kristen-small-300x200Posts by Kristen

Pet Fitness Tips: Our Fave Pet Writers Talk Furry Fitness

pet writers

When it comes to pets and fitness, we're not the only ones with tails wagging. Some of my favorite veterinarians and pet bloggers have a lot to say on the topic, too, so I asked them to drop a little of their pet-fitness-tips knowledge on us for Fit Bottomed Pets Week! …
Read More

8 Healthy Living Tips I’ve Learned From My Pets

dog picture

I am most definitely a pet person. I've always had dogs and cats, and honestly, loving them is a big part of who I am. I might be an entirely different person without them in my life, and I definitely don't think I'd have learned these eight healthy living lessons very well without them (and you …
Read More

Exercise for Tubby Tabbies, Doggie Doughnuts & More!

dog

Since we're celebrating Pets Week here at FBG, we thought we'd share a few pet-related links for this week's FitLinks. And finding them wasn't the problem --- keeping the list manageable was the hard part! From how to help your cat be a little healthier to a dog who really, really, really wants a …
Read More

An Ironman Wedding and Fashion-Forward Tri Gear: Melissa Moo Harkins of MooMotion

melissa moo harkins

Yesterday, I shared my thoughts on a cool new line of triathlon apparel for women: MooMotion. Now, as neat as the line is (and it's definitely worth checking out), I have to say I was just as taken with its creator, Melissa Moo Harkins. Heck, just a few lines into her bio, you learn that she …
Read More

MooMotion: Functional Fitness Fashion for Ladies Who Tri

moomotion jersey short

Triathlon gear can be tricky. I mean, whatever you wear has to work for swimming, cycling and running, plus, you know, it should fit well and, ideally, look good. And if you're like me, you have another component to add --- you want a bright color that stands out so anyone who came to the race to …
Read More

Fusion Fly: Kicking off the FBG Retreat With a Sweaty Bang

fusion fly group

I've been known to spend a little time on the bike, so when I saw that Jenn had tried out a Spin class with a twist in her hometown of Kansas City, I let her know right away that, should I come to visit, we were going to have to check it out. And that's exactly what we did as a big, sweaty group at …
Read More

Climbing the Mountain Without Ever Leaving the Gym

mountain workout-435kgs

In preparation for the PowHER Workout we're planning this weekend in Kansas City, I've been hitting the weight room with a strength trainer. Because, while I do a lot of different workouts throughout a typical week and always get some body-weight exercises in there, I rarely use actual weights …
Read More