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How BodyPump Impacted My Running

In the last 18 months, I have given birth to my second child and trained for {and ran} two half marathons. I am no professional runner. I am not even a good runner. I am mediocre at best. I grew up on the softball field and the basketball court. Running was punishment in my sports. […]

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Mummy Tummy

Recently my husband said, “I know why you have that mamma gut.” I gave him a sideways look that said, without saying, “What about your own daddy gut?” He cautiously elaborated, “No, I don’t mean it like that…I heard this thing on a radio show. There’s a name for the mamma gut after you have […]

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Trying to Raise a Daughter Without Body Image Issues is Healing My Own

“I hate the way my thighs look in leggings.” “I can’t leave the house without makeup to cover my awful skin.” “I never wear sandals. My toes are too ugly and misshapen.” “I wish I wasn’t so hairy. It’s disgusting.” There are very few women I know who don’t make observations like the ones above […]

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Neighborhood Barre

Back to School for the Kids, Means Back to Barre for YOU!

We all know how crazy summer can be — you work out like crazy after the new year for that ‘bikini bod’…(thank goodness one-pieces are trendy again…amiright?!) only to fall completely off your routine in the summer. It happens to almost all of us, but do not fear, NEIGHBORHOOD barre is here!  That’s right; it’s […]

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