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Pet Fitness Tips: Our Fave Pet Writers Talk Furry Fitness

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When it comes to pets and fitness, we're not the only ones with tails wagging. Some of my favorite veterinarians and pet bloggers have a lot to say on the topic, too, so I asked them to drop a little of their pet-fitness-tips knowledge on us for Fit Bottomed Pets Week! …
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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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Will Shields Best Piece of Health Advice

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Being that I live in Kansas City --- a town that's obsessed with its sports teams --- I'm a sports fan. And when you're a Kansas City sports fan, there are a few athletes from this area who are pretty much worshiped. George Brett ... Tom Watson ... Buck O'Neil. And Will Shields. We Kansas-Citians …
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Celeb Trainer Alex Isaly Talks KettleWorX, Motivation and How to Use Kettlebells!

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A few months ago, I got to demo a super cool new group exercise classes that uses kettlebells for a crazy good full-body workout: KettleWorX. So when I heard that KettleWorX was coming out with an at-home workout program and that we could pick the brain of Lead Trainer Alex Isaly on it and more, …
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Fit Bloggers We Love: Two Triathletes Talk Hair Excuses

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Oh, how my butt twitches when I hear excuses why someone can't work out. I was once the queen of excuses and it left me unhealthy and weak for many years. I think it's that frustration that led me to fall in love with Whitney and Alex, the two gals behind Sporty Afros, a website dedicated to fitness …
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Rocco DiSpirito’s Best Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

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Okay, so we may have a bit of a crush on Rocco DiSpirito. The dude is cute, can cook and is passionate about making healthy food delicious. (What's not to love about all that?!) So when we got the chance to do another Q&A with him, we squealed like little girls and got to chatting with this …
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Olympian Jamie Anderson Talks Training, Rituals and Sochi!

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Olympics fever is in full force here at FBG! Which is why we are super psyched to have scored an interview with slopestyle snowboarder Jamie Anderson. She’s taken home the gold at numerous global Snowboarding Opens and is a seven-time Dew Tour gold medalist. And we have no doubt that she's …
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WTF Is Cancer? And Why Does Everybody Have It?

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Now that's one heck of a question, isn't it? We read that in our email inbox and thought, yeah, why does everyone have cancer it seems? Sure, we have a general idea of what cancer is, but I don't know a single person who doesn't know someone who has suffered with it, is dealing with it or has passed …
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Fit Blogger We Love: Dude, We Talked to Dooce!

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There are few moments in life where I can recall being so nervous and geeked out that I could literally shat my pants: When I first met Bob  Harper and this one magical moment in time when I, Tish McEffin Arana, got to talk with Heather B. Armstrong, creator of THE most awesome, influential blog I …
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