Fitness, sports and exercise tips for moms and kids.

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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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What is Fitness Bootcamp & Why Should I Try it?

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If you're wondering what Fitness Bootcamp is and why you should try it, I have the answer for you! Last year, one of my best friends suggested I try a new approach to exercise: boot camp! At first I balked at the notion of having to stick…
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Workout Media That Actually Works

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Perhaps I’m romanticizing the past, but I do recall fondly my days at the gym when I could use a dozen different weight machines or try three types of toning classes. But several years ago I gave it up because I realized that in the time…

How Dare You! The Perils of the Cardio Slog and Benefits of Circuit Training

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You have a routine. You walk into the gym, head for your favorite cardio machine, and prepare for your tried and true daily workout. But then there are those days when you find yourself snarling at a woman plugging away on your treadmill/elliptical/stepper/bike/etc.…
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Tips for KickBoxing Yourself to Fitness

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You’ve tried power-walking and pilates to shrink your waistline, yoga and meditation to clear your mind...but there are those days, when you just want to throwdown and punch something—anything! For a good, old-school-style sweat that gets…
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How to Sneak Some Exercise into Your Children's Activities

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Getting your kids out and moving this summer is more than just fun for them—it’s vital to their health. And summer is the perfect time to get your little ones up and out of the house, even if you have to sneak activity into their day. Need…
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How did Zumba Become Such a Fitness Craze?

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Zumba, the booty-popping, hip-thrusting, arm-waving dance exercise craze that has been sweeping the planet, was pure happenstance or a “happy accident,” as Zumba founder Alberto "Beto" Perez refers to it. Beto was ready to lead his step…
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Vipassana Meditation: Why Ten Days of Silence Will Calm any Latina

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No phones. No music. No writing. No reading. No talking. I began to digest the fact that this seemingly contemptuous litany of ‘no’s’ also meant: no whining, complaining, venting, tweeting, texting, blogging, blabbing, pinging, poking,…
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Shake Up Your Asanas!: Where Yoga Meets Dance

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For many of us, yoga equals a serene state of quiet stillness, a zone in which to work on balance, tranquility, and alignment. But sometimes you need to shake things up. Why not try a more communicative yoga practice, one that takes the phrase…