Runners: You Still Need to Watch What You Eat

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Many running groups and endurance athletes are notorious for a couple of things: Getting up wicked early on a weekend to get in a long workout, and eating more than any non-runner their size could dream of putting away, especially immediately afterward. Hell, I've finished super long training …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: Dieting Sucks

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T minus 11 days until The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet book comes out! And while we cannot contain our excitement to have our project of the last 17 months be out and into the world, today we want to hammer home a concept that we pretty much wrote the entire book around: Dieting sucks! It's …
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Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle: Advice from a Professional Bodybuilder

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Tom Venuto and I go way back. Not that he’d know me from Adam; it’s just that I bought his original Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle e-book back in 2003. Dog-eared and highlighted to death, my downloadable version has seen better years, hence I was first in-line to snag an updated and newly available …
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Planning to Eat Healthier? 8 Things to Expect

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To keep your motivational mojo going, we here at FBG thought it would be fun to share the inside scoop on a few of our favorite things --- from workouts to races to healthy eats. So if you've been wanting to try out a new healthy thing but are a bit intimidated or afraid to try it, have no fear, …
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The Parisian Diet: An All-American Book Review

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I own a lot of stripes, I enjoy wearing berets, and I have a hard time turning down wine and cheese. I don't consider myself a Francophile, but I certainly have an appreciation for aspects of French culture. And perhaps a bit of jealousy for the way the French seem to have such an easy time of …
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7 Fit and Inspiring Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

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Doesn't this time of year just make you want to curl up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa? Especially if it's after a good workout and shower and you're in your comfy sweats? Yeah, us, too. And to do just that, here are seven books we've recently been sent --- all are fit and inspiring in …
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Clean Cuisine: An 8-Week Anti-Inflammatory Diet Book Review (& Giveaway!)

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Here at FBG, we don't believe that there's any such thing as a "perfect" diet --- we're all individuals, and different ways of eating work for different people. (Not to mention that trying to be "perfect" with anything totally takes the fun out of everything.) However, are we always interested in …
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Top 5 Metabolism Myths — Dispelled!

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This post on debunking metabolism myths by Rachel Berman is a part of our fourth-annual Guest Bloggers' Week. (Check out all of the inspiring, informative, entertaining and life-changing posts here!) Rachel, RD and CD/N, a nationally recognized nutrition expert, has helped thousands of clients lose …
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