My Dude Went on an Anti-Diet — and Lost 40 Pounds

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Since meeting my husband more than a decade ago (holy cow), his relationship with working out has been spotty. We worked out together in our early days --- and a lot of our early run-ins before officially dating involved a community workout program in Lawrence, Kan. After we became an item, his …
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Reader Success Story: Liz Taylor Loses the Weight, Regains Her Health and Finds Herself

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In case you missed the exciting news, it's Guest Bloggers' Week! And today Liz Taylor of the blog Fitness Blondie is sharing her inspiring reader success story! So proud of you, Liz! I have been a fan of you guys for quite some time now on Facebook. Initially I was drawn to you guys because I …
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How to Spot a Fake Before and After Image

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I love seeing inspiring before and after photos of people who have embraced a healthy lifestyle. There's nothing like real-life results, right? Except, sometimes those "real-life results" are anything but real. Heck, a strategic pose and some lighting can drop plenty of pounds, and anyone with …
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Jolyn’s Success Story: I Am an Athlete

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Here in Kansas City there's this fabulous nonprofit organization for women called WIN for KC. The whole mission of the group is to empower women through active events and community. (Yeah, you know we dig that.) And one of its biggest events is the WIN for KC Tri, which is a women's-only triathlon …
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Best Fit Friend Story: A Fit Friendship — and Business!

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What makes a fit life even better? A BFF! And by that we mean a Best Fit Friend! As part of BFF Week, we're sharing some of our readers' best fit friend stories! Today's is from Sara Haley (Yep, you might know her from this workout DVD!), whose partner in (fit) crime and even business is Anna …
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Best Fit Friend Story: Work Buds to Fit Buds

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What makes a fit life even better? A BFF! And by that we mean a Best Fit Friend! As part of BFF Week, we're sharing some of our readers' best fit friend stories! Today's is from Hollis, whose partner in (fit) crime is Jackie! See all the BFF stories here. I love to motivate people to be fit, …
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Best Fit Friend Story: Running With My BFF

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What makes a fit life even better? A BFF! And by that we mean a Best Fit Friend! As part of BFF Week, we're sharing some of our readers' best fit friend stories! Today's is from Michelle, whose partners in (fit) crime is Gwen. See all the BFF stories here. As I was rapidly texting one night …
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Best Fit Friend Story: Best Fitness Buds on the Prairie

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What makes a fit life even better? A BFF! And by that we mean a Best Fit Friend! As part of BFF Week, we're sharing some of our readers' best fit friend stories! Today's is from Whitney, whose partner in (fit) crime is Emily. See all the BFF stories here. In 2010, I married my husband and …
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