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{Postpartum Fitness Tips} How Many Calories Does Breastfeeding Burn?

{Postpartum Fitness Tips} How Many Calories Does Breastfeeding Burn?

“How Many Calories Does Breastfeeding Burn?” It’s one of the most common questions I’m asked by new moms who are looking to get their body back after baby. Most moms know that breast milk contains all the vitamins and nutrients needed for the first few months of our baby’s lives. Most moms even know that breast milk contains disease-fighting substances designed to protect our little one from obesi ...[Read More]

3 Day Detox after Thanksgiving: 5 Tips to Beat Belly Bloat

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We’ve all been there – that dreaded day after Thanksgiving when you feel as bloated as a blow-up balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. You knew that having that third helping of your Aunt’s pecan pie wasn’t the best idea, but in the moment you just couldn’t resist. Or maybe you thought you were making good choices but still woke up feeling like those skinny je ...[Read More]

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

By Kate Horney Looking for Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes? You’ve come to the right place! Now that it’s officially November, it’s time to start planning the menu for your next holiday gathering! We’re starting our Abs By Christmas Challenge in just over a week (if you haven’t joined, make sure you get in the action here!) and are gearing up to fight the feasting se ...[Read More]

{Healthy Halloween Treats} Trick-or-Treat Survival Guide

{Healthy Halloween Treats} Trick-or-Treat Survival Guide

By Kate Horney Looking for healthy Halloween treats?   The scariest part of Halloween isn’t the ghouls, ghosts and goblins. It’s the ever abundant candy stash and the candy coma (and skinny jeans disaster) that undoubtedly follows. If you’re a chocolate lover like me, the Halloween treats on every aisle can be a big problem when it comes to maintaining a reasonable physique. Simply cutti ...[Read More]

{Fitness Tips} Quick Tips for Mommy Meal Prep

By Kate Horney Yes, I want to serve my family hot, healthy, home-cooked meals. BUT… Being a busy mom as well as a business owner, wife, friend, etc. means that I wear a lot of hats and I don’t always (read: rarely ever) have time to spend an hour or two in the kitchen every night… If this sounds like you, read on! Recently I shared the 4 P’s of meal prep but for the weeks whe ...[Read More]

{Healthy Halloween Treats} Homemade Twix Candy Bar

By Kate Horney Looking for some healthy halloween treats? Despite the not-so-subtle message sent across the country (have you SEEN the giant bags of candy at the check-out line?!) there IS more to Halloween than candy… And you CAN still have fun with healthy halloween treats! I love the idea of setting a healthy example and not falling for the candy consumerism craze (followed by s ...[Read More]

{Fitness Tips} The 4 P’s of Meal Prep

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By Kate Horney There are countless benefits to doing meal prep…especially for those of us who are super busy moms! Doing a weekly meal prep not only saves me time, money, and stress, but it allows me to stay on track with eating healthy (both for myself and for my family) without spending hours in the kitchen. Sound interesting? Let me show you how it’s done in just a few simple steps… ...[Read More]

{Healthy Dinner Ideas} Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken

By Kira O’Donnell Everything tastes better with bacon! 🙂 I eat a lot of chicken and try to dress is up when I can to avoid getting bored with it. (plain chicken = boooring!) For today’s BeyondFit healthy dinner idea, I took a few different recipes that I have tried in the past and combined them to create this delicious, easy, and fat loss friendly, masterpiece 😉 Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken ...[Read More]

{Fitness Tips} Are Your Hormones Making You Fat?

By Kate Horney Want results that last? LEARN how to balance the hormones that control your metabolism for optimal fat-loss. As busy moms, understanding the hormones behind fat-burning and fat-storing is key to living the fat-loss lifestyle. Calories in vs. calories out is NOT the whole picture of fat loss – especially postpartum. You know that the key to sustainable fat-loss comes in bo ...[Read More]

{Fitness Tips} 6 Easy Nutrition Tips for Moms

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You’re a busy mom. You don’t have time to navigate the ever-changing world of nutrition. Let’s be honest, some days you barely have time to shower. I get it, because I’m a busy mom (and a business owner and a personal trainer and a chef and a cleaning lady and a woman who sometimes stops to stretch at the park because the day is too busy to get it in anywhere else) too!   The following nutrit ...[Read More]