Workout I Did: One Hike To Rule Them All

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I'm almost ashamed to admit it, but I've never read any of the Lord of The Rings books, nor have I watched the movies. Given that it's one of the most popular books and films of all time, I'm sure it's quite an excellent story. Still, it's just never appealed to me. This bothers my husband, Neil …
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5 Hacks for Eating Healthy at the Airport

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If you're a transplant like me, then you know what the holiday season means: trains, planes and automobiles. Unfortunately for my husband and I, our families live entirely too far for trains and automobiles, so we're big airport peeps around this time of the year. Usually I just make do with …
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How a Weekend With Runner’s World Changed Me … for the Better

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When Runner's World invited me out to their Runner's World Half & Festival (and yes, they paid for my entry and accommodations and everything, but I was not required to write about it unless I wanted to!), I was pumped. In addition to the special events planned for my fellow bloggers and me, the …
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5 Weird and Wacky Ways to Stay in Shape While Traveling

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In case you missed the exciting news, it's Guest Bloggers' Week! And today Estelle Townshend, creator of Strong in a Thong and Luminate Retreat, is spilling the fit beans on her tried and true (and a little wacky) tips on how to stay in shape when traveling.  After traveling for one year, it …
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To The IDEA Fitness Conference I Go!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I'm hittin' the road and I'm taking notes, folks! Next week I'm heading out to Anaheim, Cali. for the 2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention and I couldn't be more geeked. Well, that's not true. Mark is …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: Vail, Colorado in Summer

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Some vacation destinations are thought of as strictly winter or strictly summer, but as I discovered during my trip to Vail in June, those beliefs aren't always accurate. I mean, for a ski destination known the world over, the city offers some astoundingly fab activities in the summer months (and …
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What to Expect: Surfing Lessons

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Let me preface this post for Fit Bottomed Vacay Week by saying I am not a surfing expert. I took two classes while in Hawaii --- one in some pretty rough water with little success, and a second right on Waikiki Beach on the day we were heading home. However! I think this actually makes for an …
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