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Working out with Diastasis Recti

Hi friends! Happy Thursday! What are you up to this morning?? I’m getting in a strength workout and am excited to start packing up for a little Sedona getaway.  For this morning’s post, debated about whether I should put it on the family page. Then, I thought about the fact that I wish I would…

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What type of cardio to do after strength training

Hey hey hey! How’s the day going?? Thank you so much for all of your fun comments on our Vegas trip recap. You guys. Maybe it was the full moon, or maybe it was just the fact that we were in Vegas and came back to reality, but Monday was rough. 7am came so quickly,…

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get more out of your barre workout

Hiiiiii. Happy Tuesday! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning so far! Don’t forget to get your free Nekter Juice Bar juice or smoothie in the app (code FITNESSISTA) and check in with your Winter Shape Up workout here!! Today, I thought we’d chat a little bit about one of my very favorite classes to take…

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Reader’s Request: Healthy Holidays

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning! I thought it would be fun to revisit this older post, and update it a bit to reflect the current holiday season. I’ve received so many questions about maintaining fitness goals and keeping consistent during the holidays, so I thought I’d share some tips.  From a reader…

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Collagen: how to use it, benefits, and why I love it

Collagen can be an amazing supplement: packed with protein and aids in healing, skin appearance, joint and bone health.  Hi friends! How’s the week going?? It’s been a good one over here so far. I taught spin last night (and subbed a class Sunday!), we enjoyed an awesome dinner here at home, and we’re hitting…

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Bedtime Stretches for Relaxation

When I was cleared to work out after Liv’ s birth, I couldn’t wait to get back into sweaty interval training. Finding my personal max and soaked in sweat sounded like a dream to me. After P’s birth, I couldn’t wait to Orangetheory and Spin again. (Hopefully I’ll be back at OTF in the new…

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10 Workouts You Can Do in 10 Minutes

(not including warmup/cooldown time, mm k?) This is for all of my 10-minute workout warriors out there.   Back in the day, if I only had 10 minutes to sneak in a workout, that usually meant my workout was canceled.  I didn’t know that there’s a lot you can accomplish in 10 short minutes, and…

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How to Cook Salmon: 10 Different Ways

Let’s talk about my favorite fish: salmon! We eat it so often for dinner that we now have numerous ways in which we enjoy it. I frequently get reader requests on how to cook salmon, so I thought I’d share our recipes with you to expand your own healthy dinner recipe collections.  Just a note here to…

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How much cardio is too much?

Hi friends! How’s the morning going?? For today, I thought it would be fun to tackle a very popular reader’s request regarding how much cardio to do. But first, a huge congratulations to the winner of our Bitsy’s giveaway: Katie S! The lucky winner has been emailed.  We’re having an amazing time in Tucson, especially…

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Buff Bride Workout

Hi friends! how’s the morning going? Yesterday was a DAY. Of course we were sending last minute info to our accountant for taxes (#organized) and the SUV’s service light came on. The Pilot switched the carseats out to our other car, took the SUV to the dealership, and after they *fixed it*, it stalled and…

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Things I Didn’t Know About Marriage

  Since we’re heading into wedding season, I thought it would be fun to talk about marriage since I know some of you have nuptials on the horizon. Such an exciting time. <3 I’ve had a few requests for posts on this subject, and it’s one of those subjects which I’m not at all qualified to write…

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How to Take a Break from Working Out, Without Going Crazy

Does anyone know the answer to this? Please kindly respond in the comments below. The end. Just kidding. But not really. 😉 Taking a break from the gym, especially when you’re finally feeling good/better and want to move, IS HARD. It’s hard when you have a baby and would love the endorphins and time for…

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