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Advice for This Year’s Graduating Class

Reebok recently created the MOST inspiring video with advice for this year’s graduating class. It gave us chills, seriously. Whether or not you do or have done CrossFit or are graduating or not, it’s got some life lessons we can all take t…

Instructor Training and The Importance Of Continuing Education

Focus There are dozens of ways in which future instructors receive training. Some programs meet national standards-others miss the mark entirely. How can instructors evaluate various training programs? What should they include? How important is it that…

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

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 […]

Get Legit for Fit: ‘Starting’ My Fitness Education

Get Legit for Fit: 'Starting' My Fitness Education

So when Jenn and I first started Fit Bottomed Girls in 2008 (holy cow, by the way!), we billed ourselves as one fitness professional and one normal gal who provided that non-expert take on fitness. I was the normal gal, and while I obviously have gobs of experience in working out, I didn’t have any […]