Tips for Choosing the Right Training Program and Race for You

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Remember Meg from the new Meg on the Run series we're doing? She's back today! And she's sharing her latest running adventures and best advice for choosing the right race and training program! When I decided to run my first half marathon, I had two criteria: something around my birthday so I …
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Next Steps on My Stress-Less Journey: Headspace and ReLax Kit

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This is it, guys. This is the year. 2014 is going to be the year I become so damn chill. As I've mentioned, I'm making a concerted effort to reduce my stress levels, both because I want to be a happier, calmer, more present and focused individual, and also because I'm hopeful that it'll help with …
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Resolve Throughout the Year Means Never Starting Over … and Not Depending on Resolutions

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I swear, after this post I will be done talking about resolutions. But 'tis the topic of January, so I may as well end on a resolution note, eh? I always use January 1 to start over in a sense. I love a clean slate, and I love to resolve to do better going forward. Whether it's with workouts or …
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Meg on the Run: Committing to Running for Reals

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FBGs, please give a warm welcome to our new contributor Meg Massie! Meg is joining us for a special series, Meg on the Run! For the next few months join Meg as she sets her mind to really, truly becoming a runner and shares her lessons learned while finding her workout mojo.  Hello. My …
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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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Kristen’s Goals for 2014: A Major Departure

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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! I like goals. I like them a whole lot. I even like the bad ones. Goals not only motivate me, but they let me …
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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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