This Stuff Is Basically Magic for Your Hands

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If you do a lot of heavy weight-lifting, rock-climbing or spend lots of time on the bar doing pull-ups and such, you know the pain of shredding your hands. The pain that starts when you first have a callus tear and later makes something as simple as washing your hair THE MOST PAINFUL THING YOU'VE …
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Best Arm and Shoulder Workouts to Rock That Bridesmaid Dress

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It's time for another installment of our exciting new series of guest posts from some of the awesome fitness professionals at BeFiT. Each month, these good folks will be bringing you tips, workouts and more to help you be your fittest! Such as this post with how you can boost your arm and shoulder …
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My Plan of Attack to Get Back on Track

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I’ve been at this healthy lifestyle biz a long time (has it been three decades?!) and even a seasoned veteran like myself can get off track. The signs are easy to recognize: wonky digestion, a strong gravitational pull toward sweat pants and a general slug-like feeling. My first rule: don’t …
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A Seven–Minute Workout To Celebrate Our Seven-Year Birthday!

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Our Fit Bottoms are turning seven! Can you believe it? And to celebrate, we’ve got a science-based seven-minute workout developed by the exercise gurus at the American College of Sports Medicine that’s sure to spank our little butts. It comes with its own handy app, too; download it to your …
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The 1% Workout

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Attitudes are changing --- slowly, but the prevailing opinion of the masses is that one has to be some kind of exercise fanatic or food extremist to commit to a healthy lifestyle. A 5 a.m. workout is not mandatory; neither is a tearful farewell to your last ever French fry. The truth is it …
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15 Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

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Super busy day? We've all been there. But, if you're stuck at work and can't find the time to get out for a workout, no worries --- you can still squeeze in a little fitness and feel-good stretching at your workplace. Really! Behold 15 exercises you can do at your desk, courtesy of …
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TRX Suspension Training Workout: 5 Do-Anywhere Exercises

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Recently, I was introduced to TRX training and I cannot get enough. TRX was developed and born in the Navy SEALs — that alone tells you it's pretty badass. TRX suspension training combines strength, balance, core stability and flexibility. It's a nice change from the stacks of weights many of us use …
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Tips for Your First Kettlebell Class

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What used to be the province of Russian body builders, kettlebells are gaining in popularity at gyms and fitness studios with a diverse group of fitness seekers. This one piece of equipment can provide an excellent cardiovascular and strength-training workout in record time and can be mastered by …
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