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Fashletics® Blog

Staying Fit and Focused as a New Mom

by Sarah Wilson

Welcome to Motherhood: Detour Ahead

I was anxious to get back to the gym after giving birth partially because I love it, but also partially because I wanted to see how quickly I could get back to my old self. I wanted my old abs and my old PR's and I wanted them STAT. So how's that going you ask? Well, a few weeks ago I got my first post-baby muscle-up (yay!)... and this morning I had to stop midway through my crappy double-unders to take a pee break (boo!). So yea, not exactly the stuff elite athletes are made of...

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We Can Change If We Want To

by Natalie Ford

we can change if we want to

Over the past several years, exercise has become a huge part of my life.  After losing my husband, I spent a lot of my time thinking about how I was stuck in this life that I wasn’t prepared for. I wasn’t prepared to raise a child alone, to cook the meals, to run a household, to take care of the yard. There was so much I didn’t know how to do and so much I didn’t want to take on. I really believed that the person I was at the age of 24 was the person I would be for the rest of my life.

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No Such Thing As Girl Exercises

by Christie Nix

There are no "girl exercises" okay.

When you ask a female, for squat advice, don't undermine her answer by labeling her suggestions as gender specific movements.

A male gym goer who squats often, with very limited depth, asked for my help....lets back up...he asked....for my help. I've noticed his lack of correct form but I don't engage in those conversations unless asked...

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We Stand for Strength

by Sarah Wilson

Over the course of the past five years it has been my goal to strengthen and clarify the message behind Fashletics. What started as a couple charms designed by one woman has become an extensive collection of fitness jewelry and workout clothes inspired by a community of thousands - a community that believes in physical fitness as a lifestyle, not just a "quick fix" or way to get skinny...
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The Secret to Fitness Success

by Shondelle Solomon Miles

I hope you’re sitting down for this one because today I’m going to pull back the curtain and share with you something huge. In fact, I believe that this is the biggest secret to attaining that perfectly fit body that you’ve been after for so many years.

If you’re like most fitness enthusiasts then your perfect body has eluded you for quite some time. It’s not that you aren’t trying to workout and eat right, it’s just that you haven’t been able to find that one thing to take you all the way to success.

Now, my friend, you’re about to find out what that one thing is, and your fitness results will never be lacking again. It’s quite simple, and yet stands as the truest and most important fitness advice you’ll ever receive… 

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