Tag: fitness

How To Start Running In The Winter

The weather outside is frightful. And so is the thought of running in the winter. It is cold and windy and then comes on the snowfall and then ice. So how do you start running when winter is in full force? Many might be hoping that the answer is that you don’t. But that’s not

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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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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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How To Get Pre-Baby Body Back

One of the best parts of pregnancy is being able to indulge in cravings with little to no guilt. Then the baby comes and reality sets in that we can no longer eat whatever we want all the time.  But with the proper nutrition and exercise, it is possible to get that pre-baby body back.

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This Is The Perfect Age For Boys Soccer

I want my kids to have the type of childhood I had when it came to trying sports. Growing up my parents let us try just about every sport or activity that piqued our interest. And while we weren’t forced to any activity we didn’t like, we were encouraged to give it our all. As

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Neck Pain When Doing Crunches? Here’s What To Do

Abs might be made in the kitchen, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need to work out these muscles. But one of the most common complaints about doing crunches is experiencing neck pain when working out our core. So how do we fix it? Experiencing neck pain when getting in ab work means that we

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Best Running Workouts: Treadmill, Hills, Sprints And Other Runs For Beginners

Running is a great activity to begin a fitness journey with because everyone and anyone can run. It doesn’t matter speed or distance, just get outside or hop on a treadmill and get moving. But there are specific running workouts that beginners should be aware of. There are many benefits to changing out your running

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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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