My Dude Went on an Anti-Diet — and Lost 40 Pounds

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Since meeting my husband more than a decade ago (holy cow), his relationship with working out has been spotty. We worked out together in our early days --- and a lot of our early run-ins before officially dating involved a community workout program in Lawrence, Kan. After we became an item, his …
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Reader Success Story: Liz Taylor Loses the Weight, Regains Her Health and Finds Herself

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In case you missed the exciting news, it's Guest Bloggers' Week! And today Liz Taylor of the blog Fitness Blondie is sharing her inspiring reader success story! So proud of you, Liz! I have been a fan of you guys for quite some time now on Facebook. Initially I was drawn to you guys because I …
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Best Fit Friend Story: Anita and Karen Are Lovin’ the Fitness Life!

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What makes a fit life even better? A BFF! And by that we mean a Best Fit Friend! As part of BFF Week, we're sharing some of our readers' best fit friend stories! Today's is from Anita, whose partner in (fit) crime is Karen! See all the BFF stories here. Where do I begin? I was dealing with a …
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4 Inspirational Quotes From Amazing X Games Athletes

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Need a dose of get-motivated-and-feel-like-you-can-do-anything woman power? Look no further than the X Games. Coming up next week in Austin, the X Games are known for being pretty darn bad-ass. And the women who are participating? Well, they're kicking serious butt. We recently got to pick …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: Inspire Others

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We told you last week that the #FBGAntiDiet challenge fun wasn't stopping, and here's proof. Another meme for you to share here, there and everywhere! Coming straight out of chapter 8 of The Fit Bottomed Girls' Anti-Diet, this meme is all about the amazing circle of inspiration that happens …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: You’re Powerful Beyond Measure

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Ever seen a quote and been, like, whoa, that's true? Like, true-to-the-depth-of-my-soul true? Yeah, that's what this quote was for me when I first read it --- and it's stuck as one of my favorite quotes, ever. (And I know a lot of others love it, too!) Go ahead and read it again ... I'll …
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The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: Dieting Sucks

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T minus 11 days until The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet book comes out! And while we cannot contain our excitement to have our project of the last 17 months be out and into the world, today we want to hammer home a concept that we pretty much wrote the entire book around: Dieting sucks! It's …
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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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