Category Archives: new moms

Are you on the PDL (Pregnancy Disabled List)?


This morning a student in my kickboxing class asked me a couple of questions about being pregnant and exercising.  Her doctor told her that since she was pregnant, she should no longer take cardio kickboxing or Pilates classes.  She wanted … Continue reading

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MUSM AAYF (AKA My Text Language, My Textuage)*


One of the hardest things about being a mom is finding time for yourself.  I teach all of my clients that this is a very important part of our world and a happy mom is a better mom!  Nevertheless, when … Continue reading

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Weight Room – MEN ONLY!


I can remember the afternoons in the weight room in college.  They were never fun nor were they energizing!  Our weight trainer, who also worked with the football team, worked us till one or more threw up.  We did power … Continue reading

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Dont Worry, They’ll Be Gone by Super Bowl!


It’s that time of year again!  Time when the gyms get overcrowded, classes are packed full, there is a wait for a cardio machine and gym regulars get frustrated.  Don’t worry, they’ll be gone by Super Bowl!  We all know … Continue reading

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DWP – A Felony in Some States


The Life of a Working Pumping Nursing Mom I can think back to the day I came home from the hospital with my first born.  I was so excited to start “being a mom” away from all of the wonderful … Continue reading

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And the fat just melted off!?!?


I have worked with moms of all sizes and shapes, and to this day I have only recorded one of my moms/clients that claims she lost her baby weight through nursing.  If there is one common misconception about becoming a … Continue reading

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Check out those Mom-Boobs!


When I hear women describe their “Mom-Boobs” I giggle.  I dedicate this blog to all of you!  For years we didn’t think too much about our boobs, in fact we usually tried to show them off.  As we got older … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me To Relax!


Ok, so I will never take on the debate of a working mom vs. a stay at home mom (which is incorrectly labeled anyway…I’ll save that for another day).  But I did read an article recently about the happiness of … Continue reading

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You look great…for a Mom!


I overheard an interesting comment the other day that entered into my brain as a compliment, but soon was translated into an insult.  Here is the situation, the man smiled at the woman and greeted her with a hug.  They … Continue reading

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I think my scale is Broken?!?


I know that many of you out there have recently been shocked or mad when you stepped on the scale to see a number that was different than is was back in May.  Unfortunately summer is a pretty common time … Continue reading

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