Category: Motivation

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5 Ways to Keep Your Energy Up When an Injury Keeps You From Exercise

If you’re committed to a regular workouts to keep both your mood and energy up, you may be in for a rude awakening when an injury slows you down. Aside from the frustration of not being able to do your…

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Mindful Running Workout

We recently ran a mindful running post on Fit Bottomed Zen with the 411 on Dynamic Running Therapy (DRT) from William Pullen, the psychotherapist who has literally written the book — Running with Mindfulness: Dynamic Running Therapy to Improve Low Mood, Anxiety, Stress, and Depression — on it. And today, we’re sharing…

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Sign Up for Fit Bottomed Reset: Our FREE 5-Day Email Course to Love Your Body and Your Life

Wanna feel strong? Confident? Expansive? Alive? via GIPHY Wish that you could get a new, fresh start on a healthy life that truly fulfilled you (and not just a life that you “should” be living)? via GIPHY What if we…

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The Cyber Monday Deal You Can’t Miss

Do you ever wish that healthy eating was, well, easier? via GIPHY Like, that you could just magically know what foods to eat to reach your goals … in the right portions … with a weekly meal plan … and…

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How to Have a Breakthrough at the Gym (or in Any Area of Your Life)

You guys know how the gym is a metaphor for life, right? via GIPHY Like, how the challenges you face in workouts — be it a race, lifting a heavier weight or conquering a new move, like a pull-up —…

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7 Things You Can Do Today to Be an FBG

You know what it means to be a fit bottomed girl (or guy). You realize you were put on this planet to do more than worry about your weight. And you’re pretty damn aware that dieting really, truly, seriously doesn’t work.…

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Podcast Ep 56: Dr. Josh Axe on Natural Health

Get ready for a super informative episode! Dr. Josh Axe is a certified doctor of natural medicine, a clinical nutritionist, a chiropractic physician and best-selling author with a passion to help people get well by using food as medicine. He recently…

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What It’s Like to Be Able to Eat Just One Cookie

I really didn’t think my relationship with food was too screwed up in my 20s. Well, other than a few dalliances with trying to figure out just how few calories I could get away with eating (and obsessively tracking each…

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How I Gave Up the Dieting Struggle and Found Myself

“Can you imagine what would happen if the women of the world stopped being worried about the number on the scale?” That’s the single question that changed my life. Rocked me to my core. Was the initial kernel of an…

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How Jodi Ditched the All-or-Nothing Mindset and Lost 8 Pounds

I’ve known Jodi for years. (She’s even reviewed products for us and run with us!) And, for years, she’s been killing it in the gym — tackling all kinds of workouts and classes and this girl is always game for…