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Cindy P.

Nashville, Tennessee
After having children, I spent a good two years searching for the best time to really, really start working out. I needed a cheerleader to get me back into shape. I had the knowledge and the experience to make fitness a priority in my life, but I had not taken action. By creating a blog that... Full Bio
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Worthy Links for Busy Moms by Cindy P. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms I’m ready for a break from writing. I wanted to share these great posts with you today. It’s time to relax and enjoy the wonders of the blogosphere! Holly wrote Mmmm, ... Read on »
What is Strength Training? How do you Benefit? by Cindy P. 3 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Strength Training Our great, great grandmothers naturally applied their muscles to their chores and daily necessities which benefited their body. Today, we use our muscles to varying degrees, ... Read on »
Movies and Popcorn, Perfect for Date Night by Cindy P. Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms Do you get that late evening urge to dig into some luscious snack? The ice cream, the chocolate, just a little candy to satisfy your sweet tooth? Well, you don’t need me telli ... Read on »
Week 5: Slow Times, Jan. 27-Feb 2 by Cindy P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I took the week off from running. I didn’t exercise Sunday, Tuesday or Friday due to a variety of excuses. However, I spent that time cleaning house. I took my measurements ... Read on »
Add Strength Training to Your Workout! Our Great, Great Grandmothers Strength Trained. by Cindy P. Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms Your great-great grandmother strength trained daily. Her household responsibilities included carrying wood into the home to keep the fires warm, gathering water from the spr ... Read on »
How to Find Time to Workout by Cindy P. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Exercise Schedules and circumstances are unique to each family and individual. When a little one is added to the house, time becomes scarce. Dedicating a time to devote to fitness se ... Read on »
Exercise as Anger Management by Cindy P. Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management We used to have nice things. This morning, I was downstairs working on a project and did not maintain “ears” on the little ones. I hear the dripping of water in the low ... Read on »
Housecleaning Workout Tip: Battle of the Books by Cindy P. Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms Books multiply and gather in all sorts of nooks and crannies around the house. Have you taken stock of your inventory lately? When picking up, sorting and organizing, add th ... Read on »
Week 4: Nashville Zoo 5K Run, Jan 20-26 by Cindy P. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I took it easy this week in preparation for the 5K run on Sunday. In retrospect, I took it too easy. The weather finally turned to winter for us. The temperature dropped int ... Read on »
Would a home gym get you to workout more? by Cindy P. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Exercise My husband and I have often discussed that our dream home would include a gym basement. In Basement Becomes Ultimate Home Gym, the dreamer in me has redesigned our whole co ... Read on »
Playtime Workout Warm Up for Moms and Toddlers by Cindy P. Posted in: General Discussion in Fitness for Moms A sound workout includes a good warm up. A light aerobic activity elevates the body temperature. It signals your body to shift it’s focus from your organs and main body func ... Read on »