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Body Image

Body Image

By Virginia Bain When I saw this image a rush of emotions flooded me, as a woman, as child who felt this pain, as a mother who fears her daughter may feel this.       Body Image is such a powerful thing.   I can remember being an overweight child, I was teased, and always felt disgusted with myself. Though as this picture displays, I never took scissors to my belly but I do rem ...[Read More]

Eating to Boost Your Energy

Eating to Boost Your Energy

By Katie Serbinski With the time change and colder weather still upon us, you might find yourself reaching for an extra cup of coffee this Monday morning. I think back to the days when I would wake up for high school before 6am so I could do a little extra studying and was out the door by 7. Who was that non-coffee drinking early morning person?! What’s my strategy for getting through the day ...[Read More]

5 Tips for Finding the Time to Exercise

5 Tips for Finding the Time to Exercise

By Becky I’m often asked how I find the time to workout, so I thought I’d share my top 5 tips!     Currently I’m a stay at home Mom, but before I had Landon I worked full time for 8.5 years. I feel like I have a good grasp on what it’s like to make time on both sides!       Tip 1: Schedule Your Workout This is my biggest piece of advice. I alwa ...[Read More]

Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles

By Kristen Durnan During the year leading up to pregnancy, I worked really hard to get into the best shape of my life. We were not sure exactly when we would start trying to get pregnant, but ever the planner, I wanted to make sure I was as healthy as possible to set myself up for a healthy pregnancy and set our baby up for healthy growth. This consisted of lifting a lot and more weight than I eve ...[Read More]

Top 10 Energizing Snacks

Top 10 Energizing Snacks

By Katie Serbinski Most days in the Serbinski house typically involve 2 slumps: one after my morning coffee and another during Joey’s [and now Anthony’s] afternoon nap. I’m working on powering through these down times with FOOD. I’m excluding coffee here [even though coffee sounds really good right now…]. So here you have it, my top 10 energizing snacks list: WHY ENERGIZING SNACKS OVER COFFEE?! I’ ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Dark Chocolate Lollipops

{Recipe} Dark Chocolate Lollipops

By Monica Weaver It’s Easter time and as far as food is concerned, it’s all about chocolate… Just look around! It’s everywhere!   If your kids are like mine they are begging for it every time I try to rush pass the candy aisle. For a lot of people, this is a difficult time for eating healthy. The good news is that you can still enjoy sweet treats and today I am go ...[Read More]

Self Care

Self Care

By Amy Stoks Self care isn’t selfish. I don’t know about you, but on a normal day, this is what happens for me: The alarm goes off at 5:05, finally I have been relieved of my nightly, cliff-hanging duties. The co-sleeping monster has recently visited the Stoks house.  I crawl out of bed and creep towards the shower in hopes that I can snag 10 minutes of peace before the house stirs.  We rush aroun ...[Read More]

Fit Kid + Fit Mom Easter Basket Ideas

Fit Kid + Fit Mom Easter Basket Ideas

By Kate Horney   Looking for fun Easter Basket ideas minus a sugar “hungover” toddler? Here’s what I’m putting together for the BeyondFit Kids this Easter!   Kid’s Easter Basket   Keep your kid’s lunch fresh with these fun PlanetBox Lunchboxes! These Spuni Soft Spoons are perfect for your teething little one. Keep mealtime mess down with thes ...[Read More]

30 Minute Full Body Circuit Workout

30 Minute Full Body Circuit Workout

By Lindsey Fazendine We are all busy! Between work, family and crazy schedules some days it can be hard to get a workout in. Here is a  30 minute circuit that you can do anywhere and all you need is a pair of dumbbells! Start by doing a quick warm up. Walking, jogging, elliptical, jumping rope for 5 minutes. Repeat each circuit twice. Rest for 60 seconds after completing one rep of each circuit. U ...[Read More]