We’re Coming Back! Stay Tuned!
Feb01

We’re Coming Back! Stay Tuned!

Well it is a new year and we have made it our resolution to be fit again! Am I right?!  Actually, we try to stay fit all year, but often get a little distracted. (Or at least that’s how it works for me!) I rarely miss the gym, but I really enjoy food! So… I have to concentrate on finding a healthy balance ~ kind of like our fit-momma’s site. We took a little break from bringing you all new workouts and yummy recipes to start a...

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SkinnyMint Tea Detox Review
May17

SkinnyMint Tea Detox Review

  Well, here is my official review of the SkinnyMint Tea 28 day detox. Let me start by saying, I do not drink tea. Never in my life have I consumed a cup of tea. Weird, right?! Anyway, I ordered it because I was interested to see if it helps with bloating and guess what?  It totally does! The way it works is this: drink one cup of tea every morning and a cup in the evenings every other night. Not too hard to follow. The morning...

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A Simple Exercise for Weight Loss You Should Know
May08

A Simple Exercise for Weight Loss You Should Know

Weight loss has always been difficult. If it was easy, no one would be overweight, right? The hard part, as with any other worthy goal, is that weight loss can usually only be accomplished if the person is willing to tweak their own behavior and do what works. We all know that there are no shortcuts in our fitness journeys, but there is one simple exercise that works every single time: the squat! How and why, you ask? Keep reading....

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8 Reasons to Run Today
Apr26

8 Reasons to Run Today

Some days, you spring out of bed and can’t wait to jump into your shoes and head out for a run. Other days…not so much. If your motivation is lacking, consider these eight reasons to run right now. 1. It really is the best way to start or end your day. Getting sweaty as the sun rises feels pretty darn cool. Kicking your day off with a run helps you get centered and energized for the day, and winding down with an evening...

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This Magic Hangover Cure Is What You Need
Apr07

This Magic Hangover Cure Is What You Need

Sometimes – sometimes – we may have a bit too much wine on our rare Girls Night Out and feel like crap the next morning. You know the drill, right? The whatwasIthinkingnowI’mgonnadie morning after. How do you get over a hangover? We weren’t sure – until we found this yoga flow. Nike Master Trainer Traci Copeland has a flow full of twists, inversions, and movement-fueled detoxification so you can wring the...

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The 5 Worst Foods to Eat Right Before Bed
Apr07

The 5 Worst Foods to Eat Right Before Bed

Here at Fit Mommas, we have a pressing issue: WE DON’T SLEEP. Between kids, snoring hubbies, and racing minds, sleep is something we get precious little of a nightly basis. Sleep is SO important – for your body, mind, and even the safety of your family! Ha! Luckily, we ran across this article that may help some of you…and us! Below are the five worst foods for sleep. That’s not to say you can’t ever eat them at night...

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Benefits of Swimming: 10 Reasons Every Woman Should Get in the Water
Apr07

Benefits of Swimming: 10 Reasons Every Woman Should Get in the Water

Swimming isn’t just for the kids this summer! Get in the pool and give your body a heckuva workout, too. This summary is pulled from this article on 10 benefits of swimming. 10 Benefits of Swimming: 1. It Counts as Both Cardio and Strength Training In swimming, if you aren’t moving constantly, you’re sinking. Plus, water is about 800 times denser than air, says swimming and triathlon coach Earl Walton, owner...

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Why a Trip to the Gym Makes Me SANE…
Feb02

Why a Trip to the Gym Makes Me SANE…

Hi. I am the mom of a spectacular 8 year old boy who was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 2. He has never said my name. Well, he has never said anything.  I have come to grasps with the idea that he may never say my name, but it has taken several years of therapy. By therapy, I mean hundreds of hours of sweating it out at the gym.  Working out is my escape from reality! I can put headphones in, and just start running, lift weights,...

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The 4 Signs Of Ovarian Cyst Rupture You Shouldn’t Ignore
Feb02

The 4 Signs Of Ovarian Cyst Rupture You Shouldn’t Ignore

A couple of weeks ago, I had medical situation. The situation was that I looked 5 months pregnant and had weird pain in my abdomen. My neighbor, a nurse, suggested I get an MRI to see if I had an ovarian cyst. Guess what?! I did! I’ve never had one before, so to Google I went. I found this article and thought it may help someone else out there. For the full story, click here. What is an ovarian cyst rupture, exactly? Can anyone...

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New Research on the Diet vs Exercise Debate
Feb02

New Research on the Diet vs Exercise Debate

    Have you heard “you can’t out-work a bad diet” or “abs are made in the kitchen”? These are both 100 percent true—a healthy diet is crucial to reaching and maintaining a healthy weight. However…a new study shows that dieting alone won’t give you the live-longer benefits you net from working out. Researchers sifted through 117 studies showing the effect of diet and exercise on both...

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