My Dude Went on an Anti-Diet — and Lost 40 Pounds

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Since meeting my husband more than a decade ago (holy cow), his relationship with working out has been spotty. We worked out together in our early days --- and a lot of our early run-ins before officially dating involved a community workout program in Lawrence, Kan. After we became an item, his …
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How A Beginners DVD Brought Me Out Of A Workout Slump

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My last vacation was an unmitigated success. I came back completely refreshed in mind, body and spirit. Unfortunately my enthusiasm for exercise had also taken a holiday and had yet to return. My beloved yoga didn’t appeal to this newly relaxed persona --- thank you Italian wine and lifestyle. …
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Strength Training for Runners: We’ve Got the Book for You

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So back in January, I was running regularly and planning to hit up a half-marathon in April. I'd downloaded training plans and was comfortably running 3 to 4 miles. I was sure that within a few months I could build up to 13-plus, no problem. I'd been injury-free and was feeling great about running. …
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Marisa Tomei’s Trainer Shares His Favorite Beginner Workout

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In case you missed the exciting news, it's Guest Bloggers' Week! And today Key Son --- a celebrity trainer to Marisa Tomei and other celebs with a doctorate in sports medicine and a bachelor of science from Cornell University --- is spilling the secrets of his favorite beginner workout. The best …
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Call BS on Yourself!

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We're at week six of The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series, in which we've been sharing some of the 10-minute fixes we include in our book. This one in particular is one of my favorites because a) I get to say B.S. and 2) it makes you look at the areas in your life where you are making …
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My Favorite Fitness Hack: Give It 10

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They say the only workout you regret is the one you didn't do, and I try hard to live my life without regret. Still, that doesn't mean that hitting the gym (or the pool, or the bike --- whatever) with a vengeance on the daily comes naturally. When I'm having a blah day, I'm often unclear as to …
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Gettin’ Fancy With Specialized Running Shoes

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We’re getting fancy with our running shoes today! Though running shoes used to be a pretty standard setup (soles, upper, laces --- voila! Go run!), a lot of niche markets have popped up within running in recent years. Today, if you go to your local running shop, you’ll find a variety of categories …
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How to Lift Heavier By Changing Your Mindset — in Just One Workout

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It's Fit Bottomed Hack Week! And in honor, each FBG is sharing her fave health hack! Get all the fitness hacks here!  Hack, hack, hack. Now that it's Fit Bottomed Hack Week, it seems like everywhere I go I'm constantly brainstorming fun hacks or someone gives me a tip and I'm all, hey, that's a …
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