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The Mutu System

The Mutu System by Wendy Powell. This is not technically a book, but an on-line exercise and eating program designed for mothers. I found it after looking for a program that would combine the short intense workouts from The Women’s … Continue reading

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The Women’s Health Big Book of 15 Minute Workouts

Suddenly, a few months ago, it felt like time to try exercising again. Little things kept cropping up – more trouble with the tendinitis in my wrists (typically a sign of overall weakness), feet that were pointing farther and farther … Continue reading

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Sneaky Fitness

Sneaky Fitness by Missy Chase Lapine and Laryssa Didio Everyone knows that kids need exercise, and that the only thing more certain to make a wiggle-worm hold still is to tell him or her that they need to get some … Continue reading

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Prenatal Yoga and Maternal Fitness

When I put together my pregnancy bibliography earlier this year, I wrote about a couple of prenatal fitness things I hadn’t tried. Now that I have, I thought I’d do a fuller review. Prenatal Yoga with Shiva Rea I heart … Continue reading

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Body, Breath and Being

Body, Breath and Being: A New Guide to the Alexander Technique by Carolyn Nichols I’ve studied the Alexander Technique myself for over a decade now, and credit it for pulling me out of chronic tendinitis in my wrists and keeping … Continue reading

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Mummy Tummy

This book was recommended to me by my good friend M-, who has at least a brown belt in karate and is also a professor and so into researching everything. I am a little wary of postpartum exercise books right … Continue reading

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