My Personal Training Certification Update: CPR Training and A Lesson in Reading the Fine(ish) Print


So, as you all know, I’ve decided to get my personal training certification from the American Council on Exercise to add some book cred to my already phenomenal street cred (I kid! I kid! But not really because I am here, and we wrote a book!). I got my study materials books early this year and have …
Read More

9 Things to Know About Personal Training Sessions


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, …
Read More

How to Get the Most out of Personal Training Online


So many more workouts are going online these days. From group exercise (like Erin tried!) to personal training, the days of "having" to go to the gym for a good sweat session with a fitness professional are over. You can do so much over the web! But, online personal training does have some unique …
Read More

Living With a Fit Bottomed Dude

Typical FBD baggage

Why are you reading about dude-related stuff? Because it’s Fit Bottomed Dudes’ Week, that’s why! Click here for all the special posts, and please share with the guys in your life!  Living with a Fit Bottomed Dude is definitely interesting. It involves 24/7 fit talk. The man manages a gym, he …
Read More

How the Fitness Industry Could Suck Less and Help Newbies More

My bud Leah over at Mamavation recently posed an interesting question out into the web-o-sphere: What is wrong with the health/fitness industry and what can be changed? And, naturally, I had an opinion on the matter. (Me? No way!) As a certified member of the fitness community and a former …
Read More

The Man Behind Jay-Z & Beyoncé’s Fitness


Anyone who has seen the Single Ladies video knows that Beyoncé is in hella-good shape. And just who is to credit for that bootylicious body? The trainer Marco Borges, who has also trained Jay-Z and Gwen Stefani (rumored, although he wouldn't comment), is the writer of the book Power Moves and the …
Read More