Tips for Your Child’s First Swim Lesson

If you’ve been following us on Instagram (come check us out! @FitBottomedMama), you may seen a few posts or Insta stories about my daughter’s experience at Goldfish Swim School. (Spoiler: They let her try a few months of swim lessons on the house, and it’s been awesome!) Today, in addition...

Podcast Ep 104: Patricia Moreno of IntenSati, Part 2

If you loved the first half of our interview with Patricia Moreno, creator of IntenSati, then Part 2 is gonna rock your socks, because none of us — Patricia included — hold anything back. Patricia was, at one point, the highest paid instructor in New York City and consistently rated...

What You Need to Know About Diet Culture

We’ve been writing a lot more about diet culture these days. And while a lot of us are on the fad-diets-don’t-work-and-aren’t-worth-it train (choo, choo — and yay, yay!), it’s important to be aware that diet culture is sneaky. And it’s everywhere. And there are loads of ways for...

YogaClub Review: Affordable Om Fashion in a Box That Gives Back

Everyone loves getting packages in the mail. And packages that contain a full, beautiful workout outfit, curated by a stylist just for you with your specific needs and likes in mind? We call that winning. Big time. I got my first YogaClub box about a month ago, and,...

My Mexican-Inspired Friend Feast

Ah, Friend Feast. My favorite annual non-holiday event. (If you’re new around here: What started as a potluck-type Friendsgiving many years ago morphed into a multi-course dinner party and now — with a table set for 13 friends this year — it’s probably the biggest event we host...

10 Books That Should Be Required Reading for Parents-to-Be

What to Expect When You’re Expecting is on your bookshelf. You’ve leafed through Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth. You’ve even devoured The Happiest Baby on the Block. But what other books should you check out as a parent-to-be or new parent? Well, there are lots of awesome new...

A Beginner’s Guide to Picking Up a Barbell: Part 2

Welcome back for Part 2 of this beginner barbell guide! If you missed Part 1, read that first as it covers the basics of equipment and etiquette. And remember that while you may think you’re the only one in the gym who doesn’t know the basics, I...

6 “Weak” Feminine Traits That You Should Totally Embrace

Ever been told that you’re “too sensitive” or “too emotional” or that you need “real facts to support a feeling” at work? Yeah, you’re not alone. Amy Stanton (founder of Stanton & Co, a company built to promote female athletes) and Catherine Connors (former EIC of wrote a...

The Hottest Food Trends of 2019

Here are Fit Bottomed Eats, we’re lucky in that we get the scoop on new healthy foods before they hit the shelves. And, lately, we’ve seen some big trends that are starting to pop. Here are the five hottest food trends we’ve got our eyeballs on — and...

The Pregnancy Diary of Two-Time Ironman Finisher

Pregnancy is a truly personal experience, and every mama should do what feels right for her (and what her doc recommends, of course). But it’s always interesting to see how different women handle the various challenges that each trimester has to offer — and what felt right...


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