Four Ways to Get Your Body Ready For Spring

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“Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Walgreens.” For many of us, the winter months are a time of rest. It seems once school starts, we are heading toward the holidays at full speed. Instead ...

Be prepared for surprises no matter where you are!

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After a winter hiatus, I'm back to doing the Couch 2 5k program.  I'm plugging along, at my "perky walk" pace, but in my mind, plugging along counts regardless of how fast you are.  I may never meet my awesome cousin's running pace, but I'm totally ok with that.  I have to be honest though, ...

Supporting old injuries

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I've started Couch 2 5k again.  (Yes, again...). I need NO excuses. None.  Zip.  I've decided that I'm going to support my weak spots while I start this journey so that they can start to strengthen and not hold me back. I don't need an old injury popping up and messing with my progress! I'd ...

How to overcome exercise avoidance plus FREE Printable Workout Trackers

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How to Overcome Exercise Avoidance You want to exercise. You know it’s good for you and you know it makes you feel good… when you actually do it. But it just seems that for all your good intentions, you don’t get that exercise in your daily routine as often as you should. First, you’re not alone. ...

New Year, New Mugs, New Resolutions #DunkinMugUp

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So up until this morning, I was going to be all kinds of light hearted and silly in this post.  Happy 2014! Mugs up to a New Year and new resolutions to be healthier (and mine, specifically, to have moments...moments of exercise, of calm, of solitude, living in the moment). And then I went to the ...

Home Workout Programs

Beachbody workout programs

When I am looking for home workout programs I want one that does not take too much time, has a flexible schedule and will give me results.  Beachbody has programs for anyone's fitness needs.  We have several Beachbody programs and my husband believes in them so strongly that he recently became a Beachbody coach. What does it ...

Being prepared for anything- even bears and zombies #ReebokMoms

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Reebok about being prepared. I received a Famous Footwear gift card to purchase a pair of Reebok shoes to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. You know, I've seen a trend for a while about being prepared, emergency preparedness.  Don't get me wrong, I totally ...

Motivate me, please. Weight loss programs? Help!?

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This is a sponsored post about finding a way to motivate myself.  Opinions are my own. So here's the thing.  You know the "wagon" that I fall OFF of a lot?  Well, I've been off it so long I'm not sure I could find it again.  I actually kind of started a new one.  But ...

DDP Yoga Workout Program

DDP Yoga

Thank you to DDP Yoga for sending me their DVD and book set to try out.  If you haven't seen the amazing transformation video of Arthur Boorman, a disabled veteran, you have to check it out.  He went from being told that he would never walk unassisted to being able to run again.  He credits ...

Jimmy Dean 30 Day Breakfast Challenge (Prize Pack Giveaway)

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I think by now we've all seen the Jimmy Dean breakfast commercials at least once with the "Sun" in them.  I've kind of grown fond of them over time.  Of course, we love sausage, especially Jimmy Dean, in my family, so that helps.  I like that there are fun ways to remind us how important breakfast ...