Third Trimester Pregnancy Workout Modifications: Weeks 33-38

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Holy goodness am I pregnant now. I recently wrote over on Fit Bottomed Mamas about how I have more of everything --- and I definitely have more baby in that belly. (And I'm writing this in early February, so by now, I could either have a baby out in the world or still be pregnant and have even …
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How to Support Your Endurance Athlete

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Deciding to compete in an endurance event is a big deal. When I first started contemplating the half-Iron distance, my coach made things very clear: Be prepared to sacrifice other aspects of your life for at least three or four months leading up to the race, or just don't bother. And he was right …
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Workout I Did: Making The FBG Workout Challenge My Own

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The January Fit Bottomed Challenge couldn’t have come at a better time! My fitness routine had gotten out of balance and I was starting to feel a little jiggle in my wiggle. A concerted effort toward yoga and meditation had successfully pumped up my psyche, but unfortunately not my muscles, so I …
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How To Create an At-Home Pilates Workout

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Today’s post on how to create an at-home Pilates workout is by the oh-so talented Andrea Speir (remember her from this post on why you should do Pilates in the morning?), who has an extensive knowledge of the physical body, injuries and sports therapy combined with a background as a dancer and a …
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Meditation Tips: Dos, Don’ts and a Meditation to Try

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Was starting a regular meditation practice one of your goals for the New Year? I know that, for me, I wanted to take the usual 10 to 15 minutes most days of the week that I meditate and increase it a bit --- even if it's just five minutes of calm --- so that meditating is truly a daily habit and not …
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Indoor Rowing: What You Need to Know — and a Workout to Try It!

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Have you tried indoor rowing yet? Ah, you have to! It's such a great low-impact workout that's full body and pretty darn fun. But, we'll admit, if you've never been on the indoor rower before, it can be a bit intimidating. Or, actually, pretty easy to get your row on without the best of form if you …
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