Boot Camp

Leaping Lebert Equalizer Bars!


Oh my gosh—Leaping Lebert Equalizer bars! Haha, okay you’re probably wondering what the hell I’m referring to. I mean this was my first reaction when I opened up and put together my first pair of neon pink (yes—I chose that color!) Lebert Equalizer bars. Well, looking past my overly zealous …
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Pushing Myself to the Edge With Amy Dixon’s Breathless Body: Volume 2

Need a challenge? How about getting breathless?

Like every year when the busy holiday season is upon us, I have found my life getting pretty hectic. Between traveling to Georgia for my boyfriend’s Ranger School graduation to visiting my brother in Japan for Thanksgiving, it has been really hard to get an awesome workout in that lives up to my …
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Empower Boxing Boot Camp: 12 Rounds of Striking Beauties Are Gonna Knock You Out!


A few weeks ago I wrote about attending a special 12 Rounds Boxing Boot Camp class presented by Empower Fitness and led by four-time World Champion boxer Jamie “The Hurricane” Clampitt of Striking Beauties, which is a women’s boxing gym based in North Attleboro, Mass. Recently, those same folks sent …
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Burn, Baby, Burn with Mike Donavanik’s Extreme Burn DVD


I was recently talking with a co-worker of mine about health and fitness in the workplace. Since I am trying to start a fitness revolution in our office (I’ll let you know how that goes!), he mentioned the need and availability of quick, to-the-point, body-burning workout DVDs. Of course, I couldn’t …
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Gettin’ a Booty Makeover With Leandro Carvalho’s Brazil Butt Lift


Good Morning Class! This morning in Fit Bottomed 101, we will be conducting an experiment (mwahahaha)… Experiment: How Brazilian is Your Bottom? Hypotheses, please. Materials: -No. 2 pencil -YOUR Booty Procedure: Please take out a No. 2 pencil and stand up. Now place the pencil in …
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Les Mills PUMP will Pump You Up and Slim You Down


I've never been a huge fan of group fitness classes. I'm not entirely sure why, maybe because I'm a control freak and do what I want to do when I want to do it,  especially during my workouts. I have a short attention span, so maybe it's not having the freedom to walk out of the room 10 minutes in …
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P90X2: Completed!

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FBG intern and on-again-off-again exerciser Kelsey is trying P90X2, the second version of the super-popular P90X system by Tony Horton. Find out how the last phase went below, and check out how the other P90X2 phases were here! I DID SURVIVE! Okay, bad take on the song “I Will Survive.” But …
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Review: Jari Love’s Get Extremely Ripped! 1000 Hardcore (And If It Burns 1,000 Calories!)

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Let’s put it this way. There is a reason I avoid step classes—they mentally and physically kick my butt. If it wasn’t hard enough to do every repetition to the best of my ability, they throw in an “up-down-hop-back-forth"…then another “up-down-two-hops-back-forth.” I mean, tell me this isn’t as …
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Trying P90X2: Phase Two Down, One To Go…

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FBG intern and on-again-off-again exerciser Kelsey is trying P90X2, the second version of the super-popular P90X system by Tony Horton. Find out how it’s going below, and follow along with her progress in the coming months here! Wow! That’s my initial reaction to P90X2 Phase Two. It was a …
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Beachbody Insanity: Let’s See How Insane It Really Is!

The Insanity program is, in fact, awesomely insane. Credit:

Those of you who know me know I truly enjoy a hard workout, like one that can make even the fittest of Fit Bottomed Girls and Fit Bottomed Dudes sweat. I like being pushed hard and seeing just how much I can get out of my body. Some people think I'm a little nuts. Those people probably won't be …
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