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Will Shields Best Piece of Health Advice

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Being that I live in Kansas City --- a town that's obsessed with its sports teams --- I'm a sports fan. And when you're a Kansas City sports fan, there are a few athletes from this area who are pretty much worshiped. George Brett ... Tom Watson ... Buck O'Neil. And Will Shields. We Kansas-Citians …
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Getting PHIT With Track Star Brenda Martinez

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If you're like me, you spend a good chunk of change on your Fit Bottomed pursuits: gym memberships, race fees, equipment … the list (and that list's toll on my bank account) goes on and on. Can you imagine if those expenses were tax deductible? It'd be pretty rad, right? PHIT America is trying to …
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Top U.S. Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso Brings Her “Om” to New York

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The Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics are now a memory and one of the most notable athletes from the games (not to mention, she's also a top-notch Instagrammer), Julia Mancuso, took home her fourth Olympic medal (bronze) for Women’s Super-Combined Downhill skiing. She then hightailed it to New York for a …
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5 Tips From Olympian Ato Boldon to Sprint Your Way to Better Health

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I know we're all Winter Olympics up in here, but that doesn't mean we also aren't Summer Olympics fans! (And, hey, doesn't summer weather sound pretty, um, AMAZING right now?) So when these healthy tips from Ato Boldon landed in our inbox, we had to share. In case you've forgotten, Ato is a …
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My All-Time Favorite Olympics Moment

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I've never been skiing. I've done a little ice skating, and I looooved to sled down hills as a kid in Michigan, but other than that, winter sports aren't really my bag. (There's a reason I moved to Florida.) But I love things that sparkle. I love dance (watching and participating). I love …
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17 Reasons Why I Love the Winter Olympics

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For the next week or so, you'll hear a lot about the Winter Olympics here on FBG. It's no secret that we're huge fans, and we're pretty much consumed by it, watching as much of it as we can while it's on. So why am I just so darn obsessed --- besides the obviousness of it being entertaining and …
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Olympian Jamie Anderson Talks Training, Rituals and Sochi!

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Olympics fever is in full force here at FBG! Which is why we are super psyched to have scored an interview with slopestyle snowboarder Jamie Anderson. She’s taken home the gold at numerous global Snowboarding Opens and is a seven-time Dew Tour gold medalist. And we have no doubt that she's …
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FitStars: Dean Karnazes Talks Pizzarritos and Staying Motivated Run After Run

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Dean Karnazes is kind of super-human. We've discussed this before. And if you've followed his running career and been reading his books, you'll know it's true. But just in the off chance that you don't know Mr. Karnazes, here's a little visual proof. (And if you do know, hey, just sit back and …
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Blending Family & Fitness: Tips from The ‘Ultimate Soccer Mom’ Christie Rampone

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Christie Rampone is not your average soccer mom. When she shuttles her two young daughters, Riley and Reece, to soccer games and practices, there are three bags of gear --- one for Riley, one for Reece and one for mom. That's right --- Riley and Reece's mother is the Christie Rampone, captain of …
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