A Quick Way to Stop Comparing Yourself to Everyone Else

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We all do it. We see someone else take a fancy two-week overseas vacation, and we wonder why we only got to take a three-day weekend within driving distance. Or we see someone else's stellar abs and wonder why ours have not achieved that level of chisel. But we've gotta get over the comparison trap …
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I Will What I Want, and I Want to Be Me

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This post was sponsored by Under Armour through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Under Armour, all opinions are my own.  There are so many ads out there for women that are about what we should be or shouldn't be. What we should have or …
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An Easy Way to Love Your Flaws in Less Than 10 Minutes

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We are all about loving yourself unconditionally up in here. That said, we'd be lying if we said that we wouldn't change anything about ourselves if given the chance. In fact, for as much as we tout self-love, we also encourage us all to be our own personal best. Which is exactly where today's …
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3 Tricks to Make Your New Running Shoes ‘Just Right’

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Shopping for running shoes can make you feel like a modern-day Goldilocks. Some shoes are too tight, while others are too loose. Some have too much cushioning, some have arches that don’t align with yours, and others just feel ... weird. It’s okay if you don’t have the words to describe why a …
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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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Get Active, Help Others — It’s a Win-Win!

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Jenn and I have been having a blast sharing 10-minute fixes from our book in our The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series. We're already on Chapter 8, which is all about helping a sister out. We've found that the more support you have when getting fit and healthy, the better, which is why the …
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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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