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Is This a Better Alternative to Flip-Flops?

I LOVE me some flip-flops. Don’t get me wrong. But after years of wearing them and years of writing about all things fitness, I know that they may not be the truly healthiest of choices for my tootsies. Let’s be honest, I probably will nev…

Squat Shoes: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Squat Shoes: To Buy or Not to Buy?

I recently attended a child’s birthday party which inevitably led me to park myself in a group of newlyweds. (Read: We’re the group without babies … outside the womb that is.) The conversations are drastically different in this group of folk; less sippy cup talk, more new couple conversations (like: Where did you honeymoon? And […]

Light and Plush: Brooks PureFlow 2 Make for a Cushy and Fast Run

Light and Plush: Brooks PureFlow 2 Make for a Cushy and Fast Run

Lightweight or cushy. Quick or plush. Barely there or soft and springy. In years past, it seems that you either pick one camp or another for your running shoes: minimalist OR comfortable. Kind of like whether you want to drive a Fiesta or a Lincoln Town Car. After all, it’s kind of hard to have [...]

FBG 5-Year Birthday Thursday Giveaway: A Pair of Brooks Running Shoes!

FBG 5-Year Birthday Thursday Giveaway: A Pair of Brooks Running Shoes!

Remember those cool Choose Your Own Adventure books? We do, and we were obsessed with them. Which is why we’re so excited about today’s Five-Year Birthday Week giveaway courtesy of the amazing Brooks Running—it’s kind of like those books! We give you a few parameters, you make a decision and then the fitness adventure begins! Here’s how [...]