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Tara

Michigan 49085
A DAILY DOSE OF FIT is both a guilty pleasure (once a writer, always a writer) and a supplement to my personal training business. My goal is to inspire you, my clients and my readers, with my thoughts, experience and expertise as they relate to living the fit life. I've always been a fairly active... Full Bio
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Affordable Workout Clothes from H&M #fitfashion by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am THE WORST when it comes buying fitness gear. Affordable workout clothes get me almost every single time. Target, TJ Maxx and Kohl's are all in the same shopping complex ... Read on »
#linklove: Good Reads from Around the Internet, Vol. 3 by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here I sit, in the depths of my basement, Simply Saline and Kleenex in hand because that's how this day has gone for me. I'm sick. My sinuses are jam-packed. I need medi ... Read on »
How and why I'm creating healthy habits. (#pinspirationthursday) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you are religious, you might be observing Lent right now with a sacrifice that honors Jesus and the 40 days he spent in the desert. If religion and/or Lent isn't your thi ... Read on »
6 Things I'm Loving Right Now, Vol. 12 by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello! Here's to hoping that all of you felt the love this weekend. I trust you ate some chocolate? We hunkered down and hung out at home while a Winter storm nailed everyth ... Read on »
5 Ways to Stay Positive at the Gym (#pinspirationthursday) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We all have those "life is lame" and "woah is me" and "leave me alone" days. We're human, and life on an cloud of perma-positivity is virtually unheard of. Introduce me to s ... Read on »
What's on your reading list? by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Confession: I literally spent an hour on the couch last night, fully and completely immersed in the The Bachelor. I don't even like The Bachelor. The whole time I sat there, ... Read on »
How I ran fast to finish first. by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I ran a local 5K this weekend. The Second Annual Ice Fest 5K Chocolate Run. My club sponsored it so I was gifted a free entry. I would have paid my own way, just so we're cl ... Read on »
60-Minute #Barre Workout #workoutwednesday by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Time for another edition of Workout Wednesday! Last week, I shared a full-body workout using the ActivMotion Bar that I was sent to review. Did you check it out? #omgvideo ... Read on »
Try Something New: Essential Oils. #dishthefit by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was sick over the holidays , I asked for ways to combat the crap. How could I fight the flu without traditional medicine? As a breastfeeding momma, I had to consider ... Read on »
Winter Running: 4 Miles in the Snow by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I really want to start this post with complaints about all the snow we got up here in Michigan, but I can't because everything is covered in a blanket of white and it's gorg ... Read on »
An @ActivMotion Bar Review and Workout #workoutwednesday #sweatpink by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The following post is sponsored by ActivMotion Bar and FitApproach. Despite product and payment, all opinions are my own. I use body bars in my classes and with my client ... Read on »
6 Good Workout Songs by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I don't know about you, but I'm always on the hunt for good workout songs. I listen to Songza and Pandora while I run (inside on the treadmill or track), and frequently scre ... Read on »
6 Ways to Stay on Track with Goals and Resolutions #c9atTarget by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is sponsored by Target® through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about , all opinions are my own. A few day ... Read on »
#linklove: Good Reads from Around the Internet, Vol. 2 by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living One of the things I'm working on this year: Relaxation. I'm not, like, trying to be lazy or anything. Don't get me wrong. Naturally speaking, I'm a go-go-go type of person. ... Read on »
Moderation means eating the brownie. #SpecialKBrownies by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When the Holidays ended, I purged our pantry of any and all sweet treats because...ugh. Seriously. We all overdosed. I should say, all of us except my sweet tooth. I swear i ... Read on »
My 5 Best Health and Fitness Decisions #dishthefit by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've always been a pretty active girl. Cheerleading kept me busy in school, and access to a free gym in college taught me that exercise could be fun (and important). I did m ... Read on »
6 Things I'm Loving Right Now, Vol. 11 by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was just thinking about how it's been awhile since I've shared a "6 things" post, so that's what you're getting from me tonight. Insert smiley face here. I love reading po ... Read on »
I spy tasty ingredients in @SpecialKUS snack bars. #SpecialKSnackBars #sponsored by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Typically speaking, I hit the grocery store alone with a detailed list in-hand. And before I leave the house, I always check in with the husband to see if he has any specifi ... Read on »
I didn't run today (and why that's acceptable). (#pinspirationthursday) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Is anyone else having a crazy week? Show of hands... Alright, good. I'm not alone. I'm never alone, at least that's what I tell myself. What would life be without a littl ... Read on »
A Busy Girl's Guide to Happy Eating by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Note: This post contains affiliate links.  You guys. I'm so excited about this post. Remember when I went to BlogHer '13 in Chicago ? That's where I met Shannon. She writ ... Read on »