Deck of cards workout

It’s WORKOUT WEDNESDAY! Are you read to move your body? Of course you are! (disclaimer: this is a recycled post back from 2008 but it’s a great workout so I’m featuring it again today!) Get a deck of cards and get ready to sweat! Decide how many cards you will be using. Here is a […]

Multitasking while running

Here are a few of the things I did during my running workout on my treadmill: changed 2 diapers broke up 5 fights over the same ridiculous toys changed the channel 2 times and then put in a movie.  (that no one watched) got two different drinks (not for me) went back for two different […]

Out with the old, in with the new

My mission for 2010? Lose the baby weight while juggling life with three small children. It’s definitely not mission impossible, but it WILL be a challenge! What challenges are you facing for 2010? Here is a round up of my favorite posts from 2009. Happy New Year gang! January 2009: How the gym is just […]

Kegel Exercises: My Main Squeeze

Today’s guest post is courtesy of Kara Thom, who blogs over at Mama Sweat. (not familiar with her blog? Go there now, you are missing out!) She manages to find time for fitness even though she now has 4 kids to work around her schedule.  Thank you Kara for the great advice! Focusing on the […]

This fit mommy lost 100 pounds to place 6th in the Mrs. Idaho competition!

Jill Before at 237

It is time for another installment of “One Fit Mommy”! As I surf around the blogosphere, I come across fit moms (and dads too!) who inspire me to fitness. From there, I hunt them down and force them to tell me their secrets, which I then share with you! Today’s fit mommy is Jill, a […]

Get a free workout from Gold’s gym and help raise awareness for Diabetes


**November is National Diabetes Month** Did you know that in the next 24 hours, 4,320 new cases of diabetes will be diagnosed? Did you know that diabetes doubles your risk for heart attack and stroke? I was not very familiar with Diabetes, either Type 1 or Type 2, but recently had a scare with Gestational […]

Exercise and depression

We’ve all read the reports about how exercise can help alleviate symptoms of depression, but how often do your really THINK about the connection? Right now, I feel like I’m living it.   I cannot do much in the form of exercise anymore and I am miserable.  (my family will back me on that as well!) […]

Crunched for Time? Try a Crossfit Workout!


Today’s guest post is courtesy of Meredith, also known as Hiit Mama. Some mornings I wake up feeling overwhelmed and rushed. The three year old wants breakfast – now. I have a prenatal appointment, then a playdate, then storytime at the library, all within ten minutes of each other. Not a great way to start […]

Simple Ways to Lose Weight

Image by size8jeans via Flickr This guest post is written by Kat Sanders, who regularly blogs on the topic of phlebotomy technician at her blog, Health Zone Blog.  She welcomes your comments and questions at her email address: If there was a pill that was certified safe and which was guaranteed to shave off […]