Changing the Things I Cannot Accept

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I accept the things I cannot change … I accept the things I cannot change… Nope, it isn’t working. I do not accept the things I cannot change, although I do wish to change the things I cannot accept. Sound familiar? It is no secret that we are our harshest critic, and chances are, we are our own …
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Mom and Baby Yoga: Trying Mimi Z’s Parent and Tot Yoga Classes

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Evan is so cute during Sesame Street Yoga. As soon as they begin their stretching, he mimics it. He follows along well and really enjoys it. I happened to be scrolling through Instagram (I swear I do more than just play on there!) and came across Mimi Z’s Yoga. Mimi is a traveling children’s yoga …
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5 Reasons to Swim After Labor Day

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Labor Day has come and gone and all of the outdoor pools are sadly shuttered. But swimming isn't just for summer, so don't let your swimsuit hide away until spring --- take advantage of indoor pools in your neck of the woods. Becky Flanigan, whom I credit with getting me to try my first aqua …
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The Anti-Diet Works for Guys, Too!

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Jenn and I have lived and breathed the FBG anti-diet lifestyle since starting these sites in 2008. Heck, even before then, as our philosophies when it came to eating everything in moderation and doing activities we love obviously didn't fall out of thin air. But we put it all together in one …
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Get Moving While Helping Others!

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Jenn and I have been having a blast sharing 10-minute fixes from our book in our The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series. This fix --- from chapter 8 --- delves into helping a sister out because we've found that the more support you have when getting fit and healthy, the better. Building a …
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10 Backyard Must-Haves to Help You Survive the Summer

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Now that it's nice and warm, my kids and I have been outside as much as possible. After way too many months of being cooped up indoors, we're pretty much always slathered in sunscreen and enjoying the sunshine. We eat on the back porch, play on the swing set, splash in the water table. We ride bikes …
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For the Biker Mama: Weehoo Bike Trailer and StaySharp Commuter Cuff

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When I was 12, my dad used to take my brother and me on these long bike adventures. We'd pack a snack and just ride our bicycles. Once we even ended up riding to my aunt's house about 20 miles away. I was young and tired, so I caught a ride home with my mom. I loved those days of just riding. My son …
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Ibitz Pedometers For the Whole Family

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When it comes to activity and my fitness life, I value accountability. Instant feedback is very important to me, and I like being able to see in numbers what my hard work looks like. I'm a big supporter of heart rate monitors and pedometers, so when the team at ibitz by GeoPalz asked us to try their …
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