A Two-Minute Morning Workout — While Brushing!

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Once you become a mom, the ability to multitask increases exponentially --- and out of necessity. You soothe babies while peeing, grow eyes in the back of your head to help you watch your kids while paying bills, and manage to make dinner while simultaneously spoon-feeding the baby. And because you …
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Knocked-Up Fitness Book and DVDs: Your Guide to a Fit Pregnancy

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Erica Ziel and I go back. Way back. Well, not too far, but the pregnancy fitness guru and I have done a couple of pregnancy and fitness-related Google Hangouts together and the woman knows her fit pregnancy stuff. She makes fitness accessible. Plus, she's got three kiddos and eased some of my fears …
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Prenatal Workout with Stability Ball (Or…a Great Beginner Postpartum Workout)

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I've been getting most of my working out in on the Zumba dance floor, but there are definitely days when I'm not able to make it to the gym --- or just don't have the energy to get there, if I'm being totally honest. So some days I bust out the light weights and stability ball and get to work in the …
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5 Tips for a Healthy, Energy-Filled Day

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After a burst of energy as soon as I hit my second trimester, I've been hit with fatigue at random times. I tend to be fine on days that I work --- no midday naps when I have kid-free time and there are posts to be written --- but days when I have the kids, I get worn out. I nodded off for a split …
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For the Biker Mama: Weehoo Bike Trailer and StaySharp Commuter Cuff

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When I was 12, my dad used to take my brother and me on these long bike adventures. We'd pack a snack and just ride our bicycles. Once we even ended up riding to my aunt's house about 20 miles away. I was young and tired, so I caught a ride home with my mom. I loved those days of just riding. My son …
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Working Out Like a Dog, a Sled Dog

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Over on Fit Bottomed Girls, the girls and I frequently share workouts we did to give readers an idea of what we regularly do, and to share fresh ideas so you're not getting bored popping in that same old workout DVD all the time. We also like to do it to prove that workouts don't have to mean being …
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Waiting to Thaw? These Cold-Weather Workout Tips Might Make Getting Outside More Fun

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It's this time of year that I start to get really, really antsy waiting for spring to arrive. I'm not one to head out in frigid temperatures to work out, and that's partly because it's hard to go on walks or jogs with two kids when there are piles of snow everywhere we look. But it's mostly because …
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7-Minute Tire Circuit Workout

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It's American Heart Health month, so we thought we'd spice your day up with this little workout routine. You likely use dumbbells and resistance bands in your everyday fitness routine, but unless you're a CrossFit mom, you probably don't use tires. Yep, tires! We've adapted this circuit tire workout …
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5 Aqua Aerobics Classes to Try

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As much as I adore swimming and being in the water, I've never actually taken a water aerobics class of any sort. It's always on my general agenda, but I just never get to it. My Fit Bottomed Grandma is the queen of water aerobics classes, and I really need to take a cue from her because it really …
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