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As moms, we all know how vital even 5 minutes of “me time,” a day can be. And even though we know this, we don’t tend to make ourselves a priority. Why? Well, there are too many reasons and excuses to count. The main thing that most moms will say is that there is just not enough time in the day. While that may be true, we can’t go on like this. I need a break! We all need a break!

Here are 6 ways that moms can...

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It’s amazing how the birth of a child will change your priorities. For 10 years I had been living in denial–refusing to embrace my diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Even though each and every day was filled with challenges and physical limitations, I hid from the truth, and in turn robbed myself from the opportunity of a “normal” life.

The day my son was born, something awoke inside of me. I found an inner strength–an instinctual...

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We’ve all been given the choice between this deliciously, unhealthy food or that amazingly, unhealthy food. In these situations most of us will think, “Hey, if I’m going to eat crappy, I might as well go all out!” Well, you might want to sit down for this because I’m about to blow your mind! No matter what amazing pile of sugary deliciousness or greasy goodness you happen to be contemplating, one of them is a healthier choice than the...

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Each person of our family blindly picks a letter from the alphabet from a bowl. Then we have to buy a gift card that starts with that letter. With the gift cards we do a white elephant exchange! It is so much fun! And some letter are hard to shop for!

Wishing you a holiday filled with joy!

Lauren Scott

Instructor

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These are my absolute favorite and one that I make every year, especially around Christmas!

  • 2 1/4 c flour
  • 1 c brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 c shortening
  • 1/4 c molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 c sugar

In a large mixing bowl, combine 1/2 of the flour, brown sugar, shortening, molasses, egg, baking soda,...

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Take some time for you to burn off the holiday stress....and treats! This is a quick and equipment free workout!

Cardio (2 minutes, rotating every 30 seconds)

  • high knees
  • butt kickers

Round 1: (3 exercises, 21 repetitions of each, then 15, then 9)

  • Squats
  • Push-ups
  • Sit-ups (or crunches)

Cardio: (2 minutes, rotating every...

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  • 1 C Oatmeal
  • 1/2 C Chocolate Chips (sub raisins for little ones with no teeth)
  • 1/2 C Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 C Ground Flax Seed
  • 1/3 C Honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla

To make these Peanut Butter Balls, combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Roll into bite sized balls. Store in fridge for up to a week.

Wishing you an amazing holiday season,

Erin...

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No one likes to talk about the big C. It’s scary and talking about it makes it all the more real. I’m sure we all know someone who has had to fight the fight. We all wonder if there was anything we could have done. Could we have somehow prevented it? Were there signs? Could we have caught it earlier? Why me, or her, or him? There are so many questions, and unfortunately, not a lot of answers. Cancer may be a sneaky bitch, but there are things...

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Denver to Host Fit4mom Founder Lisa Druxman with Weekend of Fitness, Empowerment and Fun!

Denver, CO – Fit4mom founder, Lisa Druxman is headed to Denver and bringing with her a workshop packed with her own brand of knowledge and expertise. The weekend will begin with a Master Stroller Strides class that will take place on Friday, September 15th, lead by the one and only, Lisa Druxman. Saturday...

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Why is Living Healthy so Hard?

Working out and eating healthy is the WORST! It’s hard. It’s time consuming. It hurts. Results take way too long. And finding the time with kids – forget about it! So why do we do it? Why would we choose to put ourselves through this torture? Because, maybe we’re just not ready to give up on ourselves yet. Because, as the saying goes, nothing worth doing is easy....

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Heat Exhaustion is the Pits – Know the Signs

It’s HOTT in Colorado! I mean, it’s hot in other places too, but we’re here to talk about beating the Colorado heat. The sun is so close here that you can literally feel your skin sizzling in the mid-day sun. Despite the heat, we all want to be outside in the summer; playing with our kids, exercising, attending festivals, drinking on patios and drinking on patios. Knowing the...

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Our Fearless Leader is Turning One! Sort Of

Jillian Jones is a power-house of a human being. You’re probably asking yourself, is there anything she can’t do? Well, I mean, she can’t walk on water or aim when she pees, but she checks off a lot of boxes. She is a badass woman, a wife to Mike Jones, a mother of 2 beautiful little girls, Brooklyn and Harper, a bomb fitness instructor, a Body Back coach, a marathoner, and is...

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