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Why is the simple Act of Asking for Help so Difficult?


As a Busy Mom, how often are you asking for help?


Why is it hard to ask for help?


I made a video to share my reasons.
Can you relate?



Yes, change is hard….but not changing is even harder.


Back to School Challenges for Moms

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Sharing your biggest Back to School challenges will also enter you into a Contest!


3 Lucky winners will be chosen to receive one of the 3 following gifts…

1. The Trouble Spot Solution  12 Week DVD Program

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The Trouble Spot Solution is an ADVANCED training system.

Advanced for it requires 100% commitment to consistently follow each of the Trouble Spot Circuit Workouts as they are mapped out for you to follow for 12 full weeks.

Advanced for you must have first mastered the basics of a fat loss plan, by following a progressively challenging strength based workout plan at least 3 days a week that has helped you to properly perform the following foundational moves – which will require you to perform more advanced variations throughout a 3 Phases of The Trouble Spot Training System.

This includes mastering - The Squat, Lunge, Deadlift and Swing


2. Busy Mom Lean Body Workouts 9 DVD Set
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Start Sculpting Your Best Body Now Right From Home
This ClubFYM Workout DVD Bundle “Busy Mom Lean Body Workouts” includes nine incredible and challenging Workout of the Month DVDs giving you a total of 18 fat blasting, body sculpting, at home strength workouts with built in warm ups to maximize results!


3. Prograde Metabo223X
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To be super clear, there is no miracle pill. 
Prograde Metabo 223 X  is designed to assist what you are already doing to achieve fat loss.  This means you should be eating clean and in the proper calorie range as well as participating in effective, fat burning exercise at proper intensity levels.  Research shows that the ingredients we provide in Prograde Metabo 223 X have been proven to increase calories burned in individuals, which assists with what you are already doing.  This means that you can accelerate your results and give your body a boost of calories burned by consuming Prograde Metabo 223 X. 


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Not only do you want to stay tuned for a chance to win one of these 3 prizes but also for dozens of “Back to School” success strategies for Busy Moms!

Be sure to tell me all about the challenges you face and what concerns you most so I can provide you with some super helpful strategies to help you kick start this new school season!


Your Friend and Coach,

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3 Fantastic Ways Kettlebells Reshape Your Body + Video


Guest Post by Neghar Fonooni author of Lean and Lovely

3 Reasons Kettlebells Are Awesome For Women


Reason 1: The Booty

Without question, kettlebells help build an incredible butt, and for a few key reasons.

Fun Beach Band Workout Video

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To show you just how versatile band workouts can be, I packed a single red band to take with me on our summer vacation to Disneyland, California.

It was way to beautiful to stay inside for a typical band hotel workout, so I took my band to the beach and did my workout there…

I used a single red band to get a fat burning, body shaping workout at the beach using these exercises:

Band Squat Press
Single Leg Romanian Deadlift to Reverse Lunge
Push Ups
Split Squat with Rotation
Band Pull Aparts

Not only was it energizing to workout on the beach under the bright blue sky, warm sunshine and soothing sounds of the waves coming in, the sand provided an added challenge to every move!

I love the flexibility, portability and the unique challenge only bands can provide


How about you?

What do you love most about your Band workouts?

FYM Krista created a list of why she specifically loves Dave ‘The Band Man’ Schmitz continuous loop bands.

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Why do I love Dave’s bands….let me count the ways!!!

1. Ease of use.
No handles to mess around with. When you do need them, they just clip on.

2. Variety.
The continuous loop makes for a wide variety of workout options. I love them to stretch with as well as sculpt muscles. All the attachments that are available also make for a variety of different ways to use them.

3. Convenience.
They are so easy to pack so you can bring them anywhere. I recently traveled to Florida and was able to keep up my workouts with the bands. if you get the package they even come with a great little backpack!!!

4. Price vs. Quality.
Sure, there are other continuous loop bands out there for less money. The quality of Dave’s bands are amazing! When you can use a band to support all your body weight doing a supported pull up, you know you have a strong, quality band.

5. FUN!!
Just “playing” around with the bands is fun and before you know it, you’ve done a nice little workout! I catch myself grabbing them to do jabs while dancing, looping around my feet to walk around the house. Even my boys will grab them and “play” with them, then next thing you know they are saying how they can feel it.

I do just really LOVE Dave’s bands!!!!! 

~ Krista Kenney, Age 37, Mom of Two Boys ages 16 and 15, North Berwick, Maine
New Year’s Transformation Challenge Grand Prize Winner
(See her results here –> NYTC Krista)


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Be sure to check out Bands for Busy Moms!

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28 Day Meltdown Challenge for Moms

The 28 Day Meltdown Challenge is a unique workout plan that Melts Your Unwanted Fat & Maximizes Metabolism So You Can Get ‘Better Body’ Results In Just 28 Days…With A Fun, Follow Along Meltdown Challenge Workouts!

Accept the Challenge today

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Get started with me on Monday, April 28th which is the 28 day countdown to Memorial Day…the unofficial start of Summer!

Any New Questions?

Ask by leaving a comment below please.


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The Consequences of Living in Compression Crops all Winter

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What the Crop!?!?

I have a confession to make

After living in leggins, stretchy skinny jeans and compression crops this winter, I lost track of my body shaping goals. While I was able to maintain my strength levels I put on a couple pounds. Upon reflecting, I now realize I did not have a way measure and check in to see if I was maintaining other aspects and my attire sure did not help.


It was this past weekend when I was getting ready to head off and watch the 2nd game of Tyler’s baseball tournament that I went – Uh Oh!

It was going to be 80 that day so I grabbed a pair of my denim capris.

I knew I was in trouble when the struggle to pull them up hit at mid-thigh, but I was determined and continued to tug and pull.

Yes, I sure did get them up…and even attempted to button and zip them, yet it was very uncomfortable and I sure did NOT want to sit in the bleachers for a couple hours under the hot sun in these!

So I put these back and grabbed a pair of trusty and super comfy compression crops.


These are one of my faves by Lululemon…and they sure wear very well!

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Almost TOO Well.

While my legs and backside look deceivingly in good shape, each time I would slip into my leggings or crops I sure had no indication that inches were gradually increasing.


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Leave that wake up call to good old Jeans!

I needed it.

I have found a place in my body shaping goals to just be comfortable and maintain…and this has been totally fine for the past few months. I know strength-wise I’ve been on track and minus bouts of stress here and there, my mood and energy levels have not suffered.


However, now that the layers are being peeled off, I can now see the results OF choosing to do what I thought was Maintaining.


Since Memorial Day is the unofficial start of Summer and about a Month away – I am more motivated than ever to get focused and get committed so I can get my body back on track…even if it’s only a few pounds and a couple inches…it is affecting the fact that I cannot comfortably fit into my warm weather wears.


A Spring challenge will be starting up at ClubFYM on April 28th – which happens to be the 28 day countdown to Memorial Day – too perfect!

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Since I am betting many busy moms can relate to the Uh Oh moments of peeling off the layers and switching over to warmer weather outfits, I’ve been working on a 28 Day Meltdown Challenge that ALL Moms can do.


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Details will be shared next week as I’m putting on the final details.

It will be super fun and a fantastic way to kick start fat loss to get moving on those body shaping goals of yours too!


Oh and I am so excited to share that The Vipers Won the tournament!


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We had been on a bit of a losing streak and the team we played to get us this big win was REALLY good, a lot of talented players – so it was a huge confidence boost for our boys.

I sure loved seeing Tyler get so into the game and experience this victory with his teammates.


Be on the lookout for updates on upcoming challenges…and see how you can take on this “better body” challenge with me!


Your Friend and Coach,

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New Year BeYOUtiful New You Challenge VOTE ’14

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I am very excited to share the New Year’s
Transformation Challenge Finalists with you!

Take some time to meet these amazing women and see the results – both inside and out – that each were able to achieve in just 12 weeks.

What made this challenge unique is that each FYM chose her OWN theme.

Rather than share a long list of resolutions – which tend to be areas viewed as problems – these women were open to a new, more positive approach. Similar to the “My One Word” experiment, during this challenge the long list of changes were dumped. They instead picked ONE WORD – or even 2 or 3 Words – in order to get clarity on big plans & goals by narrowing them down into a single focus.

The purpose was to make this challenge FUN and help these ladies Maximize 2014 – Making it the BEST Year YET….for real this time!

Just over 200 women took part in a 12 Week series of thoughtfully plotted weekly assignments & Live Weekly Video Meet Ups for extra accountability and motivation. Each assignment was designed to challenge the way they think, move and nourish their bodies.

There about 50 amazing final transformations essays submitted, so to narrow it down to just 6 was quite difficult.

What’s New for Spring 2014

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Spring has Sprung!

But really it feels more like this…

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It’s like winter does not want to let go.

We were teased with a couple 60-70 degree days here in Louisville, KY but this came at the expense of temps dropping into the 20′s and now snow is expected this week too!



I am REALLY noticing the impact this is having on my mood and motivation…hence, a lack of emails and articles.

It’s crazy for next to Fall, Spring is my favorite season.

I have many reasons why I love spring.

Lucky 7 Circuit Workout

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Spring is just around the corner – - no better time than to get your Lucky 7 Circuit Workout to jump start results!

5 Moves
7 Reps each move

How many rounds can you complete in 7 Minutes?

Tell me about it!

Do you FEEL a Difference?

Tell me what you notice
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14 Day Flat Tummy Results

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Check out the results the ladies who follow The Fit Yummy Mummy Facebook page achieved during the “14 Day Flat Tummy” Mini Challenge.

This challenge started on February 1st and the mini challenge ran for 14 days.

The ladies were to check in to see what the new Flat Tummy Strategy was each day on the Fit Yummy Mummy Facebook page for 14 days.

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In addition to accessing my support, getting questions answered and finding a quick source of motivation while implementing each strategy.