How to make workouts low impact

(without decreasing the intensity!)

Hi friends. :) Happy almost-Friday! I’m so glad the weekend is almost here. One step closer to our Tucson trip -I’m seriously itching to get out there- and lots of fun events coming up this weekend.

I’ve been on a cooking roll lately!

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(Bumpin’ in the kitchen. I made an insane turkey bolognese if you want to check out the recipe here.)

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Prenatal yoga modifications

Prenatal yoga modifications

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Hope you’re enjoying the day so far! I’m really excited about today’s post because it’s something that took me a while to learn, and is also a popular reader’s request. When I ran my blog survey, so many of you expressed interest in more prenatal and postnatal workout tips […]

Why and how to meditate

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Breathe in, breathe out. Wait, if I’m thinking about breathing, I’m not really mediating. Shoot. Silence. Think of silence. What are we having for dinner tonight? Oh yeah, lasagna. Stop, be quiet. Meditate. Om shanti. I love when they sing that at the end of yoga class. What time is yoga tomorrow? Be quiet. Meditate.

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(I was going to name this post something like “Let me find my crafting scissors” or something like that, but I couldn’t even think of a *tool* I could insert into the title. Let this be a testament of my non-craftiness.) Hi friends! How’s the morning going? The day is going well over here! I’ve […]

Reader’s request: What’s the difference between traditional strength training and endurance training?

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and do you need both? Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Hope you’re enjoying the day so far. It’s barre time for this girl, and I’m also trying to figure out when to take my gestational diabetes test this week. There’s never a *good* time, so I might as well get it over with as […]

Get more out of your core workout

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Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a great afternoon. The NBA draft is tomorrow (!) so this basketball nerd has ESPN on non-stop. Arizona has four players in the draft and I can’t wait to see what teams I’ll start caring about haha.  Today, let’s talk about the core! Summer is officially […]

your deepest, brightest goal

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(It sounds much happier than “darkest” ha) Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re enjoying the afternoon. Sorry I’m a little later blogging today than usual! I ended up having to get my blood work done today instead of yesterday (long story, which involved me leaving the box which contained the vials in the […]

Like a hamster on a wheel

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Hi friends! How’s the day going??  We have LIFE!! Who would have known that this Arizona girl with a black thumb would actually be keeping plants alive? I’m excited that our strawberries and tomatoes are growing! I think there’s still time to get that raised bed and plant some leafy greens for the summer, too. […]

Getting out of the comparison trap

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Hi friends! How’s the day going? Happy almost-weekend! I’m excited to spend time with the fam in Vegas and enjoy some of your kid-friendly suggestions.  So this post is a little bit all over the place, but I’m just going to roll with it. It started yesterday when I was thinking about changing and modifying […]

Be Your Own Personal Trainer: adjustments and corrections

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or at least some ideas for how to adjust yourself during your next workout. Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Hope you’re having a great one so far. Last night, spin was a blast, and when I came home to dinner already waiting for me. Isn’t it the best when that happens? Slow cooker to […]

Are hair extensions worth it?

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 Hi friends! Sorry I’m later posting today. It’s one of those days where technology hates me… and I regret not using my external hard drive more often. Derppppp. I thought it would be fun to switch things up around here with a more beauty-ish type post. When I first got my clip-in extensions -shortly after […]

Reader’s request: healthy living on a budget

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Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Hope your day is off to a great start! Quite a while ago -before I did the recent blog facelift- I ran a survey to ask for your blog feedback. Your thoughts and input are invaluable me, and I’ve used your strategies to tweak and improve things over the […]

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