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Self Defense Tips From Krav Maga Expert Jarrett Arthur

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When I was in college, I took a course in self-defense, partly because I realized it was something I should know more about, but also, I figured it would be an easy A. Imagine my surprise upon getting a dreaded B (yeah, I was one of those students) on my first paper. We were asked to describe an …
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What to Expect in a Water Fitness Class (and Why It’s Not Just for Old Ladies)

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I recently took my first water aerobics class, a to-do on my list that I've been putting off for reasons of fear or not knowing what to expect. I know it's silly, but there's always a bit of a mental barrier to trying something new --- and when it's something like a class where you actually have to …
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Training for Havasupai: Hikes in the Sedona Area

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Remember our Take a Hike With Kate series? She’s back today with fun hikes in the Sedona area that are perfect to do as training for Havasupai! Training to hike to Havasupai Falls in Southern and Central Arizona can prove to be tricky. I live in Phoenix, where there are lots of straight-up hikes …
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Workouts You Can Do Anywhere From Al Kavadlo

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Raise your hand if you've ever gotten the urge to get in a really good workout, but were nowhere near a gym and had trouble coming up with a workout you could do, you know, wherever you happened to be. Yep, I thought so --- it happens to everyone now and again, sometimes because we're on the road …
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Meg on the Run: My No. 1 Running Tip Leading Up to Race Day

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Our girl Meg from the new Meg on the Run series is back! Today she shares how she's gearing up for race day --- and her top running tip to keep her motivated!  By the time your race is a few weeks away, you’ve been training for a long time. Your training runs are longer, almost all of your cardio …
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13 Places to Make New Fit Friends

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So say you've been reading all of our Best Fit Friends Week posts and stories and you just keep thinking, "Aw, man. I need a fit friend! FBGs, help me!" Well, today's post on how to make new friends is for you! Making new fit friends doesn't have to be hard, but you do have to know where to look. So …
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How to Inspire Others to Be Fit in 10 Minutes or Less

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Besides hosting a whole week of Best Fit Friend content, we FBGs are SO into healthy friendships that we dedicated an entire chapter of our new book to "Help a Sister Out." After all, there's nothing more inspiring than inspiring others (circle of inspiration!), and there's nothing like staying on …
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Don’t Be ‘That’ Girl: 5 Tips for Hiking on Tribal Lands

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Remember our Take a Hike With Kate series? She’s back today with everything you need to know about hiking on tribal lands, as she’s been doing as she trains for her BIG Havasupai adventure! If you’re hiking in the Southwest to prepare for a hike to Havasupai Falls or the Grand Canyon, you may …
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