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Functional Fit Bit #11

I haven’t been weight-lifting as much as I would like so I jumped back into it last week. I did this while my kids had an after-school dance party.  I danced as a warm-up and as a cool-down, trying to do … Continue reading

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Functional Fit Bit #5

I actually had dinner on the table at a reasonable hour the other day, so I was able to play outside in the yard with the kids afterwards.  Here’s the functional fitness I did at the same time: 1. Played … Continue reading

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Afraid to Move

Collectively and individually, if we want to move towards fitness and wellness, we need to stop being afraid to move. Culturally, Americans are so risk averse that we label everything with warnings and choose “safe” sedentary activities (which obviously come with a … Continue reading

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Drop it like it’s hot

Squat!  Squatting is a fundamental movement pattern of humans.  It isn’t just the latest fitness craze.  Yes, it will give you a better booty.  And stronger legs.  And more flexibility.  (And with time it may even help pelvic floor issues, gals! … Continue reading

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Functional Fit Bit #3

Yesterday we ended up staying at the park after dropping my eldest off at camp.  While my middle child enjoyed an impromptu playdate, I did some playing myself. I walked/lunged up and down the log stump steps a few times to … Continue reading

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