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Surf’s Up With Surfset!

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Today’s Surfset review is from Jennifer Schlozman, a Weight Watchers Leader Ambassador who's a runner, triathlete and completed her first half marathon this year. With enthusiasm for group workouts and finding fit friends, she considers herself a loser when it comes to weight and a winner when it …
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10 Things to Pack for a Relay Race

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Planning on doing a relay race? Relay races are SUPER fun, but they do take some proper packing. Luckily, Kate Crowley, one of our awesome readers who loves to do everything from yoga to hiking to skateboarding to growing veggies, recently completed Ragnar and has tips on the 10 essential items to …
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Workout I Did: Light-Medium-Heavy

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It's easy to get stuck in a rut with workouts, even without you realizing it! You go to do your usual moves and grab the same weight of dumbbells. You go to swing the kettlebells and you pick up your usual one. You decide to do some box jumps, and pick the same box height every time. You set off to …
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Meg on the Run: Committing to Running for Reals

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FBGs, please give a warm welcome to our new contributor Meg Massie! Meg is joining us for a special series, Meg on the Run! For the next few months join Meg as she sets her mind to really, truly becoming a runner and shares her lessons learned while finding her workout mojo.  Hello. My …
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Da Vinci BodyBoard Review: The Next Generation of Core Boards

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It’s hard to believe, but I have been writing for Fit Bottomed Girls for more than two years (wow!)! And in that time I have met a variety of incredible fitness people and taken more than my fair share of fancy new classes all over New York City. However, no one has ever offered to drop by my place …
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How’s Your Gym Etiquette?

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Throughout the month of January and even into February, my Facebook feed is riddled with people sharing their workouts and, in many cases, sharing gripes about their time at the gym. I get it. The gym is a bit more crowded right now because people have chosen the start of the New Year to embrace …
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The Piece of Cardio Equipment You’re Probably Not Using But Totally Should!

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Now, time for a poem: Row, row, row your workout Gently to the burn. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, the fitness gains you will learn! Yes, it's silly, but, yes, it's also true! Rowing rocks and indoor rowing has tons and tons and tons of benefits. A cardio and strength workout …
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Workout DVD Review: Soli Beat (With The Fitnessista!)

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Love dancing? Looking for something other than just Zumba? Oh, ladies. We have it. It's called Soli Beat; and it's darn fun. If you're a fitness blog junkie, you might recognize the gal on the right. That there is Gina, The Fitnessista, and one of our online buds. And by the time you're done …
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Focus T25 Review: Get Fit and Fab 25 Minutes at a Time

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Get fit and fab in just 25 minutes? Um, yes I like the sound of that --- that is about the same duration of a Dora the Explorer episode. Plop my two kids in front of an episode, and I get 25 minutes with Shaun T! This plan could work for me! But if you’re going to work out for “just” 25 minutes you …
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I Feel Passionate About Push-Ups

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When Jenn came to visit recently, we got to chatting about workouts, of course. I was talking about how even the idea of her gym intimidates me, what with the people doing pull-ups and crazy fitness feats right and left. She mentioned that even though there are crazy-fit people there, there are some …
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