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    5 Activities You Can Do With Your Toddler to Replace Your Boring Cardio Routine

    When I say I don’t do cardio, I mean I don’t do cardio in the gym. But I am constantly doing cardio keeping up with my little man. Everyone always ask me how I stay fit, and I am not joking when I say being a boy mom. This little guy keeps me on my toes, whether it’s asking me to play baseball with him, or being his jungle gym he likes to climb and jump on, this momma gets her daily workout just trying to keep up with this busy toddler. Today I am sharing activities you can do with your toddler to replace your boring cardio routine!

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    7 Bleacher Exercises for a Full Body Workout

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    Today I am changing it up with a fun outdoor workout you can do at your local outdoor track and field. My family and I are outdoor people and we love being outside whether it’s playing soccer, baseball, or going for family walks. If you have an active toddler like I do, these 7 bleacher exercises for a full body workout are great for the whole family. Jayden literally kicked his soccer ball down the isles and kept himself busy why I did this workout as you can see him in the video. He had so much fun he didn’t want to leave. But after one round of this I was exhausted lol. So if you want a full body workout try these 7 bleacher exercises.  Watch the full video and read the description below! Continue reading

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    5 Upper Body Cable Exercises for Toned Arms

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    So today I am sharing a little workout Wednesday for you guys and sharing 5 upper body cable exercises you can do on the cable machine. These workouts will help tone and tighten your arms. I love the cable machine because it allows for smooth controlled movements so you can really concentrate on activating the muscles you are working on. All of these workouts were done using the curl bar attachment. I know how busy it can be at the gym, so for me I like trying to maximize my workout by utilizes different exercises on the same machine. Check out my short one minute video above and the exercise description below. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to comment below!

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    4 Cable Exercises to Shape Your Booty

    Since my journey to getting my muscles back, my butt has always been one of my main concerns.  Lets face it, I am not blessed with natural curves, aka no boobs or butt, however with hard work, the right diet, and the right workouts I know I can grow my butt. One thing I wanted to do different this time around was really focus on my butt muscles and concentrate on those muscles instead of just doing “leg” day. I tend to grow my quads faster than any other muscle in my body, and what I didn’t want was overly exaggerated quads. So with tons of research I found these four workouts to be some of the most effective workouts to exercise your booty on the cable machine. If you watched my previous video 4 Exercises Using The Lat Pull Down Machine, you know I am a big fan of cable exercises. Cable exercises are a great way to workout to target specific muscles and offer a full range of motions. These  4 Cable Exercises to Shape Your Booty are four exercise you will want to incorporate in your routine. Watch the video and read the description below!

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    4 Exercises Using the Lat Pull Down Machine

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    So like many of you requested here is workout video using the workout machines at the gym. Today I am sharing four exercises you can do at the lat pull down machine. I’m the type of girl who likes to utilize each machine as much as I can, because if you know how it can be at the gym, sometimes if you don’t get on a machine quick you might be waiting forever to get on. With these back exercises you will be targeting different areas of your back just back changing had position and grip handles. View the video for more details of four exercises using the lat pull down machines.

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    Your 6 Minutes Legs Workout

    Your 6 Minutes Legs Workout by Houston fitness blogger Dawn P. Darnell - DUMBBELL WORKOUTS, TONED LEGS, AT HOME WORKOUT, EXERCISES, youtube video, exercise video, youtube workouts, LEG EXERCISES, BUTT EXERCISES, quick workouts, fit mom, exercise outfit, buckle, camo

    Happy Wednesday everyone,

    Here is another addition of workout Wednesday for ya! Want those toned sexy legs for summer? Today its all about the legs and six different exercises you can do with dumbbells to tone up your legs. This 6 Minutes to Toned Legs workout can be done at home or at the gym, and can be modified without weights for beginners.  For this video I talk you through form, technique, and how to do each exercise effectively. Check out my 6 Minutes to Toned Legs workout video below!  Continue reading

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    10 Minute Booty Blaster Stroller Workout



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    Happy workout Wednesday!

    Hey guys, so I am super excited to bring you this short but very intense 10 minute booty blaster stroller workout video. For the moms who hate going to the gym, has a little one that is not quite old enough for the gym daycare, or just wants a fun workout alternative to do with their kiddo,  here is a great stroller workout you can do to help target those glutes. This 10 minute workout is a great workout that can be done by anyone just starting out, or if you are advance you can add resistance by adding a resistant band or body weights. Check out my 10 Minute Booty Blaster Stroller Workout below.  You can sign up here to get the PDF printable of this workout!

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    The Easy Family Meal Prep Plan with HelloFresh

    Thank you HelloFresh  for sponsoring this post.  As always all thoughts and opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting those who support this blog.

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    TFIG! This month I’ve stepped it up when it comes to putting my health and fitness goals first. I made a promise to myself that I would not let my work with my blog, and all the social event that come with it get in the way of my fitness goals. So this month I cleared my schedule M-F and set specific times to work on my blog, and making sure to go to the gym first thing in the morning. And let me tell you, it has made a world of difference. Another thing that has really helped me when it comes to my nutrition is HelloFresh. HelloFresh has stream lined my cooking and prepping by giving me healthy, easy alternatives already prepped meals shipped right to my door! And for the whole family too! No more getting tired of the same chicken breast and broccoli all day, HelloFresh has great options including vegetarian options for the whole family. Check out the process that has made this mama’s life easier when it comes to meal prepping healthy meals for the family.

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    5 Tips to Make Time for Your Fitness Goals

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    5 Tips to Make Time for Your Fitness Goals by Houston fitness blogger Dawn P. Darnell

    Let’s face it we are all busy, and if you are a mom like me well then you are probably non stop all day, because we all know a mom’s job never ends. So how do we make time in our busy schedule for our fitness goals? Today I’ve teamed up with Walmart and Campbell’s Well Yes!™ Soup to share with you 5 tips to make time for your fitness goals in your busy life.

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