Four Core Exercises for the 4th Trimester

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Jenn recently tested out Sara Haley's new Expecting MORE: The 4th Trimester Workout program. She liked it so much that we put it in our top 5 postnatal workout DVD list. The workouts in the program are designed for all moms, whether they had a baby six weeks, six months or six years ago, and they …
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My Journey to Become a Fit Bottomed Mama: Through IVF and PGD

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Hey Fit Bottomed Mamas, I’m Kelsey. If you bounce around FBG and FBE, you may have seen some of my articles. I usually write for those sites when I get a moment in my busy schedule — though I’m sure not as busy as a Fit Bottomed Mama. Well, I’m here to bring you along on my journey to become an FBM, …
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Dos and Don’ts of Losing Belly Fat

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I always marveled at my massive pregnancy belly. How could a body do that? Then, each time I had my kids, I always marveled at my postpartum belly. When it was no longer basketball-shaped with a human in there, it was amazing how deflated and squishy it seemed in those first few days sans baby. It's …
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Introducing Kara: And How She Fits in Workouts as a Working Mom

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We told you last week that we have some new stuff up our sleeves, and Kara Kramer is one of the surprises we've been hiding up there. She is the hilarious mom of two behind It's a Dog Lick Baby World, and we're excited to add her voice to the Fit Bottomed mix because she's doing the nearly …
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Five 5-Minute Workout Routines to Try

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We're celebrating our 5th birthday this week, so of course, we had to get fully on board with the five theme, which meant 5-minute workout ideas. Five minutes may not seem like a lot, but you'd be surprised at how much you can get done in five minutes. Besides, sometimes a 5-minute workout is all a …
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Ditch the Heels … and More Friendly Advice for Pregnant Feet

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When you're pregnant, you grow accustomed to the aches and pains that come along with a belly that throws off your center of gravity and extra weight that strains your entire body. But pregnancy affects your entire body, from the hair on your head --- that falls out in fistfuls postpartum --- to the …
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19 Thoughts Moms Have During Their First Postpartum Workout

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There's nothing like that first workout back after having a baby. You're finally free to move --- doctor approved! --- and your body is able to bend at the waist again, which is always nice after half a year of being unable to see your feet. But that first postpartum workout always proves …
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