Indoor Rowing: What You Need to Know — and a Workout to Try It!

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Have you tried indoor rowing yet? Ah, you have to! It's such a great low-impact workout that's full body and pretty darn fun. But, we'll admit, if you've never been on the indoor rower before, it can be a bit intimidating. Or, actually, pretty easy to get your row on without the best of form if you …
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30-Minute Pop Interval Workout Playlist

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One of my favorite parts of my job as a group fitness instructor is creating workout playlists. I see myself as part DJ and part motivational coach with a dash of athleticism thrown in for good measure. Fit Bottomed Girls asked me to come up with a few new workout playlists (with workouts!) that you …
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Pole Fitness for All: 7 Tips to Give It a Try

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We are thrilled to have guest writer, Lauren Engle, today sharing some tips she learned while learning pole fitness! She is a 20-something South Jersey native trying to survive the Baltimore/DC Metro grind. She has a desk job that has to be supplemented with house/yardwork and pole fitness. When …
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Workout I Did: Fast/Slow, Up/Down

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Two things can up the ante in your workouts: adding faster intervals and adding incline of some sort. When you do both in one cardio workout? Well, it makes for one kick-ass sweat session! This 25-minute cardio workout can be done whether you're inside on a treadmill or outside with a hill or stairs …
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Workout I Did: Cardio Push Workout

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Looking for a good cardio workout that gets your heart rate up but also works your core and your upper-body in kind of a sneaky way? Yep, that's the workout I just did at The Fit Pit --- and I'm sharing it today! Now, for this --- what I'm calling the "Cardio Push Workout" --- I had to make some …
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Workout We Want to Try: City Row

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We've written about SELF Magazine's Girl vs. Sweat series before, and it's seriously awesome. Laura Prangley is HILARIOUS. We so want to work out with her. And hang out with her. This workout she did recently at City Row is no joke! And, it looks like she did a great job in it. It just kept going, …
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Take the 3-Minute Roxanne Burpee Challenge

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So, this isn't a totally new idea (especially in the CrossFit world), but it's a super fun one --- especially if you love good tunes and have a love/hate relationship with the burpee. We've done it at my gym The Fit Pit a few times as a warm-up, but it also makes for a super quick and good …
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High Fives: A Fun Partner Workout Move

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It's been weeks since the IDEA Conference, and I'm still on a happy high from all the wonderful people I met and all the information I learned. It was all kinds of good. One of my favorite moments from the weekend would have to be the workout Douglas Brooks put me through. I learned so many great …
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