WTF Does That Mean? Yoga Terminology

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So, you’ve got the mat, the trendy yoga wear and a new pedicure, but are you ready to perform your first ardha matsyendrasana*? HUH? Do WHAT??? No worries, you don’t need to be a linguistic specialist to attend yoga. Thankfully all of the ancient Sanskrit terms have English translations, but …
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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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WTF Does That Mean: Pilates Terms and Definitions

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Continuing with our WTF Does That Mean Series, let's talk Pilates! My first knowledge of Pilates came from Leslie Golub of Leslie’s Total Fitness in Deerfield Ill. Leslie was trained and certified in 1989 at the New York Institute Movement Science. Her second certification came from The …
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5 Things to Know Before Juicing

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To keep your motivational mojo going, we here at FBG thought it would be fun to share the inside scoop on a few of our favorite things — from workouts to races to healthy eats. So if you’ve been wanting to try out a new healthy thing but are a bit intimidated or afraid to try it, have no fear, …
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7 Tips to Start Running and Reap the Feel-Good Rewards

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Today’s post with tips for beginner runners is provided by Life Fitness, one of our favorite providers of fitness equipment. For more fitness advice visit www.lifefitness.com or follow them on Twitter or Facebook. Do you have dreams of making this the year you put down the TV remote, step …
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Tips for Your First Scuba Dive From the Experts

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It doesn't matter what time of year it is or where in the world you live (or whether or not you're going to go on spring break --- lucky!) because there is always somewhere in the world with a beautiful beach waiting for you and with that the chance to go scuba diving. (By the way, did you know that …
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A Time-Saving Kettlebell Workout from Gin Miller

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Dude. Spring is just around the corner. And with spring --- at least for us --- comes the need to want to do something new and fresh! So when THE Gin Miller (um, she's a fitness icon!) offered to put together a time- and space-saving kettlebell workout, we grabbed our bells and got to swinging. Now …
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The Official FBG Guide to Group Cycling

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Ever had a question similar to this? "I started riding my bike last year while training for my first sprint triathlon. This year, I'd like to do a century ride. There is a weekly group ride with my gym I want to train with, but I've never ridden with others. What do I need to know before I …
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