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Lactation Smoothie For Breastfeeding Moms

Three of the biggest struggles I hear from breastfeeding mom, are lack of milk supply, lack of energy, and lack of time to eat are struggles. That’s why today, I’m so excited to bring you an easy (and delicious) solution to all three. But first things first… Did you know that when you’re breastfeeding, your body’s demand for protein is 20 percent higher than when not pregnant or lactating? Protein ...[Read More]

Working Out Post C-Section

Working Out Post C-Section

Caesarean delivery or a C-section has become a common surgical procedure but it is still considered major surgery which means that you need time to recover. This does not mean that you need complete bed rest; in fact, a gentle post C-section workout regimen can help you heal faster and prevent complications. In most cases, new mothers are advised to limit their daily exercise to walking for the fi ...[Read More]

Protein Powder Holiday Treats

Protein Powder Holiday Treats

If you’re looking to bump your protein intake but are tired of protein shakes… Add some new protein powder holiday treats into your routine! Consuming an adequate amount of protein is essential for supporting a healthy metabolism and helping muscles recover from intense workouts.  (Read more about the benefits of protein here) And while I love a good protein shake, the recipes bel ...[Read More]

Best Home Gym Exercise Mat

Best Home Gym Exercise Mat

If you’ve been part of BeyondFit for any length of time, you know it’s no secret that I LOVE home workouts.  I haven’t had a gym membership in over 7 years and am in the best shape of my life. But when my usual workout space in the garage was flooded, I had to get creative… I turned one corner of my home office into a “gym” and needed a fitness/yoga mat that would protect the flooring. If you ...[Read More]

Tips to Maintain Your Pelvic Floor Health After Childbirth

Tips to Maintain Your Pelvic Floor Health After Childbirth

A woman’s pelvic floor is a cluster of muscles, ligaments and tissue that stretches across the pelvic bones. It is responsible for supporting organs which include the bladder, uterus, vagina and bowels. During both pregnancy and birth, the pelvic muscles stretch due to the weight of your baby, hormones, and the strain during labor. As soon as you’re comfortable enough after giving birth, you can b ...[Read More]

Lung Cancer Awareness

Thank you AstraZeneca for sponsoring this post. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Now more than ever, there is reason for hope. Please visit LIVE W.E.L.L. and LVNG With Lung Cancer for more information. In the United States, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, accounting for approximately 154,000 deaths each year and about one-quarter of all cancer dea ...[Read More]

A Day in The Life + The Slipper You’ll Never Take Off

This post is sponsored by Isotoner but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.   How do I fit fitness into my daily mom life? Things are pretty crazy right now between running an online business, running local boot camps, and even more importantly, taking care of my duties as a wife and mom. Right now, I need to make the most of every moment. That means I love anything that has th ...[Read More]

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

 Want some healthy lunch ideas for kids?   Unfortunately most school lunches are not healthy….or tasty.   All moms know that school lunch prep has to be quick, easy and it really helps if it can be frozen.  My favorite tool for school prep is my trusty muffin tray (actually I have a few of them!!).  Muffin tin cups are just the right size for a single serving and ...[Read More]

How to Be a Healthy Chocoholic

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All of us experience one food addiction or another. Chocolate happens to be one of the most loved, adored and craved food item. But as much as we love it we are usually worried about the weight that we keep putting on due our chocolate addiction. Since this is a difficulty faced by most of us, we are here to help you satisfy your love for chocolate in a healthy way. You might h ...[Read More]

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Fitness

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Fitness

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Fitness Happy SALE Day! If you haven’t shopped the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale for fitness and activewear deals, you’re missing out!   Keep reading for some of my favorite athleisure pieces for your fall and winter workouts (or trips to the grocery store).  There’s never been a better time to get some amazing fitness finds at fabulous prices. A ...[Read More]