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You Can’t Do It All — And That’s Okay!

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There's a well-known rule in the fitness world that's pretty common sense yet we tend to forget it over and over again: You can't do it all. What? That statement made you feel like a failure? That's okay; the "can't" word tends to do that to people. But, again, this is for your good --- …
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Tish’s Goals for 2014: The Year of the Wise Why

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This week, as part of New Year New Rear Week, each FBG is sharing her healthy goals and resolutions for the year --- and the big reasons why they are what they are. Goals ... whys ... go! Gasp! I think I'm turning into one of those crabby-about-the-holidays people who doesn't understand why one …
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Jenn’s Goals for 2014: And the Big Why Behind Them

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This week, as part of New Year New Rear Week, each FBG is sharing her healthy goals and resolutions for the year --- and the big reasons why they are what they are. Goals ... whys ... go! It's the New Year, so everyone is talking about resolutions and setting goals. And we here at FBG are no …
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I Feel Passionate About Push-Ups

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When Jenn came to visit recently, we got to chatting about workouts, of course. I was talking about how even the idea of her gym intimidates me, what with the people doing pull-ups and crazy fitness feats right and left. She mentioned that even though there are crazy-fit people there, there are some …
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My Fitness Holy Grail: The Pull-Up

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I remember when the movie G.I. Jane came out. (Am I dating myself here? Oh, God, I totally am.) I was enamored with it. So much so that I went as G.I. Jenn for Halloween that year. (Clever, I know.) Up until that point in my life I'd never really seen women doing pull-ups and push-ups like a dude, …
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Yes! Change Is Easy! (Or, at Least Easier With These Cards)

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Want to work out more? Weigh less? Eat more veggies? Drink more water? Have more time for you? Get a promotion? If you've got goals --- and hopefully you do because goals are awesome --- you probably know that you can't usually just set a goal and then have it magically happen. You have to work at …
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