major muscle group with just one band. Seriously. Now, that …
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Pole Fitness for All: 7 Tips to Give It a Try

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We are thrilled to have guest writer, Lauren Engle, today sharing some tips she learned while learning pole fitness! She is a 20-something South Jersey native trying to survive the Baltimore/DC Metro grind. She has a desk job that has to be supplemented with house/yardwork and pole fitness. When …
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Tips for the Perfect Push-Up

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We are thrilled to have guest blogger Kris Goldman today to share her awesome tips for the classic, much-loved push-up! Kris is a certified personal rrainer (NESTA) coaching at Pure Austin Fitness in Austin, Texas. She believes in training the whole person --- mind and body --- in order to help …
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The Importance of Strength (Training) for Women

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We are thrilled to have guest blogger, Leanne Sheer, co-founder of Uplife Studios, sharing some awesome advice! Leanne is the author of The Perfect Manhattan and Cocktail Therapy: The Perfect Prescription for Life’s Many Crises, published in 2007. Her writing has also been featured in The …
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How Yoga Taught Me to Love Myself

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We are thrilled to have Anagha Bharadwaj filling FBG in on why she loves yoga so much! She attended Michigan State University and spent roughly 60 percent of her time in the library, trying to find new research sources for one paper or the other and the other 40 percent working out (or making …
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Does Practice Make Perfect? How I Became a Runner

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We are thrilled to have guest blogger, Brynn Guster, certified holistic health coach and healthy lifestyle blogger, figure skater and mom-to-be, shares her story and tips on how she became a runner. Although she shares health tips and general views of life, Brynn believes in bio-individuality and …
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Accessories That’ll Make Winter Running Better (Promise!)

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Remember how I teased a few weeks ago about some of my new favorite winter running accessories from Brooks Running (who --- full disclosure --- we're a blog ambassador for!)? Well, here they are in all of their glory! And believe me, they make winter running so, so, SO much better. (Even if these …
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Workout I Did: Balance Workout

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It's nice to have workouts so good that you're left totally spent and dripping with sweat. But it's also nice to have workouts that are more relaxing and that leave you refreshed. This one is the latter. It's one of the workouts in the balance chapter of our Anti-Diet book, and it's a workout you …
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