Category: Health

How To Lose Pregnancy Weight When You Can’t Workout Yet

Two things were working for me when it came to my pregnancy size: my height and the fact that I was in shape and active before expecting. But just because I carried well doesn’t mean that I didn’t gain pregnancy weight. In fact, I gained 32 pounds during this pregnancy. And like every other mama

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Small Business Saturday Sale: 20 Percent Off Children’s Book

’Tis the season of giving. And since I am so thankful for all your support, I would love to give back and provide consumers with 20 % off my children’s book, Ready, Set, Run! In celebration of small business Saturday, this sale is running for just 24-hours! That reduces the price of the book from

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Best Gift Ideas For The Runner On Your Christmas List From A Real Runner

All I want for Christmas this year is a fit runner’s body. That means I’m dreaming of a white Christmas filled with neon-colored fitness clothes. And the Garmin fenix 6S. And while we are at it, race registration for my next half marathon. If there is a runner among your family and friends, there are

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This Mom Uses Gummy Cuties To Solve Picky Eater Toddler Problems

“How is his diet,” a fellow mom of a 3-year-old asked? This was the start of the same conversation that came up multiple times at a recent toddler birthday party. Us moms reminisced about the times when our kids ate healthy meals filled with fresh vegetables sautéed, pureed or served raw.  In fact, my son

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What All Runners Can Learn From ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon’

The movie Brittany Runs A Marathon is now available on Amazon Prime. And while many already rushed to see it in select theaters, the rest of us can now (ironically) enjoy it from the comfort of our own couch. At the heart of the plot is the story of an unhappy and unhealthy woman on

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FitTrack Is The Smart Scale That Is More About Being Healthy Than Weight Loss

Stepping on a scale is a scary thing. I don’t care if you are super fit and healthy or looking to lose weight. But FitTrack is a smart scale that makes me actually look forward to using one. Call me crazy, I know. But I focus much more on the other insights FitTrack provides me

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Running Schedule For When Not Training For A Race

Runners need schedules. We pencil in—physically or mentally—the day, time of day and mileage for our runs. And of course, we all follow training plans for when preparing for a race. These are typically 12-week plans that lie out our workouts for us, provided by an online source of a running coach. We know just

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Tips To Dealing With A Bad Fitness Instructor

One of the many reasons why I go to the gym for its fitness classes. I much rather take a spin or kickboxing class than roam from machine to machine. The good news is my gym offers lots of great classes with many great fitness instructors. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any who

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The Real Amount Of Steps Fitness Tracker Users Need Each Day

One of the first things we do when setting up our fitness tracker is setting how many steps we want to take each day. But the amount we are setting is really way off from what we need. And by that, we don’t mean increasing it to be more than 10,000. Since the beginning of

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How To Find Energy To Exercise When Pregnant

Women know the importance of continuing to work out during pregnancy. But we are faced with two major problems: 1. Not having enough affordable maternity activewear options. 2. Not having the energy to exercise when pregnant. It’s hard enough to find the energy to exercise normally. Now imagine growing a tiny human. That in itself

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