Anatomy of a Running Shoe

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While you’re shopping for your new running shoes (because now you've got the expert tips, right?), you’ll likely hear your sales associate throw around the lingo of the trade: “heel-toe drop,” “midsole,” “bends.” But what does it all mean? Never fear: we’ve got a crib sheet to help you learn the ins …
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Deck of Cards Workout: 10-Minutes, No Equipment, Full-Body

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Need a workout you can do pretty much anywhere, with no equipment that hits your entire body and is totally effective in 10 minutes? Oh, yeah, we got that today with the Deck of Cards workout! That's right, the next video in our Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet series (you didn't miss week one …
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What to Expect: Surfing Lessons

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Let me preface this post for Fit Bottomed Vacay Week by saying I am not a surfing expert. I took two classes while in Hawaii --- one in some pretty rough water with little success, and a second right on Waikiki Beach on the day we were heading home. However! I think this actually makes for an …
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Workout I Did: The KISS Workout

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At this point in my pregnancy, things are getting a bit more challenging. There are some pregnant workout beasts out there who can maintain a CrossFit schedule like a boss, but I wouldn't be one of them. (Mainly because I don't do CrossFit to begin with, never mind in pregnancy, but you know what I …
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What to Expect in a Water Fitness Class (and Why It’s Not Just for Old Ladies)

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I recently took my first water aerobics class, a to-do on my list that I've been putting off for reasons of fear or not knowing what to expect. I know it's silly, but there's always a bit of a mental barrier to trying something new --- and when it's something like a class where you actually have to …
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ClassPass: A Clever Fitness Idea for Folks Who Need the New

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I don't know about you, but if I don't switch up my workouts every couple of weeks I get super-duper bored and start to check out. I know I'm not alone in this instinctual need to try new things and keep my muscles guessing (aka screaming) because there's this group called ClassPass that allows you …
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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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