What to Expect: Zumba

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I remember the first Zumba class I ever witnessed. My gym has a large instruction room with a window that lets the whole gym look inside, and I recall feeling the thumping beat through my sneakers while watching a large group of women (and a few men) --- all ages, sizes, colors and ability levels …
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ClassPass: A Clever Fitness Idea for Folks Who Need the New

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I don't know about you, but if I don't switch up my workouts every couple of weeks I get super-duper bored and start to check out. I know I'm not alone in this instinctual need to try new things and keep my muscles guessing (aka screaming) because there's this group called ClassPass that allows you …
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6 Tips for Your First Barre Workout

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Lately it seems like there are ballet-based or barre studios opening all over New York City with promises of creating a dancer's physique (think long, lean muscles and perfect posture). At first, they can seem pretty darn intimidating. You walk into a sparse studio with mirrors everywhere and …
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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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Get Your Bollywood Dance Workout On With Doonya

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Although we can't really dance all that well, we really dig a good dance workout. And just in case you're looking for something a little bit different than your typical dance aerobics class or Zumba DVD (We love Zumba, don't get us wrong, but sometimes you just want to shake your groove thang a …
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Denise Austin’s Best New Year’s Fit Tip — And We Love It

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Today's Fit Tip Friday is special, guys. Not only because it's New Year New Rear Week but also because it's from freakin' Denise Austin! She's pretty much the queen of workout DVDs, and she totally rocks our fit world. We got the chance to ask her to share her best overall New Year fit tip for 2014, …
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