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Taking Off the Baby Weight & Getting Back into Shape

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 New Mom Fitness 14 October 2010

As the saying goes it takes 9 months to put on the baby weight so it should take you 9 months to take off the weight. Or in my case, 10 or 11 months. I love being pregnant. The pregnant belly, the baby kicks, and the end result of getting …

Sleep: Our Body’s In-house Janitorial System

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By Darline Turner-Lee

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again-sleep is vastly under rated. Seriously, how often are you tired, so tired that you could just lie down and pass out? Yet the thought of the kids, bills, laundry and that one last assignment for your business sends a …

She Has a Nice Body…for a Mom

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 New Mom Fitness 1 May 2010

 

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About two months after my first son was born, I went to a school reunion. A guy I had gone to both grade school and high school with gave me one of the most back-handed compliments I have ever received. “You look so different,” he said, looking me …

Say Bye-Bye Baby Belly – Hello Mommy on the Move

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 New Mom Fitness 1 March 2010

By Jillian Moriarty, MSPT
Baby Belly . . .Mummy Tummy. . . Saddle Bags. . .Trunk Junk . . . whatever it’s called, most post-natal mommies agree that they want to get rid of it fast! Heck, I’ve been there myself. I have two little kiddos. I know what it’s like …

Factors Affecting Weight Loss: Weight Loss is more complicated than calories in vs. calories out!

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 New Mom Fitness 1 February 2010

By Darline Turner-Lee
As new moms we love our babies. However, we are often less in love with our post pregnancy bodies. That once round, firm belly is replaced with a much softer, smaller mound that adamantly resists folding quietly into our favorite jeans. Most new moms I speak with are …

Postpartum Belly Buster

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 New Mom Fitness 1 January 2010

By Helene Byrne
Many new moms assume that they need to do crunches and sit-ups, lots of them, to firm up their mummy-tummies. But in reality, these types of exercises actually do more harm than good in the initial postpartum period.
The problem with exercises like crunches and oblique curls, is that …

Worth the Weight: Weight Management Tips For New Moms

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By Darline Turner-Lee
I’ve been working with women for over 10 years and exclusively with pregnant women for the past 7 years. I love working with pregnant women, especially first time moms. Their excitement is so apparent it’s nearly palpable. It’s such an honor and a pleasure to be allowed to …

Combat the Baby Fat: Prepping for a Postpartum Exercise Regimen

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 New Mom Fitness 1 December 2009

By Heather Lopez
If you are like most women, you gained a few pounds from pregnancy that are still with you now. If you are considering an exercise regimen, most doctors recommend that you return or start exercising when you feel up to it. As in pregnancy, walking, swimming, and aerobic …

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