★FitStars: Essence Carson of the WNBA’s New York Liberty


Whether you're a basketball fan or not, Essence Carson is one cool—and fit—chick. Not only does she play the guard/forward position for the New York Liberty and truly enjoy working out and staying healthy and fit outside of the league, she's also a celeb ambassador for HEI, a health-based non-profit …
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Kristen’s Fitness Experience in College

Why yes, that *is* Kristen in the 1999 MSU Intramural Sports handbook. And yes, the team name *was* "Lady Ballas." Oh, '90s.

As part of the first-annual Fit Bottomed College Week, each FBG is reflecting on her fitness experiences in college. Read on for the good, the bad and the oh-so honest! My college experience was maybe a little different than the other FBGs. I started school at Michigan State University, …
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Kristen’s Fitness Bucket List, Part 2

Our most recent Question of the Week, What's on Your Fitness Bucket List?, might've been my favorite ever. It inspired me and made me think. Actually, I haven't stopped thinking about it. There are just so many cool things out there; how can I be expected to keep my list to only five? I can't. …
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My Most Embarrassing Fitness Moment: Kristen vs. Herself

Kristen basketball player

For this edition of Question of the Week, each FBG is recounting her most embarrassing moment when it comes to working out. Buckle up…these should be fun! I'm far from the most graceful person you've ever seen, but, like Tish, I have a very healthy sense of humor and can laugh off...well, pretty …
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Finding a Lifelong Love

I ran a 5K at a golf course a couple of weeks ago, and when I walked inside to grab my post-race $1 beer (hey, if that's not incentive to hurry across the finish line, what is?), I was surprised to see one of the girls I used to coach serving the drinks. When I was her club volleyball coach, she was …
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