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Stepping into Crazy Town?

I’ve wanted a FitBit for a while. But I’ve also been a little worried about getting one, which is why I still haven’t taken the plunge. Having dealt with disordered eating in the past, I realize that putting a numerical value on anything (calories in food, my weight, etc.) can lead me down a dark path towards Crazy Town. The same goes for exercise. When I was pregnant, my midwife told me that she recommended to all her clients that they walk 5 miles, 5 days per week in order to ensure a shorter labor and better birth. Challenge accepted! The only problem was that I became a little bit obsessed with making sure I did exactly 5 miles, exactly 5 Read More…

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Balance, Exercise
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Walking on sunshine

As a former competitive athlete who has dealt with a couple hip surgeries, recently had a baby, and is generally just getting older, my approach to exercise has certainly evolved through the years. Throughout my pregnancy, walking was my major source of exercise, along with occasional prenatal yoga classes. Once I had my baby, I continued walking, bringing her along with me in an infant carrier. Part of me thought that I might progress to running or more intense exercise once I was fully recovered from the birth. However, with time I realized that I really enjoyed walking, so I’ve kept it going. Along with occasional yoga routines in my living room while my daughter naps in the other room, Read More…

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June 3, 2014 2:10 am
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Exercise
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Work out with your gut

I had a request from a follower (okay, it was my mom…whatever!) to talk about how exercising fits in to this whole “eat with your gut” concept, and then I saw this hilarious article called The 27 Rules of Conquering the Gym, and decided it was time to address the issue. My feelings about exercise have evolved over the years. From about 9 years old until my mid-20s, I was a competitive track athlete, so working out was simply a way to reach my goal, which was to win. I was incredibly motivated, but it mostly came from a fear of losing, not because I necessarily enjoyed exercising, and definitely not because I wanted to lose weight. I remember saying Read More…

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January 6, 2012 2:43 am
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Exercise
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