Tag Archives: exercise

Week 4 – Squeeze in Fitness

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Wait..what’s that?  You don’t have TIME to work out?  Ohhhh.  Well then just skip it.  There are only so many hours in the day right?  Here is your wake-up call…Squeeze it in!  Seriously, think about everything you do in a day.  You don’t have 20-30 minutes to workout?  This excuse kills me!!  An acquaintance recently [...]

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Spring Break!

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Aaahhh…. A week of no alarm clocks and little or no schedule! Bliss. I love sleeping till I wake naturally and this year I have been mostly a good girl and getting to bed at 10/10.30 pm. I feel so good but because I am sleeping till 7 ish and not actually getting up till [...]

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Gut ‘n’ Butts

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Guts “n” butts- it’s what we all worry about in our swim wear-right? LOL The good news is that you can firm up these areas in 6-12 weeks if you have a little patience and can be consistent. I believe abs are mostly made in the kitchen, but butts are mostly made in the gym! [...]

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Breath, Be Still

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My tendency is to be doing, not being. But, that way of life is draining, exhausting and overwhelming.  Being type A, it’s hard to admit this. But it’s true. It took me a long time, and many books to realize that my over analysis of everything, my urge to be busy and productive ALL the [...]

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A morning with 6&6!

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A morning smoothie and workout with 6kidsand6packsplus2!! I am not a natural early riser. In Ireland very little happens before 9 am, so adjusting to my kids school start time of 7.30 am was difficult at first. But it’s amazing how you can train your body to adapt! I am now, typically up by 5.30 [...]

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The dogs of 6&6

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The girls and I at 6&6 are all animal lovers. Between us we have 5 dogs, 2 cats and a few fish thrown in! In addition, Lindsay was a canine handler while serving at Oceanside PD. Dogs are a big part of our lives, so I wanted to write about them and about how wonderful [...]

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6&6 Christmas Joy

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Merry Christmas!  We are writing about family Christmas traditions this week.  Got Elf on the Shelf? This little red guy, plastic-faced elf doll, is such a nuisance but I’ve really enjoyed him this year.  My neighbor gave us “Elfie” six years ago.  The tradition is that the elf becomes magic, after being properly named, flying [...]

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Killer 6 Pack Core Workout!

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I love to work out my abs! It’s the strongest part of my body and I have always been able to do core workouts without feeling like I am going to collapse! It’s also a workout that really helps to improve your posture, your carriage, and can actually help in sports like running and cycling. [...]

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6&6 Upper Body Workout

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6kidsand6packs’ readers are requesting more exercise videos and workouts.  I’ve outlined two upper body workouts.  The first, a traditional workout for the gym or your home. The second, an exhausting functional workout using colorful, evil battle ropes! For the first workout, you can incorporate these 6 great upper body exercises with cardio for a 30 [...]

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Power Team

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What is the Power Team? – it’s a group of powerful fitness personalities with a goal of taking the “fit life” mainstream.  6&6 are 1 of only 20 fitness leaders who were  selected to be part of this leadership team. We look forward to partnering and learning from this Power Group, to enrich our lives [...]

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