Strength Training

No Excuses: My Garage Workout for When I Can’t Get to a Gym

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It's a blessing and a curse being married to a man in the fitness industry. There's no such thing as an excuse not to work out. This week I've been slammed with meetings, so getting to the gym has been next to impossible --- but try using that excuse on a man who collects fitness equipment. He …
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Workout I Did: Prenatal Workout with Stability Ball

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So my workouts have taken a bit of a hit lately. I suffered from an awful cold I couldn't kick, and then once that was done a sore throat set in. It's going on four weeks of that now, and after seeing an ENT the other day, it's been attributed to acid reflux. (I've been getting tips from Tish!) So …
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Workouts You Can Do Anywhere From Al Kavadlo

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Raise your hand if you've ever gotten the urge to get in a really good workout, but were nowhere near a gym and had trouble coming up with a workout you could do, you know, wherever you happened to be. Yep, I thought so --- it happens to everyone now and again, sometimes because we're on the road …
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Workout I Did (and Survived!): Orangetheory Fitness

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I'm always looking for a new challenging workout (why I go to the gym that I do!). And I remember reading Crystal's recount of her time at an Orangetheory Fitness class and thinking to myself: "Man, that sounds hard/fun! Too bad there's not one in Kansas City yet." Then, boom! One opened in …
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Your 6-Move, No-Equipment Full-Body Workout

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Ready to pump some iron? Or, actually, ready to pump some of your own iron by using your bodyweight to get a killer full-body workout in only six moves? Say hello to the official workout of FBG's sixth birthday! 6-Move, No-Equipment Full-Body Workout Erin, Tish, Kristen, Margo, Susan and I picked …
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What to Expect at Your First Suspension Training Class

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To keep your motivational mojo going, we here at FBG thought it would be fun to share the inside scoop on a few of our favorite things — from workouts to races to healthy eats. So if you’ve been wanting to try out a new healthy thing but are a bit intimidated or afraid to try it, have no fear, the …
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Strength Training for Women: Why It’s a Must!

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Strength training for women. Does not the very subject make some women happy (strong!) and some very, very scared about "bulking up?" To help address that we've got a great guest post from FabFitFun (they rock --- check 'em out!) on why strength training for women is a total MUST! Don’t lie. …
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Workout I Did: An Anti-Diet Reality TV Workout

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Many of us have a TV vice --- and likely, you have a reality TV show or two worked into the rotation. Whether you get your reality TV fix with The Bachelor, Keeping up With the Kardashians or the classier but too-stressful-for-me-to-watch Amazing Race, there is no need for your show to be a guilty …
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Ding, Ding, Ding, the Fight Is Over: Les Mills Combat, Part 2

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Kelsey is back with the second post about her experience trying Les Mills Combat. Follow her journey with the workout system, post by post! So the second phase of Les Mills Combat DVD flew by ... and crept by at the same time. During the last few weeks we were introduced to one more workout, …
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Take the 10-Minute Push-Up and Plank Challenge

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Got 10 minutes? Then you can do this killer 10-minute push-up and plank challenge! I did a version of this at my gym The Fit Pit a few months back, and now it's my go-to upper-body and core workout when I can't get to the gym and don't have a lot of time, but want to do something. Or when I'm …
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