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Beginning a Running Journey: Genae’s Interview

Beginning a Running Journey: Genae’s Interview

I have been following this incredible and inspiring mama’s successful journey as she turned to fitness as an outlet and embarked on a new endeavor —becoming a runner! I asked her a few questions to understand how she got there. Get to know Genae a little better from her Real Mama interview too. You are [...]

The Best Times of Day to Rehydrate

The Best Times of Day to Rehydrate

Water is my main drink and I try to follow the “rule” of drinking half your body weight in ounces each day. I also try to chug a bit more down because I often work out and I’m also nursing my daughter. Drinking when you can and as much as you can is important. But [...]

Fitness: How Much Time is it Worth?

Fitness: How Much Time is it Worth?

I know we would love to be able to take a casual walk around the park on a beautiful day and have that be enough for our workouts. But for most women, myself included, it is not enough. Every person is different and there are many factors that can contribute to weight loss. In order [...]

Coming to Terms with Fitness, Post-Baby

Coming to Terms with Fitness, Post-Baby

As a life-long fitness enthusiast, becoming pregnant was somewhat of a scary thing for me. Of course, I was ecstatic to become a mother, but at the same time I wondered if my body would ever be the same. Then I felt terrible for worrying about something so “trivial”. The more I thought about it, [...]

Finding Motivation

Finding Motivation

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”- Mark Twain This quote can be applied to many situations in daily life and is a great foundation for fitness and health. Finding the will to get started toward a healthier life is a challenge, but you can do it. The first step is the hardest. Everyone [...]

Unfit to Exercise

Unfit to Exercise

It’s hard to start an exercise regime, or continue one, when you don’t feel ‘fit’ to exercise. Whenever I went to the gym, I felt self-conscious and out of place. Looking at those around me, I felt ashamed of how unfit I was. In an effort to just move past the awkward feelings, I even [...]

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