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Jul 29

July 29, 2014

Home Workout of the Day

In order to prevent myself from going a little crazy in the house on maternity leave, I do my own workouts at home.  It gets my heart pumping, blood flowing, and makes me feel accomplished for the day.  So from time to time I will share the workouts that I do with you. Below is a recent workout I did at home.  I was actually sore the next day!  The good kind of sore.  Where you feel like you did…

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Jul 25

July 25, 2014

The First Run. Post Pregnancy.

  (I know… a selfie, but I had to get a picture before my first time back in the gym!) It was one of the best and worst runs I have ever had.  The first run after giving birth. I had been running throughout my whole pregnancy and had been feeling great.  I definitely slowed down with each month that passed but I was okay with that.  I got slower, took more walk breaks, and decreased my mileage but I…

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Jul 23

July 23, 2014

Create Your Own Gym

One of the biggest challenges, if not the biggest, with getting in a workout is time.  It’s the top excuse people have for not incorporating exercise into their life.  I know life is busy.  It just seems like things are non-stop some days and there just aren’t enough hours in the day. So what if you can squeeze in a quick workout at home?  What if you have 15, 20, maybe even 30 extra minutes where you can get in…

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Jul 18

July 18, 2014

A Letter To My Former Body

To My Former Body: Yes, You. The one who looked a lot better in pictures. The one who had an almost-six pack. You hadn’thad a baby yet so you didn’t have that linea nigra line down your stomach that the doc says might never go away. You fit into those cute red shorts. Your hips were smaller and your butt was too. You didn’t even know what a muffin top was. Yes, former body, you were great. But I don’t…

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Jul 11

July 11, 2014

Half Marathon Training Plan

I’m getting pumped up for starting a new training plan soon!  Only a few more weeks and I can begin training for a new half marathon I plan to run. In my last post, I talked about how I’m going to prepare for the training.  Now, I want to share my training plan. Here are the training plans I created per month up until the race. Monster Dash 2014 Training Plan_August Monster Dash 2014 Training Plan_September Monster Dash 2014 Training…

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Jul 11

July 11, 2014

My Next Race

  (One of my dearest friends, Christy, and me crossing the finish line of my first marathon! She got me through the end!) I love making fitness goals for myself and I also love a good challenge.  I thrive on it. One of the things I missed most during pregnancy was running races.  I ran throughout my entire pregnancy but it doesn’t compare to running a race.  I love the adrenaline rush I get before it, the crowd, the camaraderie…

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