Busting Even the Best Excuses for Skipping Your Workout

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Everyone knows there are so many good reasons to work out. It helps your heart and bones stay strong, keeps you limber, increases endurance, helps maintain weight, and gives you more energy — not to mention bragging rights when you can beat someone in an arm wrestling match. Unfortunately, the list …
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Why ‘Fine’ Isn’t Good Enough for Me (and Why Working Out Rocks!)

Lace 'em up, use 'em and feel good. Credit: Tejas Prints

Love Yo'Self Week may be over, but we couldn't resist sharing this post from our new writer Karen Romeo on how she stays motivated year after year to work out. Talk about loving yourself! I've been working out for more years now than I like to admit---before the invention of the internet, …
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Yoga Faceoff! Canyon Ranch Yoga for Strength & Energy vs. Element Yoga for Energy & Relaxation


Part of my commitment to making more time for cross training this year is my intention to do more yoga. A lot more. I've noticed that quite a few yoga DVDs aim to be a two-fer, providing workouts based on helping you to gain energy as well as to relax and destress. I've had a couple of these DVDs …
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Ask the FBGs: Help! I Have No Energy!

If you suffer from low energy, having a pup that's excited to go for a walk every day can help keep you motivated, too. Credit: ibm4381

Today we’re featuring an Ask the FBGs post. This feature allows readers like you to ask the FBGs for advice. Nothing is off limits, although we do prefer that it’s fitness or nutrition related, so send your undying health questions to [email protected] You just might see them posted …
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Review: Getting Boosted with EBOOST


You know how it's the season for sniffles and sneezes? Well, it's also the season for running yourself ragged—shopping here, going to parties there and probably missing a few zzzs and trips to the gym. So when EBOOST, an all-natural vitamin-infused drink that purports to provide a good-for-you …
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