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Put Your Blinders On and Stop the Comparison

“Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Theodore Roosevelt If you’ve ever watched [easyazon_link identifier=”B009EE0EF4″ locale=”US” tag=”mamaexercises-20″]Night at the Museum[/easyazon_link], you know that Theodore Roosevelt had some great words of wisdom.  He became the 26th President of the United States at the age of 42 (I feel so unaccomplished now) and brought to the office …

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What Do I Need to Start Exercising at Home?

You know what stops a lot of people from exercising at home? Analysis paralysis.  That’s right, they analyze everything from the padding of their carpet to the equipment that they have on hand to determine whether or not working out at home is feasible.  Heaven forbid they start searching for exercise equipment online, because then …

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Should I Buy a Gym Membership? Pros and Cons of Gym Workouts

Last week I talked about the pros and cons of working out at home, but this week I want to talk about the gym.  That place where most people feel that they absolutely must go in order to get fit and trim.  That place that can invoke fear in the hearts of even the most …

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Fitness is a Journey – Are You Willing to Take It?

I remember being incredibly frustrated that the weight I was trying to lose after I had my third child wasn’t coming off as quickly as I wanted it to.  It was disappointing, it was discouraging, and it was disheartening that I wasn’t seeing the immediate results that I longed to see.  Immediate as in, “I …

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Consistency: How a Sweaty Selfie Can Help You Lose Weight

For about a year now I have been posting my after-workout sweaty selfie pictures in the Mama Exercises Motivation Group. There’s no perfectly done make-up or hair (ha, okay, there’s never that!), but what there is is a lot of sweat and, most days, smiles. In fact, “exercise and post picture” is on my daily …

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