Try It at Home: Bust a Move Dance and Strength Workout

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I'm really enjoying the triathlon off-season this year. I'm still getting out on my bike now and again, and I've gotten in some great runs this winter, but I've also been making yoga, strength training and dance classes a much more regular thing. Specifically, I've been hitting hip hop classes as …
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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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Workout I Did: Super-Set Full-Body Workout

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David Allan Coe may have written the perfect country western song, but Tom Venuto, author of The Body Fat Solution came up with the perfect muscle-building, metabolism-boosting full-body workout. Here’s why I like it:  You can do it at home or in a gym with just a few sets of dumbbells and your …
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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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Workout I Did: Balance Workout

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It's nice to have workouts so good that you're left totally spent and dripping with sweat. But it's also nice to have workouts that are more relaxing and that leave you refreshed. This one is the latter. It's one of the workouts in the balance chapter of our Anti-Diet book, and it's a workout you …
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Swimming Workout: Fartleks in the Pool

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I know some (but not all!) people think of swimming as solely a summer sport, and while I understand that hopping in a pool in the middle of winter might not appeal to everyone, I have to say that I, personally, think swimming is a perfect holiday season workout. First off, it burns a crapload of …
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Workout I Did: Fast/Slow, Up/Down

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Two things can up the ante in your workouts: adding faster intervals and adding incline of some sort. When you do both in one cardio workout? Well, it makes for one kick-ass sweat session! This 25-minute cardio workout can be done whether you're inside on a treadmill or outside with a hill or stairs …
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Full-Body Workout for the Gym

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While I know there are a lot of folks out there who absolutely hate going to the gym to get their workouts in, there are oodles of others who enjoy using the machines at their local spot. It's for these fellow gym rats that I share my current full-body workout I do on Tuesdays and Fridays each week. …
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