Must-Have Pieces for Your Perfect Home Gym (without breaking the bank)!

Anyone else have a love/hate relationship with the gym?  I love going to the gym for the variety of equipment. Most of the time though, I hate the gym because I have to get dressed, get in my car, find a locker, work out, possibly talk to someone, or share a piece of equipment, cool off, get back in my car, drive home… you get the point.  Having a home gym resolves all of those issues.  How much easier would it be to simply walk downstairs to your basement and do a complete workout??  I can tell you from experience, much easier!  But Kathleen, you say, a home gym is expensiveeee.  And yes, it definitely can be.  Which is why I’m here to help.  No matter your budget, you can create your own personalized home gym and effectively work out day in and day out.

Hate going to the gym? Create your own home gym! It doesn't have to be fancy and expensive, in fact you just need a few "must-have" items! And I promise they won't break the bank!

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How My Fitness Routine Has Changed Since Having a Baby

When you’re pregnant, EVERYONE (literally everyone) tells you how things will never be the same!  (That and you’ll never sleep again, which come on, that’s so not true!)  And yes, things do change.  Your routine of waking up, eating, getting dressed, showering, pretty much doing anything, changes.  But you make it work.  That’s just what you do.  And if living a healthy life is important to you, then you make that work too and adjust your fitness routine!

A lot of things change when you have a baby, and your fitness routine is no different. See how I adjusted my schedule through my son's entire first year and a few tips on making fitness a part of your life even when you have a new addition!
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August Workout of the Month – Lower Body

It’s the middle of August!!  And even though it’s still Summer (and I hate to wish away any time), I have to say I’m super pumped for Fall!  With it being a few weeks into August, it’s time for our workout of the month.  Like we talked about before, each workout is going to be targeted for a specific part of your body.  For this August workout of the month, we’re going to focus on your lower body.  Think squats, squats and more squats 🙂

This August workout of the month focuses entirely on your lower body, covering all parts of your thighs, hamstrings, butt and calves. It'll get your heart rate jumping and your legs burning!

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6 Reasons Why I Love My Fitbit and You Will Too!

The health and fitness industry is chock full of gadgets and gizmos that can do a plethora of things.  Take fitness trackers for example, how many different varieties are out there and how many different options do they come with? Too many for me to list here that’s for sure.  So what’s the big deal with them?  And how do I know which one to pick?  It can be hard to determine when there are so many choices, but there is one that I truly believe is worth your time and investment – the Fitbit!

There are so many different fitness trackers out there, but the Fitbit is truly one of a kind. There are a ton of different options to pick from and each one comes with amazing features! Find out why I love my Fitbit and you will too!

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How to Build Your Own Workout Plan in 6 Steps

Have you ever wanted to get in shape, but didn’t know where to start?  Or gotten to the gym, only to stare at the equipment?  Or maybe you know how to use the equipment, but don’t understand how to put it all together?  You might even be asking yourself, do I need a personal trainer?  Well good news!  You too, can create a workout plan that is specific, targeted, and unique for YOU!

Create your very own personalized workout plan according to YOUR needs and YOUR schedule!

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