5 Ways I’m Staying Flexible This Year

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This sponsored post is written by me on behalf of Stayfree®. The opinions and text are all mine. It's well documented that I'm not the most flexible Fit Bottomed Girl in the house. I love yoga, but I tend to go for the strength and power variety instead of the bendy kind. And, I can sometimes …
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Physical Therapy: Is It for Everyone?

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When I started seeing a physical therapist for my knee last fall, it wasn't my first time there --- I'd already been going for my TMJ pretty frequently. However, when I went for the knee, I saw someone new, and he was very interested in not just how my knee moved and worked, but how everything …
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3 Tips to Staying Injury-Free in CrossFit


Today's CrossFit tips post is from Estelle Townshend, creator of Strong in a Thong and Luminate Retreat. If you're getting into CrossFit, these tips about how to stay injury-free are a must-read! So you’ve heard about CrossFit. You’ve seen awesome, sexy photos of women working out with six packs …
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3 Flexibility Tools to Boost Your Post-Workout Recovery


Could your flexibility use a boost? Want to recover faster from workouts? Looking to soothe tired or sore muscles with something other than a foam roller? Then this post is for you! We recently tried three flexibility tools that can help you do all that. Yes, they may hurt a little, but it's the …
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Yoga Tune Up: The Day I Heard A Lot of Really Funny Ball Puns

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Not to pull an Oprah and sound super hippity dippity, but I truly believe the universe watches out for us. Whenever we're getting to a scary point of sheer breakdown, ugly hot mess-ness, the universe steps in and throws us bones. Have you ever noticed that? Emotional storms of crazy hit, and then …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: Get Bendy (in All Areas of Your Life)


How flexible are you? And we don't just mean if you can touch your toes or not. While physical flexibility is important, so is flexibility in life. When you're flexible in all areas of your life you can flow better with what the day gives you, you can create meaning for yourself, you can roll with …
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Hurts So Good: Going on The GRID Foam Roller


Foam rollers. Oh, how we love 'em --- and love to hate 'em. Talk about a complicated relationship: they hurt like a mo-fo for a few minutes and then --- bam! --- they make you and your muscles feel like a new person. Like an intense deep tissue massage that you can give yourself, foam rollers are …
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3 Foam Roller Exercises to Try


We get a lot of questions about foam rollers: what are they, which one should I buy, what exercises can I do? So when we got these tips from Life Fitness with all that and more, we knew that we had to share them for New Year New Rear Week! So let's get rolling. Har har! Everything You Wanted to …
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