Fitness

His First 5K

Every time I run a race my middle one always says, "I can do that. I want to run the ...
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The 9th Annual Finish For a Guinness 5K Family Style

My son has been dying to run a race with me. I always have to remind him it's not a ...
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Fitness Friday – Motivation for Getting Started

Staying fit can often be a battle. Finding the motivation to even start is quite an obstacle. Here are a ...
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Fitness Friday – Struggles With Mom Guilt

I've been all over the place lately. Good weeks, then bad weeks. No consistency. I've been letting the mom guilt ...
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Fitness Friday – Manageable Goals

In anything thing you embark on in life it's best to set manageable goals. Manageable goals make what seems to ...
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Fitness Friday – April Ab Challenge

It's APRIL!!! April is the perfect month to start an Ab Challenge! It's time to start getting ready for those ...
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Fitness Friday – 6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercise. We know that  most of us exercise for the trim waistline or the numbers on the scale, however exercise ...
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Fitness Friday – 8 Different Mason Jar Salads

Tired of the same old salads everyday? Changing up your menu can really help you stay on track in the ...
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Fitness Friday – Spring Style

It's ALMOST spring here in New England. Almost. While day-dreaming of brighter days and snow-less pavement I started thinking about Spring ...
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Fitness Friday – Trying Barre

I've been wanting to try Barre for a while now. I've been in need of something new and a little ...
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Fitness Friday – Workouts I Tried This Week

We're getting back into the swing of things over here. I've tried a few new workouts and here they are ...
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Fitness Friday – Power Breakfasts

Whether jump-starting your day or having a post early workout breakfast, it's important to include protein and wholesome nutrients. Food is ...
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Fitness Friday – Winter Style: Snowshoeing

It's great to get outdoors in winter and burn some calories while having a little fun. It's also nice to ...
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Fitness Friday – Fit Winter Activities

Let's face it, the dreadmill treadmill is boring. It is. To be trapped on that thing all winter or stuck ...
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Fitness Friday – Free Workout Channels

Working out at home is now easier and more affordable than ever because IT'S FREE!! There is no need to ...
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Fitness Friday – A New You?

Happy New Year!! Here comes the time of resolutions and setting new goals. I think the majority of people enter ...
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Fitness Friday – 5 Immune Boosting Foods

Well like it or not cold and flu season is upon us. First things first, prevention. Wash those hands people! ...
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Fitness Friday – Buddy System

I sincerely believe that the key to any fitness goal success is the buddy system.  You have that constant motivation, even ...
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Fitness Friday – Outdoor Workouts

With the seasons transitioning from summer to fall, the weather is PERFECT for outdoor workouts. I suggest you fit them ...
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Fitness Friday – 8th Annual Finish Fora Guinness #RI #ALS

It's that time of year again! Time for the my FAVORITE race of the year. Finish Fora Guinness. Of all of ...
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Fitness Friday – Ninja Warrior Time

I was scrolling through my emails and I saw one from the kids' Cub Scout Pack about a Ninja Warrior ...
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Fitness Friday – Just Cartwheel

Cartwheels. I love them! Always have. You'd catch me doing cartwheels in the middle of a soccer game, in my ...
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Fitness Friday – Strength Training for Runners

Hey runner friends, I found this great 10 minute strength training workout. It really stretches and strengthens those hip flexors ...
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Fitness Friday: Short-On-Time Workouts

Sometimes we're just so pressed for time. We literally only have a few minutes to squeeze something in. All of ...
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Fitness Friday – A Little Fit Humor

Right!? Definitely find myself in compromised positions at times ...
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Fitness Friday – #22Kill Pushup Challenge

I'm participating in 22Kill.com's 22 Pushup Challenge to raise awareness for Veteran suicide prevention. Every day, 22 veterans and active ...
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Fitness Friday – 25 Fit Family Activities

Looking for some family activities to do that will keep you and your family fit and having fun together? Getting ...
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Fitness Friday – Runners Knee

I really didn't run much over the winter. After my half marathon a took a little break. With the warmer ...
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Fitness Friday – An Office Workout

Sitting behind a desk all day is AWFUL! Honestly, it is so bad for your health. Not only is it ...
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Fitness Friday – Spring’s Influence

The weather is finally breaking and the SUN is still out when I get home from working all day. This equals ...
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Fitness Friday – #C9atTarget

There is something about getting some new workout gear that gets me motivated. So when Influenster sent me a 40% ...
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Fitness Friday – 40-30-20 Workout

Sometimes I  just need a mindless workout. No video or complex moves. No weights. Just a quick workout I don't ...
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Fitness Friday – HIIT with Rosante

Hi guys! Happy FRIDAY! I just wanted to share with you what I tried this week. I found myself a ...
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Fitness Friday – Kelly Ripa Arms

Let's face it, Kelly Ripa's arms are Ripa-Ripped!!! I've always envied those sleek, tone arms. I want them! They're amazing! ...
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Using Social Media As a Motivator

We all get into ruts sometimes. We want to eat right and exercise and we do good for a while ...
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Fitness Friday – What To Wear In Winter

It's back to that awful time of year where I have to bundle up for a run. Here are the ...
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Fitness Friday – Hit the Reset Button

Now that the holidays are over it's time to refocus on ourselves a bit. Most importantly, our health and fitness! ...
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Fitness Friday – No-Running Cardio

Where have I been? Okay, since my half marathon I've plopped my lazy self on the couch with my bruised ...
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Fitness Friday – Anticipation

Well my half marathon is this Sunday and I haven't run more than 4 miles in three weeks due to ...
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Fitness Friday – Lead By Example

I absolutely LOVE that every time I break out my mat my son comes over and rocks out some push-ups ...
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Fitness Friday – Ocean Road 10K Recap

It was early. It was cold. It was SO windy. I got up that morning, got ready, and went out ...
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Fitness Friday – Stretching Before Sleep

Looking for a better night sleep? Stretch. Yes, that's right, stretch before bed. Stretching before bed has so many benefits ...
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Fitness Friday – Half Marathon Training

I signed up for a half marathon in January. I don't know what came over me, it must have been ...
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Fitness Friday – 7th Annual Finish fora Guinness Recap

As I've said before, this is my FAVORITE race. I love it! I get to see so many friends, the ...
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Fitness Friday – 7th Annual Finish Fora Guinness 5k

I'm ready for the 7th annual Finish For a Guinness 5k Road Race! This is my all-time favorite race that ...
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Fitness Friday – A Family Affair

Two of my boys had been asking if they could go for a run with me. It's always right when I'm ...
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Fitness Friday – Family Fun and Spontaneity

I'm feeling really guilty lately. I'm working full time this summer. For the past two summers I've been part time ...
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Fitness Friday – Love A Good No-Equipment Workout

I'm going to be honest with you. I've been a slacker lately. A total slacker. It happens. We've all been ...
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Fitness Friday – My Summer Running Must-Haves

Here are my top must-haves for running in the summer. I try to find the lightest, breathable pieces. Lightweight shorts ...
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Fitness Friday – Hydration Choices

I'm running my first half-marathon this year and need a little advice on which hydration gear to choose. Hydration is ...
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Fitness Friday – Fitness Trends

I was reading an article the other day on BHG 360 in regards to fitness trends and injuries, most specifically HIIT ...
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Fitness Friday – 30 Minute Intense Cardio

Hi everyone. Here's what I tried out this week. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/231935449536731212/ PopSugar Fitness uploaded this one this week and I just ...
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Fitness Friday – Anywhere Workout

I haven't tried anything new in the past week. I've been trying to get outdoors for runs as much as possible ...
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Fitness Friday – Ab Challenge

Swimsuit season is almost here in the North East, although from what it looks like outside I'm not so sure ...
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Fitness Friday – Full Body Circuit

I was hoping for a nice Spring run yesterday, but as this New England winter doesn't want to go, I ...
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Fitness Friday – What I Tried This Week

I'm loving Fitness Friday posts because it forces me to try new things and not just do my go-to workouts ...
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Fitness Friday – Quick No-Equipment Circuit

I absolutely love trying new workouts to mix things up a bit. I tried this quick no-equipment circuit from Popsugar ...
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Finding Pavement

I'm telling you it had to be the best day I've had in forever. All because I found pavement. Dry ...
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Fitness Friday – The Dreadmill

There was a time that I enjoyed the treadmill. My little escape from mommyhood. I would get on there and ...
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Fitness Friday – Calorie Scorcher

Last month I posted a HIIT video I enjoyed with trainer Danielle Pascente. I liked her style and speed so ...
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Fitness Friday – A Quick Morning Workout

I'll tell you right now, I'm NOT a morning person. Like at all. I'll stay in bed until the very ...
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Fitness Friday – snowy adventures

Well I've hit winter depression. If you've read any of my posts the past week you can tell I'm so ...
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Fitness Friday – Sciatic Relief

I just had to share this gem I came across this past weekend. Different moves to relieve sciatic pain. I've ...
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My Top 10 Winter Running Gear Picks

I'm so not a fan of winter, especially running outside in the winter. However, I do try to get out ...
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Fitness Friday – New Boot Camp Love

I found a new favorite! It's intense and quick, and I LOVE it! A few weeks ago I posted a ...
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Fitness Friday – I’m Only Half Crazy

Well I did it. I told myself I never would. I'm not that crazy. Why would anyone voluntarily want to ...
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Fitness Friday – The Holidays

The holidays are here and they came fast. I find the stress levels are higher, the schedules are packed, and the ...
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Fitness Friday – Bodyweight Bootcamp

I decided to torture myself Sunday morning. I was in search of a new 30 minute video and stumbled across ...
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Fitness Friday – Bumping it Up

Seeing I've been in a rut lately, I have been trying new workouts. I needed a change from my regular ...
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Fitness Friday – Trying Yoga….again

I'm not a yoga person. I wish I was, but I'm not. It's hard for me to keep still and ...
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Fitness Friday – Emerging From the Rut

Since my 10k earlier this month, I honestly feel I haven't done much. Knowing I had an event to train for, ...
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Fitness Friday – My Favorites

Head over to my Fitness At Home Pinterest board for all my favorite workouts and fitness tips! ...
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Fitness Friday – Ready for that 10K

I forgot to mention my next endeavor that occurs this Sunday. A 10K. I've never done one before. I've honestly ...
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Fitness Friday: Arm Toning at Home

I often like to get little toning done when I come back from a run. The blood is pumping and ...
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Fitness Friday – Race Done and a Lazy Week

Finish fora Guinness was this past weekend and it turned out great! The weather was a little humid, but the rain ...
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Fitness Friday – Trying Tabata

A friend of mine sent me a pin for a Fitsugar 10 minute tabata workout. I had never done a ...
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Fitness Friday: The Basics on Arms

I've gotten a lot compliments on my arms lately with the question, "what do you do?" I'm not pumping iron at ...
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Fitness Friday: Evening Runs

With the kids out of school I haven't been able to fit in many morning runs aside from on the ...
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6th Annual Finish Fora Guinness: Supporting ALS

I’ll be running in the 6th annual Finish fora Guinness 5k this year. This race is near and dear to ...
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Fitness Friday – Arm Sculpting Without Dumbells

I was perusing through Pinterest looking for some more at-home workouts, no gym required. I found this little gem. Five ...
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Fitness Friday – Jump Rope

One piece of equipment that I feel is definitely worth its value is a jump rope. You can bring it ...
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Fitness Friday – In Small Spaces

This video popped up in my YouTube feed last week and I had been dying to try it all week ...
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Fitness Friday – #GGHsummerplank challenge

My friend Tera at Girl Gone Healthy posted this summer plank challenge on Facebook the other day. Immediately I wanted ...
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Fitness Friday – Kettlebell Swing

If you've been following Fitness Friday you are well aware that I like any exercise I can do in the ...
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Fitness Friday – Bye, Bye Arm Jiggle

Most of the workouts I do include some type of arm toning moves. However this video, that was posted by ...
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Fitness Friday – Victoria Secret’s Secret

The catalogs are pouring in with swimsuits and gorgeously toned ladies. It can be a little discouraging. It definitely has ...
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Fitness Friday – WE did it!

Last Saturday turned out great. My huband completed his first 5k obstacle course race ever, and we did it together ...
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Fitness Friday – Mud Run

Sorry for being a blogger slacker this week. I can't believe Friday is already here! It's been a crazy week...allergies ...
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Fitness Friday – Ultimate Abs

After having three babies I never thought I would see "ab muscles" again. They were stretched and destroyed and seemed ...
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Fitness Friday – The Plank

The plank. What looks so simple is actually rather challenging. I never really "planked" until last year when Girl Gone ...
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Fitness Friday – Family Fun

You don't need to be running on a threadmill or shaking it up in zumba class to burn some calories and ...
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Fitness Friday: Fat Fry

Now that we are FINALLY seeing some signs of spring it's going to be time to put the bulky sweaters ...
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Fitness Friday: Who Needs A Gym?

In an attempt to share more "me" instead of just my family I decided I would share a few of ...
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Motivation In A Toy

When my husband asked me what I wanted for Christmas I knew EXACTLY what it was. Not diamonds, pearls, or handbags ...
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Drink Wine and Carry On

I was reading through my Fitness Magazine today and came across this article about making over your metabolism. I love ...
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