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Workout I Did: Hiking Valencia Peak (aka the Most Gorgeous Place Ever)

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Remember when I went to Paso Robles, Calif., and fell in love with the place? Well, Ryan and I loved it SO much that we went back recently for a getaway that was pretty much my own version of heaven. Fresh seafood, gorgeous views, amazing wine ... and a hike that took two things I love --- the ocean …
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Travaasa: Our Honeymoon in a Kukui Nutshell

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The following account is of my lovely stay in Maui for my honeymoon. When great experiences come my way, I have to share with those I love. So here's my share in all its glory. If you're looking to book a vacation for this winter (all you people who have to deal with snow and nasty cold weather) or …
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Acting Like a Kid With the Bruises to Prove It

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It’s You Can Do It Week here on FBG, so we thought it would be fun for each FBG to share a little something we overcame, conquered or faced — plus a haiku (or two). Hopefully our stories inspire you to try something new, face fears and, generally, just GO FOR IT! The family and I recently headed to …
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Workout I Did: SUP Yoga and Core

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Prior to my recent vacation, I had tried stand up paddleboarding (SUP) once. It was in the Gulf of Mexico during a volleyball tournament. My back was hurting from hitting the ball around the day before, my legs were in ridiculous pain due to my first week doing Insanity, and, well, I'd had a big …
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Apparel for Your Beachy Active Adventures: Roxy’s Outdoor Fitness Collection

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How glorious is the above photo? Clearly, I need to go back to Jamaica because I am JONESING for some active beach time and water sports. But while I am a long plane ride away from a tropical destination of any kind, we did get some new apparel here at FBG HQ that at least makes me feel like I could …
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Putting Dry Dudz to the Test, the Jamaican Waters Test

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Reviewing lots of new products is a seriously fun perk of this job. But when you get to review stuff that is best tested somewhere tropical—and then you actually get to go to Jamaica and have a legit place to review it? Well, that's just perfection. And that's what I got to do with Dry Dudz Hybrid …
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