Workout I Did: Prenatal Workout with Stability Ball

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So my workouts have taken a bit of a hit lately. I suffered from an awful cold I couldn't kick, and then once that was done a sore throat set in. It's going on four weeks of that now, and after seeing an ENT the other day, it's been attributed to acid reflux. (I've been getting tips from Tish!) So …
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Workout I Did: Treadmill Hills + Strength

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Because I'm a runner now, I've been getting friendly with the treadmill. Running outside is definitely preferred, but 20-degree weather really dampens my running spirits. And because my relationship with running is just blossoming again, I'd really rather not push my luck and do miserably cold …
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My Fitness Holy Grail: The Pull-Up

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I remember when the movie G.I. Jane came out. (Am I dating myself here? Oh, God, I totally am.) I was enamored with it. So much so that I went as G.I. Jenn for Halloween that year. (Clever, I know.) Up until that point in my life I'd never really seen women doing pull-ups and push-ups like a dude, …
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Changing Pilates With the STOTT PILATES Towel Workout DVD

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Remember that awesome guy…you know, the one who started the Pilates revolution? Oh yeah, Mr. Joseph Pilates! Well, as the fitness industry has evolved over the years, so has the world of Pilates. I mean, Pilates participation in North America grew 601 percent since 2011! Like what? In fact, 10.7 …
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Workout I Did: Strength Circuit-Training for That Muscle!

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4 sets of 12 Need workout inspiration? That’s the point of us sharing our Workout I Did series. As always, these are workouts that work for us; use your best judgment if playing along at home! Many people are surprised I've been able to keep allowing my fiance to train me; most couples end …
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She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not: Tish vs. The Push-Up

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Just like we did last year, each FBG is sharing what she loves and doesn’t love so much in this special “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” series as part of Love Yo’Self Week. Feel the love! Dear Push-Up, I've messed with your butt for a long, damn time. And after all this time, I've learned one …
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Upside Down Gets Me Feeling Inside Out

My goal: to be as comfortably happy as these three are in this position! Credit: lululemon athletica

Remember how I had to work a bit to conquer my fear of heights by climbing the rope at the Fit Pit? But that once I did, it was awesome---empowering and so motivational? Well, I have a new "rope" to climb and her name is the unmodified handstand push-up. Okay, the "push-up" part I'm not even …
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