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Which way do you go? Do you turn around and go home? Skip the workout? Half-ass it? Twice this week I had opportunity to *just* skip the workout. Scenario 1: I wanted to try out the Zumba class at this particular time. I’ve done Zumba before (love it!) but this was my first time to try out … [Read more…]

Each month, we bring you totally new and awesome monthly fitness calendar that focuses on helping you scare some tone into those flabby parts of your body! This month we’re focusing on the bat wings, back fat, and jiggly arms. EEEEEKKKKK!! Let’s get rid of that junk and firm up our upper bodies, you … [Read more…]

Got your attention, yet?! I’m here to talk about eye candy, specifically eye candy at the gym.  You see, most of the time when I exercise a the gym, it’s during prime-time mommy time.  Meaning, a morning week day between the hours of 8:30am and 11am.  The older kids have been dropped off at … [Read more…]

May is almost upon us! In the past few months, we’ve gotten our abdomens bikini-ready {or at least tankini-ready}, and our asses are looking more fabulous than ever. Are you ready for MAD MUSCLE MAY? Once again, we have three exercises for you. The goal of these monthly mini-workouts is to fit in … [Read more…]

Welcome to Bootcamp! There’s no whining or excuses allowed here, so check them at the door, please! Only heavy breathing and grunting, and some WOOTS will be accepted! If you haven’t read our Intro to Shrinking Bootcamp, be sure to check it out! From the Trainer: “One of the nice things about … [Read more…]

My wife and I are usually pretty good workout partners. Sometimes we just pop in a DVD and knock out a solid circuit routine and for others times we throw the kids in the running buggy head out for a run. Despite our days of synergy sometimes it’s a battle to agree on anything at all and the end … [Read more…]

Are your jeans too tight? Well look no further, because next Wednesday, March 2nd, we’re kicking off a brand new weight-loss and fitness challenge here at the Sisterhood! Here are some of the details you’ll need know before we get started: Challenge dates: March 2nd – April 13th (a total of 6 … [Read more…]

I am so excited to share this week’s picks with you! Usually it’s just Christy and I emailing links back and forth and making each other read this and look at that… Now I get to make YOU look, too! How fun! **I have been following Shawna’s styleberry blog for a few weeks now, mostly because she … [Read more…]

It’s Tuesday and you know what that means, right?! It’s time to workout with the Sisterhood on Twitter! The Tworkout will start at 8 p.m. CT – 9 ET/7 MT/6 PT. Make sure you’re following us on Twitter and use the #tworkout hashtag in your tweets. If you want to join in a little early, we’ll be on … [Read more…]

A couple of months ago, I landed in a fitness rut. I was running, running, running. And the weight? Not budging. Muffin top? It was still there. I knew I was working hard, but nothing was happening. I felt like I was in a hamster wheel. One night at the gym, I was going whole hog on the … [Read more…]

It’s Spring. Can I get a HECK YES?! [raises roof] Time to get outdoors. Hit the trail. Get some fresh air. Eat some trail mix. Be one with the wilderness (okay, I got a little carried away). Yep – it’s hiking season! If you’ve never been much of a hiker, I’ve got to tell you, it’s some … [Read more…]

That’s right! You heard me! In celebration of the Olympic Winter Games, we are hosting our own bad-ass Olympic games right here at The Sisterhood. All shapes, sexes, athletic-abilities, and sizes are welcome to join in! Fun events will be featured on the ‘hood each day for 10 days straight, … [Read more…]

**Technical issues with the download, so see below for the Tworkout!*** It Tuesday, and that can only mean one thing: Last Chance Tworkouts! So here’s the skinny: Follow the Sisterhood on Twitter! Join us while we watch the Biggest Loser. We’ll Tweet a workout (Tworkout) for you to … [Read more…]

Hey Sisters (and Brothers)! It’s Melissa (TheDailyMel) sneaking in with a guest post today.  As you may remember, I was one of the lucky winners of the new EAS Active More Workouts fitness game for the Wii recently during the big Shrink-a-Versary Giveaway extravaganza.  Since I’ve had it for a … [Read more…]

More Workouts is the newest fitness game from EA SPORTS Active. Like Personal Trainer, More Workouts guides you through pre-set workouts, just like a personal trainer would in the gym. The beauty is you don’t have to pay personal trainer prices and you can get an amazing workout without ever taking … [Read more…]