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On a scale of 1 to 10 I’m a 26.2

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Fitness, Store | 0 comments

This is such a fun design for marathon runners AND their kids. You can go ahead and click on the pictures to go directly to that item in the Skinny Twinkie Store or just check out ALL of the items available in each design. Happy shopping! :)   On a scale of 1 to 10 I’m a 26.2 <—click here for all items in this design Perfect for marathon runners!               On a scale of 1 to 10 I’m a 26.2 <—click here for all items in this design for babies and kids This is the perfect gift  parent’s who are marathon runners! Little ones look adorable wearing a onesie or shirt that says, “On a scale from 1 to 10 I’m a 26.2”   Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,...

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Creating a Home Gym on a Budget

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Featured, Fitness | 0 comments

Written by: Dane O’Leary Many of us think having a home gym would be nice in theory, but how could we possibly afford it? With car payments, a mortgage, the cost of having and raising children, and so on, there’s no room in our budgets for something frivolous like a home gym, right? Better to just stick with a gym membership. We’ve labored under the pretense that home gyms are outside the realm of possibility due to budgetary constraints, so we continue paying upward of $40 a month (per person) in order to workout at the gym a couple days a week when our schedules allow. And those CrossFit programs that have become popular lately can cost over $100 a month for a single person. What is a gym membership costing $500 or more per person annually was actually...

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Eating Junk Food At The Gym

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Fitness | 0 comments

Because it’s just funny… :) Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Winter Running Rundown

Posted by on Feb 3, 2015 in Fitness | 0 comments

By Jennifer Kelly Geddes for Discover and Play Whether you’re keeping your New Year’s resolution to get fit or simply continuing a healthy workout routine, running in cold weather can be a challenge. Lacing up when the temperature dips takes determination — and some good advice for braving the elements. Before dashing out the door, consider the following winter running tips: Pregame: Warming up your muscles is even more important in winter than in nicer weather, so don’t skip this step. Be sure to take the time to run in place inside your house, do a few downward dogs or perform jumping jacks. Prepping your body ahead of time will help you feel less cold when you head out to run. Wicked Wind: A blast of arctic air can send even the most resolute runner scurrying home. To protect yourself...

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Pretty Fit: All Your Fitness Needs in One Place

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Featured, Fitness | 0 comments

Those of us who have been on our fitness journey for a long time know that achieving the ideal body is only a matter of discipline and focus. Unfortunately, it can be hard to stay on track if you’re constantly doing the same exercises, and it can be quite difficult indeed when you’re faced with monotonous exercises. Luckily, our smartphones can help us stay on track. Health and fitness apps have become quite popular, with research showing that they’ve grown in daily use by 62%. But it’s not just the apps themselves that are fueling smartphone use in fitness fanatics. Gaming Realms, the operators of Free Bingo Hunter, have said that growth in mobile gaming is one of the strongest trends on the internet landscape to date, and the platform is quickly growing to become our go-to for information....

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The only bad workout…

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Featured, Fitness, Skinny Tips & Quotes | 0 comments

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Full Body Workout at the Park! Level: Beginner

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Fitness | 0 comments

This is a great full body workout for beginners that you can easily do at the park – or just about anywhere! The only “equipment” that I used was the park’s table. In this short video clip, I show you how to do each exercise. 10 Jumping Jacks 5 Step Ups 5 Chair Dips 30 second Plank Repeat this exercise circuit 5 times for the entire full body workout at the park! Full Body Workout at the Park Workout Blooper While I was getting video footage for the above video, my 2 year old daughter decided she wanted to join in on the fun! I do my best to workout regularly – but I never said it would be easy (especially after having kids! haha)  ;) Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Why Swimming Is Good For Your Overall Heart Health

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Fitness | 0 comments

Bottom line, any type of exercise is good for your heart, because moving your muscles makes your number one muscle, your heart, work harder as it pumps blood. This increased workload strengthens your heart, which improves resting heart rate, blood pressure and overall health. So we know that swimming is good for your heart. But how good is it compared to other popular forms of exercise, like walking and running? Here are just a few links that scratch the surface of the benefits of swimming for your overall health: Swimming: Joint Friendly and Good for the Heart Heart Health & Swimming Pools Why Swimming is So Good for You A recent study by the Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas, tells more of the story. In the study, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and maximum energy output, among other things, were...

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I’m So Glam I Sweat Glitter

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Fitness, Store | 0 comments

I’m So Glam I Sweat Glitter Check out Australian Fashion Designer, Jerusha, wearing our fitness shirt, “I’m so glam I sweat glitter“! Totally gym chic! Doesn’t she look gorgeous – as usual? :) Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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The Truth About Toning Fitness Shoes

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Fitness | 0 comments

If you’ve seen those toning fitness shoe commercials and wondered “do they really work?”, then you need to check out this helpful and unbiased infographic! The Truth About Toning Fitness Shoes Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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