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    Breast Augmentation After Kids Q&A + Before & After Photos

    Today I am officially sharing my breast augmentation experience after having a kid, and answering all your most asked questions in regards to my surgery. I am also sharing before and after pictures and videos in the video above! I do want to make a disclaimer is saying I am not a medical professional, and all of my experience and suggestions have been made by my personal experience with my surgery and in no way sponsored. Below I am posting all the questions I am answering in the video about my breast augmentation as well as sharing my first official bikini top pictures my husband took of me thirty days after my surgery. It was a little chilly when I took these so I had to layer up. Check out the rest of the post below!

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    Fitness Fridays – Printed Workout Leggings for Under $50

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    Happy Friday everyone!

    Or in my case happy Fitness Friday! Today I am keeping it short and sweet with this fashion inspired fitness post. There is nothing that gets me more motivated than getting new workout clothes for the gym. It gives me the boost of confidence I need to get in the gym on some days. Plus let’s be honest I get self-conscious in the gym all the time, especially after I became a mom, and with all my body changes I need a little something extra like a cute workout outfit to keep me motivates. Today on the blog I am sharing my favorite printed workout leggings for under $50!

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    Fitness Gear for the New Year + My Fitness Resolutions

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    With New Years approaching  so is our upcoming fitness resolutions. I have to be honest, since Thanksgiving, working out and going to the gym has been the last thing on my mind. I’ve been so busy with family, and enjoying everything that comes with the holidays including the food, and honestly I am ok with that. This year I changed my New Years resolution, not to reach a certain goal or weight but rather a level of acceptance and happiness. Today I on the blog I am sharing this fun work out outfit, my New Year Fitness resolutions, and my fitness gear for the New Year Travel guide. Read more below.

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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

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    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