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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Six Pack in 30 Days – Before and After Results

THE RESULTS ARE IN   I have just completed a Six Pack in 30 Days program. I’m sure you’re dying to see the results, because I have BEFORE and AFTER pictures. However, please keep in mind that I am happily married, so…sorry I’m off limits. This post is going to be somewhat embarrassing for me because I’m sharing photos of…

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The Great Debate: Outdoor Running Vs. Treadmill

Outdoor Running Vs. Treadmill   Colorado’s winter has been extremely mild this year. Snow can be very beautiful, but I have been loving this warmer weather and sunshine. It makes for some excellent outdoor workouts, like a run or a workout at the park! The other day we had one of those terrible spring storms, giant flakes of heavy wet…

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Make Money Exercising – WITH KIDS

After maternity leave with my son, I went back to my engineering job…for two weeks. I never thought I was the type of person who wanted to stay home, but it was all I could think about when I was at work. I was so stressed out that I was missing some important baby milestone, and I maybe even cried…

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Hittin’ the Jungle Gym

A Full Body Workout At The Park   How often do you take your little ones to the park? I’m pretty sure I should be paying rent at the park next door because when the weather is good we are THERE! “Go to part,” says my little guy, and even though he can’t say his K’s, I know he is…

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Tapping Your Superpower: Workout Tips for Exhausted Parents

Last week we moved the baby out of our room and into her crib. It doesn’t seem like the location would make any kind of difference on the sleep, but apparently she knew she wasn’t in the confines of the master bedroom and decided to make it known. She was up about every two hours, which reminded me of the…

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Best Weight Loss Apps

I’m a little bit obsessed with food tracking and weight loss apps. Tracking my food forces me to think about ALL of my food decisions in a day. This may be bold, but I think food tracking and weight loss apps are even more effective than exercise. Maybe it’s not that bold…maybe I just think it’s bold. It’s really just…

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Beginner’s Guide to Activewear

Activewear might be one of my favorite things to write about! It seems kind of counter-intuitive because I hate shopping and I hate spending money, BUT when I spend money on the PERFECT thing, I get super jazzed!   Just like 95% of moms out there*, I love me some activewear. I usually wear it all day…you never know when…

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5 Steps to Begin Your Weight Loss Journey

Starting any kind of diet/lifestyle change for weight loss is hard. Who wants to willingly reduce their intake of Taco Bell and beer? After my second baby, I had lots of baby fat. This baby fat loved all the fast food, had a serious Starbucks addiction, and disliked stairs with a fiery passion. This baby fat had all the excuses…

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