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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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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Dance HiiT by Jazzercise DVD Review — Not for the Uncoordinated

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The last time I did a workout DVD was probably Billy Blanks' Tae Bo in the 90s --- and I was born in the 90s so you can probably guess how serious I was about that. So when FBG gave me some workout DVDs to check out, I thought I'd go for some Jazzercise. I figured, you know, I took dance classes in …
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Review: Working Out at Home With the Bowflex TreadClimber

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Seeing that I haven't belonged to a traditional health club in three-plus years (Whoa --- the Fit Pit is like my second home!), I haven't been on a treadmill or elliptical much recently. And --- confession --- although I love my burpees, weights and outdoor runs, sometimes I actually kind of miss …
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Workout I Did (and Survived!): Orangetheory Fitness

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I'm always looking for a new challenging workout (why I go to the gym that I do!). And I remember reading Crystal's recount of her time at an Orangetheory Fitness class and thinking to myself: "Man, that sounds hard/fun! Too bad there's not one in Kansas City yet." Then, boom! One opened in …
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Get Sweaty on Vacation: Beach Interval Workout

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Between hiking and kayaking and cycling and surfing (well, trying to, anyway) in Hawaii, I didn't fit in as many traditional workouts as I typically do while on a vacation. However, I still managed to sweat it up before happy hour a time or two, and this particular workout is one I'll keep in mind …
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Your 6-Move, No-Equipment Full-Body Workout

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Ready to pump some iron? Or, actually, ready to pump some of your own iron by using your bodyweight to get a killer full-body workout in only six moves? Say hello to the official workout of FBG's sixth birthday! 6-Move, No-Equipment Full-Body Workout Erin, Tish, Kristen, Margo, Susan and I picked …
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Workout I Did: An Anti-Diet Reality TV Workout

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Many of us have a TV vice --- and likely, you have a reality TV show or two worked into the rotation. Whether you get your reality TV fix with The Bachelor, Keeping up With the Kardashians or the classier but too-stressful-for-me-to-watch Amazing Race, there is no need for your show to be a guilty …
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Ding, Ding, Ding, the Fight Is Over: Les Mills Combat, Part 2

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Kelsey is back with the second post about her experience trying Les Mills Combat. Follow her journey with the workout system, post by post! So the second phase of Les Mills Combat DVD flew by ... and crept by at the same time. During the last few weeks we were introduced to one more workout, …
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I Broke Up With Cardio — and Transformed My Body

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Calling all cardio addicts! In this guest post from Brynn Andre, a certified life coach, author and food freedom expert, she shares how cutting back on cardio helped change her body for good. Check out her free Guide to Food Freedom and read an excerpt from her upcoming book here.  I am a …
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