Project Beach Body’s Meal Plan: A Week One Recap

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I recently shared my plan to take on That Clean Life's Project Beach Body challenge --- a two-week meal plan that focuses on eating clean. Now that I'm a week in, I wanted to share my thoughts.  It's really been an eye-opener for me. I feel so good, I can’t describe how GOOD I feel! There were so …
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My Experience as a Personal Training Client: I Met My Fitspiration!

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They say people come into your life at the right time, and I've definitely learned that to be true. I suffered a hamstring and meniscus injury at the beginning of the year and was down about myself. My fit friend was down for the count from an injury and surgery as well. For me, I perform best when …
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Deck of Cards Workout: Quick, Full-Body and No Equipment Needed!

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I know moms are super busy, and it's really hard to carve out an hour to hit the gym. That's why I wanted to share the third video in our 10-part The Fit Bottomed Girls Anti-Diet video series with all of the mamas in the house. In it, Jenn goes over a 10-minute workout that needs no equipment --- …
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11 Tips for First Trimester Workouts

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You may be lucky in pregnancy and miss out on dreaded morning sickness. But practically universally, one early pregnancy symptom that is unavoidable is the exhaustion. The fatigue and sleepiness that sets in during the first trimester is like nothing I've ever experienced before. Struggling to make …
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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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