Power Boxing With a Champ

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Talk about girl power! Meet Marlen Esparza, the first American female boxer to bring home an Olympic medal (once they opened up the sport to women --- chalk one up for equal rights!) and your instructor/coach for the Power Boxing Workout DVD. Marlen knows a thing or two about the sport. She’s …
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Things That Make You Go Om: Yoga Solutions We Love

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The beauty of yoga is that you really need very little in order to practice. Just space, time, a little knowledge and the desire to do it. You can go flow through a few poses almost anywhere! But, if you're stepping out for a class or looking to enhance your home practice, maybe you've run into a …
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How to Read a New Book (or Two!) Every Time You Work Out

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If you're like me, you probably have a list that's a mile long of life-changing non-fiction books that you just must read. From health and wellness books, to self-improvement books to titles that help you manage your schedule better, there are a lot of good reads out there! But, then there's that …
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Workout I Did: Climbing Onboard the Orangetheory Train

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I'm definitely not the first FBG to hit up an Orangetheory Fitness class. Crystal did it way back when, and Jenn tried it out a year ago. And, of course, both of their descriptions of an ass-kicking HIIT workout that left them pouring sweat only made me really, really want to check it out for …
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This Stuff Is Basically Magic for Your Hands

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If you do a lot of heavy weight-lifting, rock-climbing or spend lots of time on the bar doing pull-ups and such, you know the pain of shredding your hands. The pain that starts when you first have a callus tear and later makes something as simple as washing your hair THE MOST PAINFUL THING YOU'VE …
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