That Company You Keep

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Proverbs, Plato, Confucius, poets, self-help gurus and a slew of motivational speakers agree: "You become like those whom you spend the most time." And nowhere is this premise more apropos then when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. You may think you’re a strong-minded individualistic sort, …
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15 Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

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Super busy day? We've all been there. But, if you're stuck at work and can't find the time to get out for a workout, no worries --- you can still squeeze in a little fitness and feel-good stretching at your workplace. Really! Behold 15 exercises you can do at your desk, courtesy of …
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Tips for Your First Kettlebell Class

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What used to be the province of Russian body builders, kettlebells are gaining in popularity at gyms and fitness studios with a diverse group of fitness seekers. This one piece of equipment can provide an excellent cardiovascular and strength-training workout in record time and can be mastered by …
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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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