Chocolate SunButter Cup Smoothie

Choco SunCup

Some days you just need a peanut butter cup! Ah the lovely peanut butter cup: that wonderful chocolate and peanut butter gooeyness that hits the spot every time. It is one of my al-time favorite treats! I am a sucker for anything chocolate peanut butter. But those lovely little morsels won't love me back! Most of the time those peanut butter cups are loaded with processed stuff and food Read More...

Merry Fitmas: Santa Barbara Bars Giveaway

Merry Fitmas! (4)

 Today is the 5th and final day of our Merry Fitmas giveaways: today we are doing a Santa Barbara Bars giveaway! The winner receives a 12-count box of Santa Barbara Bars in their choice of flavor. Santa Barbara Bars are a good source of protein (from whey) and fiber, they are gluten free and GMO free, and there is no soy protein or refined sugars in them. The current flavors are Cranberry Read More...

Merry Fitmas! CosmoBody Giveaway

Merry Fitmas! CosmoBody Giveaway

This post contains affiliate links for CosmoBody   Merry Fitmas! My Day 4 giveaway is for CosmoBody, a new fitness-on-demand website from Cosmopolitan. There are tons of workouts from expert trainers (new ones added daily) and it's very affordable. If you don't win the CosmoBody giveaway, no worries! You can get a great discount: Get a 90 Day Subscription to CosmoBody's Unlimited Workouts Read More...

Merry Fitmas! MyProtein Giveaway

Merry Fitmas! (2)

It's Day 3 of our Merry Fitmas giveaways, and today the giveaway is from MyProtein USA! The winner of this giveaway will win the 2.2lb (1 kg) bag of Impact protein powder in their choice of flavor, AND a 40 oz tub of peanut butter Feel free to follow MyProtein USA on their social media channels: Facebook Twitter Instagram Google+ Enter the MyProtein giveaway below! Ends 12/13 Some Read More...

Merry Fitmas: Fitness Prize Pack Giveaway

Merry Fitmas! Fitness Prize Pack Giveaway

It's Day 2 of the Merry Fitmas giveaways at Fit Betty! Today's giveaway is a fitness prize pack with goodies from Lorna Jane, Pro Compression, Hips Sister, and more! There's still time to enter my Day 1 giveaway, the Fashletics necklace, and you can jump in on my Instagram Conscious Box giveaway too!  This prize pack includes: 1 BodyWorks ball 1 Subway lunch tote 1 pair Pro Compression Read More...

Merry FitMas: Fashletics Giveaway

Merry Fitmas Giveaway!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! My gift to you is 4 great giveaways this week! I was originally going to put them all in one blog post but decided to go ahead and spread them out a little - one giveaway each day for the next 4 days. Lots of good stuff coming your way! You can pick and choose, or you can enter to win all 4, but you won't know what's coming next - that's a surprise! I am also Read More...

Fit Betty’s Holiday Fit Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide #1

This post contains affiliate links     Welcome to Fit Betty's annual Holiday Fit Gift Guide! There is so much great stuff out there that I actually made 2 gift guides since I couldn't fit them all on one image. Many of these items are personal favorites of mine, things I own and really love like the Hylete tank, the Über Chocolate Turtle bar, the Under Armour running jacket, and the Read More...

30/31 Fitness Challenge!

December 30/31 Challenge - FitBetty.com

I have another fitness challenge coming up next month: my December 30/31 Fitness Challenge! You can track this challenge on social media with the hashtag #30in31 This is the December 2014 30/31 Fitness Challenge on ChallengeLoop similar to the one I hosted earlier this year. It was a big hit and participants requested that we continue for another month! It is free to participate, and this isn't Read More...

8 Essential Running Tips for Beginners

8 Essential Running Tips For Beginners - FitBetty

This running tips post is sponsored by ASICS ( I was provided a pair of ASCIS Gel-Kayano 21's to review) Beginning any workout program is important, whether it's weight lifting, running, Pilates, etc. Just think about it: anyone who is truly great at something was once a beginner. But even more important than beginning a program is sticking with it over the long haul. Anyone can start a Read More...

National Eat a Cranberry Day! Cranberry Hemp Bites

Cranberry Hemp Bites

  It's National Eat A Cranberry Day today! Not to be confused of course with National Cranberry Day (Nov. 21st) or National Cranberry Relish Day (Nov. 22nd). Not confusing at all ;)You can celebrate Eat A Cranberry Day by eating a handful of cranberries (pucker up!) or by making these Cranberry Hemp Bites. I am a big fan of dried cranberries for everything: cookies, homemade protein bars, Read More...

Move of the Week: Ball Slam Burpee

Ball Slam Burpee video label

I'm back with another Move of the Week (MOW)! This exercise is the Ball Slam Burpee, one of my favorite combination moves and metabolic exercises! Most of the exercises I'm featuring in the MOW series are my favorites - that's why I'm sharing them! I had a lot of fun combining 2 of my favorite exercises, the medicine ball slam and the modified burpee. The ball slam targets the muscles in your Read More...

Move of the Week: Superman + Lat Pull Exercise

Move of the Week: Superman + Lat Pull

Hey fitness fans, I'm starting a new blog series! Each week I'll post a new Move of the Week, an exercise you can add to your workout routines for some variety and fun! My goal is to post a new move each week depending on my schedule. The first Move of the Week is the Superman + Lat Pull with a flat band, one of the low-impact but super effective exercises I use with my training clients. I am a Read More...

The #1 Way to Stay Motivated for Life

The #1 Way to Stay Motivated for Life - @Fit_Betty @SkechersGo @AmericanCancer #skechers

This fitness motivation post is sponsored by Skechers and Linqia Original photo courtesy Unsplash What's the most elusive fitness ideal that exists? Is it 6-pack abs, nice shoulders, or "thigh gaps" (just plain destructive)? Nope, it's motivation to move that will last a lifetime. That's a tricky one for even the fittest person. Striving for those physical benefits of fitness aren't bad Read More...

HempPro 70 Giveaway!

HempPro 70 Giveaway - @Fit_Betty #giveaway @ManitobaHarvest

This HempPro 70 giveaway post contains affiliate links It's time for a giveaway! I haven't done a giveaway in a while, so I decided it was time  for another one. I recently reviewed the HempPro 70 flavored hemp protein from Manitoba Harvest, and since I already love the regular HempPro 70, I teamed up with Manitoba Harvest to give away a full-sized HempPro 70 - the winner gets to pick the Read More...

Get Fit with Friends! Partner BootCamp Workouts

Get Fit with Friends!

It is not very often I get to work out with a friend, but working out with a friend can be fun! Making workout dates keeps people accountable, plus you can get a great workout while connecting with others. Jut don't get too carried away talking that you forget to workout! I came up with both of these workouts for a fitness class I was subbing last week and I decided to throw in some partner Read More...

What do You do When Your Body Quits?

What do You do When Your Body Quits?

  Dealing with injury and chronic illness can be mentally and emotionally exhausting, not to mention your budget. Staying positive when you're dealing with injury can be rough, sometimes it feels like your body is giving up on you and it's an uphill fight against your own body. I just found out last week that I have a hip disorder (femoral acetabular impingement, aka FAI) combined with Read More...

Fit for Two: Do’s and Don’ts for a Fit Pregnancy

Fit for Two: Do's and Don'ts for a Fit Pregnancy - @Fit_Betty #fitness #prenatalfitness

  First off, nope, I'm not expecting, but I am training someone who is pregnant and they inspired me to write this post. My client and I were talking the other day about what we see on the internet about women's fitness, and I realized that many pregnant women out there may want to be active, but they might not know where to start or what is safe to do. There is so much health and Read More...