How to Recover From a Marathon in Record Time


This post by Laura Skladzinski about how to recover from a marathon quickly is a part of our fourth-annual Guest Bloggers' Week. (Check out all of the inspiring, informative, entertaining and life-changing posts here!) In 2006, Laura Skladzinski made it her goal to run one mile without stopping --- …
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The Sorest I’ve Ever Been

It's a good thing typing doesn't take a lot of upper-body strength, otherwise I probably wouldn't be writing this post right now. I'm on day two of my delayed onset muscle soreness from a workout I did on Friday (more on that next week in my Workout I Did. Such a tease!). Day two soreness is always …
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All of Your Muscle Soreness Questions Answered!

Yep, that's Robert Forster with Maria Sharapova.

We get a lot of questions here in FBG Land about muscle soreness: how to prevent it, what to do if you have it and if working out sore is okay. So when we got the opportunity to ask Robert Forster, physical therapist, author, member of the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, and trainer to 40 …
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My Love-Hate Relationship With Muscle Soreness

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About four minutes into our Sh*t Fit Bottomed Girls Say video, we make a joke about being ridiculously sore. And it's funny because it's true. Wearing that exact same outfit, I have laid on my couch, completely flattened by the previous day's workout, for hours. Or half a day. Or sometimes a full …
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My Secret Weapon for Overcoming CrossFit Soreness (And How You Can Win It!)


The following post is sponsored by ThermaCare. For our sponsored post policy, click here. If you've ever done any kind of intense exercise, you know one thing that usually is a byproduct of said activity: soreness. Like the kind where it takes a bit of time and a big ol' groan to get out of bed. …
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Soak It All In: Trying Dr. Teal’s Bath and Foot Soaks


I didn't used to take a lot of baths. They always seemed too indulgent—just sitting there and getting pruney for 15 minutes or so. (Not to mention that I usually spend half the time thinking about how I really, really need to clean my tub more thoroughly.) But then the peeps at Dr. Teals sent us an …
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