A Beyoncé Hour: The Workout Inspired By Queen Bey

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Hi. My name is Tish, and I am an a Beyoncé minion. All hail Queen Bey! Yep, I'm one of those folks who can't get enough of the woman. I love Beyonce's music! I love her dancing! I love her physical strength! I love her inner Sasha! I love her umph! I love her energy! Yeah, I could go on and on. …
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Pet Rock Buddy Workout: Or, the Best Workout I’ve EVER Done — For Two Huge Reasons

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I'm going to go ahead and declare this my best post on FBG, EVER. Not because it's, like, my best piece of writing or anything, but because, well, on this day something big happened. Really, really life-changing big. First awesome thing: Lauren Sesselman. She happened to be in Kansas City, and we …
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The Better Mood Workout

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Working out despite [fill in your road block of choice] deserves a pat on the back. Last week, I was on my way to the gym when I received a world-stopping message that had me so stressed I walked into my gym and had to force myself not to cry. I was super stressed out, super overwhelmed and super …
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Deck of Cards Workout: 10-Minutes, No Equipment, Full-Body

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Need a workout you can do pretty much anywhere, with no equipment that hits your entire body and is totally effective in 10 minutes? Oh, yeah, we got that today with the Deck of Cards workout! That's right, the next video in our Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet series (you didn't miss week one …
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Dance HiiT by Jazzercise DVD Review — Not for the Uncoordinated

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The last time I did a workout DVD was probably Billy Blanks' Tae Bo in the 90s --- and I was born in the 90s so you can probably guess how serious I was about that. So when FBG gave me some workout DVDs to check out, I thought I'd go for some Jazzercise. I figured, you know, I took dance classes in …
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Review: Working Out at Home With the Bowflex TreadClimber

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Seeing that I haven't belonged to a traditional health club in three-plus years (Whoa --- the Fit Pit is like my second home!), I haven't been on a treadmill or elliptical much recently. And --- confession --- although I love my burpees, weights and outdoor runs, sometimes I actually kind of miss …
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Workout I Did (and Survived!): Orangetheory Fitness

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I'm always looking for a new challenging workout (why I go to the gym that I do!). And I remember reading Crystal's recount of her time at an Orangetheory Fitness class and thinking to myself: "Man, that sounds hard/fun! Too bad there's not one in Kansas City yet." Then, boom! One opened in …
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Get Sweaty on Vacation: Beach Interval Workout

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Between hiking and kayaking and cycling and surfing (well, trying to, anyway) in Hawaii, I didn't fit in as many traditional workouts as I typically do while on a vacation. However, I still managed to sweat it up before happy hour a time or two, and this particular workout is one I'll keep in mind …
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