Category: Review

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IIFYM: How Eating More Made Me So Much Better

Like many people, I did my time counting calories. Then, for all these reasons, I stopped and never looked back. Years went by without me counting anything. I ate intuitively and in moderation, in a way that seemed to support…

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‘YOUv2’ Workouts Focus on the Fun

I had a few different fitness setbacks pile up, so between a cranky achilles on one leg and an IT band flare-up on the other, followed by dental surgery and a cold … let’s just say I’m a little deconditioned…

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How to Run for a Cause This Winter (and Stay Warm Doing It)

You know that a good run always feels awesome. But running for a cause? That feels even better. And, via our blog ambassadorship with Brooks Running, we’ve got two ways you can do that — plus a bonus review of…

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5 Ways to Upgrade Your Next Workout

Ever been on a flight and randomly gotten upgraded and said, “No thanks. I’ll go ahead and stay in coach”? Yeah, us neither. via GIPHY Which is why today we’re upgrading your next workout in five fun ways. via GIPHY…

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The 2017 Fit Bottomed Girls Holiday Gift Guide

Fit Bottomed Mamas did it. So did Fit Bottomed Zen. And Fit Bottomed Eats. And now it’s our turn … introducing the 2017 Fit Bottomed Girls Holiday Gift Guide! Before we get started — confession — we love these gifts…

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We Tried a Bunch of CALIA by Carrie Underwood Apparel — Here’s What We Thought

Y’all know Carrie Underwood, right? via GIPHY And you know how she has a workout apparel line: CALIA by Carrie Underwood? Well, her company sent Kristen and me a few pieces to try. And here are our thoughts after putting…

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New Tech for Next-Level Workouts

We all go through it. Every once in a while, we experience phases when our workouts feel very lackluster. Sometimes we get lucky and those phases quickly pass. Other times, they linger and cause us lots of anxiety and frustration. But…

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3 Fresh Running Finds We’ve Fallen in Love With

Three fresh running finds we’ve “fallen” in love with. See what we did there? via GIPHY Yeah, it’s fall. And we love it. via GIPHY Especially for running. And here are three new pieces we’ve tried from Brooks Running (remember:…

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See and Be Seen: Time Change Workout Safety Tips

I have mixed feelings about the fall time change. One the one hand, I love the fact that it suddenly becomes really easy to wake up early, and I’m definitely looking forward to seeing daylight in the morning before 7:30…

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New Drug-Free Tools for Pain Relief

My workout philosophy is “work hard, recover harder,” so I’m always on the lookout for new tools that will help me bounce back quickly. I give lots of bonus points for easy-to-use and innovative drug-free tools. I had a chance…