Strength Training

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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Four 10-Minute Workouts You’ll Love

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Got 10 minutes? You can get in a workout! These 10-minute workouts come from the fit experts at Life Fitness, who make super rad exercise equipment for fitness facilities and homes worldwide.  10-Minute Workouts to Try Finding time for exercise isn't about your schedule; it’s about your …
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Workout I Did: Legs and Shoulders (Not Knees and Toes … Knees and Toes)

Now that I have one of THE most addictive songs on the face of the planet in my head, I shall begin. (Sorry if the song has made its way into your head, too.) When it comes to my husband's workouts, there's always a method to his madness. You think you're doing a series of random moves, but he's …
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Jillian Michaels’ Shred It With Weights Workout

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Guys. Guys. Were you aware that there are a few full-length Jillian Michaels' workouts on the Lionsgate BeFit YouTube channel? We were just hipped to this and oh my goodness. You can now do the Level 1 workout in its entirety from Jillian Michaels' Shred It With Weights workout DVD. For free. Yes …
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Workout I Did: Treadmill Hills + Strength

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Because I'm a runner now, I've been getting friendly with the treadmill. Running outside is definitely preferred, but 20-degree weather really dampens my running spirits. And because my relationship with running is just blossoming again, I'd really rather not push my luck and do miserably cold …
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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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My Fitness Holy Grail: The Pull-Up

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I remember when the movie G.I. Jane came out. (Am I dating myself here? Oh, God, I totally am.) I was enamored with it. So much so that I went as G.I. Jenn for Halloween that year. (Clever, I know.) Up until that point in my life I'd never really seen women doing pull-ups and push-ups like a dude, …
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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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