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I’ve always had an interest in exercise, but had become pretty lazy and sedentary. I really felt like for the first time in my life, I had let myself go. When I found out that I was pregnant, I began walking and trying to eat a plant based, whole foods diet. I made some good progress, shedding the couch potato pounds I’d seemed to have put on. Because I was so dedicated to becoming healthy again, I didn’t gain much weight while pregnant. As I...


If you've seen me in the last few weeks - I've probably mentioned my Fit4Mom New Tampa - Body Backweight loss journey. Well the final weigh in was on Monday, and I am floored by my results. After 8 weeks of 5:30am work outs, exercising every day, and completely changing my eating habits - I have lost 20 pounds, over 15 inches, and 2 pants sizes!

I could not have done this without...


Dawn has been doing Stroller Strides with me for almost three years now. I love having her and her little ones in class every Tuesday!

Last Fall Dawn made a choice to change! She started doing Body Back and our 5K Training.

The changes she has made in the last year have been amazing! I am beyond pround of her! She inspires me and I know her fight will inspire you too!

"I have been on and off diets since I was12 years...


My best friend in the whole world called my the other day with a problem. Of course at first I was concerned there was something terribly wrong with her or her kids. Gratefully it was nothing of the sort. She was stuck in a RUT! A fitness rut!

“I don't understand what is wrong with me. I run three miles every morning. I thought I was doing the right thing (and don’t get me wrong, running three miles every day is MUCH better than...

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One of the biggest trends in the fitness industry right now is the bootcamp-style class. In a bootcamp class, a large group of people meet with a trainer, usually outdoors rather than inside a health club or gym, and workout for an hour. The trainer usually leads the participants in exercises designed to get them into better shape and works with them over a span of 4-8 weeks.

Now that actually does sound a lot like what Body Back is...


Myth 10: I can't go because it is during my baby's nap time.

I fell prey to this when my first was a baby. I'd feed him breakfast, he'd nap, he'd wake and then it was lunch time, after I got lunch cleaned up, he'd nap again, then it was time to start dinner. I was a prisoner in my own home! Mommies need interaction. Trust me, your baby will adapt, he/she might even surprise you and take a nap in the stroller during class. Mine...