All the Right Moves for Your First Stand Up Paddleboard Workout


I'm still pretty psyched about my stand up paddleboarding adventures up north, and although I haven't gotten out on a paddleboard since reentering the U.S., that doesn't mean I'm not planning yet another SUP workout.Only this time, I went to the experts for some tips.Pretty much my favorite workout …
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Review: Kristin McGee’s Strong Sexy Svelte Workout

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During my internship I tried a wider variety of food and exercises than I have in my whole life (which might be only 24 years, but still!). Swimming was my entire fitness life until I turned 17 and quit (a long story and regrettable decision), so when Jenn had me choose another workout DVD to review …
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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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Not the Welcome Back I Wanted


I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I had a glorious vacation that gave me a badly needed break from technology. It's hard to really explain what that week away from my phone and computer did for my brain, but let it suffice to say that it was incredible. But that didn't mean I just sat around …
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Workout I Did: Yoga in Millennium Park


Like Kristen, one of my favorite parts of traveling is getting out and doing stuff. Like outdoor stuff. Like active stuff. Like workouts in the coolest of places. My most recent workout adventure? Yoga in Millennium Park in Chicago. Part of the BlogHer activities, Yasso (you know how much I love to …
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Workout I Did: SUP Yoga and Core


Prior to my recent vacation, I had tried stand up paddleboarding (SUP) once. It was in the Gulf of Mexico during a volleyball tournament. My back was hurting from hitting the ball around the day before, my legs were in ridiculous pain due to my first week doing Insanity, and, well, I'd had a big …
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My First Time … Doing Yoga


This post about trying yoga for the first time by Amy Jarosky (originally posted here) is a part of our fourth-annual Guest Bloggers' Week. (Check out all of the inspiring, informative, entertaining and life-changing posts here!) Amy is a hedge funder turned holistic health coach, wellness blogger …
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New Classes at Canyon Ranch: ‘Happy’ Feet and TRX Yoga


Lately I have been daydreaming about taking off to a fancy health spa and just pampering myself into oblivion. Well, someone out there must have been reading my mind because I was recently invited to check out the latest offerings by the “luxury camp for adults,” Canyon Ranch, at a spiffy event held …
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Surf’s Up! Trying a SURFSET Class at Chelsea Piers with RipSurferX


If you are one of those ABC-TV Shark Tank fans (OMG, what a great show!) then you might have seen SURFSET Fitness in action. Or maybe you saw it mentioned here on FBG. If you have no idea what I am talking about, allow me to explain. The SURFSET board is the creation of founder and CEO Mark …
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