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Unique Home Exercise Options and Videos for Career and Work at Home Moms

Housework plus Home Work equals Professional Balance

As a Career-at-Home-Mom (albeit now with a lot of extra "work" time, now the kids are out of my hair and safely back in school!), the balance between work, family and healthy self-maintenance typically doesn't favor the latter. The pile of plates and cups around my computer attests to that, and what used to be on those plates didn't necessarily reflect "nature's bounty". However, it's utterly essential to maintain some movement, exercise on a routine basis, especially for WAHMs and CAHMs. Here's something totally up our alley - SqueezeItIn.com .

This is a DC-area based business started recently that promotes home exercise techniques, videos and community targeted at Moms, Women and stay-at-home parents...and it's especially helpful for those of us returning to career work at home (typically a very sedentary activity, working mostly on the computer, phone, blackberry). The trick is to work exercise routines into your daily patterns of housework, cleaning, home chores, etc. It's actually very surprising how little effort, but how much benefit, comes from a few squats, press-ups and leg lifts - in between the laundry and emails.

Here's a sample video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQs31gNI0DY

Brigette and Jenny have totally cornered the market with their idea, expertise and attitude - it's up to us to now put these WAHM exercise routines to use, and ramp up our collective working at home energy burn!

One other point, this type of consistent, incremental and integrated exercise during the day is especially useful if you're training for some kind of race (like a triathlon or road race) - I've found it really difficult to maintain a consistent training schedule with the very hard-to-plan and competing demands of family plus work. When the training regiment simply isn't possible - a few in-home exercise and tuning techniques combined with the rapid-fire, "good-enough" housework that goes on, can really help maintain flexibility and muscle tone. SqueezeItIn.com is a very important addition to my weekly exercise choices - as it should be for most other WAHMs/CAHMs.

Read more about Achieveing Professional Balance for Women and Moms, over at The Fulcrumpoint (http://fulcrumpoint.wordpress.com/) .

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Kelly McLaughlan, CEO brought over fifteen years of Systems Engineering and Computer Consulting experience to the table when creating KME Internet Marketing, having worked for many National and Global Information Technology clients as an Engineer and Program Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Coopers & Lybrand, and Electronic Data Systems. Kelly has a Finance Degree from James Madison University, in Virginia. In the past several years managing online marketing, advertising and information technology efforts for local, regional and national clients, Kelly has helped deliver professional advice and services from mult-million dollar pay-per-click campaigns to startup media and communications campaigns. Kelly is a certified Systems Engineer, Google Adwords Certified Professional, holds a Real Estate license and a college degree in Finance, Marketing and Accounting