On the Scene

Cycling at Flywheel Sports With Venus Williams

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Every once in a while I get an assignment from Fit Bottomed Girls that makes me squeal with delight, but when I was given the chance to take a special Flywheel Sports class with co-founder Ruth Zuckerman and her special guest tennis ace Venus Williams? Well, as we say in New York --- forget about …
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Getting Close — and Hydrated — With Brett Hoebel in NYC

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How do you like your The Biggest Loser trainers? If a smart, energetic man with smoldering good looks is your thing, then you must have had the hots for season 11’s Brett Hoebel. I recently met Brett on the set of a video shoot where he was filming segments for resource Resource Natural Spring …
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New Classes at Canyon Ranch: ‘Happy’ Feet and TRX Yoga

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Lately I have been daydreaming about taking off to a fancy health spa and just pampering myself into oblivion. Well, someone out there must have been reading my mind because I was recently invited to check out the latest offerings by the “luxury camp for adults,” Canyon Ranch, at a spiffy event held …
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KettleWorX Worked Me Out!

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You know my thoughts on kettlebells. They're SUCH an amazing workout tool, but with all the swinging and swaying and hip thrusting, well, it just makes me nervous if you don't have a good coach or an expert showing you how to do it and not tweak your back or your shoulders. So when I got invited to …
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Fit Tip Friday: Stay Motivated by Trying One of These New Fitness and Nutrition Trends!

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Remember how we teased a couple of weeks ago that we have another fit tip from the the Jamba Juice FiTrends Expo---and the Miss Venus Williams (seriously, we're still needing to be pinched from this event---Tish and I were dancing just a few to the right of Venus in the above photo!)? Well, it's …
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Workout I Did: Cardio Dance Party with Jennifer Turner

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When I headed to NYC to attend the Fitness Magazine Meet & Tweet event, I made a day of it. After the panels, I had the opportunity to pick from a group run, a yoga class or a cardio dance class. Runner I'm not. Yoga is great, but I wanted something totally fun. So I went with door No. 3, a …
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Working Out—and Cooling Down—With Reggie Bush

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Being a New York City-based Fit Bottomed Girl has its advantages, and one of them is that I get to participate in cool events like an exclusive workout at BOOM Fitness with the one and only Reggie Bush of the Detroit Lions! Reggie himself showed a lucky group of us fitness lovers his own personal …
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Smooth As Silk—and Way, Way Healthy

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The following is a post sponsored by Silk. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Okay, I'm getting a touch spoiled. First, I got to go to Minneapolis to get the behind-the-scenes scoop on General Mills, and last week I got to go to another one of my favorite places---Colorado---to check out …
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Surf’s Up! Trying a SURFSET Class at Chelsea Piers with RipSurferX

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If you are one of those ABC-TV Shark Tank fans (OMG, what a great show!) then you might have seen SURFSET Fitness in action. Or maybe you saw it mentioned here on FBG. If you have no idea what I am talking about, allow me to explain. The SURFSET board is the creation of founder and CEO Mark …
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