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Finding Time for YOU!


I don’t know about you, but it’s REALLY hard for me to carve out/find some time for myself. I honestly wish I had more time to read/lounge/spa-ah it. But lately, my body has been talking to me, and showing its age. In other words: I need to exercise (to be honest: I’ve always avoided exercising).

My back went out a few months ago and so I’ve tried yoga and the treadmill and various other exercises. Nothing “sold” me until I found The Bar Method with its promise of a “leaner, slimmer, more youthful body” (though “firm thighs, lifted seats and flat abs” was was convinced me to sign up).

What I love about it is not only is it a challenging (and FUN!) full-body workout, but the classes are composed of REAL women like me (i.e. women with curves! and yes, even love handles!). And the owner, a local Westchester resident, is GREAT and so encouraging — even though she’s firm and flexible and nowhere near middle age.

For those of us time-pressed moms, it’s the best hour I’ve ever spent. So much so, I’m cramming it in three times a week. Check it out — and hopefully, I’ll see you in the next class!

This entry was posted on Monday, January 28th, 2008 at 10:18 am by Jeanne Muchnick. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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Jeanne MuchnickJeanne Muchnick is a multi-tasking mama who's been writing about her two girls ever since they were born. She's the former Editor of Baby Magazine turned InTown Senior Editor whose parenting stories have also appeared in a variety of national consumer magazines including Woman's Day, Healthy Kids, Parents, Parenting, Pregnancy, FamilyFun and more. She lives in Larchmont, NY with her two girls: Corey, 14 and Sydney, 11, her husband, Mark and her flat coated retriever, Chip.
Mary Lynn
MitchamMary Lynn Mitcham, the editor-in-chief of InTown Westchester, is new to the mom scene. Her son, Owen, was born on the Fourth of July, 2006. Needless to say, she's still trying to figure out how to get herself - and her son - dressed and fed and still make it on time to work. Before she joined InTown and motherhood, she worked as a senior editor at Travel Holiday magazine and has freelanced for several publications including Parenting, Adoptive Families, Bridal Guide, Boating, Men's Fitness, and more. She lives in Westchester with her new baby and her husband, Adam.
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