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Workouts | Fit Mama Training

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Start where you are at. A lesson I’m re-learning.

I have never needed to be the best. I remember taking debate in high school and doing really well. My partner and I won novice state. I enjoyed it. But I hated that others in my class would get overly excited when they found evidence against my case. When during the in class tournamentit was epic if someone beat us. I enjoy preparing and even competing. But I dont enjoy…

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Ms. New Booty

Some people remember when they heard Elvis or the Beatles for the first time. For me, it was Sir Mix A lot. Not because of his musical geniusbut due to his profound love of big booties. When this song came out I was being teased in school with the charming nick name Buffalo butt. This later turned to ghetto booty in junior high and was suddenly a good thing (I…

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Scary new things

Ive always said I dont like being comfortable. The thought process being that it is usually upon getting outside of ones comfort zone that you are able to grow. But the truth is; doing new stuff can be pretty terrifying. I dont like to be the new guy. Its hard to put yourself out there in a way you havent before because you could fall flat on your face. Being…

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go small or stay home

When I first started getting serious about exercise I worked out everyday, as much as I could find time for. When I began to see changes in my body I was hooked. But eventually this changes slowed and I hit a plateau. I tried everything I could think of; new exercises, more intensity, longer stretching: what could be the problem? I had read something about the importance of rest but…

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take it outside

Its summertime! And if youre like me you are sick and tired of being cooped up indoors with all the snow we had this winter. So take your booty out of the gym and do something different. It will keep you motivated and maybe youll have some fun. Here are some ideas to get you started. Play with your kids at the park. (I do silly stuff my daughter thinks…

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But I don’t wanna…

Let me be clear in saying I have been fat my entire life. I have occasionallylost weight only gain it again.My peak athletic performances until recently were pretty embarrassing. The highlights include making a lay up in a jr high basketball game only to realize during my personal celebratory gestures that I made it on the wrong teams basket. Yeah, I was THAT girl. So when I started exercisingthis time…

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Interval Training

Good news and bad news The good news is research tells us that you can see greater calorie burn and more significant increases in metabolic rate by spending LESS time exercising. Amazing right? The bad news is, you have to work a lot harder in the shorter amount of time. But on my worst day Id rather work out hard for 20-30 minutes than spend forever moving slowly. So if…

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