A Day in the Life of Kerri Walsh Jennings (Plus How to Feel Confident in a Bikini!)

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When I say we here at FBG are big Kerri Walsh Jennings fans, I mean it. First, FBG Kristen is such a big fan that she goes to see her play live (lucky!). Second, we FLIP OUT when she Tweets us and says stuff like this. @FitBottomedGirl I follow you because my goal is literally to be a …
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4 Inspirational Quotes From Amazing X Games Athletes

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Need a dose of get-motivated-and-feel-like-you-can-do-anything woman power? Look no further than the X Games. Coming up next week in Austin, the X Games are known for being pretty darn bad-ass. And the women who are participating? Well, they're kicking serious butt. We recently got to pick …
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Will Shields Best Piece of Health Advice

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Being that I live in Kansas City --- a town that's obsessed with its sports teams --- I'm a sports fan. And when you're a Kansas City sports fan, there are a few athletes from this area who are pretty much worshiped. George Brett ... Tom Watson ... Buck O'Neil. And Will Shields. We Kansas-Citians …
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Getting PHIT With Track Star Brenda Martinez

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If you're like me, you spend a good chunk of change on your Fit Bottomed pursuits: gym memberships, race fees, equipment … the list (and that list's toll on my bank account) goes on and on. Can you imagine if those expenses were tax deductible? It'd be pretty rad, right? PHIT America is trying to …
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Top U.S. Olympic Skier Julia Mancuso Brings Her “Om” to New York

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The Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics are now a memory and one of the most notable athletes from the games (not to mention, she's also a top-notch Instagrammer), Julia Mancuso, took home her fourth Olympic medal (bronze) for Women’s Super-Combined Downhill skiing. She then hightailed it to New York for a …
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5 Tips From Olympian Ato Boldon to Sprint Your Way to Better Health

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I know we're all Winter Olympics up in here, but that doesn't mean we also aren't Summer Olympics fans! (And, hey, doesn't summer weather sound pretty, um, AMAZING right now?) So when these healthy tips from Ato Boldon landed in our inbox, we had to share. In case you've forgotten, Ato is a …
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My All-Time Favorite Olympics Moment

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I've never been skiing. I've done a little ice skating, and I looooved to sled down hills as a kid in Michigan, but other than that, winter sports aren't really my bag. (There's a reason I moved to Florida.) But I love things that sparkle. I love dance (watching and participating). I love …
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17 Reasons Why I Love the Winter Olympics

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For the next week or so, you'll hear a lot about the Winter Olympics here on FBG. It's no secret that we're huge fans, and we're pretty much consumed by it, watching as much of it as we can while it's on. So why am I just so darn obsessed --- besides the obviousness of it being entertaining and …
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