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How to Lose 40lbs in 4 Months

Since starting my fitness quest, I’ve lost 40 pounds. That’s just straight up crazy! I feel better, look better, and I’m super amped to share my success with you! Everyone has been SO encouraging on my weight loss journey and curious about how I’m dropping the pounds. So I’m going to share the secret! Drum roll please…. ddrddrddrddrddrddrddrddr (that is…

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Motivational Workout Inspiration: Incentive to Exercise

Motivation. Inspriation. Incentive.   Motivation is the only thing you need in life.   Starting off real deep today.   “I thought all you need is love,” said someone. Not exactly. Love IS motivation…but I’ll get there.   I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation. Where does it come from? Why is it so hard to get sometimes? Where does…

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Six Pack in 60 Days – Before and After Results

Has it really been 30 more days of fun and exciting ab workouts?! Yes. It has. Otherwise I wouldn’t be writing this. Well…THE RESULTS ARE IN!   Let’s not beat around the bush, and take a look at what has been happening to this mom bod. As mentioned before:   I’m a normal mom, not a fitness model There is no…

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Downside to Downsizing: 6 Reasons to NOT Exercise

Nobody tells you about the negative aspects of exercising, eating well, and losing weight. Well, the secret is out! I’m not gonna sugar coat it, you guys, there are some terrible things that can happen when you exercise, and I’ve decided to come clean about the downsides of downsizing…and, unfortunately, it’s more than just losing your booty! **Disclosure: This post…

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Sweat & Sniffles: Guidelines For Fitness During Sickness

**Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.**   My son loves to play at Monkey Business. Bouncy castles, club houses, jungle gyms…it’s an awesome place for kids to run around, play, climb, fall, cry, get back up, play,…

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Dental Hyginx: Booty Workout While Brushing Teeth

**Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.**   I just found a con of running. I ran my butt off. Literally, I ran my butt off. I have no butt! I used to have a butt, and now…

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Terror on the Trail: Critical Guide for Exercising with Awareness

Sometimes I like to load up the kids and run to the park. They like it…I like it…it’s a win/win. Usually things go swimmingly, minus the occasional fit over throwing wood chips, but I had an experience awhile back that I need to bring to light. It was probably one of the most terrifying moments of my life.   I…

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Vacation FAIL: Lessons Learned from a Healthy Lifestyle Hiatus

I just got back from vacation…and it…was…awesome! Napa, No Kids, Wedding, Wine…sounds pretty successful to me! Vacations are a wonderful opportunity to relax, spend time with loved ones, and have fun…YOLO! I knew I was kind of putting my healthy lifestyle to the wayside for a few days, but in reality I was trampling all over it on horseback through…

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Slash the Scavenging – How to STOP eating your kid’s leftovers

**Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.**     Moms are all too familiar with their kiddos rejecting meals. I would love to feed my kid a healthy, freshly prepared meal complete with organic raw veggies every day,…

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I Don’t Have Time For This Zit: Pre and Post Workout Skincare

This is a guest post by Jenny at Room 9 3/4: I Don’t Have Time for this Zit: Taking Care of your Skin Pre and Post Workout Working out:  Awesome! Losing weight:  Awesome! Breakouts:  Not awesome.  Breakouts are the worst.  Hormones, stress, and diet may be a factor of the unwanted breakouts but have you ever thought that the sweat,…

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