Take the Fit Bottomed Challenge With Us!

Guys. Guys! Exciting news. SUCH exciting news. For years now, we FBGs have been dreaming of a way to work even more Fit Bottomedness into your lives. Erin and I have always wanted to not just do posts and share tips and experiences, but to also really motivate you guys each and every day to be fitter, healthier and happier — without losing your damn mind or having it feel like a chore. This pursuit has led us to do some live events, online classes and even write a book, but today we are psyched to announce that we’re taking things to the next level. Who’s up for an — ahemchallenge? Not just for the day or the week but for all month long?!

Say hello to the Fit Bottomed Challenge! And go ahead and click on it to see it up close and personal …

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Download, save, print and share me!

We are so stinkin’ excited about this, as it’s been in the works for months! There are tons of challenges and workout schedules and calendars out there, but we wanted ours to be one that didn’t just get results but that made you feel good and have fun. Something that actually pushed you out of your comfort zone while also allowing you to celebrate and love who you are, exactly as you are. So, with all that in mind, you’ll see the themes for each day of the week focus on a mix of fitness, good eats, positive image and just plain ol’ fun. And it’s free! Our gift from us to you for being freakin’ awesome and reading us year after year!

How to Do the Fit Bottomed Challenge

So how does it work, you ask? Well, it’s pretty darn simple. First, click on the calendar above (or here) and save and/or print the PDF calendar. Then, each day you’ll want to do the activity listed on that day of the month. Some of them will be pretty straightforward. Others, you’ll need a little more info from us, so you’ll want to bookmark this link. Each Monday we’ll put up a new blog post with everything you need for the week (workout, recipe, video, etc.). So you just have to read that/refer to it and you’re off to being more Fit Bottomed! But since this is the first week, we’ve gone ahead and done that below for ya!

Why You Should Do the Challenge

Besides it being fun, you trying new things, building your confidence and getting amazing results, you can also win free stuff! That’s right, when you share on social media that you’re doing the Fit Bottomed Challenge and/or how it’s going with #FBC and tagging us (@FitBottomedGirl most places!), you have a chance to win everything from books to workout DVDs to apparel to other cool fit gear. We’ll be doing random giveaways all month long!

And if you need a suggestion of how to get in on the fun right now, why not share this awesome graphic right now that you are taking the challenge?! Say it loudly and proudly, FBGs! (And, grab a bud or two to do it with you for double the fun!)

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What to Expect This Week of the Fit Bottomed Challenge: Jan. 5-11, 2015

We’re kicking off the week with a little resolution fun. Yes, fun! Plus some full-body workouts, a little self love, some dreaming and a killer workout playlist that’ll get you loving your workout every time.

Monday, January 5: Pick a food resolution that works! Click here for deets, then tell the world you’re doing the #FBC! (Again, that graphic above is pretty darn rad for that if you’re needing inspiration!)

Tuesday, January 6: Write down 15 things you love about your body.

Wednesday, January 7: See how many of these moves you can each do in a minute (six minutes total): push-ups, squats, sit-ups, lunges, tricep dips, burpees. Record your reps (and save your notes for the future!).

Thursday, January 8: Begin to select images for a dream board. Learn why a dream board rocks here — and how we’ll be making yours this month here.

Friday, January 9: Keep it simple with the KISS workout. Get the workout here.

Saturday, January 10: Do the Roxanne Challenge + 30 minutes of walking or running. Get the Roxanne Challenge here.

Sunday, January 11: Put together your own guilty pleasure playlist. For song ideas, click here.

And if this goes well, we’ll totes be doing a February Challenge and a March Challenge, and, well, we think you get the point! Can’t wait to see and hear your progress! —Jenn

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  1. Love this and am need to recommit myself to my fitness pursuits. Would you consider alternate daily challenges for things like – Try Tabata, or Go Long & Strong on the Spin Bike –
    Tabata classes may not exist in every area or be available outside work hours, and spin bike access often requires a gym membership. I want to participate and would appreciate alternatives for at home challenges. Thanks for the consideration!

  2. Hi Sharon!

    Glad you love it! 🙂 And no worries — we’ve thought about that! For just about every single day, we picked challenges that just about anyone can do with minimum equipment or just bodyweight. For Tabata, we totally have ones you can do at home — no gym required! http://fitbottomedgirls.com/2013/07/workout-i-did-low-impact-tabata-in-the-backyard/, http://fitbottomedgirls.com/2013/08/dr-michele-olsons-top-4-tabata-workouts/2/. And for Go Long & Strong on the Spin bike (http://fitbottomedgirls.com/2014/02/workout-i-did-long-and-strong-on-the-spin-bike/) you really could do the base workout walking, running or on your fave cardio machine. Each week we’ll give more details on how to meet those weekly challenges in a weekly blog post, so come back each Monday for specific modifications and ideas.

    You got this!
    —FBG Jenn