Workout I Did: Climbing Onboard the Orangetheory Train

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I'm definitely not the first FBG to hit up an Orangetheory Fitness class. Crystal did it way back when, and Jenn tried it out a year ago. And, of course, both of their descriptions of an ass-kicking HIIT workout that left them pouring sweat only made me really, really want to check it out for …
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6 Tips for a Kettlebell Workout (and One Workout to Try)

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I've used kettlebells here and there, but never really felt super confident in incorporating them into my routine. So when my gym put on a free kettlebell workshop, I signed right up. I had to pass up my regular Saturday Zumba time to make it to the class, but I figured I'd benefit from knowing a …
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Bodyweight HIIT Blitz Workout

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Yesterday we worked that booty with the Fitnessista's Booty Blast Circuit, and today we're getting our cardio on with a HIIT workout that's all bodyweight all the time. From Gina's book, HIIT It!: The Fitnessista’s Get More from Less Workout and Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Great Fast, this …
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Workout I Did: Neighborhood Fartleks

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With all of the talk of fartleks (and, of course, fartlek jokes) in this month's Fit Bottomed Challenge, I've had fartleks on the brain. I've always liked them --- they're such an easy way to do interval work. But as I've been finding my fitness jam post-baby, I've come to love them for another …
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Tips for Your First Kettlebell Class

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What used to be the province of Russian body builders, kettlebells are gaining in popularity at gyms and fitness studios with a diverse group of fitness seekers. This one piece of equipment can provide an excellent cardiovascular and strength-training workout in record time and can be mastered by …
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Workout I Did: Hit the Track

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When I was growing up, I lived within a stone's throw of my high school. I could hear the band practice the fight song, the football practice fields ended at the corner of my backyard, and the stadium lights lit up our street on game nights. This meant that the track and tennis courts were just a …
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Tips for Your First Aerial Fitness Class From the Pros

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Using gravity to increase flexibility and strength is a hot trend in gyms and studios across the country, and we here at Fit Bottomed Girls are always eager to try all sorts of new trends! So we talked to the top fitness instructors in the business to get their best advice for newbies taking their …
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Fit for a Bride: The Bridal Workout Playlist

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We FBGs know what it's like to plan a wedding. We know how many hours you spend making decisions, writing vows, designing invitations, fighting with your beloved about the stupid stamps not matching the envelopes because they have a white background and not a cream-colored background ... sorry, …
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