Hit the Track (And Let the Kids Run, Too)

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I recently shared this track workout over on Fit Bottomed Girls, and I thought it would be the perfect fit for mamas looking for a challenging workout. Also, I've been busy, so this was an easy post to throw in here! Hashtag honest journalism. Truly though, if you're like me, you're jumping for joy …
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The 20/20 Sidewalk Circuit Workout

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When you're a parent, there comes the funny point in time when your kids are becoming more independent, but still require constant supervision. Like my kids can be outside playing on the swing set just fine for hours, but there is that one moment when someone requires rescuing because they bit off …
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Yoga for Kids: Dinosaurs and Outer Space Adventures!

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My kids are used to me throwing in workout DVDs. They get really excited and pull out the yoga mats even if no yoga mat is needed. They'll play along with "exercise" until they fatigue or get bored, and then they move along to do their own things. I'm not sure why "their own thing" always involves …
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No Gap About It: My Thighs Are BFFs (And I Like It)

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Whenever I hear the term "thigh gap," I cringe. Whenever I hear anything on social media about the extremes that young girls are going to just to have that gap --- that little bit of light shine through --- crushes me. It makes me want to scream and yell and shake them. The truth is, I used to be …
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10 Weight-Loss Mistakes Moms Make

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Today's post comes courtesy of Lindsay Brin, a pre/post-natal fitness expert on the BeFit network, the top Fitness Expert for Mommy Coach and DVD fitness professional. For nearly 15 years, she’s been helping women achieve healthier bodies and minds. She has starred, choreographed and designed 43 …
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This Fit Mama Rocks ‘Thriller’ — On Her Due Date

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This woman is seriously my hero. Her husband has just last month been diagnosed with testicular cancer and she's 40 weeks pregnant, and yet here she is, on her due date rocking --- and totally killing --- the Thriller dance. She had heard that it would induce labor --- and we're willing to bet that …
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The Importance of Mom Friends

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Motherhood is an insane journey to be on. Not only do you find yourself loving little creatures more than anything in the world, but you find yourself dealing with all kinds of unimaginable circumstances that you've never encountered before. You find yourself wondering things like: How does one …
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Glowing Green Smoothie

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I know we just ran a green fertility smoothie recipe last week, but can you really have too many green smoothie recipes? I think not. And as I daydream about warmer mornings --- seriously, the chill factor seriously cramps my smoothie style --- I'm bookmarking this Glowing Green Smoothie recipe to …
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Pregnancy Pains, Woes and Wishes

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For the last 30 weeks I have been nauseated, struggling to keep my face from turning green and my food from coming up. I have started to wobble instead of walk, and I rely on my toddler to help reach my shoes. I feel confident that this is my last pregnancy, so I feel that I should embrace it and …
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