The Better Mood Workout

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Working out despite [fill in your road block of choice] deserves a pat on the back. Last week, I was on my way to the gym when I received a world-stopping message that had me so stressed I walked into my gym and had to force myself not to cry. I was super stressed out, super overwhelmed and super …
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From Stats to Fat: Is Your Fitness Tracker Causing Weight Gain?

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I've never been much for tracking the stats when it comes to my health and fitness. I always have a general idea of my weight and my target heart rate, but never worry about things like calories I eat, the number of steps I take or the number of calories I burn during a workout. I go more by my …
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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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Fit Bottomed Tour: The Hawaiian Island of Kauai

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It's Fit Bottomed Vacay Week --- and today Kristen is sharing her Fit Bottomed Tour of Kauai. Check out all of our fit travel posts here! My time in Hawaii was absolutely surreal --- partly because my husband and I had been planning and saving for a solid two years, but also just because it was …
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Physical Therapy: Is It for Everyone?

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When I started seeing a physical therapist for my knee last fall, it wasn't my first time there --- I'd already been going for my TMJ pretty frequently. However, when I went for the knee, I saw someone new, and he was very interested in not just how my knee moved and worked, but how everything …
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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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Who Inspires You to Run Happy? With a Full Brooks Outfit Giveaway!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Brooks asked me to answer "Who inspires you to run happy?" for this post, and 1) I ADORE the topic, and 2) it took some thought. I mean, who doesn't inspire me to run these days?! The other FBGs …
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An Easy Way to Find New Workout Partners

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You already know how beneficial it can be to have a workout buddy, but what if none of your close friends like to do the same stuff you do? Or what if they don't have a membership to your gym? You can always rely on social media for a certain amount of motivation, but it's not the same as meeting …
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