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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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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 »
I started training again...maybe. by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I kicked off a new training plan this week, which means I dusted off my Chicago Women's Half training plan that I've been using for pretty much every race since. It's basic, ... Read on »
Resolutions aren't necessary (but they can be helpful). #pinspirationthursday by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh, man—the gym is hopping right now! It's that time of year. We employees refer to the new faces as "resolutioners," because that's typically why people join a gym in Janua ... Read on »
4 Reasons to Invest in a Good Workout Shoe (plus, an @ASICSAmerica Gel-Fit Sana Review)... by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few weeks ago, FitFluential gifted me with the opportunity to review a shoe meant specifically for working out. Not running, dancing or biking—working out. Otherwise known ... Read on »
2015 Running Plans (My Wish List) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If there is one thing I'd love to have, it would be a gazillion dollars so that I could run every single race on my wish list. Let's be honest, that's not all I'd spend a ... Read on »
Write this note to yourself: by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pin / Source #thatisall #happynewyear Read on »
5 Events From 2014 That Will Inspire 2015 #dishthefit by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm doing something a little different today: I'm joining up with The Fit Dish, which is a weekly Tuesday link-up party run by Jill Conyers and The Fit Switch . If you're no ... Read on »
#linklove: Good Reads from Around the Internet by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've had a lot of time to read lately. Translation: I surf the Internet while I breastfeed my son, thanks to my iPhone. And since I've been sick this past week, I've had eve ... Read on »
Because strep throat isn't fun. (But chamomile tea helps.) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As I type this, I'm holed up in my little basement office typing away with a cup of chamomile and honey. The kids are asleep, the husband is making his way toward bedt ... Read on »
Believing is seeing. #merrychristmas by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few days ago, I was walking out of the grocery store with my two kiddos in a cart, when a friendly man stopped us for a chat. He directed his conversation to the kiddos, a ... Read on »
Make yogurt at home! (It's so easy.) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've been reveling in the glory of a Pinterest success story for a few months now, and it's about time I share the pin with you. Here's the thing: I've been making my own yo ... Read on »
5 Things You Should Do Every Day (#pinspirationthursday) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I wake up every day and go about my business. Most days are pretty predictable, at least during the week, with the exception of jumbled afternoon naps and the occasional can ... Read on »
Winter #Running (...and why it drives me bonkers) by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm in a Winter running funk right now. This happens every year to me. It's always a struggle because I just...ugh, the treadmill. I can't. And it's not so much that I hate ... Read on »
Should you try a #PiYoLive workout? by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a new obsession: PiYo Live. This choreographed group fitness class is rocking my socks off right now—literally! You're not surprised because I've been talking about i ... Read on »
That "4 Things" Blog Survey: My Answers by Tara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every so often, a survey takes the blog world by storm—A series of questions is posted, answers are written, and other bloggers are tagged to replicate. Or not. Sometimes th ... Read on »