Vacation WIN: How to Stay Active While Abroad

My dad just retired (Congratulations, Dad)! My mom and him generoulsy decided to take the WHOLE family on vacation to a beautiful all-inclusive resort in Cancun to celebrate. Who does that? My parents…they are awesome.   So…my folks, two sisters, their spouses, my nieces, my husband, our kids, and a partridge in a pear tree* embarked on a journey to…

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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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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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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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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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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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