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Fitness Challenge Wrap-up and Prize Winner!

The month is up, my darlings. How’s everybody feeling?

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Fitness Challenge Week 2 – Now With Prizes!

How’s everyone feeling? My booty is a little sore, not going to lie.

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Your Chair is Killing You

[Mild trigger warning for discussion of exercise and weight loss/gain] I will readily admit that for the first 30 or so years of my life, I was super lazy. When I was 16, working my first job, my 50-something regional manager, an avid runner, would complain that she used to be able to run two miles a few […]

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We Try It!: Bodyrock.tv Fitness Program

I was initially hesitant to write this given how subjective exercise is. I think many of us realize by now, either from activism, experience, or both, that not everything works for everyone. We’ve all got different bodies, different metabolisms, and different comfort levels, and we all have to find what works best for us. But […]

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Positivity Challenge Week 12: Get Out and Move!

Continuing in our effort to internalize positivity, this week I’m going to tackle a somewhat contentious topic: Exercise. In fact, I’m going to try and use the word exercise as little as possible. How about we call it “Movement”? Getting up and moving can be one of the hardest things to actually start doing, but […]

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Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: DAY 30

Here it is, my 30th post on working out with Jillian Michaels on the 30 Day Shred DVD. I MADE IT!!

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In Praise Of Endorphins

Every time I move, laugh, or breathe today has been a sore reminder of the 45-minute ab class I went to on Tuesday night.  This was the first time I had attended the class and when she introduced it as an Advanced Abs class, a fact not advertised on the schedule, I knew I was […]

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We Try It: 30 Day Shred

Full disclosure: This is a biased review because I have already tried the 30 Day Shred and I am obsessed with Jillian Michaels.  I had a dream last night that she was my personal trainer at the gym.  The only thing (besides low water pressure) that I don’t like about my new apartment is that […]