Sweaty Betty – Fun Clothes for Workouts

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Back when I was first starting to get my weight on track, one of the problems I had with working out, or one of my excuses really, was that I didn't really have the clothes for it. I'd go to a store and be overwhelmed with all of these options and then people staring, it ...

Waking up to Thrive

I have always been the type of person who would prefer to sit on the couch instead of going outside. I have three very athletic sisters and then there is me, book nerd extraordinaire.  I became a stay at home mom last year in April after my daughter was born and I told everyone I ...

100 Free Apps for Weight Loss and Workouts

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If I did not have my awesome Misfit app and my FitBit app, I would feel like I never did enough in a day.  At this point I feel guilty when I dont get at least two miles just moving around doing my daily stuff.  I like to have both apps and both products so ...

Misfit Shine Fitness Tracker

I was given a Misfit Shine in order to prepare this review. All opinions are my own. The Misfit Shine is a fun little piece of hardware. It seems to me like it's designed to be attractive, not just functional. It's a disc a little larger than a quarter in size, and works using a small ...

Four Office Exercises that will Help you Beat that Belly Bulge

Four office exercises that will help you beat that belly bulge It’s a problem area for many women, so don't stress about it too much, but if you are looking to lose that belly weight in the new year, start at the office instead of the gym. You're there for at least half the day, right? ...

7 Easy Ways to Exercise at Work

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If you’re chained to a desk all day, you may be wondering how you can get in a great workout. It's easier than you may think! The body is generally divided into seven main parts, in terms of exercising, and those include cardio for heart health, back, chest, arms and shoulders, legs, glutes, and abs. ...

How to Start Your Weight Loss Journey

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One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight.  It’s also pretty common to start with a bang and be off the diet and exercise regimen by the end of January, if you even last that long.  The reason so many people fail is because they don’t plan properly, and then think ...

Are You Snacking Away Your Food Budget?

Are You Snacking Away Your Food Budget? Did you establish a food budget but keep going over it? Food budgeting only works when it is enforced; if you and your family are snacking away your food budget here are some helpful tips to not only shave dollars off your budget but probably your waistline to. Throwing away ...

Cut the Sugar, Cut the Pounds Weight Loss Tips

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Cut the Sugar, Cut the Pounds Did you switch to a low fat diet but aren’t seeing the results you had expected? Sugar could be the culprit. Sugar comes in many forms, including those sugar substitute packets you are probably putting in your coffee, tea and flavored water to cut sugar consumption. It is also in ...