FitFlops: Hit or Miss?

Some women love shoes. I love cheap shoes. I’ve had a love for cheap shoes ever since I was little. I remember getting those little plastic high heels in the toy aisle of the grocery store. I went through so many plastic jellies that to this day I still have fond memories of the shoe, so fond, in …
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A Sweet Escape: Part Deux

A few weeks ago, the Fit Bottomed Girls gave you a workout for work, a sweet escape if you will. However, as a cube farm worker myself, I understand that sometimes you just need a few exercises that you can do at your desk, sans stairwell. Plus, I know there are people out there who work in a …
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ShoutOut: Favorite Ab Exercise

After a recent ab-centered workout that included most of the tried and true staples of stomach exercise, I tried to pick my favorite move. The plank is a good kind of painful. The stability ball is too much fun to feel like work. But the basic crunch never fails me, and it's always my go-to move …
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Laughter: The Best Form of Yoga

Forget the crunches—my favorite ab workout by far is a gut-busting laugh session. Laughing Yoga, featured on Oprah, uses laughter as a solution to stress and health-related problems. And while laughing yoga doesn’t look like your typical peaceful yoga session, it looks like a fun one. Laughing yoga …
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Self Firm Flat Abs, Fast!

Although I’m a frequent reader of Self magazine, I’d never done one of its workout DVDs. After Jenn’s success with Abs of Steel, I thought I’d dedicate a rental to tummy toning, so I checked out Self’s Firm Flat Abs, Fast! The beach scenery was beautiful, and the instructor, Violet Zaki,was as cool …
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