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A reason to keep moving

August 21, 2014

Exercise used to be something that just happened for me. A side-effect of joining various sports teams and growing more competitive at each level. I didn’t have to think about going to the gym, I was just part of the team. And as a team, we practiced. We pushed each other. We worked our butts […]

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Join me at MuTuVation (and a MuTu System giveaway!)

July 15, 2014

Who wants to win their choice of MuTu DVDs? I’m choosing 3 lucky winners to get their choice of the MuTu Focus Program (2012 version) or the MuTu System 12 Week Program (2013 version) (click here to see which program is right for you). What is the MuTu System? It’s a healing solutions for the […]

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How to do pelvic floor exercises

June 26, 2014

The following is a special post just for women from contributor Wendy Powell of MuTu System. Boys, avert your eyes until next time… Doing pelvic floor exercises is one of those things we‘re just supposed to know how to do. Midwives, health professionals, doctors and fitness instructors ask “You are doing your pelvic floor exercise aren’t […]

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Healthy Living Collective

May 22, 2014

I had an idea this morning, and I wondered if you might brainstorm with me. See, I have stacks of cookbooks, shelves of health and fitness books, piles of fitness DVDs, and bags full of fitness equipment. And most of it is sitting unused at the moment. Sure I read the books and use the […]

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A diastasis update

April 14, 2014

My posts about diastasis (especially the first one) continue to get crazy traffic everyday because moms everywhere are asking “What is wrong with my tummy, and how do I fix it?” As the traffic rolls in, so do the questions. Most recently everyone has been asking the biggest questions of all: “So did the MuTu […]

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Quinoa with Beets and Goat Cheese

March 31, 2014

Spring Training is over, shorts season is here, and I am not 20 years old anymore. Therefore, it’s time to start working out again. I don’t have much of a plan except to do something every day. Whether it’s a DVD, a jog around the neighborhood or quick circuit in the living room, I am […]

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Made For Moms: Home Workouts

March 5, 2014

Home workouts are perfect for moms! Contributor Wendy Powell is here to tell you why (and give you some tips to get started).  Before you were a mom, the opportunities to exercise in any way you chose were yours for the taking. Group exercise, solo challenges, running, biking, extreme sports… the streets were yours to […]

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One foot in front of the other

February 28, 2014

I awoke this morning to a gentle whisper.  Not an audible one, but a quiet nudging of the spirit.  My body was asking me, in the nicest way possible, to get moving. See, I haven’t been exercising lately.  As a health professional, that is a bit hard to admit, but there it is. I have […]

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Postpartum Exercise for Real Moms

February 4, 2014

The following is a guest post by contributor Wendy Powell of MuTu System. What’s different about your life as a mom? Well, let’s see: Your body has changed – it’s emerged from pregnancy and childbirth with stretched bits, wobbly bits, weak bits, achy bits Your energy levels regularly dip – Whether your child is a […]

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How Better Alignment Helps Fix Diastasis Recti

January 7, 2014

Raise your hand if your body is in perfect alignment.  …Yeah, me neither.  Wendy Powell of MuTu System is here to tell us why proper alignment is important and how to get there. If you’ve ever compared your body in pre-pregnancy pictures to post-baby shots of you looking rounder, softer and ‘still pregnant’, the thought […]

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