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Heather Montgomery
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Got Fitness? Milk may not be helping you get to your fitness goals. Read my post this week on some awesome research and milk alternatives.

-http://www.8womendream.com/61913/got-fitness-milk-kill-fitness-dream
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Have you ever wanted to try lap swimming but had no clue how it "works"?
Get started here -> http://www.8womendream.com/46035/how-to-jump-into-your-next-dream-challenge
Dreams don't come easy, and I will admit that my health and fitness dream has had some interesting challenges along the way. I was reminded of the need for anyone interested in lap swimming to ha
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Making it official - wrapping up my Metabolic Training Certification and like all great dreamers, added a ton to my plate at once!

Read my post this week on discovering your making progress on your goals --> http://www.8womendream.com/61034/group-fitness-certification-progress-on-dream-goals
Have you ever had a week where your dream goal seems to jump up and bite you in the butt? As part of my fitness dream goals I committed to getting my certification. Like most dreamers I may have p
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Why asking for help may be your path to fitness.

Read the post here -> http://www.8womendream.com/60786/find-your-fitness-top-8-ways-to-ask-for-help
  No matter how committed you are to your fitness path, having the support of your significant other can make a difference in your results. Whether they are joining you on your path to health, or ac
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Celebrate your fitness first with this St.Patrick's Day inspired workout today! #MotivationMonday  
Your fitness plan has plenty of enemies. Alarm clocks that forget to go off, protein shakes that sat in the car too long, and running shoes that have gone missing in your closet. Enemy #1 for you
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Ready to make your commitment to fitness? Make your fitness goals reality with these steps.
There is something to be said about going all in. Truly committing to making fitness goals. There is a shift in perspective that you have to take the chance to experience. The truth is that most of
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Packaged foods are hard to avoid, but looking at the label is the first step. Will better food labeling help you eat better? Some of the latest news for food labels in my post this week for #MotivationMonday
Any effort for a healthy lifestyle has us running toward healthy food. At the very least, paying more attention to labels. Food labels have had a love/hate relationship with American diets. The chan
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When you are planning on doing a triathlon, no one tells you the amount of shaving you will be doing. Daily.

Read my post this week on how I'm surviving the daily fight with my razor: http://www.8womendream.com/61816/fitness-dream-warning-bikini-shaving-required
My dream to share the impact of fitness on your life has brought up some personal topics over the past few years. Here's one to consider as you don your next workout outfit: Shaving. Specifical
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Check. Another big dream goal achieved.

Read how I got to my first Olympic distance triathlon there and how I made it to the finish line... and tips on getting to your own race goals.
It feels like a long time ago for this fitness dreamer. My first triathlon was just over one year ago. My latest triathlon adventure took place last week on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in West Son
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If you exercise at all... get on that foam roller! Foam roll can be a huge benefit in working out knots and reducing muscle soreness.

Read my post to find your flexibility again with instructions and photos.
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Active recovery can be your answer to sore muscles feeling better faster! Read my post this week for some ideas to get you started.
Active recovery is the strangest concept that most people don't understand about fitness. Active are the days you have a workout, and recovery means rest days with no workouts, right? Past fitnes
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Should you ice it? Keep moving it? My latest article covers the basics so you can fix those injuries and get back to fitness.
We have been ingrained to ice an injury for so long. The first question I always get if anyone sees me with an injury is Have you been icing it?. Now there are some interesting studies on the use of
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Online Marketing
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online marketing, blog design and development, writing, photography, email marketing, social media
Employment
  • Fitness Challenge Online
    Blogger, Fitness Addict, 2012 - present
  • 8 Women Dream
    Blogger, 2008 - present
  • Forward Motion Studios
    Creative Director, 2003 - 2012
  • Robert Mondavi
    Senior Programmer, 2000 - 2005
  • North American Mortgage Company
    Programmer II
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Sonoma County
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Sonoma County
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I am a newly minted triathlete, recent fitness addict and proof that losing weight after 40 is not a myth.
Introduction

Blogger at 8 Women Dream and Fitness Challenge Online, with over 20 years experience designing and executing strategic online marketing initiatives.

My latest success was losing over 80 pounds (after 40) and finding my purpose to offer support, humor, inspiration, and honesty to all women who want to find what fitness and health means to you.

My life is just as crazy as yours: Husband, son heading to college, full time work, and several ventures on the side including writing about going for my dreams at www.8womendream.com.

It’s been one year since I lost the weight. I still plan out my food, set my alarm early for workouts, track my weight and set fitness goals.

There is no magic pill. I can’t wave a wand to make it all better. It’s going to be hard and will some days it will really suck.

I found the strength and resolve to change my health and fitness. I know you will too.

The alternative? You can do nothing and look back in a year looking and feeling exactly the same as you do today.

It’s up to you. I can’t wait to hear your story.

Let’s go get our fit on – Heather

Bragging rights
Lost 80 pounds, survived my first triathlon, blogger
Education
  • Sessions School of Design
    Multimedia and Digital Design
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Heather M Montgomery