All Blog Posts Tagged 'exercise' (176)

The elusive work/life balance

There is a legend passed down amongst mothers. The details differ depending on who tells it, but it is about a woman who is able to fulfill her duties in a rewarding job, then be the perfect wife and mother to multiple children, all while still volunteering at PTA events and holding monthly cocktail parties. She also makes an excellent souffle.

It is the myth of the…

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Added by Lauren Markman on January 24, 2014 at 6:35am — 1 Comment

Stop reading this and go outside and play

I'm going to keep this one short today, too (just like Monday's post).…

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Added by Lauren Markman on January 22, 2014 at 6:39am — No Comments

Standing up for myself (so I don't die)

I am standing at the kitchen sink eating my cereal. All by myself. And I'm OK with that.

Most of us have seen last year's study about prolonged sitting being detrimental to our health. If you haven't read the study, and you don't want to click on that link, I'll…

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Added by Lauren Markman on December 10, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Walking with your children

With Autumn approaching there seems no better time to get your little ones away from the computer screens and walking. Autumn is a wonderful time of the year to be out and about, there is nothing more satisfying…

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Added by Tracy Garbett on October 11, 2013 at 4:48pm — No Comments

3 Great Benefits of Increased Physical Activity and Ways to Encourage Your Child to Be More Active

As a mom of three, I realize how important it is for my children to get enough exercise and have time to play outside.  Things have changed dramatically since I was a child growing up and I feel that kids today don’t have the opportunity to get outside to play.  Kids are either busy with school work, participating in after-school…

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Added by Christy Garrett on October 3, 2013 at 3:52pm — No Comments

3 Ways to Lose the Baby Weight

Pregnancy weight is a touchy subject for many new mother’s.  No matter how much you gain soon after your baby is born most mom’s are ready to get the extra weight off.  Many mother’s typically lose a small amount of weight after having their baby.  However, I often hear mom’s talk about losing the baby weight a few weeks after they have given birth.  Rapid weight…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 18, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women typically during the third trimester.  Most women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes have never experienced or are predisposed to having symptoms of diabetes.  In fact, all of a sudden pregnant women may have an excessive amount of glucose in their bloodstream.…

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Added by Christy Garrett on July 16, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments

What have I done?

Someone recently asked me how I got to where I am at this point in my weight loss journey.



This question led me to start thinking, "What have I done?"



No, seriously! WHAT HAVE I DONE?



I'm losing my sanity over here!! Okay, this post has nothing to do with my kids...Sanity can come back for a few minutes at…

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Added by Rebecca Moree on July 1, 2013 at 1:12am — No Comments

Bicycling is Great Exercise and the Entire Family Can Enjoy Exercising Together

As the weather has warmed up outside, I have noticed more children and teenagers in my neighborhood outside playing and riding their bikes, scooters, or skateboards.  I have noticed that the children in our neighborhood think that they own the road and aren’t always paying attention to traffic around them.  Sometimes they will even continue riding in the middle of…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 19, 2013 at 5:40pm — No Comments

Making Fitness Fit

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Exercising regularly was definitely high up on my list of goals when I got divorced. It was yet another way to get myself out of rock bottom. Before Hana was born, I went to the gym 4 or 5 days a…

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Added by Eva Cornejo on May 7, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments

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Added by Pam Jones-Drew on April 24, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments

What I Wore: Body after Baby

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/04/19/what-i-wore-body-after-baby/

Last week, I had my postpartum Dr.’s apt and she told me that I can start exercising again!  Since then, I’ve loved getting back into a little ‘workout routine’ and its been motivating me to want to keep working at it so that I can fit into all of my pre-prego clothes again!  For the time being though,…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on April 19, 2013 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Is over-eating causing you problems???

Isn’t it time you took back control of your weight management?*



It’s no secret… when you feel full, you eat less. Eating less + healthy diet and exercise = Healthy Weight Management.*



But until now.. hunger and overeating have been the enemy of even the most disciplined dieter.*



Skinny Fiber’s unique fiber blend Expands 50x it’s size in your stomach, which can help trigger your brain to feel it’s full to help you eat less.



Simply take Skinny Fiber ( 2…

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Added by Mary Asbury on April 1, 2013 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Post Pregnancy Motivation Outfit

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/03/20/post-pregnancy-motivation-outfit/

Everyone has their ‘thing’ that motivates them to lose baby weight, get healthy and tone their body.  For me, after 9 months of pregnancy, there’s nothing like a NEW OUTFIT in my PRE-PREGNANCY SIZE that motivates me to get my body back!

Some can/will put a time frame on when they want/need to fit…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on March 20, 2013 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Is your heart heading for disaster?

Have you been told by the doctor that you have high cholesterol? Does it concern you? I have and yes it does concern me. The build-up of plaque in the arteries, called Atherosclerosis, can be very serious. With an unhealthy diet, cholesterol collects in the artery walls and can cause deadly heart attacks. I for one, would love to be around to see my grandkids, if my son ever has any that is (he is a little shy, but that’s a whole other blog…lol). In my research, I have learned that certain…

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Added by Mary Asbury on March 19, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Winter Wonderland

Every New Year, thousands of people (if not more) make the resolution to get fit.  They sign up for gym memberships, buy workout DVD’s, and order the latest and greatest gadget from a slick infomercial on TV.  And usually about this time of year, several weeks in, a large majority of these same people let the…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 25, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Makes You Wanna Jump, Jump!!

When I was a little girl in Pittsburgh, jumping rope was one of my favorite things to do outside, aside from riding my bicycle.  If I wasn’t allowed to leave the yard, I could jump rope.  If nobody was allowed to come outside and play, I could jump rope.  It was easy and it was cheap.

During recess, there were several girls who had perfected the art of “double dutch” jumping.  This involved 2 girls, each holding the end of a jump rope in each hand, and at least 1 (sometimes 2) girls…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 4, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments

Is Time Getting Away from You?

Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. and Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D.

 

As you settle into the new year, do you sometimes feel like time is getting away from you? I make list after list of what I want to accomplish each day – and often get a large chunk completed - but never seem to get everything done. Now that I make my lists on my PDA, it's easier to just change the date and roll the reminders over to the next day. Yet the sense of satisfaction that I feel when I do finish a…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on January 24, 2013 at 1:42am — No Comments

My 7 Favorite Ways to Exercise With The Kids

When I was a youngster, you could hear all the mothers up and down the block saying the same thing:  “Go outside and play”.  And play we did!!  If one of the neighborhood kids was not outside playing with us, we automatically assumed that he or she was sick.  Nobody…
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Added by Penny Roach on December 11, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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