tips

Pet Fitness Tips: Our Fave Pet Writers Talk Furry Fitness

pet writers

When it comes to pets and fitness, we're not the only ones with tails wagging. Some of my favorite veterinarians and pet bloggers have a lot to say on the topic, too, so I asked them to drop a little of their pet-fitness-tips knowledge on us for Fit Bottomed Pets Week! …
Read More

8 Healthy Living Tips I’ve Learned From My Pets

dog picture

I am most definitely a pet person. I've always had dogs and cats, and honestly, loving them is a big part of who I am. I might be an entirely different person without them in my life, and I definitely don't think I'd have learned these eight healthy living lessons very well without them (and you …
Read More

Lucky’s Life Lessons on Patience and Acceptance

Lucky-slide-435

Last year was a busy one. I bought my first ever brand new car, got married on the sly and rescued Lucky, a 4-year-old Border Collie-Schipperke mix. Trained, housebroken, walks well on a leash and ... petrified of everyone. She was quite the departure from my last super-social fur baby, but I was …
Read More

The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: You Deserve to Be the Best Version of Yourself

You-deserve-to-be-best-version-435

You've probably been told all your life (either by the media, others or yourself) that you'd look a little better if you just [insert ridiculous thing here]. Whether it's "lost those last 5 pounds" or "got to the gym" or "slept more" or even something as crazy as "got botox" or "got a nose job," …
Read More

Order This, Not That: 4 ‘Healthy’ Foods That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

eating-out-healthy-435

This post with tips for eating out healthy originally appeared on April 1, 2009. We're republishing it today because it's just so darn awesome we had to share it again! We make it no secret here at FBG headquarters that we’re all about everything in moderation. We splurge at times just like …
Read More

Celeb Trainer Alex Isaly Talks KettleWorX, Motivation and How to Use Kettlebells!

MasterTrainers0803-435

A few months ago, I got to demo a super cool new group exercise classes that uses kettlebells for a crazy good full-body workout: KettleWorX. So when I heard that KettleWorX was coming out with an at-home workout program and that we could pick the brain of Lead Trainer Alex Isaly on it and more, …
Read More

There Are No Expiration Dates: 7 Ways to Ease Back Into Fitness

dude week thumb

It's an FBG blog takeover! For Fit Bottomed Dudes' Week each of the FBG's husbands are taking over his wife's blog for a post on, well, anything they'd like. Today, Mark Arana (gym manager and trainer, NASM-certified) takes over Tish's blog to drive home the idea that there are no expiration dates …
Read More

The #FBGAntiDiet Challenge: Focus on What’s Really Important

Focus-your-mental-energy-435

Guys! Our book comes out in less than two months. Two months! The countdown is sooo on. And one of the most important lessons from The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet is this nugget of wisdom. What's really the most important thing to you? Is it your family? You career? Your pets? Your friends? …
Read More