Category Archives: Mom

Is Pregnant the New Fat?


When I found myself pregnant again, I was so excited…but for me, life continued as before.  I woke up at 5:30am for bootcamp, I ran, I taught kickboxing, I took spin classes, I rode my bike, I played with my … Continue reading

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Girlfriends and Wine – A Perfect Pairing!


We sat there laughing about nonsense and goofy stories of when we were kids as I opened the next bottle of wine.  We loved this weekend in November.  We looked forward to it so much that the countdown started in … Continue reading

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Tabata not Ciabata :)


So every time I workout with a client and mention we are going to do a Tabata Workout, they look at me funny and say ‘Ciabata…Don’t you eat that?’  I know they sound the same, but they are drastically different.  … Continue reading

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‘What to Expect Book’ Fan Giveaway


I remember when I found out I was pregnant for the first time, a whole new world opened up.  I now had to research the best cribs, should I nurse or bottle feed, & what kind of stroller should I … Continue reading

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Introduction to Weight Loss = F


Weight gain is easy!  Just let life take over, eat when you want, ignore your body, play on the computer and sit down…the pounds will begin to pack on! Weight loss is NOT easy!  We exercise, we watch what we … Continue reading

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Amendment Mom


I demand a change!  Switch Mother’s Day and Father’s Day! You may ask why?? As Mothers, our instinct is to make others happy, help them, celebrate them and think of how to make them feel awesome – and we are … Continue reading

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Pop goes the Ligament


It was my senior year of high school.  The big world of college was quickly approaching and I was ready to be the ‘big man on campus‘.  I worked hard all summer and went to camp so that I could … Continue reading

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Are you on the PDL (Pregnancy Disabled List)?


This morning a student in my kickboxing class asked me a couple of questions about being pregnant and exercising.  Her doctor told her that since she was pregnant, she should no longer take cardio kickboxing or Pilates classes.  She wanted … Continue reading

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MUSM AAYF (AKA My Text Language, My Textuage)*


One of the hardest things about being a mom is finding time for yourself.  I teach all of my clients that this is a very important part of our world and a happy mom is a better mom!  Nevertheless, when … Continue reading

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Weight Room – MEN ONLY!


I can remember the afternoons in the weight room in college.  They were never fun nor were they energizing!  Our weight trainer, who also worked with the football team, worked us till one or more threw up.  We did power … Continue reading

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