Motivation

I’m About to Lose Control and I Think I Like It

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Clearly the ultimate 80s workout song competition is getting in my head because for the last week I've had "I'm So Excited" in my head. And with pretty good reason. That line about losing all control and liking it? Well, that's pretty much been me recently. And it's been ... okay. Kind of essential …
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5 Workouts and Activities to Do With Your Mom

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Yo, yo! Today we are excited to announce an exciting new series of guest posts from some of the awesome fitness professionals at BeFiT. About each month, these good folks will be bringing you tips, workouts and more to help you be your fittest! Such as this post with all the fun activities you can …
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Get Ready to #MakeYourMove

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The following post is sponsored by Kohl's. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Resolutions at the start of the year are great --- I actually love making them, personally, as long as I have a good "why" behind 'em --- but I also love the idea of spring as a time of renewal. That visible …
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5 Real FBGs: What Fit Really Looks Like

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Need a reminder that fitness comes in all shapes, sizes and backgrounds? Yep, we've got you covered because these five beautiful readers are proof that “fit” is not one size fits all! And that's what makes the beautiful world go round. Prepare to get inspired! (And see all the Real FBGs here!) 1. …
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April Fit Bottomed Challenge Week 5: You’ve Got the Power!

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We've saved the best for last, FBGs! Just check out what fit fun (with revelations!) we're challenging you to have for the last few days of the April Fit Bottomed Challenge ... (Missed what the Fit Bottomed Challenge is all about? It’s free and it’s never too late to get started. Go here and here …
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That Company You Keep

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Proverbs, Plato, Confucius, poets, self-help gurus and a slew of motivational speakers agree: "You become like those whom you spend the most time." And nowhere is this premise more apropos then when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. You may think you’re a strong-minded individualistic sort, …
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Is Your Pet Overweight? How to Tell (and Help Him Slim Down)

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Today's guest post for Fit Bottomed Pets Week is from Mikkel Becker! Mikkel is a certified trainer specializing in dogs and cats, co-author of five books in the "Ultimate Pet Lover" series, and the resident trainer for Vetstreet.com. In her professional work, Becker uses positive reinforcement and …
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Too Busy to Walk the Dog? 2 Tips You Need to Read

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Dr. Andy Roark is a practicing veterinarian in Greenville, SC. He's best known for his popular Facebook page and YouTube show, Cone of Shame. Dr. Roark is great about giving awesome advice that's actually manageable for most pet owners --- plus, he's a seriously funny dude --- so we took one of …
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Walking With Luck

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Dogs have got it figured out. They don’t run, play and generally move their furry little bodies because they have to. Daily exercise for our canine companions is not a study in tedium or a necessary chore; it’s a thing to celebrate. For my dog Lucky (aka Luck, Lou, Lucky Lou, Lubus, the Lubasonic …
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