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It’s Time for a Fresh New Playlist!

Freshen things up with a new playlist! #shrinkingjeans #playlist

I’m a firm believer that a good playlist can make the most mundane things in life more enjoyable.  One hasn’t lived until they have belted out Taylor Swift’s “22” into pen microphones with the windows rolled down and a car full of 8-year-old girls.  You have not really mopped a floor until you have … [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...]

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!


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...]

Working Out Without a Gym

Working Out Without a Gym #shrinkingjeans #fitness #workout #exercise

There are many reasons why it’s hard to get to the gym or even have a gym membership to begin with. Money might be tight, your spare time might be sparse, or it could be both. As a new mom, I have both of those problems. Even though I want to go to the gym every day for an hour or two, most days … [Read more...]

Try it Thursday

Try It Thursday #shrinkingjeans

A while back, we used to have a feature here at The Sisterhood where on Thursdays we would encourage each other to try something new or share what new thing we've discovered that's helping us to keep going on our journeys of health and fitness. Some of these are new ideas to me that I am going to … [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...]