@FrugalFemina’s Mamavation Post: Upper and Lower Body Workouts

I promised I would share our custom lower and upper body workouts for Mamavation from EA SPORTS Active, and here they are! I already shared my nutrition plan, my exercise routine, the DVD's I use, tips from Pete Cohen, and how I do a cardio interval workout, so now you should have all the tools [...]

March 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|36 Comments

@FrugalFemina’s Video Confessional: We’ve Only Just Begun!

Thank you, sponsors and coaches, for cheering me on! Earth Footwear, EA SPORTS Active, Smooth Fitness, Gaiam, Tracey Mallett, Pete Cohen, Dr. Renna, and my Fit Friend Andrea at Mommy Snacks. Just 2 months of nursing school to go, and I might post again at Frugal Femina. :-)

February 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|75 Comments

@lisasamples Thursday Thoughts: Mamavation (Week 5)

I lost weight last week. I also busted my butt. Katie did too. We rocked it...How is any of this possible? Well, without our sponsors, sistahood, family/friends, and Leah it would nearly be impossible. #Mamavation works, because together we make it work. Our sponsors such as Earth Footwear, EA Sports Active, Smooth Fitness, Gruve, Gaiam, [...]

February 26th, 2010|Uncategorized|11 Comments

@FrugalFemina’s Mamavation Post: Exercise Routine

A few people asked about my specific exercise routine after I posted about some of the DVD's I'm using, so I'm sharing a few more details. Just remember, I'm not an expert. I just do what the bosses tell me. :-) But I can say that this routine is working for me! So far I [...]

February 25th, 2010|Fitness, Uncategorized|362 Comments

@LisaSamples Video Confessional Week 5

I apologize for being late. I was really hoping to have my microphone before this was due - but it isn't here yet. I was going to use my VADO, but I switched over to Windows 7 and haven't updated my computer yet due to my schedule. I promise the next one will be on [...]

February 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|238 Comments

@FrugalFemina’s Video Confessional – Week 4

I mentioned a few of our DVD's in my vlog because my friend Lisa at Stop & Smell the Chocolates asked about our workouts. Here's a peek at the ones I mentioned:Tracey Mallett's Lose the Belly FlabTracey Mallett's Total Body Fat BurnerTracey Mallett's Total Body Calorie BlastTracey Mallett's Get Your Body Back{I think this is [...]

February 20th, 2010|Uncategorized|47 Comments

@lisasamples Thursday Thoughts: Mamavation (Week 4)

Have I told you how much I love my @EarthFootwear? I do. You have to get a pair if you are serious about losing and toning - they are simply amazing!Last week was challenging. I was having a difficult time balancing my life. I was torn between working out, menu planning, husband, kids, dogs, work, [...]

February 19th, 2010|Uncategorized|184 Comments

@FrugalFemina’s #Mamavation Post: Refocusing

photo by RBlake1026So I stepped on the scale Monday morning for my weekly weigh-in, and I was down 0.2 pounds. Yikes, really?! Not exactly the number I was hoping for. Of course, I'm glad I lost something for the week, but I only have so much time as one of the Mamavation Moms, and I [...]

February 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|130 Comments

@FrugalFemina’s Mamavation Video Confessional – Week 3 is Here!

Don't worry! I didn't pancake it up at McDonald's or anything. But I did enjoy 1/4 of a cup of coffee. :-)Thank you to my wonderful sponsors: Earth Footwear, EA SPORTS Active, Smooth Fitness, and Gaiam. And thank you to my coaching team: Tracey Mallett, Pete Cohen, Dr. Renna, and my Fit Friend Andrea at [...]

February 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|27 Comments

@FrugalFemina’s Mamavation Post: Pete Cohen’s Healthy Tips and 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge

Some of the Mamavation applicants are participating in Pete Cohen's 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge. Pete is completely genuine and has been working with us day and night to motivate us on our fitness journey. He literally stays up into the wee hours of the morning to chat with all of us! He has a great [...]

February 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|39 Comments







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