Workout I Did: Super-Set Full-Body Workout

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David Allan Coe may have written the perfect country western song, but Tom Venuto, author of The Body Fat Solution came up with the perfect muscle-building, metabolism-boosting full-body workout. Here’s why I like it:  You can do it at home or in a gym with just a few sets of dumbbells and your …
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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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Beyoncé’s Favorite Workout Moves

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Captain Obvious alert: We're Beyoncé fans. So when we got the offer from FOCUS Integrated Fitness, a New York City-based exercise company that specializes in individualized fitness programs, to share a few of Beyoncé's favorite workout moves since she, you know, works out there? Well, duh. Yeah, …
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Full-Body Workout for the Gym

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While I know there are a lot of folks out there who absolutely hate going to the gym to get their workouts in, there are oodles of others who enjoy using the machines at their local spot. It's for these fellow gym rats that I share my current full-body workout I do on Tuesdays and Fridays each week. …
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Date Night Ideas: A Workout You Can Do Together

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I appreciate a swanky night on the town as much as anyone --- maybe more than most, actually --- but after over 10 years of marriage, my husband, Jared, and I have learned that not every special night out has to come with cocktails and a romantic dinner at a restaurant. Sometimes, joining one …
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