today’s tip

Working out with an injury

Over the years of blogging, I’ve received a lot of requests about this particular topic. Can I work out with an injury? What exercises are good for a knee injury? What exercises are good after shoulder surgery? How can I keep working out even though an injury has me sidelined? I want to start off…

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Filling the gaps

This post is sponsored by Care/of. Thank you for supporting our amazing sponsors! Hey friends! Hope you had a wonderful weekend. We got to watch Liv at her Odyssey of the Mind competition and also spent some time catching up on things around the house. I’ll be back soon with a recap from our adventures,…

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4 huge fitness changes I’ve made

Hi friends! How’s the week going? We’re back in town after an AMAZING weekend in Vegas! We got to hang out with our friends Betsy and Jeremy, catch some basketball games (Bear Down!) and enjoy the typical adult Disneyland shenanigans. Thank you again to those of you who shared your Vegas recommendations! I’ll be back…

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Tabata Strength Combo Workout

Hi friends! How’s the morning treating ya? Yesterday ended up being a great day. I got the girls to school on time – it’s always a bit of a rat race – took care of work stuff, and headed to a little event at the Pilot’s work. They had street tacos for dinner and they…

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2018 Fitness Trends

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? We had a rough night last night – Miss P has an ear infection – and are taking it super easy today. Even though I feel awful for P, it is kind of nice to just chill in our pajamas and keep things low-key, especially after getting back from…

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Hair routine + fave products for healthy hair

Hey hey! Happy Tuesday! How’s your week going? I hope it’s been a good one so far! We’re having the best time being back in San Diego. I feel like we jumped back into our old life, minus any real chores (wahoo!), and minus P having severe reflux (YASSS). Needless to say, it’s been positively…

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6 months without caffeine

Helloooooo. Happy Tuesday to ya! What’s going on this morning? We’re heading into the usual morning routine and Livi has her 100th day of school celebration. They asked the kids to dress like a 100-year-old, so naturally, I ordered her this grey wig on Amazon and cat-eye glasses. I’m taking today off from the gym,…

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let’s talk about fitness motivation

Hey friends! How are you? Hope your week is going well. Since I’m finally feeling better, I was able to hit up the gym last night – it felt so good to move again – and am getting things ready for girls’ night tonight at our house. I’m hosting a little cookie exchange and will…

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flying solo

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re enjoying the week so far. I feel like I’m coming up for air because the Pilot is back in town after 7 nights away. It was the longest time that it’s been just the girls and me since my surgery and it went pretty well. The only small…

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why macro counting isn’t for everyone

Hi friends! How are you? Hope you’re enjoying the morning. We’re hanging out before P’s music class, and I’m excited to teach barre later today. This post deals with nutrition and dieting strategies; if you think it may be a triggering or uncomfortable subject, please skip this post. For today, I thought we could talk about…

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back in the fitness game {+ a running/strength workout)

This post is sponsored by Zappos. Hi friends! How was you? Hope you’re enjoying the week, and that my friends who were affected by Hurricane and tropical storm Irma are safe and recovering from the impact. This week I’ve spent a lot of extra time focusing on the good things, especially since there’s so much going…

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Getting More Out of Meal Planning

This post is sponsored by my friends at Blue Apron. If you’ve been wanting to try it out, now’s your chance! The first 25 readers to place their first order here will get 3 free meals. It’s not really a secret that I love to meal plan and prep. Now that I’m feeling better post-surgery…

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