The 4 Best Diets (Depending on Your Needs)
Apr26

The 4 Best Diets (Depending on Your Needs)

With conflicting dieting and nutrition info hitting us from all angles, it’s no wonder people get confused about what to eat and what to avoid eating. Is there a single magic diet that cures all your ailments, melts fat, and has your skin gleaming with radiance? Ummm….maybe. Maybe not. The truth is that everyone is different, and what works for one person may not work for another. The good news is that there is a healthy,...

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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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The Winter Blues: How Winter Can Change Your Mood
Jan17

The Winter Blues: How Winter Can Change Your Mood

The Winter Blues As many as 20 percent of Americans suffer from some form of winter blues Here are five ways the gloomy weather messes with your spirits. You Feel Down.  There’s a reason all the darkness gets you down: Light has the ability to fire up your brain’s serotonin levels, just like an antidepressant does, says Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., one of the leading experts on seasonal affective disorder (SAD). So the...

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8 Things Healthy People Do Every Single Day
Jan03

8 Things Healthy People Do Every Single Day

  Healthy living means different things to different people, but there are some simple habits that can help you lead a more balanced, energized life every single day—no matter what your goals are. 1. Drink water like you mean it. H20 is pretty much your BFF. Staying hydrated keeps our bodies healthy down to the cellular level and it also helps keep us from overeating. Oftentimes, we can mistake thirst for hunger! 2. Enjoy your...

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3 Popular Diets That May Be Right For You in 2017
Jan03

3 Popular Diets That May Be Right For You in 2017

There are a million diets out there to choose from! How do you know which one works for you? We’ve taken three of the most popular diets and broken them down for you! Which one seems like a good fit? The 3 Week Diet I love this “diet”. I put diet in quotes because it’s basically a reset for your body. I have had several friends and family members do this, and we’ve ALL lost weight. I can’t recommend...

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