Are You Looking to Spice Up Your Activewear? Harper and Sky Has Just What You Need!

Fashionable, comfortable, and functional activewear? Sign us up! We recently teamed up with Harper and Sky to bring to you some of their awesome activewear pieces. These mommas are fitness fanatics, and this brand is top notch! Not only did we look fantastic, the clothes were also practical.  

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Friday Fitness Tip – Swap A Bad Decision For A Good One

This week’s Friday Fitness Tip is to Swap A Bad Decision With A Good One. We have all been there. We have all made bad decisions. It sucks, and usually we feel guilty afterwards. When it comes to your fitness regime or healthy lifestyle, think about a decision you have made (or maybe haven’t made) and swap it out for a better one.  

We will give you an example.

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5 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Walk More

It’s no secret that sedentary lifestyles are unhealthy. Get up! Walk more! Take the steps! Park farther away! It all seems so easy before actually having to do it, right? Walking is so beneficial, and we want you all to be healthy! We came up with 5 ways to help encourage you to walk more.

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Working Out 10 Years Later – 5 Things We Wish We Had Known

We cannot describe to you how much we took advantage of working out 10 years ago. Back then it wasn’t just a workout, it was also a social outing, a potential place to find boys, and a way to pass time. Talk about being naïve.

Here are five things about working out that we wish we would have know 10 years ago.

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Going Down To The Jersey Shore This Summer? Stop By CK Pilates for Booty Barre!

Name: CK Pilates

Location: Marmora, NJ – located right outside of Ocean City, NJ, so when you are down the shore this summer, make sure you stop by and check out her classes. You won’t be disappointed, AND it will give you some “me time” and get you away from the kids for an hour 🙂

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Never Underestimate the Power of a Booty Band {Guest Post}

As busy mom’s we are all about getting resourceful with our time. We usually have to multi task and let’s be honest, taking time for ourselves is a fete in itself. The biggest obstacles most mom’s face with working out are

1.Space to workout

2.Time to workout

3.The cost of equipment to work out.

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Why Are So Many Of Us Intimidated By Group Exercise? Here Is One Way We Have Found To Kick This Feeling.

Working out is supposed to be fun.

It should be rewarding.

Working out is supposed to be about you and no one else.

So why do we so often hear people say, “I need to get in a little better shape and then I will go to the gym”? How does that make any sense? Our opinion is that exercising in a crowd can be extremely intimidating.

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Friday Fitness Tip – Find The Best Workout For You

I was walking out of the gym last weekend, and noticed a large group of people running suicide sprints in the basketball court area. Why were they doing this?  I will never know, but I know it was not right for me. It may be super effective, but I would hate every minute of it.

One of the most important things when working out is finding a workout that best fits you and your interests. My husband is someone who has really embraced this in his workout routine. He finds a lot of joy in just shooting the basketball. I’m still not sure how he considers this exercise, but that’s neither here nor there. Anyways, he hits the gym every Tuesday and Thursday morning and starts with a light jog, then does some minor weight lifting, and finishes off the hour with 10-15 min of shooting baskets. While this would not appeal to me in any way, my husband says that the addition of shooting the basketball helps him get up in the morning to get to the gym. It’s something he looks forward to.

This week’s Friday Fitness Tip is “Find The Best Workout For You.”

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Who Says Donuts Aren’t Healthy Kid Snacks? {Guest Post}

Sometimes it feels like one of the most difficult jobs of motherhood is actually feeding the little boogers. What was once their favorite food now absolutely disgusts them, they’re always hungry but nothing ever sounds good, and introducing healthy foods is sometimes a nightmare (like.. the fact that we’re feeding them a vegetable is the absolute meanest thing in the world, right?)

While I wish I could sit here and tell you that I always have the time (and patience!) to make elaborate meals for my own kiddo, I’d be lying. Between running a business, a household, and chauffeuring our son to multiple baseball games and practices and every other sort of activity in between, I just don’t have time for something super time intensive. BUT. I promise you that teaching our kids healthy habits and ensuring they are getting a balanced, nutritious diet on the regular is still possible.

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If My 2 Year Old Can Do a Burpee, So Can YOU! Burpees Are So Effective.

Burpee Challenge

Burpees are effective. There is no mistaking that. No excuses 🙂 Check her out on Youtube.

First things first, what is a burpee, and why are they effective?  In a nutshell, burpees are a fantastic, calorie-burning, strength-building, full body exercise.  They combine elements of cardio and strength training in just a few moves. One of the best things about burpees is that they burn a ton of calories, and continue to burn them throughout the day due to an increase in your metabolism. Who doesn’t want that?? Sitting on my couch after doing burpees, and I am still burning calories… #winning

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