The Book We Wish We Had When We Were Younger—and How You Can Win It!

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Being a teen can be tough. Heck, being an adult woman can be hard sometimes, especially when it comes to all the crazy pants (and crazy wrong!) messages we get about how we need to look like this and weigh that to be beautiful or even worthy. So when we had the opportunity to work on a project for …
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Have a Teen Girl in Your Life? We Wrote a Book for Her!

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Breaking news out of FBG HQ: A Girl’s Guide to Fitting in Fitness—our very own book—is available for purchase! Zest Books, a publisher of teen nonfiction, came knocking on our FBG doors what seems like forever ago. After careful consideration, by which I mean we jumped up and down shouting “YES! …
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Kristen’s Fitness Experience in College

Why yes, that *is* Kristen in the 1999 MSU Intramural Sports handbook. And yes, the team name *was* "Lady Ballas." Oh, '90s.

As part of the first-annual Fit Bottomed College Week, each FBG is reflecting on her fitness experiences in college. Read on for the good, the bad and the oh-so honest! My college experience was maybe a little different than the other FBGs. I started school at Michigan State University, attended …
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Our Best 15 Tips to Be Healthy and Fit in College

Credit: Tulane Public Relations

You live and you learn. That's probably the best saying to sum up college life, isn't it? You do a bunch of stuff, take a lot of classes and learn both from the books and the life experiences (hey, even the worst ones always teach us something!). Since it's Fit Bottomed College Week here on FBG, …
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Mizzou Student Recreation Complex: The Coolest of the Cool

A black-lit Spin room? Yeah, that's awesome sauce. Credit: MU Student Recreation Complex

As part of Fit Bottomed College Week, we're highlighting a few of the coolest college rec and fitness centers across the country!  Yes, I went to the University of Missouri. And, yes, I did teach classes at the MU Student Recreation Complex. But since graduating in 2003, that nice rec that I …
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Tish’s Fitness Experience in College

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As part of the first-annual Fit Bottomed College Week, each FBG is reflecting on her fitness experiences in college. Read on for the good, the bad and the oh-so honest!  I specifically remember every grown person in my vicinity telling me to cherish my college years—so I did. I loved every darn …
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3 Dorm-Room Workouts to Try

Just guess which song this workout was inspired by...

Back in June at the Jamba Juice event in Chi-town, I got to meet Cassey of Blogilates. With a huge following and tons of awesome free workout ideas and routines, she's pretty awesome-sauce and sweet as can be. So when we decided to put together this first-annual Fit Bottomed College Fitness Week, I …
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Boston University Offers Students and Faculty a Twist on the Classics

Now THAT'S a climbing wall. Credit: Boston University Fitness and Recreation Center

As part of Fit Bottomed College Week, we're highlighting a few of the coolest college rec and fitness centers across the country! Boston University (BU) might be a lesser-known university among the NCAA Division 1 schools, but it certainly doesn’t lack on the fitness facilities it offers to …
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