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Jun 24, Join Olympian Annett Davis and take the Fit Moms, Fit Kids Pledge! by CindyH74 Posted Thu 24 Jun 2010 11:49am Take the Fit Moms, Fit Kids pledge and help our children learn heathly habits from the most important person in their lives, us!! Read on »
Fit Mom’s 10 Summer Break Out & Get Fit Activities by Lindsey G. Posted Tue 07 Jun 2011 2:41pm How to Break Out of the House for the Summer!! Are you a stay at home mom?  Have little ones at home during the summer and are wondering what to do with them and you all day everyday for 2 months of non-school activities? I am a stay at home mom on summer vacation starting in another 8 days and I can’t wait!  My children and ... Read on »
Fit Mom’s CrossFit Open Update! by Rachel M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 29 Apr 2011 12:33pm Thankfully, today was our last open workout. This workout consisted of 65 pound Thrusters and Chest to Bar Pull-ups {A pullup performed when your sternum hits the bara full 4-6 inches below the chin}.  This workout was to do as many reps as possible in a seven minute period.   We knew, my coach and I, that muscle failure would be my lim ... Read on »
Fitting in Fitness: A Mom’s Story by Stacey S Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 1:14pm The following is written by Alicia Silva, MSPT, guest blogger, mother of 2 children, and admittedly my sister, who still finds time for fitness. As a wife and mother of 2 who works part-time, how do I find time for fitness? Or is the better question how can I not find time? Finding time for [...] Tags: Fitness and Exercise by Stacey ... Read on »
Fit Mom’s Skincare Secrets by Lindsey G. Posted Tue 01 Nov 2011 9:03pm Moms, are you starting to look in the mirror and analyze how the kids have changed your looks? Do you spend time in front of the mirror checking for wrinkles, sun spots or other unsightly marks?  I never used to do any of this, but, since turning 40, I do. Argh. I don’t want to look old, nor do I want extra wrinkles ... Read on »
Fitspo Friday – Stephanie Hamm – Fit Mom in Training by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 7:59am Today’s Fitspo Friday feature is Stephanie Hamm, a/k/a Fit Mom in Training! Q: Have you always lived a healthy fit lifestyle? Quite the opposite. Growing up as a naturally thin, very small framed person, I really didn’t feel the pull to examine my eating or exercise habits. I could eat what I wanted and maintain a steady weight ... Read on »
The Fit Mom Controversy by laurakboll Posted Fri 20 Jul 2012 7:30am Why is it that moms are such a target for negativity? My friend Sarah wrote a great post regarding the mommy wars which she called “I’d like to request a ceasefire.”   It’s hard to win. Stay-at-home moms vs working moms, breastfeeding vs formula, cloth diapers vs disposable, sleep training vs co-sleeping; moms are opinionated.  And unders ... Read on »
Profiled in the Wall Street Journal: Happy Crazy Fit Moms by Kara Douglass Thom Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Jul 2012 12:00am I knew there was a rise in moms finding fitness in the chaos of motherhood. The book I co-wrote, Hot (Sweaty) Mamas: Five Secrets to Life as a Fit Mom was born when two moms clinging to their fitness knew other moms were feeling the same, either needing words of encouragement or advice to keep fitness a priority in their life--ahem--guilt free. ... Read on »
Fit Mom Mentor: Had one? Got one? Need one? by Kara Douglass Thom Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 12:00am My hunch is, if you've been a fit mom from the start or began this fit mom journey when your kids were old enough to give you dirty looks, there's been another mom in your life who inspired you. Just a hunch. The fit mom mentor is slightly different from a fitness mentor, the obvious being she is a mom. Like a fitness mentor, she ... Read on »
Fit Mom’s Spring Picks! by Lindsey G. Posted Tue 22 Mar 2011 10:49am Excited about summer coming? I am, and as usual, I start salivating over all the new spring workout catalogs that are hitting my inbox and mailbox lately! I love it. What are your favorite new spring colors and styles? I head straight for my old standbys…Prana, Patagonia and Be Present and am looking at a new favorite, MPG! ... Read on »