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Fitmas Playlist to Get YoursElf Off the Shelf!

What can put you in a better mood and push you through any workout? MUSIC! Specifically, festive holiday songs! We've got this amazing Fitmas Playlist! These songs will help put you in the Christmas spirit, motivate you to Get YoursElf Off the Shelf, and stay healthy during this stressful … [Read more...]

Best Workout Playlist of 2014

You can run to it, walk to it, lift, or do bootcamp. Heck, if you clean your house while you're listening to this workout playlist, your house will be twice as clean in half the time. #workout #running #playlist

It's funny what a good playlist can do for a workout you really don't feel like doing. It's summer, and it's hotter than hell in Texas, which means my motivation is running on EMPTY. It's been awhile since we've put together an awesome workout playlist around here, and I was really feeling the need … [Read more...]

10 Songs to Pump Up Your Playlist

10 Songs to Pump Up Your Playlist @shrinkingjeans #music #running #exercise

Spoiler Alert: It turns out ITunes is NOT responsible for the peanut butter-and-jelly-like combination of exercise and music. Though iPods are as common as treadmills when it comes to gyms, Carl Foster, Ph.D., of University of Wisconsin’s Exercise and Health Program points out that music has been … [Read more...]

Zombie Dash Running Playlist: Run for Your Life!

Zombie Dash Halloween Playlist: Run for Your Life! Songs to add a little spook into your step! #music #playlist #halloween #race #running

Is a Zombie Dash or a Wicked Race on your calendar this year? Are you looking for a spooktacular running playlist? Well look no further! The ladies of Shrinking Jeans have compiled all of their favorite bloodcurdling songs into one place - we certainly don't want to be responsible for your capture … [Read more...]

9 Hot Songs for Your Summer Playlist

9 Hot Songs for Your Summer Playlist from Shrinking Jeans

Listening to upbeat, fast-paced music while I workout keeps me motivated and ensures that I'll burn more calories, run a little faster, push myself a little further. Here are my Top 9 go-to songs for a successful and fun workout! These are my current go to songs when I want to power through … [Read more...]

14 Awesome 80s Songs for Your Workout Playlist

The 80s were an amazing musical decade. In that decade I went from 5 years old to 14 years old, and that's some pretty informative years. I had a young, hip mom, who made sure I had an appreciation for all music (even some I probably had no business listening to!), so I'm giving you a little … [Read more...]

Playlist:: Run The ‘Hood – It’s All Good!

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It's time to run the 'hood tomorrow, and who doesn't need new tunes to pound that pavement faster? Whether you are running or walking, these songs are guaranteed to quicken your pace! Good Feeling - Flo Rida Stereo Hearts - Gym Class Heroes/Adam Levine I Like It Like That - Hot Chelle Rae … [Read more...]

10 Must-Have Songs for Your Summer Running Playlist

Summer is upon us {finally} and you are probably looking to update your iPod with some fresh music. Many of us are knee-deep training for races, and others are just starting out. Whether you are taking your first shot at the Couch-to-5K program or a seasoned runner, these songs are sure to get your … [Read more...]

13 Latin Songs to Spice Up Your Workout

13 Latin Songs to Spice Up Your Workout #shrinkingjeans #playlist

I would like to share with you a Latin Workout Playlist.  But first, let me give you a little history. Back in the day (my much younger, pre-marriage days), I was a salsa dancing queen. I loved hitting the dance floor with my bestie, who happened to be fluent in salsa and merengue.  I was not … [Read more...]

Gym Etiquette

Avoid releasing  gas in public, never wear perfume, read only on cardio machines, and turn off the video, then we're all good. Gym Etiquette 101.

I’m afraid that there is something that needs to be discussed.  I need to be frank and this may make you uncomfortable, but it needs to put out there.  Gym etiquette you guys, it is a thing.  When you want to work out at home, do whatever you want I don’t care.  When you are right next to me on the … [Read more...]

The Older Sister / Why Yoga? Why Not!

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I may have told you before about how I have reconnected with many of my classmates from the CHS Class of 73. It has been a wonderful time in my life. We are all so accepting now. We are no longer the cute girls, the jocks, the nerds or the popular ones. We are all on the same playing field and I … [Read more...]

C25K Advice from the Trenches

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Holla!  We are a week into our latest C25K virtual training - how did you all do last week?  I know many of you are literally stepping out of your comfort zones and I couldn't be more proud. Because we've done a few of these virtual training groups before, we have quite a few veterans in our Run … [Read more...]