Love Premium Denim: Stretchy Jeans Perfect for New Moms

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It would be a perfect world if, as new moms, we walked out of the delivery room with a new baby and our old pre-pregnancy jeans on our fit bottoms. But alas, it is not a perfect world, so most women are stuck wearing maternity gear for months after delivering their babies. Or you're stuck in the …
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The Indoor Stairs Workout (Or, Trying to Get My Baby to Nap in Her Crib)

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I've got a workout for you to try. The only thing you need is a baby, a crib and a set of stairs. Now that we've passed the newborn-sleep-everywhere-and-anywhere stage, I'm trying to get my 4-month-old angel of a baby on a regular sleep schedule. She's falling into a pattern and getting …
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Denise Austin’s Skinny Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Last week, we shared a skinny enchilada soup recipe with you, and this week? It's the whole enchilada! Fitness guru Denise Austin is sharing her Skinny Enchiladas recipe with us. So next time you want to add a little Mexican flare to your weeknight, consider pulling this recipe out. You'll likely …
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10 Dos and Don’ts of Gym Etiquette

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Many people join gyms at the first of the year to capitalize on their resolutions. But the gym can be intimidating, particularly if you've never been to a gym or are new to fitness. But have no fear --- the health club doesn't need to be a scary place as long as you know a few gym etiquette basics. …
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New Year’s Resolutions and a Daily Fit Bottomed Challenge

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I didn't make a very specific New Year's Resolution this year. Something about that third baby has caused my brain to go a bit missing --- and a toddler who has been throwing overnight tantrums isn't really helping that out. But I do have some vague resolutions. I know, goals should be specific, but …
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Three Things to Know About Postpartum Weight-Loss

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Today's post about postpartum weight-loss comes to you from Cat Smiley, a certified nutritionist and weight-loss coach. She's been named Canadian Trainer of the Year three times by the International Sports Science Association. Her book, The Planet Friendly Diet helps people lose weight, get fit and …
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Refresh Your Workout Motivation with These Tricks

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A new mom herself, Anita Mirchandani, MS, RD, CDN, is back today to talk getting back into a postpartum workout groove! Follow @FitNutAnita or @FiTMAPPED for fitness and nutrition updates. For those of you who have had babies, you know how life gets post pregnancy. There’s an optimism for wanting …
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How to Avoid Making Diastasis Recti Worse

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Sara Haley recently discussed diastasis recti during pregnancy. Today she's talking about how to avoid developing one or making it worse! Now that you know a little bit about diastasis recti, let’s talk about how to change up your workouts to either avoid developing one or exacerbating an …
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Bored with Your Kegel Exercises? How to Switch It Up!

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Sara Haley is one of our favorite pre- and post-natal exercise specialists around here. She shares awesome, fun workouts with us and great fitness tips, too. Sara has a miles-long fitness resume, including being a Reebok Global Master Trainer and choreographing and starring in more than 10 fitness …
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