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Take the 10-Minute Push-Up and Plank Challenge

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Got 10 minutes? Then you can do this killer 10-minute push-up and plank challenge! I did a version of this at my gym The Fit Pit a few months back, and now it's my go-to upper-body and core workout when I can't get to the gym and don't have a lot of time, but want to do something. Or when I'm …
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Da Vinci BodyBoard Review: The Next Generation of Core Boards

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It’s hard to believe, but I have been writing for Fit Bottomed Girls for more than two years (wow!)! And in that time I have met a variety of incredible fitness people and taken more than my fair share of fancy new classes all over New York City. However, no one has ever offered to drop by my place …
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Review: FLIP FLOP Abs Workout DVD (Plus Bonus Interview!)

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Fitz Koehler, the badass blonde behind FLIP FLOP Abs, has been a friend of mine for years. It started out with me training with her more than 10 years ago and developed into a friendship that even our dogs share. Now, that might make you think that offering to review her breakout core fitness DVD …
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Workout I Did: All the Planks! (ALL of Them!)

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I've always harbored a real affinity for planks. Number one, they're (relatively) easy to do wherever you are --- they require so little room that I've done them in New York hotel rooms. (I might've had my head at one wall and my feet near the other, but still, I could do it.) Number two, you can …
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Spring Clean Your Core With This Workout

Grab a towel and get your core workout on!

'Tis the time for spring cleaning! But besides just scrubbing those windows and swapping out your winter wardrobe for your summery dresses, we think spring should also be a time for beautifying your workouts. So if you've been stuck in a winter-workout rut, try this core workout from Linda …
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Shrink Belly Fat With This Denise Austin Workout DVD

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The first workout DVD I ever owned was one by Denise Austin. She seems to never fail, and talk about a woman who defies aging. I think it's about time we bottle her up and sell her age-defying solution across the world, what do you think? Well, since we all know magic potions usually don't work, …
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Getting Ripped With Bob Harper’s Totally Ripped Core DVD

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I have a secret. This is my first Bob Harper DVD—gasp! I can actually envision Jenn’s disbelief rushing across her face. Trust me, it’s not something I’m proud of, but better late than never, right? I was stoked to see his newest DVD come in the mail. As a huge (and I do mean HUGE) fan of the The …
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Workout DVD Review: Shiva Rea’s Core Yoga

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Yesterday I got to share my Q&A with yoga guru and all-around awesome chick Shiva Rea. And today, as promised, I'm sharing my thoughts on her latest DVD Core Yoga! There are three things you must know about this DVD. One, it's awesome. Two, it's hippity-dippity. And three, it's a compilation of …
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Review: Cardio Core 4×4 by Jay Cardiello

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So the cover got my attention for obvious reasons. Nice abs, Jay Cardiello. Nice abs, indeed. But then the title caught my eye, too. A 20-minute no-gym workout that will transform your body? Get huge results in just a little bit of time a day? Well, that sounds good, but nothing particularly new, ya …
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Canyon Ranch: Strong & Sculpted Workout DVD Review

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If you know and love fitness like I do, then the words Canyon Ranch may make you melt. Canyon Ranch is a dream getaway for every Fit Bottomed Girl who wants an experience full of healthy eating, fitness, overall wellness and, of course, spa treatments—I’m sore here, here and here…ahh much better. …
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