Try It at Home: Bust a Move Dance and Strength Workout

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I'm really enjoying the triathlon off-season this year. I'm still getting out on my bike now and again, and I've gotten in some great runs this winter, but I've also been making yoga, strength training and dance classes a much more regular thing. Specifically, I've been hitting hip hop classes as …
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30-Minute ‘Power Rock Climb’ Workout Playlist

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This 30-minute workout playlist will honor you inner flannel-wearing, EMO-loving self with a selection of power rock songs that will kick your butt and really work those leg muscles. This will work for whatever cardio equipment you use, including the elliptical, treadmill or indoor bike. This …
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Workout I Did: Making The FBG Workout Challenge My Own

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The January Fit Bottomed Challenge couldn’t have come at a better time! My fitness routine had gotten out of balance and I was starting to feel a little jiggle in my wiggle. A concerted effort toward yoga and meditation had successfully pumped up my psyche, but unfortunately not my muscles, so I …
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30-Minute Workout Playlist That’ll Make You Wanna Dance

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If you are like me, you love dance music --- in spite of a total lack of ability to actually, you know, dance. But here is the great thing about working out on a treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike: you can crank up the funky tunes without exposing your “Elaine from Seinfeld” moves to the whole …
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Workout I Did: Super-Set Full-Body Workout

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David Allan Coe may have written the perfect country western song, but Tom Venuto, author of The Body Fat Solution came up with the perfect muscle-building, metabolism-boosting full-body workout. Here’s why I like it:  You can do it at home or in a gym with just a few sets of dumbbells and your …
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Indoor Rowing: What You Need to Know — and a Workout to Try It!

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Have you tried indoor rowing yet? Ah, you have to! It's such a great low-impact workout that's full body and pretty darn fun. But, we'll admit, if you've never been on the indoor rower before, it can be a bit intimidating. Or, actually, pretty easy to get your row on without the best of form if you …
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30-Minute Pop Interval Workout Playlist

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One of my favorite parts of my job as a group fitness instructor is creating workout playlists. I see myself as part DJ and part motivational coach with a dash of athleticism thrown in for good measure. Fit Bottomed Girls asked me to come up with a few new workout playlists (with workouts!) that you …
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Workout I Did: One Hike To Rule Them All

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I'm almost ashamed to admit it, but I've never read any of the Lord of The Rings books, nor have I watched the movies. Given that it's one of the most popular books and films of all time, I'm sure it's quite an excellent story. Still, it's just never appealed to me. This bothers my husband, Neil …
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