Reforming My Workouts with the Pilates Reformer

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One of Kansas City's biggest half marathon events is in April, so you could imagine my excitement when I was able to get a bib before registration closed. This race fills up within a couple of weeks, and I jumped online soon as I saw it was time to sign up. My training was underway, and I had plenty …
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Leashes For Kids Are Looking More Appealing …

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My kids make every workout an adventure, because sometimes just getting my kids into the gym and out of the gym is the hardest part of my workout. Before my son could walk, I would take the double stroller in, which kept both kids contained until I got to the child care center. But now that I've got …
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Get Ready to Bounce With This Ball-to-the-Wall Workout

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Have I mentioned that occasionally I get called back to the gym's daycare and my workouts get cut short? I think I have a time or two --- or a million. So sometimes I have to be creative with my workouts, adding a few sprints in the gym or shooting some hoops while the kids run around and roll …
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Workouts, Interrupted: Dealing With Toddler Separation Anxiety at the Gym

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Child care was a hugely important factor in joining my new gym. I knew that my daughter would likely take some time to adjust to having me leave her at a daycare with strangers and other children, but I didn't really anticipate that it would take weeks and weeks of pretty consistent drop-offs …
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