7 Best Workouts For Pregnant Women

best workouts for pregnant mothersWhat are the best workouts for pregnant women?

With my wife pregnant right now, she needs ways to keep herself active without overdoing it. Sure, it's much easier to avoid working out while pregnant. After all, your body is under intense pressure as it is -- and it's exhausting!

However, she feels it's important to try and stay as fit as possible. It makes her feel better about herself, it's good for the baby, and it helps her to be able to lose weight faster postpartum.

So, I wanted to share the workouts she found as examples of things all women can try. I asked her to do the research to see if these are viable options.

Try them all and see what works for you!

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5 Awesome Eats for Your Fantasy Football Draft Party

  • August 21, 2017

Awesome eats for your fantasy football draft party

Looking for awesome eats for your fantasy football draft party?

With the excitement of another football season comes the pastime of the fantasy football draft.  And with the fantasy football draft comes (if you do it right) a kickass party everyone looks forward to each year.

Now, whether you're a man or woman and no matter if you have a family or not, I've compiled a great list of delicious food for your party.  I mention family because not everyone is lucky enough to get an entire night away for a fantasy football draft.  So, these awesome eats for your fantasy football draft party will be a hit with the kids as well!

Time to eat up!  And, hey, make sure you do your research on your picks too.

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7 Must Have DIY Tools For Weekend Warriors

7 must have diy tools for weekend warriorsDo you watch shows on HGTV and think "I can do that!"? Do you idolize the work of designers like Joanna Gaines? Well, I have a great list for you below! It's the 7 Must Have DIY Tools for Weekend Warriors like yourself.

Now, before you go trying to knock down walls or hang some old flea market find on the wall in your study, make sure you have these DIY tools. You don't want to pull a Steve Urkel and go from "I can do that!" to "did I do that?".

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5 Ways to Make Training for Your First 5K Not Suck

  • August 16, 2017

training for your first 5kLook, I think it's great that you're training for your first 5K. However, if you haven't run a mile since high school -- or never run period -- it's not as simple as jumping off the couch and hitting the road.

Well, it is in theory. But, there's much more involved to prepare you before you line up on race day.

Running isn't something you just go and do on a whim. It takes dedication. So, if you're not up for missing a football game or the latest episode of The Bachelor, then forget it. You might as well stay on the couch.

That said, if you're ready to put the damn video game controller down, let's get started. Below, I outlined basic, but necessary steps to get you from thinking about being a runner -- to actually getting that finisher's medal around your neck.

The hard work begins now. So, stop reading if you're too scared.

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3 Lifestyle Changes To Make While Paying Down Debt

  • August 14, 2017

lifestyle changes*** Hey Run The Money fans, I want to share a guest post with you today from our buddy Jacob over at DollarDiligence.com. He's giving us some great insight on lifestyle changes he made while paying off his debt. 

Fun fact about Jacob: Aside from his teaching career, he likes to learn & write about managing money and going on road trips to new locations. Make sure to follow him on Twitter @DollarDiligence! Take it away, Jacob! ***

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If you are like many Americans, you may find yourself in debt. Whether you owe money on a mortgage, a car loan, student loans or have crushing credit card debt, finding yourself “in the red” can cause tremendous stress and anxiety.  Yet it is possible to work your way out of debt — with smart planning and changes to your lifestyle and finances to slowly by surely dig your way out of your financial hole.

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Top 7 Most Popular Gadgets on Amazon Under $200

most popular gadgets on amazonWhat technology, gadgets and electronics can you absolutely not live without? Chances are they made the list of the most popular gadgets on Amazon -- and under $200 no less!

Consider this a chance to indulge for all you techies out there. Some things you may have, some you may want, and some you may not know you even wanted (add those to your Amazon wish list).

Regardless, you can be thrilled to know you won't need to spend a fortune on your next tablet, television, or streaming device. Oh, and I included Amazon's own branded products as well.

Enjoy!

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10 Takeaways from the 2017 Hardest Cider Run in Biglerville, PA

  • August 9, 2017

hardest cider run race reviewDo you want do the Hard Cider Run? Well, if you're a fan of challenging 5Ks, a competitive racing atmosphere, awesome runners' swag, and, of course, hard cider -- you've got to do this race. Check out my 2017 Hardest Cider Run race review -- and seriously consider signing up for a race near you.

As I mentioned previously, the folks over at The Color Run reached out to me in June to run in the Hershey, PA Color Run. I happily obliged as it would be the first time I was able to represent Run The Money in person. It also gave me the idea to reach out to the awesome crew at Sour Fish Events and inquire about the Hardest Cider Run in Biglerville, PA.

And let me tell you -- I'm so very glad I did! Working with Chloe to secure my spot and help promote this race and their upcoming Great Pumpkin Runs in Pennsylvania and Maryland has been nothing short of exciting.

But, enough about that. Let's get to the Hardest Cider Run race review. That's why you're here.

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Boost Your Financial Health with a Smart Investment

  • August 7, 2017

smart investmentMaking a smart investment is about making choices that will not only meet your unique needs in the present, but also ensure you are able to accomplish your financial goals in the future. This will likely be dictated by your personal circumstances that affect the decisions you make. Nonetheless, whether you are saving for retirement, a home or education for your children, it is imperative to have a plan that ensures the healthy growth of your finances. Therefore, before choosing any investment instruments, you need to consider some strategies.

1. Investing principles to consider

a. Know where you are

When looking to make an investment, it is important to consider where you are. For example, if you are approaching retirement, the safest bet will be to invest in risk-free instruments such as certificates of deposits or money market funds. However, these investments only offer dismal returns. On the other hand, if you are not nearing retirement, you can afford to invest in areas that pay higher yields. In addition, you need to figure out if you are investing for the long term or short term. This will help you in aligning your investments according to your needs. Read more

13 Perfect Gifts for Fitness and Running Fanatics

gifts for fitness and running fanaticsIf you never know what to get people for holidays or birthdays, you may want to consider what their hobbies are. For instance, if you need gifts for fitness and running fanatics in your life, we have some interesting ideas that will make you the gift-giving king or queen! We covered it all. You will definitely be able to find something useful to the runners, cyclists, or yogis in your life. Check out our affiliate links below for more information.

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