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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How to Get the Most Out of At-Home Dance Workouts

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Ever done a dance workout DVD and felt totally lost? Or just felt like you weren't getting the most out of it because you struggled to get the moves? Have no fear, Atisheh is here! Atisheh is a lifelong student of bellydance and obsessed with workout and dance DVDs of all kinds. Today she's sharing …
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Love Premium Denim: Stretchy Jeans Perfect for New Moms

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It would be a perfect world if, as new moms, we walked out of the delivery room with a new baby and our old pre-pregnancy jeans on our fit bottoms. But alas, it is not a perfect world, so most women are stuck wearing maternity gear for months after delivering their babies. Or you're stuck in the …
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Fitness and Food Trends: Test Your Trend Knowledge!

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When it comes to fitness and food, are you trendy? For me, I might try the new trend, but I usually stick with what I like, regardless of if it's trendy or not. According to this food and fitness infographic from MyFitnessPal, Zumba has trended down in popularity while SoulCycle and wearable fitness …
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The Indoor Stairs Workout (Or, Trying to Get My Baby to Nap in Her Crib)

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I've got a workout for you to try. The only thing you need is a baby, a crib and a set of stairs. Now that we've passed the newborn-sleep-everywhere-and-anywhere stage, I'm trying to get my 4-month-old angel of a baby on a regular sleep schedule. She's falling into a pattern and getting …
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