Mom exercising at home with kids

Before I share what I think is the best equipment for your home workouts, I want to make sure you know that you don’t actually need any equipment to start working out at home. As a mom with little kids, a low barrier to entry will make it easier for you to get started and…

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when perimenopause suddenly collides with postpartum

What happens when you’re a new mom later-in-life and postpartum collides with perimenopause? Even though more and more women are having babies later, there’s still a lot to be desired of the support available to women over 40 in the postpartum period, let alone being sandwiched between the 4th trimester and perimenopause! To be honest,…

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why a no excuses mentality doesn't work for everyone

I have a confession: I used to have the “no excuses” mentality. I worked in corporate fitness for 15+ years in several different companies, all of which provided onsite fitness facilities to their employees that made it that much more convenient to exercise. My coworkers and I would often talk about how we were surprised…

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mom and baby

Did you experience lower back pain during pregnancy? What about pelvic girdle pain? Are you still experiencing postpartum pelvic pain even months after having your baby? I had some pretty significant pelvic girdle pain, specifically around my pubic symphysis, which is the joint right at the front of the pelvis. For me, it basically felt…

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Postpartum Fitness

  If you’re a new mom, you are probably still getting used to being responsible for a small human. You may also be trying to figure out how to survive on little sleep and a lot of coffee. (we can sleep when they go to college, right?) So getting back into a fitness program may…

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 Are you workouts the first thing to suffer when you’ve got a busy week? Do you resort to take-out or drive-thru meals because you didn’t plan anything for dinner? It doesn’t have to be that way! And before you say “but Kate, I just don’t have time!”, I’ll just say this: If you want something…

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