Category: Health & Fitness

New Year’s Resolution – Start Working Out


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Almost everyone makes a New Year’s resolution and most times it has something to do with health and fitness. Whether it is starting to exercise, eating healthier or reaching a certain fitness goal, the new year (after we have indulged a little too much during the holidays) is the time to start; it’s a new … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution – Start Working Out

En Pointe and Pregnant: Mary Helen Bowers on the Benefits of Ballet for Moms to Be


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Reblogged from Elle.com: Bowers is so devoted to ballet and its benefits, she’s been dancing (en pointe) all the way through her pregnancy. Here, Bowers tells ELLE.com about what creating Ballet Beautiful has meant to her and how dancing her way through pregnancy has made the experience that much more special. Read more from this … Continue reading En Pointe and Pregnant: Mary Helen Bowers on the Benefits of Ballet for Moms to Be

10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out


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Reblogged from Wellfesto: Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me. She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely long set of burpees; I mentally checked out because of a few words she kept saying over and over. “Come on! Get that body ready for your winter beach … Continue reading 10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

My Favorite Exercises Right Now


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Before I was pregnant and during my first trimester my exercise of choice was spin and barre class. I would do spin 2 days per week and barre 3 days per week and then one day I would do a work out video at home such as Jillian Michaels or P90X. I love spin class … Continue reading My Favorite Exercises Right Now

Working It Out After Baby


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Not all of us are lucky enough to have a six-pack the day after giving birth like Giselle. The pooch, jelly belly, baby belly, whatever you want to call it, is still there months after you had the baby and it feels like it will never go away. It took a long time to grow … Continue reading Working It Out After Baby

How Far Would You Go To Get Your Body Back Into Shape After Baby?


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Girdles, binding, corsets, whatever you want to call it, this is a trend that is hot right now to help get the body back into shape after giving birth. Although if you look back, it is something that has been going on for centuries. In some cultures it is tradition to firmly wrap a woman’s … Continue reading How Far Would You Go To Get Your Body Back Into Shape After Baby?