Category: Fitness

Read about fitness for moms and moms-to-be. Whether you prefer running, walking, hiking, biking, strength training, or swimming, you'll find the best products and tips to keep you in tip-top shape.

I want to be...Fit

Tonight, I'm going to download ten new running songs from iTunes for my birthday (Thank you for the gift card, Joe & Rhonda!): Roll To Me by Del Amitri Two Princes by Spin Doctors Yes I Will by Bebo Norman and Joy Williams Material Girl by Madonna Suds In The Bucket by Sara Evans Suddenly […]

How to Train for a 5K

Repeat after me: "I can run a 5K!" Yes. You. CAN. Even if you're not a runner (Neither am I). Even if you're not as teeny tiny as Darcie or as focused as Lisa or as tenacious as Michele. YOU CAN cross that finish line. Here's how... 1. Decide on a running plan. Health Magazine […]

6 Things I Learned From Running in My 3rd 5K

This morning I ran in my 3rd 5k. I ran my first 5K in December 2007, with a finishing time of 32:59. I ran my second 5k in March 2008, with a finishing time of 28:34. Today, I ran in my third 5K (my first 5K since having baby #2...), with a finishing time of […]

5K {I did it!}

I ran. I finished. I loved it. I want to do it again. Stay tuned for: a rec-cap of my race tips for how YOU can train to run in a 5K running gear giveaways

Review: Speedster Swivel Deuce double jogging stroller by Kelty

When I got pregnant with baby #2, several people asked if they could throw me a baby shower. I declined. For starters, I find most baby showers to be incredibly awkward. I don't like to play childish games (where you eat baby food, collect clothespins, measure the pregnant mama's belly, or try to identify chocolate […]

I feel good, I knew that I would, now {day 30 of the shred}

Pour me a glass of chardonnay. Give me a high-five. Do a little happy dance. Serenade me with your favorite celebration song. I just finished the 30-Day Shred. Yep. Today was Day 30. I did ten days on Level 1, ten days on Level 2, and ten days on Level 3 (killer!). I used 5 […]

Wordless Wednesday: day 2 of the shred

For those of you who don't know, I started Jillian Michaels' 30-Day Shred yesterday (It's on-sale for $6.99 at amazon.com right now if you want to order it and join me in this crazy adventure...). GOALS: Complete all 30 days (Last Day: August 5). Lose 15 pounds. Tone up. Increase cardiovascular strength. DESCRIPTION OF WORKOUT […]

7 Things I Do to Get Motivated to Exercise

Sometimes I don't feel like exercising. Actually, most of the time I don't feel like exercising.  Until I do it.  And then I'm so glad that I did. As I mentioned previously, the getting started part is the hardest.  Here's how I motivate myself : 1. I wear running clothes. If I put on my […]

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