Tag: fitness

I Started Lifting Weight at Age 48

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I started lifting weight at age 48 because I wanted to tone up. The program I used happened to include barbell work; in particular, what...

Child-Friendly Races for the 2017 Warm Weather Season

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The warmer weather is upon us and there are many child-friendly races on the schedule for this year.   Many children are natural runners and do...

Outdoor Toys: the New, the Nostalgic and the Nifty

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While the weather is still winter-like in many ways, it is technically spring and I thought it would be a good time to discuss outdoor...

Procrastination: In My Case, It’s Become A Disease

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Hi, my name is Amanda and since I’ve had children, ‘procrastination’ has become my middle name. More specifically, I have what I like to...

My Marathon Marriage: We Are in it for the Long Haul

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I love running. I may not be fast, but I enjoy running for long distances and pushing myself physically and especially mentally. As a mom,...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brought My Family Together

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu was my husband’s idea. We brought our son to a local Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio, and he loved it! The instructor was amazing with...

Mother Runner: How I Hit the Roads and Found My Inspiration

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My alarm goes off at 4:30am and I leap out of bed. Quietly I pull on my leggings, sports bra, t-shirt, and socks. I peek...

30 Day Challenges

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It wasn't until after my first daughter was born 4 years ago that I discovered my affinity for 30 day challenges. It all started when...

Babywearing Saved My Workout

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I love babywearing and I like to workout. Wondering how the two go together? I didn't think of it at first either, but here's how...

LTB in BTV-The Pure Barre Experience

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{Disclaimer: We have partnered with Pure Barre to bring you this information. However, the opinions here are all Maggie's!}   When I first walked into Pure Barre...

You CAN exercise at home AND sweat!

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Do you find it difficult to incorporate exercise into your daily routine? Do you feel only motivated when in the gym or group fitness classes? Do...

Put Down the Waffles: Health Resources You’ll Actually Use

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There are a lot of special observances in March. I'm not sure exactly who designates some of these celebrations, but there sure are some I...

Tips for Completing a Whole30 While Breastfeeding

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I tried to stick to a healthy diet while I was pregnant but after my daughter arrived I let go of the reins a...

Weight Loss Lessons

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Four months postpartum and I am so ready to shed some pounds and get back to my pre-baby body. This is a tough one, because I...