9 Months of Resolutions

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What’s so special about 9 months?  Well, for starters, it is how long it takes for the human body to create new life and bring it to term, it’s also the amount of time that mom’s should give themselves to get back into shape – at the very least! For some moms it will happen quicker and others it will take longer, but the key is to not rush your body.  Here are some “resolutions” to help you get your body back over 9 months.  Not a “brand new” mom, these exercises will still work for any mom returning to fitness! Month 1: Nice and easy Your body is in major recovery mode right now.  If … [Read more...]

3rd Trimester Exercise and Nutrition

Erin and Corry Pregnant

You’ve finally reached the home stretch!  You’re 2/3 of the way through, maybe even picked out baby names, nursery colors and are beginning to nest.  So before you think about slowing down your exercise routine or indulging in those extra treats because you are almost done, read this!   1.      Maintain your workouts – Some experts even recommend ramping up the amount of exercise you do in the 3rd trimester.  Why, the additional fluid and body fat on your body causes swelling and achy joints.  If you keep moving, not only will your body feel better but you will reduce your overall weight … [Read more...]

5 Mistakes Mom’s Make that HAULT Fat & Weight Loss!

18 months

1.     Not eating breakfast 2.     Not eating after you get done working out 3.     Counting “calories” only 4.     Not eating enough food 5.     Working out too much Not eating breakfast When a woman neglects to eat breakfast due to lack of time or not being hungry she actually slows her metabolism for the entire day by up to 15%.  Why is this?  The body is beautiful in the way it works, and if you aren’t feeding it, after fasting for 8-12 hours, it automatically goes into SLOW mode to preserve the energy it needs for the rest of the day.  Many moms say the reason they don’t … [Read more...]