20 Minute HIIT Treadmill Workouts

To get your best body in less time, try these two 20 minute run/walk high intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts on the treadmill. You will blast fat and calories while toning your lower body. Don’t forget to keep your abs braced and turned on. The first workout is great place to start for beginners. If […]

2 At Home Beginner Stairs Workouts

Stairs workouts. They are high on calorie burn and quick on time. Not only that, I find running stairs to be more exciting than a flat run and because the body is constantly being lifted upward with each step, therefore it engages more leg muscles…and oh what it does for the booty. These workouts can […]

6 Tips to Make Your First Spartan Race Awesome

Looking to do your first Spartan Race? Who knows…maybe you will end up hooked like me. Seldom in our every day lives do we have many opportunities to get outside of our comfort zones. The course is that place – physical challenges in many forms that allow us a chance to find out how truly […]

5 Stretches for Hips and Back if you Sit All Day

Hey you in the chair!  How does your body feel right now? Tight? Sore? Stiff?  Take a few minutes to run through these stretches and I promise you will feel better! Shoulder Packing A great one to do throughout the day!  Sit with feet hip width apart and bellybutton pulled towards your spine, let your […]

6 Tips for a Healthy Post Holiday Body

This time of year brings with it an abundance of socializing adorned with desserts, cocktails and beige food.  For many people the party season also translates to holiday weight gain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These 6 tips and tricks will make proactive party people out of each and every one of […]

20 Minute Hill Sprints

My summer to date has been filled with good times, the company of great friends, and killer food and drink.  I am looking forward to more of the same as we enter into the last month of the Season of Fun. For our family, along with all of the recreation, comes some type of summer […]

Meet Heather Valentine One Fit Mother

Hi I’m Heather Valentine and this is One Fit Mother.  Welcome to my blog about my continuous pursuit of health and happiness and looking good in a bikini. I work at living a more conscious and meaningful life and attempt to balance the whole work, mom, wife, friend thing. Sometimes I find success and sometimes […]