Pregnancy & Exercise

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When you become pregnant one big question comes across your mind “Can I exercise?” In most cases, the answer is, yes! In the past, it used to be common for practitioners to tell newly pregnant women, they were not allowed to exercise. Quickly, it was discovered that there were a lot more benefits to exercising, […]

Hike it Baby: One Year Anniversary!

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Have you heard about Hike it Baby? For those of you who haven’t, we are an organization dedicated to developing communities that get families outside with children from birth to school age. There are branches in cities all over the world! Iowa has four branches: Des Moines, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and Davenport. An Ames […]

The Body Book Review

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I finally finished The Body Book. It was such a great book and I am so happy I picked it up! Now, I know what you are thinking … “another diet book, another exercise regimen, etc., etc.” Nope! Not the case. It is none of that. It is basically a users manual to your body. […]

YMCA Fitness Classes

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I absolutely love the YMCA! It is not very expensive for a family membership ($50-$70) monthly, which you can share with all the Des Moines YMCA locations and they have SOOOOOO much to offer. (Image Source) Child care Fitness Classes Full gym Swimming pool Discounted children classes Discounted kid sports Indoor running track Very friendly […]