Blogs

From Stats to Fat: Is Your Fitness Tracker Causing Weight Gain?

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I've never been much for tracking the stats when it comes to my health and fitness. I always have a general idea of my weight and my target heart rate, but never worry about things like calories I eat, the number of steps I take or the number of calories I burn during a workout. I go more by my …
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The Science of Hydration — and Taking the Proper Hydration Propel Fit Challenge!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. I feel like I'm pretty good about staying hydrated. I drink water throughout the day and with meals. I take my Propel and a water bottle to the gym. And I'm not shy about looking at the color of pee. So …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: The Hawaiian Island of Kauai

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It's Fit Bottomed Vacay Week --- and today Kristen is sharing her Fit Bottomed Tour of Kauai. Check out all of our fit travel posts here! My time in Hawaii was absolutely surreal --- partly because my husband and I had been planning and saving for a solid two years, but also just because it was …
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Physical Therapy: Is It for Everyone?

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When I started seeing a physical therapist for my knee last fall, it wasn't my first time there --- I'd already been going for my TMJ pretty frequently. However, when I went for the knee, I saw someone new, and he was very interested in not just how my knee moved and worked, but how everything …
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Who Inspires You to Run Happy? With a Full Brooks Outfit Giveaway!

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The following post is sponsored by Brooks Running. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Brooks asked me to answer "Who inspires you to run happy?" for this post, and 1) I ADORE the topic, and 2) it took some thought. I mean, who doesn't inspire me to run these days?! The other FBGs …
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An Easy Way to Find New Workout Partners

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You already know how beneficial it can be to have a workout buddy, but what if none of your close friends like to do the same stuff you do? Or what if they don't have a membership to your gym? You can always rely on social media for a certain amount of motivation, but it's not the same as meeting …
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The Lure of Forbidden Fitness Fruit

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We Fit Bottomed Girls have never been shy about sharing our setbacks and frustrations when it comes to injuries and illnesses. We're only human, so it makes sense that our mortal selves get injured or sick or deal with stupid illnesses and have to reevaluate our workouts and goals from time to time. …
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Workout I Did: Quad WOD + Push-Up Plank Fun — and a Giveaway!

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This is a sponsored post brought to you by Propel. For our sponsored post policy, click here. You know, I love my early morning workouts. But I love them even more in the summer. Because, duh, light, but also because it's so, so, so much cooler at 5:30 a.m. than it is at 5:30 p.m. And believe me, …
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