The Benefits of Water Aerobics

Water aerobics. Those two words conjure images of my grandmother in a modest one piece bathing suit and a floral swim cap splashing gracefully in the shallow end of the local pool.

While I am not completely off base, aqua fitness (as it is now known), is not just splashing around. It is quite a workout and I love every chlorine filled minute of it.

(Photo credit: Aquatots)

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The Importance of Taking a Rest Day

Sunday may be the Sabbath, but it’s not always a day of rest for most people. Exercise is awesome and an essential part of life, but giving your body a break is just as important.

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The Color Run is the Best Run

If you have never done a Color Run, you are seriously missing out.

Who wants a hug??

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Fashion Meet Fitness

Why do athletic clothing designers think that the only 2 colors plus sized women wear are black or grey? YAWN!!!
Just because I’m thick doesn’t mean I’m boring. I am always on the lookout for colorful, durable workout wear and since I’ve increased my activity, I’ve also had to increase my fitness wardrobe.

So off to the mall I went…

As you can see, I’m not afraid of color.

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POUND® Class: 2017’s Newest Fitness Obsession

Anyone who watches NBC’s This Is Us, will know exactly what I’m talking about when I mention going to POUND®. I’ve gone twice now to this latest workout craze and I can definitely understand the obsession.

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New Year’s Resolutions Are Bull$h!t (Sort of)

And here’s why. By the end of February, the resolution has been forgotten and you’ve just finished the 3rd box of chocolates that you bought half price for yourself on February 15th. (That post comes later).

The definition of resolution is the firm decision to do or not to do something. The definition of a goal is the desired result of a person’s effort or aim.

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(Photo credit: Bill Watterson, Pinterest)

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Oh Hey There…

Welcome to the revamped blog. All the old posts are gone. This is the new Girl in a Shop. And this bloggess is better than ever!

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New logo, new shop, new me!

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