summer

Oh, Winter Weight Gain, You Crack Me Up

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Some ladies and I were talking at the gym the other day and the subject of pounds that just won't budge came up. A couple of women said that pretty much out of nowhere they had gained five to 10 pounds and were having a HECK of a time getting them to come off. Of course, whenever a group of women …
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Master the Art of Healthy Grilling With These 7 Tips

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I can't imagine a single food lover who hasn't at one time taken a peek at Top Chef, Hell's Kitchen, Iron Chef, or any of those foodie fun shows (I love judgment day the most!). Those people are definitely food masters, and when I watch them I think, "Man, if only I could be that creative with …
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Can’t Decide Between Brats or Burgers? Make Both With the Bratburger

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Tomorrow is the 4th of July, and you know what that means---parties and grilling galore! And when we grill for a crowd, my husband and I always debate the same question: Should we do brats or burgers? Followed up by: How many? Ending with: Us barely having enough of both for everyone or us having A …
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A Letter of Caution to All Sun-Worshippers: Dark, Golden and Now Blotchy!

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Back in the day, nobody used sunscreen. From the concrete ponds of California, to the lakes of the Midwest, to the beaches of Florida, us sun worshipers actually went for what we called “the burn.” It was practically a rite of summer and a small enough sacrifice to achieve that dark golden bronze we …
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Working Out—and Cooling Down—With Reggie Bush

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Being a New York City-based Fit Bottomed Girl has its advantages, and one of them is that I get to participate in cool events like an exclusive workout at BOOM Fitness with the one and only Reggie Bush of the Detroit Lions! Reggie himself showed a lucky group of us fitness lovers his own personal …
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New Fun Fitness Fashion Trend: Lace?

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I wouldn't have put "lace" and "fitness" in the same sentence normally. Lace seems all proper, frilly and scratchy, while fitness is sweaty, non-frilly and you definitely want to wear anything but scratchy. But this new Brooks Running outfit that we got to try per our gig as a blog ambassador …
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8 Tips to Rock That Swimsuit This Summer

The focus this summer should be on having FUN! Not what you look like in your swimsuit. Credit: Evil Erin

The following is a post sponsored by ViSalus. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Thought this was going to be one of those do-this-exact-workout and follow-this-meal-plan kinda posts? Think again! Like we do with all things here at FBG, feeling good about yourself and your body starts …
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The Perfect Summer Survival Kit Giveaway—and Free Sunscreen for Those Who Need It!

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It's Friday! And we feel like a giveaway. (Especially since we haven't really had one since all of our fun birthday partyin'!) So behold the The Perfect Summer Survival Kit. It's up for grabs courtesy of Neutrogena to three lucky U.S. readers!  As you've probably already read, we're a blog …
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