As I’ve matured as an athlete, I’ve learned many things. But the most important lesson has been that you can learn to do a lot more in less time. You can spend ten hours a week training for a marathon. You can move mountains to get to a yoga class twice a week. But all of that takes time out of your busy day, away from kids and family, and away from your normal commitments. It doesn't need to be that way. If your goal is to get fit, all you need is fifteen minutes and a commitment. Some ... Continue Reading
Get in your exercise, strengthen, and tone – with your baby in tow.
When it comes to being mom to a baby or toddler, shedding post-pregnancy pounds and gaining muscle mass are just not high on the priority list. In the midst of feeding, changing, burping, bathing, soothing, and loving your new little bundle of joy - you barely have time to think about when you're going to do laundry (or when was the last time you showered) - much less when you'll have time to go to the gym to exercise. Here are some great ways to get in some strength training and toning at ... Continue Reading
Check out these 5 ways to squeeze in exercise in unexpected places, including the grocery store and park.
I know lots of moms who always want to exercise, but, can’t always make the commitment to get to the gym. There are so many ways to accomplish this one goal, that I’d like to share some ideas with you. I’ve previously written about getting your kids outside for 15 minutes of activity before you go home and now I’d like to give some solid “nuts and bolts” for YOU, the parent, to do while you’re kids are playing. Check out these 5 ways to squeeze in exercise in unexpected ... Continue Reading