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Back to School PiYo Challenge

I’ve talked about accountability on this blog time and time again. It is SO important to creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. I know when I’m lacking accountability, I falter. But when I’m being encouraged and motivated by others, I … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Obstacles Win

I’ve been thinking a lot today about obstacles – those things that hold us back from living the life we want to live. We all have them. We all succumb to them. But often that excuse or obstacle only has … Continue reading

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My First PiYo Experience

It seems like a PiYo craze has been sweeping the blogging world. Some of my favorite bloggers (like Katy and Katrina) are teaching PiYo, and since I don’t live close enough to check out their classes, I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Getting (Back) Into the Running Groove

I ran yesterday. I ran today. I can’t remember the last time that happened. My husband got up with our little one in the middle of the night on Saturday night, so I offered to take them out for a … Continue reading

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Healthy Living Inertia

When I think about my healthy living journey, the word that keeps coming to mind is “inertia.” I never too physics, but this concept has stuck with me. Inertia is defined as “the tendency of a body to preserve its state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force.” Or, put differently, a body at rest … Continue reading

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Top 5 Worst Group Fitness Class Instructors

I honestly believe that the instructor can make or break a group fitness class. Some are amazing and leave you wanting to take every class they lead. Others? Well, let’s just say they leave something to be desired. I’ve been to … Continue reading

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Meeting Famous People on a Monday Night

I live in a small town where people often complain that there is nothing to do. Tonight is proof that they are WRONG. Or tonight they were at least. I mentioned yesterday that our local Daquiri Deck is doing a … Continue reading

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Lately.

I went to 4 group fitness classes last week. I’m pretty sure that’s a record since Little Miss Athlete was born. I also weighed in this week at the highest weight since I lost the baby weight. I’m about 7-8 … Continue reading

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What Does a “Healthy Body Image” Mean to You?

I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned it here before, but I recently started leading a young women’s Bible study in my town. It’s open to women ages 18-25 and we meet at our local Starbucks on a weekday evening. It’s … Continue reading

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Learning to Love Group Classes Again

As you may remember, I joined the YMCA for the summer. I started strong, using the Jamie Eason “LiveFit” program. But slowly and surely…my motivation started to wane. Life has been getting in the way. I would put off going … Continue reading

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