My Experience as a Personal Training Client: I Met My Fitspiration!

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They say people come into your life at the right time, and I've definitely learned that to be true. I suffered a hamstring and meniscus injury at the beginning of the year and was down about myself. My fit friend was down for the count from an injury and surgery as well. For me, I perform best when …
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First Trimester Symptoms: How Pregnancy Turned Me Into a College Frat Boy

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Seeing that it took me three long years to get pregnant, I vowed that once I did get knocked up, I'd be grateful for all of it. Even the anxiety-panicked-I'm-having-a-baby-for-reals moments, the bouts of queasiness, the fatigue and everything that you read about when it comes to first …
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Dear Yoga Pants …

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You rock my world. You make any bad day good and any self-indulgent day feel justified. There is something about you that I have yet to figure out. Maybe it’s your elasticity, maybe it’s your slimming effects, but you have a way about you. You are kind to me during my worst days, the days when not …
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7 Best Baby Shower Gifts

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There are so many baby products on the market these days. When I was pregnant with my first, I remember having emotional breakdowns at giant baby stores. Do I need all of that? Which one do I get? WILL I BE A GOOD MOTHER!? Yeah, it escalates quickly when your emotions and hormones are raging. This …
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7 Common Fertility Myths and Misconceptions

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As Jenn proved recently by becoming pregnant despite the on-paper odds, there is an element of mystery when it comes to getting pregnant. Sure, you can know the logistics of it and time it right, but there is still SO MUCH to learn about fertility and infertility and getting pregnant. After all, …
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In a Car, at a Fair — I Will Breastfeed Everywhere

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If it seems like you've seen a lot of breastfeeding content around the interwebs this month, you're not mistaken: August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month! We're in full support of the boob-feed at FBM HQ (and really, however you want to feed baby isn't a matter of debate around here!), so we've got …
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That Clean Life: Testing the Project Beach Body Two-Week Plan

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I follow many health and fitness pages on all forms of social media. I’ve “met” many fitspirations and have even become a better cook for my lifestyle through the people I’ve connected with. For a while now, I’ve been following Abigail Keeso, a registered nurse who created That Clean Life through …
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Pregnancy Weight Gain Woes: You Gained How Much?

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I've never been shy about my pregnancy weight gain. Embarrassed, yes, but never shy. Everyone around me had the most supportive justifications regarding my weight gain, but only I know the truth. I could blame it on the edema because my edema was overpowering during my pregnancy. My body felt like a …
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