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Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise During Pregnancy

I found out I was pregnant as I was walking out the door to run a 10k time trial. After the initial “Holy shit!” moment, the next thought was “What happens now with my training?” Versions of these thoughts cycled through my head as I was running that day. I was registered for the upcoming [...]

Ask the Mamas: Working out with Kids

Ask the Mamas: Working out with Kids

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com. Mama Say What?! [...]

Fitting in Fitness: Kelly’s Interview

Fitting in Fitness: Kelly’s Interview

You are an incredibly busy mama! Fitness has been a part of your life for a long time. When did you start?   I started working out pretty regularly in college, so 10+ years ago. I attended a few aerobics classes at the student rec center and also did Tae-Bo in my dorm room. After [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]