The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: What Are You Really Hungry For?

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Seeing that the Super Bowl is this weekend --- with all of its heavy snacking and sitting and commercial-watching --- we thought this week's #FBGAntiDiet motivational quote was particularly relevant ... (As always, feel free to share this image and post or pin wherever and however you’d …
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Intuitive Eating and Exercising Taught Me to Trust Myself

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Hi, my name is Jenn, and I'm an intuitive eater. Have been for going on seven years. And it's done a lot for me. Like, everything for me. I've written here about how I found intuitive eating and how it changed my life, but recently, as intuitive eating has become more second-nature and normal for …
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You’ve Heard of Intuitive Eating, But What About Intuitive Exercise?

Over the last 10 years I've gone from regimented eater to intuitive-eating devotee. I've written about it before, but without consciously realizing it, I've also become an intuitive exerciser. Back in my pre-FBG days (oh, what a confusing, insecure time for me!), I'd eat when I wasn't hungry, not …
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The Dieter’s Paradox: Stereotype and Eat Mindfully (and Giveaway!)

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Don't be fooled. Despite the fact that the word "diet" is in the title of The Dieter's Paradox: Why Dieting Makes Us Fat, this book might be the most un-diety of any diet book we've reviewed. A true research-lover's deep-dive into the waters of why we overeat, mindlessly eat and can't seem to stop …
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10 Reasons You Eat When You’re Not Really Hungry

We've all done it, and sometimes we don't even realize when it's happening. Maybe you graze when you're bored, or reach your hand into the office candy jar each time you pass by. Perhaps when you're feeling sluggish in the afternoon, you head to the vending machine for a pick-me-up. All of these are …
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Skip the Salad Occasionally (And Reclaim Your Life from Mindless Eating)

This entire week, we’re featuring select posts and articles by some of the best-of-the-best writers and bloggers across the World Wide Web as part of FBG’s second-annual Guest Bloggers' Week. Click here to see all of the great guest posts that inspire, make us think and crack us the heck up! Have …
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A Registered Dietitian Changed My Life

As a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor and fitness writer, I know a lot about exercise and quite a bit about nutrition. I know what it takes to lose weight, be healthy and fuel my body properly. But for years I didn't practice what I preached. I spent years in college and …
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Brave Bride…Jenn!

As loyal FBG readers know, Jenn and I aren't perfect (we didn't have you fooled, did we!?). I've opened up about going several weeks without a workout in times of high stress, and Jenn has discussed her struggles with emotional eating. While no longer technically a newlywed, Jenn candidly discusses …
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