Strength

Da Vinci BodyBoard Review: The Next Generation of Core Boards

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It’s hard to believe, but I have been writing for Fit Bottomed Girls for more than two years (wow!)! And in that time I have met a variety of incredible fitness people and taken more than my fair share of fancy new classes all over New York City. However, no one has ever offered to drop by my place …
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Focus T25 Review: Get Fit and Fab 25 Minutes at a Time

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Get fit and fab in just 25 minutes? Um, yes I like the sound of that --- that is about the same duration of a Dora the Explorer episode. Plop my two kids in front of an episode, and I get 25 minutes with Shaun T! This plan could work for me! But if you’re going to work out for “just” 25 minutes you …
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Review: Jillian Michaels Yoga Inferno Workout DVD

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Oh, how we love a good Jillian Michaels' workout DVD. And, this new one --- Jillian Michaels Yoga Inferno --- had pretty big (yoga) shoes to fill. After all, her last yoga DVD, Yoga Meltdown, got a whopping four stars from us! We can kind of be a tough crowd to please when it comes to our workout …
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A Workout System for New Moms: The Dia Method

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There are a lot of get-your-pre-baby-body-back workouts out there. After all, when your belly expands to crazy proportions, it can be hard to believe you can actually get it back to normal. And it’s hard to fit in a new routine when you've got a newborn or small kids of any age, particularly if …
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Review: Bob Harper’s The Skinny Rules Workout DVD Set

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Oh, Bob. It's been too long. Far, far too long. And now that you're returning to our television screens for what looks to be an amazing 15th season of The Biggest Loser, we thought: What better time to review your newest The Skinny Rules Workout DVDs than now, in anticipation of you being a part of …
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Review: Kristin McGee’s Strong Sexy Svelte Workout

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During my internship I tried a wider variety of food and exercises than I have in my whole life (which might be only 24 years, but still!). Swimming was my entire fitness life until I turned 17 and quit (a long story and regrettable decision), so when Jenn had me choose another workout DVD to review …
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Get Your Sweat on With Sara Haley’s Sweat Unlimited Workout DVD

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Why would I choose to do an at-home workout when I live a stone's throw from a beautiful park with tons of bike/running trails, have two workout facilities and one yoga studio within walking distance, and could drive to another handful in a matter of 10 minutes? Well let's see --- there could be …
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Walking Workout DVD Head-to-Head: Walking for Weight Loss, Wellness & Energy vs. Belly Blasting Walk

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Doing a review for walking inside is difficult. I have spent 25 years doing my only walking outside in the fresh air, and I am sure many of you readers have been doing it even longer. But Jessica Smith and Leslie Sansone make the idea of walking inside kind of fun. Plus, with indoor walking you're …
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Review: Jillian Michaels Hard Body Workout DVD

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Jillian Michaels is one of our go-to workout DVD choices (along with Bob, of course). Whenever we need our fit booties handed to us, we know we can count on her to lovingly yell at us and get our muscles and lungs burning. So when we got Jillian Michaels Hard Body in the mail to review? Well, we …
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Changing Pilates With the STOTT PILATES Towel Workout DVD

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Remember that awesome guy…you know, the one who started the Pilates revolution? Oh yeah, Mr. Joseph Pilates! Well, as the fitness industry has evolved over the years, so has the world of Pilates. I mean, Pilates participation in North America grew 601 percent since 2011! Like what? In fact, 10.7 …
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