Workout I Did: Climbing Onboard the Orangetheory Train

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I'm definitely not the first FBG to hit up an Orangetheory Fitness class. Crystal did it way back when, and Jenn tried it out a year ago. And, of course, both of their descriptions of an ass-kicking HIIT workout that left them pouring sweat only made me really, really want to check it out for …
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Too Busy to Eat Well or Work Out? We’ve Got Something to Say!

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Give us a raise of the hand if you've ever found yourself a little overwhelmed with the whole concept of healthy living. And raise the other hand if those feelings of overwhelm hit you during a busy, transitional time in your life --- like, the end of college or beginning of a new job. Yep. …
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How a Running Jumper Gave Me a Personal Breakthrough

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Of Erin, Kristen and me, I'd certainly give "most fashionable" to Kristen. She's down with trends, knows how to apply eyeliner like she has her own million-hit beauty YouTube channel and always has such great hair. So when I heard last year that Brooks Running had a running jumper coming out in its …
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Magic Bullets Suck

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I've really, really been enjoying the answers to our Question of the Week about whether or not we'd take a magic pill to be fit if it existed. And while I think both Susan and Karen have made the point that getting fit and being fit is more about the journey than the destination and I couldn't agree …
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Why I Work Out — And Would Never Take a Magic Pill

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Karen posed this question ... What would your life be like if some kind of pill existed that kept you fit?  No such thing exists --- even though advertisers would like you to believe so. But if it did, how would your life be different? What would you have missed out on or what lessons would you …
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