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How to stay in cycling shape in the winter

Tis the time of year when the mountain trails get very wet and frosty, and my likelihood of wiping out increases exponentially. So what is a mountain biking mama to do when she wants to stay in cycling shape but doesn’t want to end…

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December 13, 2017
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My Home Gym Must Haves

If you are someone like me who wants to make exercise very much a part of daily life, but hates to drag themselves out to a fitness class or local gym you might have decided to build a gym in your home (we did…

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November 16, 2017

Why I don’t hurt today

Today was the first time in a long time that I didn’t wake up in pain. And I don’t mean the emotional or spiritual variety but real muscle and bone achy pain. And why is this? Well, I wrote a post a little over…

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September 20, 2016

How to make your kids screen time more active

A few weeks ago I posted an article on my Facebook page from Springfree Trampolines about the launch of their new product tgoma (take gaming outside and make it active). If you haven’t heard about it yet, tgoma it is an award winning, proprietary interactive gaming…

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June 22, 2016

Why I Might Go Under the Knife This Fall

I have never been someone who has felt good about themselves. Not even when I was a 30 pounds lighter, slim hipped, athletic teen did I ever walk around with an air of confidence let alone a teeny weeny bikini. Nope, I was the one…

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June 15, 2016

Improving My Self Esteem One Carrot At A Time?

Every week, my BFF and I have a lovely ritual we like to call our “Monday Epic”. We drop the kids, drive to one of the local mountains and prepare ourselves for a good 3-4 hour pedal. On beautiful sunny fall days like today,…

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October 6, 2015

My experience with Diastasis Recti

Last week I talked a little about finally taking care of Numero Uno and a big part of that was finally taking the time (and cashola) to get my ridiculously destroyed core and pelvic floor issues sorted, cause i’m just not okay with peeing…

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February 24, 2015

Dear gym mirror….

I’ll be the first to admit that I am not the most consistent exerciser, nor do I follow a Paleo/Organic/Raw Food/atkins type diet. I do ride my bike as much as I can, or go snowboarding, and try to hit the weights twice a…

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December 17, 2014

How I fell in love with a new sport

It’s been a bit of a rough year for me. Not sure if it was turning 40 something, or the fact that my kids are getting older, or that I am getting older, or that I still don’t’ feel quite like myself anymore nor…

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July 5, 2014