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Oh No! Bathing Suit Season!


The weather is getting warmer and thoughts of bathing suits and tank tops are looming in our heads. While we all reflect on our winter goal of getting our bodies ready for summer, I am here to tell you that … 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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Workout Friend or Workout Snob


I see it all of the time…friends running together. I love the support system it provides to people. In fact, I suggest it often to clients for a sense of accountability. The other day I started thinking about my workouts…. … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part III: Stress)


We all know that stress can cause havoc on our bodies and minds. It can push us into depression, it can cause us to make poor decisions, it can increase our anxiety levels and it can also wreck our nutritional … Continue reading

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2013 – The Year of Me!


I racked my brain thinking of a New Year’s resolution this year and couldn’t come up with anything that really sparked a fire under my butt.  I already work out, I eat healthy, I don’t really do anything that is … Continue reading

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Dont Worry, They’ll Be Gone by Super Bowl!


It’s that time of year again!  Time when the gyms get overcrowded, classes are packed full, there is a wait for a cardio machine and gym regulars get frustrated.  Don’t worry, they’ll be gone by Super Bowl!  We all know … Continue reading

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Don’t Be An Average American!


‘Tis the Season!  That’s right everyone…we are now in the thick of it!  Holidays have started and so has the battle of the bulge.  A friend told me she calls this time of year the Bermuda Triangle…mysteriously extra pounds jump … Continue reading

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And the fat just melted off!?!?


I have worked with moms of all sizes and shapes, and to this day I have only recorded one of my moms/clients that claims she lost her baby weight through nursing.  If there is one common misconception about becoming a … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me To Relax!


Ok, so I will never take on the debate of a working mom vs. a stay at home mom (which is incorrectly labeled anyway…I’ll save that for another day).  But I did read an article recently about the happiness of … Continue reading

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You look great…for a Mom!


I overheard an interesting comment the other day that entered into my brain as a compliment, but soon was translated into an insult.  Here is the situation, the man smiled at the woman and greeted her with a hug.  They … Continue reading

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