1. How important is nutrition for losing the baby weight?

    As a postnatal fitness specialist, I'm asked this question often by my clients!  It usually comes sometime during our first or second session together.  There's a long pause, followed by:  "SO, is nutrition really all that important for my postnatal fitness program?"  I always answer with an emphatic, "Yes, it absolutely is!" And, this. couldn't. be. more. true.  Really!  The next question i…Read More

  2. How a new mom makes time for exercise

    Probably the question I get asked most often by clients, is how do I make time for exercise with a new baby in the house---plus all of my other responsibilities??  Well, I'm here to tell you, it definitely isn't easy, but it can totally be done!  Thousands of new moms, just like you (and me) are making it work everyday.  It really just takes some creative planning and team work.  Achieving phy…Read More

  3. Your Post-baby Belly

    You've probably heard of the dreaded 'mummy tummy' and if not you just learned the word to describe what your belly looks like after birth.  It seems like it will never go back to normal, but rest assured that MOST of the time, it totally does.  Most women really focus on getting their abs back in shape after birth, which is great, but your focus needs to be broader than just flattening your abs…Read More

  4. Tips to Help You Lose the Baby Weight

    Well, you’ve made it through the first 6 weeks of motherhood…you’re starting to feel a bit of a routine forming in your day to day once again (don’t worry it will definitely continue to get easier – you can do this!). By now, you’ve also probably had your postpartum checkup when your doctor told you that everything is healing nicely and you’re ready to get back to your regular physic…Read More

  5. My PostPartum Weight Loss

    So, having never been pregnant before, I decided on a super lofty weight loss goal while I was pregnant. I thought (naively) that I'd be able to lose all the baby weight and get back into pre-pregnancy shape by 10 weeks postpartum. Ha! I was wrong to say the least. While I didn't gain that much weight (since my son was born prematurely), it was still an uphill battle to see the scale budge. What I…Read More