Tag Archives: Exercise

Listen to Your Body: Returning to Fitness After a Break

Getting back into something you once used to do can feel even harder than starting it in the first place! Especially when it comes to fitness. The popular advice is to take it slow, but can easing your way back … Continue reading

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Making Metabolic Conditioning Less Scary: Q&A with Two MetCon Champs

Metabolic Conditioning is high intensity circuit training using total body, compound exercises and very short recovery intervals. I resolved to try it this year, but I’m a little intimidated! So I asked some experienced MetConners, Heather and Verona, to give me the lowdown. Continue reading

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Important Tips for Working Out with DVDs & Videos

Fitness is a multibillion-dollar industry that is always churning out new books, equipment, trendy devices, and especially videos. From the infomercials making insane promises (admit it, you’ve gotten sucked into watching one at least once) to YouTube how-to’s there’s no shortage … Continue reading

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What’s All the Hoopla About Hula-Hooping?

Hula hooping – it’s for kids, right? Guess again. Just because you’re a grown up, doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t play! Grown ups need play in their lives too. One great way I’ve discovered to get a little play time … Continue reading

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6 Exercises That Don’t Require A Gym

Working out not only keeps me healthy, but sane. However, with my demanding job, I barely have time to sleep, let alone go to the gym. Luckily, I still have time to practice pole fitness once a week, but I wanted to … Continue reading

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12 Half-Marathons, 12 Months, One Very Strong Lady

When I think about running, I think about Erin. I met her in July 2014 when she was halfway through her feat to run 12 half marathons in 12 months! At first, it sounded crazy. But as I got to … Continue reading

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Group Exercise Classes for Moms Combine Fun, Fitness & Family

Dilemma: A mom wants to work out, but doesn’t have childcare available, or doesn’t want to pay for or use childcare while she’s at the gym. She wants to simply bring her baby along while she works out, but not … Continue reading

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