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Six Ways to Find the Time to Exercise

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Flying Fish by James Herbert DraperWhen I started my Month of Self-Care back in January, I realized that there was only so much that new clothes and make-up could do to make me look and feel better. If I wanted to be at my best, I needed to get in shape. But how in the world would I find the time?

Now I run three days a week. I take a swimming class with my husband on one of my off days and go on a long walk with my son another.

It turns out that moms can find time for exercise. It helps to have your partner’s support, but with a little creativity, anything is possible. Here are some ideas that have worked for me. Read the rest of this entry

Great Workouts for Women: Ballet

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For most women, ballet calls one of two images to mind. We might remember our own elementary school ballet classes, frilly, pink tutus and all. Or we might think of gorgeous, athletic dancers whose abilities are totally beyond our reach.

Despite its reputation, ballet is approachable for adults—both as an art form and as an exercise. There are many reasons the Experimental Wife ought to try ballet. Read the rest of this entry