Vote for Mamavation Mom

The Mamavation Moms were vetted by interviews and personal recommendations. If you sent me information on any of the applicants, I'd like to say thank you! It was helpful. This decision is always a difficult one. (Note: If your name is not on this list and you applied to be a Mamavation Mom, we want [...]

March 28th, 2011|Uncategorized|127 Comments

Mamavation Mondays: The Finalists

This is a fun week of fine-tuning, planning, and gearing up for the next campaign.  I urge everyone to act as if they are in the campaign to support the moms as well as maintain or jump start your fitness plans.  Some fun things to look into are: Eating local and in-season.  Beyond your own [...]

March 27th, 2011|Featured, Fitness, Uncategorized|255 Comments

Hartman House We Heart Japan Disaster Relief 2011

For those of you that really know me, know that I owe most of my weight loss to Tae Bo. I did it for years. I love it. And because I live in the greater Los Angeles area, I got the opportunity to workout and hang out with the Tae Bo family frequently. One of [...]

March 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|196 Comments

Mamavation Husband Interview with @ninemoremonths

I wanted to post something that might be helpful to all of the applications for Mamavation Campaign 8. I could give lots of advice and feedback, but I wanted to do something a little different. If you've applied, or are thinking of applying, grab your husband and share this little bit of advice that I [...]

March 22nd, 2011|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Mamavation Applicants: Who Do You Recommend?

Choosing five women from all the Mamavation applicants is a very tough job. What I have started to do that has been very helpful for me is (1) Having Kia @bodhi_bear, our Mamavation Community Manager, interview them and give me her opinion on who she thinks can handle the job and (2) ask the Applicant's [...]

March 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|73 Comments

Mamavation Mondays: Mamavators Unite

Spring has sprung! I hope you are all awakening your bodies, gardens, and optimism as the world is setting out better weather and more daylight for us to play in. This week's show is one of my favorites.  It is all about motivation and us motivating each other - the core of Mamavation.  The show [...]

March 20th, 2011|Featured, Fitness, Uncategorized|210 Comments

Mamavation Launch Twitter Party #8

Let's PAR-TAY! Come join us for a Twitter party launching the 8th campaign of Mamavation on April 4th from 5pm to 7pm PST (Mountain Standard Time: 6pm to 8pm, Central Standard Time: 7pm to 9pm, OR Eastern Standard Time: 8pm to 10pm). We are changing lives one mom at a time and are excited to [...]

March 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|1,055 Comments

Army Physical Training Changes & iPad Giveaway

The world has changed and so has the Army. I was invited to spend three days with new recruits at Fort Benning in Georgia to observe and experience their basic training. This is my story and interpretation of their physical training. Friend me on Facebook for more pictures of my Boot Camp adventure at Fort [...]

March 14th, 2011|Featured, Fitness|1,323 Comments

Mamavation Mondays: Take Advantage of Change

Congratulations to our Campaign Mothers and the participants of the Move It or Lose It Challenge.  Big numbers were posted all around, but most of all we hope that lifestyle changes were implemented that will benefit participants and their families. This week is an interesting time of change for many of us.  Daylight savings time [...]

March 13th, 2011|Featured, Fitness|337 Comments

Twitter Party with FitStudio and Mamavation Crew

Sears, also known as FitStudio, is hosting a special twitter party on Wednesday, March 23rd from 8-10pm EST with the Mamavation community and giving away lots of fitness swag. Fitstudio and Sole Fitness gave the Mamavation Bootcamp 2 treadmills and 2 ellipticals during campaign #7 and we wanted to throw them this party as a [...]

March 7th, 2011|Uncategorized|979 Comments







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