S.P.F-You Sunscreen: Building a Better Relationship with Block

I hate sunscreen. It’s inconvenient when trying to get out the door or jump into your outside activities. It’s greasy. It has to set before you can swim. Smells weird. It can be white and streaky on your skin. It’s hard to put on squirming kids…or squirming adults for that matter. I’ve had a bad relationship with sunscreen for a…

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Six Pack in 90 Days – Before and After Results

Is it just me or is time flying by? Well, we are down another 30 days, and wow…it got here a lot faster than I thought. Gonna be straight up with you…this last 30 days program was really hard. The exercises were harder, it took more time, and it definitely required more motivation on my end to keep going.  …

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Stretch Marks The Spot – Do You Embrace Your Epidermis?

I don’t even know how to begin talking about stretch marks, but I’ve been thinking about them a lot lately. I was going to say I have a love/hate relationship with them, but that’s not really true. I don’t love them. I don’t even like them. Yet, they are an amazing reminder of what women’s bodies can do during pregnancy.…

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Simple Decrees to be the King/Queen of Eating Clean

Eating healthy is hard…and I think it boils down to this…BAD FOOD TASTES AWESOME! Why can’t celery taste like French fries? Peas should be like M&M’s. Who said that kale wasn’t supposed to have a delicious donut after-taste? As much as I want to yearn for carrots instead of a Taco Bell burrito, I’m just not there yet. I’m not…

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PlateaO-M-G: 5 Ways to Avoid a Mesa Fitness Setback

It’s coming. I’m just letting you know, like the Jon Snow of fitness…the plateau is coming. If any of you have ever been on a healthy lifestyle conquest, you may be familiar with the term plateau. If you don’t know, it’s almost as bad as an army of frozen dead guys (and now I’ll be done with Game of Thrones…

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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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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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