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Training for Baby: Fun in the sun

Posted June 7, 2011 8:15 p.m. EDT

I love summer but I hate working out in the heat!

With the warmer weather, I am trying to come up with ways to shake up my workout while not passing out from the heat.

I’m doing my first 5K this weekend – the . My husband and I have been walking and jogging in preparation for this, but I doubt I’ll be able to jog the entire time. I’m no Kelcey Carlson!

Besides jogging, how do you stay fit outdoors this summer?

And for the moms, how do you keep your children active over the summer?

When I was little, I spent most of the time inside playing video games and enjoying the air conditioning. My only outdoor exercise was swimming, which I wasn’t too great at. I basically just doggy paddled my way from one end of the pool to the other!

Kathy is a web producer, entertainment expert and concert photographer for She has written a manuscript about her life as an entertainment reporter and pop culture. Learn more about Kathy on her website. On Wednesdays here on Go Ask Mom, she's chronicling her efforts to lose weight before she and her husband start a family.