Guest Posts

I Broke Up With Cardio — and Transformed My Body

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Calling all cardio addicts! In this guest post from Brynn Andre, a certified life coach, author and food freedom expert, she shares how cutting back on cardio helped change her body for good. Check out her free Guide to Food Freedom and read an excerpt from her upcoming book here.  I am a …
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Getting Men on the Mat: Five Poses to Get You Started

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Remember Sean Vigue's Pilates post last year? Well, he's back and bringing us a new awesome post on men and yoga for Fit Bottomed Dudes’ Week! Sean is a yoga, Pilates and Spinning instructor living in central Florida and is the owner of Sean Vigue Fitness, in addition to having his own line of …
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How to Choose the Right Energy Bar

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Confused about all the protein and energy bar options these days? Us, too! Which is why we're sharing this guest post from Claire Suellentrop on how to choose the right energy bar. Claire helps professionals in creative industries maintain their health and sanity at Eat Well. Party Hard, and …
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How to Free Yourself From Calorie Counting (And Lose Weight)!

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Yesterday we shared a review of Jonathan Bailor's new book, The Calorie Myth, and today, as promised, we're sharing 10 of his top tips to freeing yourself from calorie-counting and how to eat S-A-N-E! Jonathan Bailor’s 10 Tips for SANE Eating 1. Free yourself from calorie counting. There are …
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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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Four 10-Minute Workouts You’ll Love

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Got 10 minutes? You can get in a workout! These 10-minute workouts come from the fit experts at Life Fitness, who make super rad exercise equipment for fitness facilities and homes worldwide.  10-Minute Workouts to Try Finding time for exercise isn't about your schedule; it’s about your …
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5 Pilates Tips to Improve Your Practice

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Love Pilates? Trying to fit more Pilates sessions into your New Year? Always wanted to try it? No matter where you fall on the Pilates spectrum, today's New Year New Rear Week post with Pilates tips from STOTT PILATES is for you! "There’s always room for novices and experts alike …
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Are You Working Out Hard Enough? An Easy Trick to Find Out!

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Think you need a fancy heart-rate monitor or other device to see if you're working out hard enough? While those can be amazeballs, something as simple as the Perceived Level of Exertion Scale can tell you if you're working out hard enough --- or too hard. To help explain what the heck the Perceived …
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5 Exercises to Avoid if You’re a Beginner (And Moves to Do Instead!)

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If you're a beginner and have a New Year's resolution to get in shape this year, you're probably hitting the gym or doing a workout DVD. And chances are, you're probably trying a whole lot of new moves. Rock on! With the popularity of CrossFit, HIIT and boot camps, workouts have never been so …
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