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If your answer to "When's the last time you rode a bike?" is "childhood," this is the guide that will help you feel like a kid again.

Why is cycling great for fat girls? "Because it's not a weight-bearing activity, bicycling is a wonderful way to get into an exercise routine without stressing out your knees
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Is there a Fat Girl's Guide you'd like to see us cover in the future? Horseback riding? Ice skating? Workout bras? Hammocks? Surfing?

Has one of our posts inspired you to try something outside of your comfort zone?

Do you have any questions or suggestions for us?

Would you like to nominate a photo from our
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This week's fab photo of the week comes from the bold and sassy IamDraven. I love the daring, unapologetic sexiness - I wish every one of us could see through the foggy film we so often overlay on top of our lives and recognize this quintessential girl in ourselves.

Who's next? Join us over at
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Friday... oh, how I've missed you. You should really come around more often.

Tonight, I will celebrate the end of another week by letting my blender take center stage in the kitchen. The blender is a constant source of happiness for me in the summer... churning out cold, slushy concoctions that are perfect for battling the
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Do you promise to love, honor and cherish your heart as long as you both shall live?

Two weeks ago I almost fell over dead. The personal trainer that came complimentary for four weeks with my gym membership tightened the cuff around my arm and pumped. He looked at the reading, then at me.

"Have you ever
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This week's FGG Photo of the Week is another great kayak shot, this time from KayakJacque. Having just come back from five days on the river myself, I definintely identified with that great expression. Check out her photo stream on Flickr for a look at some more images that encompass the FGG spirit
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Anybody else happy it's Friday? It's been quite a week in my world. Whew!

Fridays in our house are often pizza night. Sometimes we go with the classics. Other times we prefer something more "gourmet." Still other times we take a whole other approach and take the simple biscuit pizzas and English muffin pizzas of our
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Yoga instructor Stacey Shulman (photo by Melissa Mimms)

If you're unfamiliar with yoga and your only impression so far involves media images of svelte women who appear to be contortionists, you'll want to check out our Fat Girl's Guide to Yoga, featuring a Q&A with Stacey Shulman, a certified yoga instructor in
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This week's Photo of the Week is a contribution to our first photo challenge, "self reflections." EmilyGoodstein posted this cool shot to our FGG Girls Flickr Group. I think it's a great example of the many ways we can creatively capture our reflected selves - and maybe
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Man, I love Fridays. There's a certain freedom that comes with knowing you've made it to the end of another crazy week, isn't there?

I spend much of my week rushing around, trying to manage the unmanageable, as every workday starts the same way: snoozing my way through thirty minutes of exercise and fifteen minutes of
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