Desert Runners Takes Ultramarathons to the Next Crazy Level

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You know how we say that a lot of fitness is about perspective and what your "normal" is? Well, here's even more proof. Because after watching Desert Runners, a documentary that chronicles runners looking to complete four ultramarathons (or, ultra-, ultramarathons because this is endurance running …
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WTF Is Cancer? And Why Does Everybody Have It?

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Now that's one heck of a question, isn't it? We read that in our email inbox and thought, yeah, why does everyone have cancer it seems? Sure, we have a general idea of what cancer is, but I don't know a single person who doesn't know someone who has suffered with it, is dealing with it or has passed …
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Watching (and Changing) the Weight of the Nation (With Giveaway!)

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There are days that I really miss school. Like, I miss going to class and studying and even, cough, taking exams. (Yep, I might have been that annoying girl you sat next to in class who took a million notes and highlighted virtually everything she read. Sorry.) I think that's a lot of the reason why …
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7 Documentaries to Watch to Celebrate Earth Day 2012

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Why are all of the FBGs discussing green fitness stuff this week? Because it's Fit Bottomed Earth Week, silly! Sure, you've already seen (and been terrified by) An Inconvenient Truth, but what about these seven other Earth documentaries? From showing you the dark side of the food supply to …
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Juicing for Weight-Loss: A Review of Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

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I absolutely love that there are more movies and documentaries on the market these days that talk about diet and fitness. First it was Super Size Me, whichbrought to light how bad fast-food is for our health. Then it was Food, Inc., which rocked my world (and changed my diet). And now the …
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