A Day in the Life of Kerri Walsh Jennings (Plus How to Feel Confident in a Bikini!)


When I say we here at FBG are big Kerri Walsh Jennings fans, I mean it. First, FBG Kristen is such a big fan that she goes to see her play live (lucky!). Second, we FLIP OUT when she Tweets us and says stuff like this. @FitBottomedGirl I follow you because my goal is literally to be a …
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5 Tips to Gain Swimsuit Confidence


The pools are open! Which means it's swimsuit season. And don't worry --- we're not about to do some silly post on how to get your body "bikini-ready." (It already is; put on a bikini!) BUT, what we do want to share is a super fabulous guest post on swimsuit confidence from Erin Risius, the program …
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8 Tips to Rock That Swimsuit This Summer

The focus this summer should be on having FUN! Not what you look like in your swimsuit. Credit: Evil Erin

The following is a post sponsored by ViSalus. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Thought this was going to be one of those do-this-exact-workout and follow-this-meal-plan kinda posts? Think again! Like we do with all things here at FBG, feeling good about yourself and your body starts …
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Ask the FBGs: What Do I Wear for a Triathlon?


Today we’re featuring an Ask the FBGs post, where readers like you ask the FBGs for advice. Nothing is off limits, although we do prefer that it’s fitness or nutrition related, so send your undying health questions to [email protected] You just might see them posted on the site in the …
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Swim Season Is (Almost) Here! FINIS AquaPulse and Aqua Sphere Swimwear


When I started taking swimming classes a couple of years ago, I took to it like a duck takes to, well, swimming in water, I guess. I grew up swimming in lakes and pools, so the strength and lack of fear was there---I just had to learn the technique. Since then, I've learned a lot, and believe it …
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6 Ways to Feel Confident in Your Swimsuit


Have you ever felt happy and free on the beach? Where you could simply stand there—half-naked in your swimsuit—and feel not only comfortable but also confident? Where every time you move, you weren't trying to cover up your "problem areas" or sucking your stomach in? Or, worst of all, you weren't …
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6 Athletic Swimsuits You Will Actually Want to Show Off


It's hard enough to look confident in that one special bathing suit that you devote multiple shopping trips to picking out, let alone a sports swimsuit you got stuck with as an only option. Let's be honest, a one-piece sports swimsuit made for laps around the pool, or worse, staying put while …
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