No matter how much you want babies in your life, it’s impossible to prepare for when they arrive. You can read all the baby books you like, but parenting is sure to be different from what any of them tell you. But when your little bundle of joy is resting in your arms, you’re sure to know just what to do. So I'm told. But, one of the things those guides often fail to tell you is the ways in … [Read more...] about Not Now Kids; Mommy’s Getting Fit
You know both your body and mind need exercise. But how often do you make a concerted effort to put your money where your mouth is? So today we're gonna go over some popular exercise excuses. Some of these can be valid (for a time). Others don’t really hold up at all. So if the idea of running makes you run for the hills. Or if skipping your workout is the most skipping you've done in eons, … [Read more...] about Exercise Excuses (And Why They Don’t Hold Up)
So around January you might have decided it was time to start a new exercise routine. But then February got hectic. And you started to feel tired. Then finally you just dropped the exercise thing all together. So you told yourself you were just too busy. Of course, you know the benefits of exercise. Those endorphins make you feel amazing. Exercise helps burn fat. And it gives you loads of … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Exercise When You’re Too Busy And Tired
Thinking about hitting the gym to get yourself bikini body ready for the summer? Good going!. Motivation can make you or break you. So if you're able to push past motivation hurdles, then you're well on your way to success. Here's the thing. Your mind is a muscle that needs to be worked too. And it's easy to overlook that this is the very muscle that might be holding you back from your health … [Read more...] about Workout Motivation: You Got This!
You won't lose weight without breaking a sweat. But even if you're hitting the gym on a regular basis, you might eventually reach a weight loss plateau. Why? Because your body has gotten used too used to your workout routine and needs something new. For instance, you need to mix plenty of strength workouts in with all your cardio. Taking part in a few different gym classes and sports will help … [Read more...] about Get Sweaty: How to Bump Up Your Workout
I’ve gotten into running this year. Seriously, if you’d told me a year ago that I’d be running on a regular basis, I’d of been like, “stop it!” Rude, I know. But I would’ve never believed you. I’ve always avoided running until now. I'd embraced exercise, but not cardio. And one of the things that really helps me get moving on my most lazy days is my 80s and 90s playlist. Quite frankly, I like … [Read more...] about My Favorite Songs to Sweat to From the 80s and 90s
I talked a couple of months ago about my experience with a childhood illness and everything I’ve overcome physically. But here’s something that's been vital to my recuperation. I've realized that I have to approach exercise like little kids approach playing. Boredom is the enemy. And exercise classes should feel like recess instead of work. There are people who just love the feeling of their … [Read more...] about Boredom Crushing Exercise Classes to Bust Through Workout Blahs