Facing a Fitness Fear By Diving Right Into a Water Aerobics Class

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. As part of our series of Propel fitness challenges that I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I was up first for the challenge of conquering a fitness fear. A couple of genuine fears I have were kind of off …
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My Favorite Healthy Birthday Traditions — Tri ‘Em!

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In honor of FBG’s Sixth Birthday, each of the FBGs this week sharing their healthy birthday traditions — or lack thereof! Read on for Kristen’s favorite ways to celebrate a new year … So, I might have been the one who suggested this line of questions for our birthday week. I've been celebrating …
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Exercise for Extroverts: Tips and Tricks

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As I mentioned in yesterday's post about exercising as an introvert, the introvert/extrovert discussion is getting a lot of play, and I feel like it's all for the better. Things can only improve when we have a better understanding of ourselves and each other, right? (And if you're interested in …
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The Walkman Is Back — and Totally Wireless and Waterproof

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Remember the good ol' days of the Sports Walkman? Oh, it seems as though it was yesterday. Until, that is, you realize that your current iPod Shuffle is about 400 times better when working out. But, it seems as though the Walkman is making a comeback --- and in the best way possible. Two …
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Want to Do a Triathlon? This Book Will Get You to the Finish (With a Smile!)

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Have you found yourself toying with the idea of signing up for a triathlon? You're not alone. The sport has reached an all-time high in popularity, according to Reuters, with the total number of participants rising 59 percent from 2008 to 2011. See? I'm not the only one jawing about it. While …
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A Fit Bottomed Tour of Phoenix

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We FBGs wanted to give readers a “Fit Bottomed Tour” of our towns, showing the fit and healthy places we love to frequent. Kind of like if you came to visit us from out of town—it would be all the places we’d show off! So without further ado, this one is from Susan! “But isn’t it hot …
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How Coaching Helped Me Reach My Goals (and Can Help You, Too)

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It's You Can Do It Week here on FBG, so we thought it would be fun for each FBG to share a little something we overcame, conquered or faced --- plus a haiku (or two). Hopefully our stories inspire you to try something new, face fears and, generally, just GO FOR IT! I've been lucky enough to …
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