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Posted on Apr 30 2015 - 9:14pm by somayar
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Every once in a while I really get hard on myself. I think my butt is too big, my stomach isn’t flat enough, my legs aren’t toned enough, or somehow or another I don’t feel like I’m enough. I’m never really sure of what “enough” is, but whatever it is I’m not it. Then, I have to come back to reality. I am not perfect...

During the final trimester of my last pregnancy, I was exhausted all the time.  No matter how much sleep I got, which wasn’t much, I always woke up tired.  It got so bad that my doctor put me on bedrest to prevent me from falling asleep at the wheel when driving to work (I worked 45 minutes from home at the time). But what my doctor didn’t tell me was...

Over the years, I have seen many women attempt to live a more healthier life, but after a few weeks something happens. They start out so excited and so ready to lose weight and get fit, but that excitement turns into dread. They dread having to stay away from “bad” foods and they dread having to find the time to workout everyday. It gets hard and they...

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner! It’s time to break out those shorts and tank tops, lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement.  There are tons of fun and creative ways to incorporate your fitness into the outdoors. Here a few that I like:  Head for the hills There is a large hill down the street from my house that is perfect for workouts...

If you have been cleared by your doctor to exercise during pregnancy, it may be hard to determine exactly what you can do safely at the gym.  Well, here are some suggestions to help you continue your fit life while pregnant. Class is in session Now is a great time to take advantage of those many classes the gym or your neighborhood rec center offers.  You can choose...

All week I have been getting questions from my friends about their issues with eating breakfast.  One of my friends likes to just have those breakfast crackers, another friend likes to have coffee for breakfast, and another friend thinks that having a couple slices of turkey bacon is a sufficient breakfast. Though I am not a nutritionist or a dietician, I don’t...

Recently, I read article about the power of visualization. It stated that in order to make improvements, you must visualize the changes you want to see. Whether in your professional, personal, or fitness life, as you are moving towards your goals, visualize the things you want to see. Let me explain. I had some issues with getting my glutes (booty) in shape. It seemed...

I know you’ve already read my previous post on What Not To Eat When Pregnant  (if you haven’t, go ahead and read it now) and you know the types of foods you should eat and should not eat while pregnant.  In addition to those, there are some foods that you should be sure to get in on a regular basis. 1. Dried Beans and Lentils Beans and lentils are...