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If You Train It, The Good Will Come: A Treadmill Tale

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Something absolutely bonkers happened to me the other day on one of my run days ... something crazy that has never happened before: I ran like something fierce. I'm not talking distance because I've run Forrest Gump-like distances in the past. No, I'm talking speed. I ran fast, and I am not a …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: I’m a Fit Bottomed Girl!

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Only 18 days until our book comes out! Eighteen days! And since we are full of so much Fit Bottomed pride lately (seriously, we're STILL pumped from PowHer!), we thought this meme was appropriate for the week. Being a Fit Bottomed Girl is not about being a certain pant size, number on the …
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8 Healthy Living Tips I’ve Learned From My Pets

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I am most definitely a pet person. I've always had dogs and cats, and honestly, loving them is a big part of who I am. I might be an entirely different person without them in my life, and I definitely don't think I'd have learned these eight healthy living lessons very well without them (and you …
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Lucky’s Life Lessons on Patience and Acceptance

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Last year was a busy one. I bought my first ever brand new car, got married on the sly and rescued Lucky, a 4-year-old Border Collie-Schipperke mix. Trained, housebroken, walks well on a leash and ... petrified of everyone. She was quite the departure from my last super-social fur baby, but I was …
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Compress Don’t Regress: Tish’s Take on the FBG Retreat

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Compression socks became kind of my theme for the FBG retreat, so my overall thoughts on the week center around all things recovery --- both physical and mental. There's just nothing like the joy of healing I tell ya! A little back story: The night before I left for Kansas City, Kathy from Marvy …
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An Ironman Wedding and Fashion-Forward Tri Gear: Melissa Moo Harkins of MooMotion

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Yesterday, I shared my thoughts on a cool new line of triathlon apparel for women: MooMotion. Now, as neat as the line is (and it's definitely worth checking out), I have to say I was just as taken with its creator, Melissa Moo Harkins. Heck, just a few lines into her bio, you learn that she …
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Fusion Fly: Kicking off the FBG Retreat With a Sweaty Bang

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I've been known to spend a little time on the bike, so when I saw that Jenn had tried out a Spin class with a twist in her hometown of Kansas City, I let her know right away that, should I come to visit, we were going to have to check it out. And that's exactly what we did as a big, sweaty group at …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: You Are More Than the Number on the Scale

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You are more than the number on the scale. We say that a lot here on FBG, but we say it so often because it's important. And while you probably just skimmed the statement before and thought, "Yeah, there is more to life than pounds," for today's #FBGAntiDiet meme (enter obligatory book plug …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: Get Your Self-Confidence From Within

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Guys, it has been SO FUN to see your #FBGAntiDiet images and read about your diet-free experiences! And, because, well, we love to share, here are THREE that we've been loving on. First, a Tweet from reader Amy that is too darn sweet. (Amy --- shoot us a pic of your pup!) My favorite workout is …
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