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Healthy Kids Challenge Part 3: Exercise

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By Kate Horney I believe that healthy kids are raised by healthy moms. As parents, we play a key role in our children’s choices and behaviors. That’s why I’m excited to have my good friend and pediatrician (plus a mom herself), Dr. Rach join us on the blog to share about some healthy habits that we can work on making a part of our children’s lifestyles. Not sure where to start? Let’s make it easy ...[Read More]

Crockpot Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby

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By Kate Horney One thing that I LOVED as a new mom was having already prepared dinners ready and on hand. I found that when I was tired, sleep deprived, and had a newborn attached to me 24/7, the last thing I wanted to do was go to the grocery store and then spend hours at the in the kitchen to make a healthy meal. To make things easier, I stocked up on crockpot freezer meals in the last few weeks ...[Read More]

4 Postpartum Fat-loss Mistakes you Must STOP Making

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By Kate Horney Unfortunately, mainstream media and fitness experts don’t understand how to communicate with new moms about fat-loss, nutrition and fitness. I see so many new moms making some really big postpartum fat-loss mistakes without even knowing it. That’s why I created the Beyond Baby 12 week Postpartum Fat-loss System. It is based on the single most important thing to moms like you and me: ...[Read More]

Are Postpartum Girdles Bad For You?

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By Kate Horney I recently shared this photo comparing my super stretched baby belly to my flat tummy two years later.      The post was intended to help you understand how to heal a diastasis recti with information on what to avoid and the best exercises you can do to heal your ab separation. (Click here for more info.) When I shared the post, however, my inbox was flooded with ques ...[Read More]

Healthy Kids Challenge Part 2: Hydration

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By Kate Horney I believe that healthy kids are raised by healthy moms. As parents, we play a key role in our children’s choices and behaviors. That’s why I’m excited to have my good friend and pediatrician (plus a mom herself), Dr. Rach join us on the blog to share about some healthy habits that we can work on making a part of our children’s lifestyles. Not sure where to start? Let’s make it easy ...[Read More]

Low Carb Waffle Recipe

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By Kate Horney The nutrition choices you make at breakfast set the tone for your day. If you want to start your day off on the right foot, it’s important to fuel yourself with something high in protein. If fat burning is your goal, keeping carbs low can also be helpful. The problem is that many of our favorite breakfast foods are often very HIGH in carbs. Think: traditional pancakes, waffles, donu ...[Read More]

4 Simple Steps to Become a Fit Family

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By Kate Horney   This month, BeyondFit is standing with Let’s Move! (letsmove.gov) to encourage parents to take action in implementing healthy lifestyle habits at home. As moms, we can set a great example for the whole family by creating a healthy environment at home. Making fruits and vegetables part of every meal, limiting treats, walking and playing, even shopping together – any comb ...[Read More]

5 Reasons You Need Total Body Workouts

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By Kate Horney If you’ve hit a plateau, are struggling to lose that last 5lbs, or are trying to take your physique to the next level, total-body training could be the secret that you’re missing. In the old school world of bodybuilding, many trainers recommended breaking up workouts by muscle groups (arms, shoulders, legs, etc). It’s not uncommon to see training “splits” (aka plans) that cont ...[Read More]

Healthy Kids Challenge Part 1: Food

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By Kate Horney I believe that healthy kids are raised by healthy moms. As parents, we play a key role in our children’s choices and behaviors. That’s why I’m excited to have my good friend and pediatrician (plus a mom herself), Dr. Rach join us on the blog to share about some healthy habits that we can work on making a part of our children’s lifestyles. Not sure where to start? Let’s make it easy ...[Read More]

Facts on Fiber

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By Kate Horney Are you getting enough fiber? Research shows countless ways that fiber will boost your health. Some of its top potential benefits include: Blood sugar control: Soluble fiber has been shown to help to slow your body’s breakdown of carbohydrates and the absorption of sugar, helping with blood sugar control by balancing insulin levels. This, in turn, reduces cravings and also aid ...[Read More]