Your Quick Fitness Routine Checklist

You get the kids off to the school, and you’re on your way to the gym when you realize that you don’t have a supportive bra on. Or maybe you just put your baby down for a nap, and you finally have time to sneak in a quick workout when you realize your phone is…

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Get Open for Self-Care

If you haven’t been stretching lately, you are not alone. Even if we are actually fitting a workout into our busy schedules, more often than not, most of us trade working on our flexibility for burning more calories.  Remind yourself how open and free your body (and sometimes your mind too) feels after a great stretch…

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Get Strong for Self-Care

If you’re needing some instant gratification, I can almost guarantee you that a strength training workout session will do the trick. I love how just 30 minutes of lifting weights can make me feel stronger inside and out. Plus, this form of self-care can have some long-lasting results as well, especially if you’re willing to pick…

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Get Sweaty for Self-Care

I bet you’re surprised this wasn’t first on my list of self-care ideas. It’s definitely an essential one, but not a daily occurrence like writing and hydrating are for me. Although my goal is to workout 5 days a week, I try to get sweaty (get my cardio on) at least 2-3 times a week. The…

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Cardio & Resistance Training All-In-One

Finding workout equipment that serves as both cardio and resistance training can be challenging. That’s why I was so excited that Vicore Fitness gifted me with their Terra Core. It can be used as a step, bench, balance trainer, a replacement for free weights, and can be used with resistance bands.  We’re doing a giveaway this…

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5 Fitness Toys You Need This Year

Meet guest blogger, Annie Slayton. She’s a mom of four – kids ages four, three, 18 months and 3 months. She’s also a fitness fanatic who recently left the corporate world. She asked if she could share some of her favorite fitness equipment that you should be asking for this holiday season. Of course, I said…

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Music That Keeps Me Motivated

Music is everything . . . especially when you are trying to get yourself motivated to workout after having a baby. It’s seriously been such a driving source in my workouts lately, so I thought I’d share my favorites in case you need some new ones for your playlist. (And please share with me your favorites…

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