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Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

As a Mom, I always put my children’s needs ahead of mine and I’m sure many moms out there are the same way. But when it comes to your personal health, us moms need to take care of ourselves in order to do a good job of taking care of the children who depend on us. That means eating right and exercising. I received the Health, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series which makes sticking to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Body After Baby, Exercise, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Video

It’s Never Too Early to Start Fighting Arthritis Pain

It’s Never Too Early to Start Fighting Arthritis Pain

I’m only in my mid-30s, but I have the beginning signs of arthritis in my foot and ankle. Nearly every woman in my family develops arthritis eventually, so I used to think joint pain and stiffness was inevitable as I aged. I recently discovered that arthritis is the nation’s leading cause of disability. One in every five adults has arthritis; that’s 50 million people in the US. 27 million Americans have osteoarthritis, the most common … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Body After Baby, Charity, Events, Exercise, Featured, Health, News, Socially Conscious, Tips, Uncategorized, Women's Issues

Healthy Eating On-The-Go Contest

Healthy Eating On-The-Go Contest

When life gets hectic, my food choices get increasingly unhealthy. When I have time to plan ahead, I pack baby carrots, apple slices and other healthy snacks to eat in the car or in between errands.  But frequently I find myself grabbing convenience food or heading to the drive-thru. At the BlogHer conference in Chicago, food companies and restaurants had nutritionists on hand to give suggestions, tips and coupons about healthy eating. The most popular tip: If you … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, DVD, Exercise, Food, Health

Wii Weight Loss Games: Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009

Wii Weight Loss Games: Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009

My hopes were high when I received a review sample of Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009for the Nintendo Wii. My Nintendo Wii is an essential part of my exercise and fitness program, and I thought it would be fun to add more variety to my Wii Routine. (Click here for my Wii Fit review.) The Amazon reviews of Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009 are mixed. Some love the workout, and others pan the poor graphics and slow … Read entire article »

Filed under: Electronics, Exercise, Featured, Games

New Exercise DVD Roundup: Win 6 New Fitness DVDs

New Exercise DVD Roundup: Win 6 New Fitness DVDs

If you enjoy group fitness classes but don’t want to pay pricey gym membership fees, exercise DVDs are an inexpensive and effective way to feel the burn. Most fitness DVDs sell for under $20, so they are a cheap way to exercise in your own home. I received a bunch of newly-released fitness DVD titles to test. I’ve been working out to them for a few weeks, and I’ve also lent my review copies to a fit … Read entire article »

Filed under: Body After Baby, Contests, DVD, Exercise, Health, Uncategorized