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7 Tips For The Busy Mom Training For A Half-Marathon

When you’re a busy mom, it can be difficult to keep up with some of your favorite hobbies and goals. This is especially true for activities that require a time commitment—like training for a half-marathon. Most half-marathon training programs offer twelve- or sixteen-week plans. During that time, runners typically run anywhere between three to six […]

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Strong Mom Bods Help Us Get the Job Done

I am not one for diets and fitness crazes. First of all, food is delicious. Letting someone who whipped up a new fad with lots of rules run my life means I’d get less of that delicious food. No, thanks. Secondly, there is plenty of yum out there that can be eaten in health-conscious quantities, keeping […]

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6 Workouts You Can Do with Your Baby

After the birth of my daughter, I had an uphill battle of the bulge to get rid of my pregnancy weight gain. With a newborn and two school-aged kids keeping me busy, it was easy to make excuses to not get that workout in. That is until I realized that I could incorporate my baby […]

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How Yoga Changed My Life (Not Just My Pants)

  Yoga pants and moms have become a cliche. Something moms wear to pick up kids from school and swing through the Starbucks drive-through. In jokes and memes and occasionally maybe even in reality, yoga pants exist purely to collect baby spit up and as a napkin to collect potato chip grease. A recent Saturday […]

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What I Learned In My Aqua Cardio Class Full of Seniors

Athleticism has never been my strong suit. I’m clumsy. Which means I’m very good at tripping over my kids’ shoes and finding the one LEGO piece they missed during clean up. I walk into door frames and bump my head getting out of my car. My high school phys ed classes were–let’s just say I […]