Self Defense Tips From Krav Maga Expert Jarrett Arthur

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When I was in college, I took a course in self-defense, partly because I realized it was something I should know more about, but also, I figured it would be an easy A. Imagine my surprise upon getting a dreaded B (yeah, I was one of those students) on my first paper. We were asked to describe an …
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Here We Go Round: Trying 9Round Fitness

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Today’s 9Round review is from Jennifer Schlozman, a former Weight Watchers Leader Ambassador who’s a runner and triathlete --- and she completed her first half marathon this year. With enthusiasm for group workouts and finding fit friends, she considers herself a loser when it comes to weight and a …
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Les Mills Combat: Let the Fighting Begin…

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Kelsey is at it again! For the next few months, she'll be sharing her thoughts and experience trying Les Mills Combat. Follow her journey with the workout system, post by post! I’ll be honest. When I first looked at the Les Mills Combat DVD and sample video, I was a bit intimidated. I’m not the …
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Jump Up, Jump Up and Get Down With CrossRope

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I always knew jump-roping was a good activity. I mean, hello, do it for a few minutes and your heart will be a pumpin'. But it wasn't until I started doing more CrossFit-style workouts that I got the full gist of the jump rope. The heart-beating-out-of-your-chest gist. And with the number of …
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Empower Boxing Boot Camp: 12 Rounds of Striking Beauties Are Gonna Knock You Out!

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A few weeks ago I wrote about attending a special 12 Rounds Boxing Boot Camp class presented by Empower Fitness and led by four-time World Champion boxer Jamie “The Hurricane” Clampitt of Striking Beauties, which is a women’s boxing gym based in North Attleboro, Mass. Recently, those same folks sent …
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Kick Your Workout Up a Notch With Boxing Boot Camp and Boxer Jamie Clampitt

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The boot-camp craze is not going away anytime soon, as its promise for quick results in a fun, fast-paced environment is really catching on with people. But now imagine that same boot-camp-style class with a bad-ass four-time world champion boxer. Then you will know what it is like to take a Boxing …
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8 Triathlon Training Tips from Laila Ali

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Every mom deserves major props, but only the most kick-butt mama can earn the Fit Bottomed Mama of the Year title. (It's like Fit Bottomed Girl of the Year but a healthy mom—brill, right?) Last year it was Alison Sweeney, who champions health and fitness as host of The Biggest Loser. This year? …
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A Yin Yang Fusion Workout to Try (& 5 DVD Giveaway!)

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Some say that "a girl can never have too many shoes," and while that is true, we prefer the phrase, "a girl can never have too many workout moves." Which is why we're psyched to share this video clip today! The amazingly talented Jessica Smith and Sensei Guillermo Gomez (remember them from this …
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Punch It Out with KnockOut Abs

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I'm always a sucker for workouts where you get to hit something. Maybe it's because I don't have a correct outlet for my PMS or maybe I'm a little sadistic, but it's definitely stress relieving. So when the creator of KnockOut Abs (you may have seen it in infomercials as it was originally marketed …
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Shadow Boxed Out

Back when the Fit Bottomed Girls' site was just a young little bugger, we told you about a new 24 Hour Fitness class called Everlast Shadow Box. Well, now that we're a seasoned two-month-old toddler (FBG years are akin to dog years, for the record), we've had time to get up from behind our computers …
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