Post-pregnancy


How to Burn Fat Without Dropping Your Breastmilk Supply

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 By Kate Horney
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When it comes time to start your training or diet plan postpartum, it’s very common for moms to worry about how it will affect their breast milk supply. I can relate. As a new mom committed to breastfeeding both of my sons as long as possible, I promised myself that if I noticed a decrease in breast milk production after starting my postpartum workouts, I would stop immediately. To me, losing the baby weight just wasn’t as important as having a healthy child. Excessive dieting can reduce your milk supply, but the good news is that when it’s done in the…

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4 Low Carb Smoothie Recipes for Weight Loss

Friday, April 21, 2017 By Kate Horney
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As a busy moms we have to make sure that we are taking care of ourselves. But we often don’t have the hours to spend in the kitchen whipping up a nutritious meal. That’s why I love adding these quick low carb smoothies into my daily nutrition routine. With energy-enhancing ingredients like fresh fruit, green tea, ginger, and protein, you’ll give your smoothie an extra boost with antioxidants and essential vitamins without having to take a pill or supplement. The protein and fiber in these low carb smoothies will help balance hunger, energy, and cravings and will keep you burning fat…

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7 Postpartum Weight Loss Tips To Get Your Body Back After Baby

Friday, March 24, 2017 By Kate Horney
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New moms are often sleep-deprived, overwhelmed, and already have so much else on their plate…  When it comes to getting your body back after baby, it’s often hard to know where to start. We get it! You’ve got a lot to think about: when to feed the baby, what to do if her or she cries . . . and how to get rid of those extra pounds packed on during pregnancy. There is a TON of conflicting information out there about how to get your body back after baby. If you’re not an expert, it’s really difficult to know where…

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Pregnant at the Barre?

Monday, February 20, 2017 By Jessica Tomes

“Keeping active during pregnancy has a myriad of benefits for both mom and baby,” says Deanna Cordo, owner of YogaBarre Wellness and mother of two. Mom may experience an easier labor and delivery, more energy, fewer of the typical pregnancy aches and pains, better immunity, and a better bounce-back postpartum. Potential benefits for baby include a healthier heart and brain, as well as a tendency toward a healthier lifestyle and even (future) athleticism. Who would have thought, right? But it makes sense when you really think about it. We, as parents, have an opportunity to role model so many of…

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Keeping It Tight Down There | KegelSmart Review

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 By Nina Spears
intimina, kegels, kegel exercises, baby chick, pelvic floor

This post has been compensated by Intimina for an honest review. Read our policies page for more information. We’ve all heard about Kegel exercises. We try to do them when we remember (which for most of us is hardly ever), and we’re always wondering if we are doing them correctly. I will be honest, even though I am constantly telling my clients that they need to be working on their Kegels before pregnancy, during pregnancy, and after baby, I am not practicing what I preach. The problem is that I always feel awkward when I am doing them. I ask myself, “Am I squeezing long…

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