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Exercise During Pregnancy – Healthy for Mom & Baby


Pregnancy is such an exciting time for new moms-to-be! As your body goes through endless changes throughout the 9 months of pregnancy and into the postpartum stage, it can also be a very confusing time for many women. One major … Continue reading

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I’m Here To Pump (clap) You Up!


I speak to women all day everyday…at work, school events, friends, family, etc. One thing that has stuck in my brain is that women are SCARED to lift weights. Now before you start yelling at me from your end of … Continue reading

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Gym Etiquette: Top Ten Do’s & Don’ts


I am sure there are many of you out there who will understand these few (BUT IMPORTANT) rules to remember when you are at the gym.  For those of you that don’t understand these rules or may have issue with … 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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