Archive for December, 2011

Best of 2011: Fit Yummy Mummy

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Reflecting on one Amazing Year of Fit Yummy Mummy

Looking back over the past 12 months it is so exciting to see everything that Fit Yummy Mummy has been able to do for busy moms around the world.

Before I share some of the highlights I want to give a BIG Shout out to….

50-10 Metabolic Circuit: Video Peek

50-10 Fat Loss Circuit: Video Sneak Peek

The January Workout of the Month: 50-10 Fat Loss Circuits

50-10s are Strength Based Fat Loss Circuits

That are TIMED!

Stay focused and workout with a whole new level of intensity for with a specialty designed soundtrack. You will be performing each strength exercise in the circuit for 50 seconds followed by a 10 sec rest.

3 Ways To Improve Intervals Fat Burn

Are you getting the most out of your Interval Training Workouts?

Are you SURE?

Here’s 3 BIG reasons why you are likely NOT getting the results from your Intervals.

Intervals For More Cardio Fat Burn

 

Watch This Video On How To Do Intervals for MORE Fat Burn

If you’ve wondered what makes Interval Training so effective when it comes to fat loss….check out my top cardio tricks to turn up the fat and calorie burn during your cardio workouts – and how to CUT your CARDIO Time in HALF (if not more).

Interval Training is a more effective form of cardio for it helps you burning a higher amounts of fat and calories during and long after your workout.

Exercises For Moms – 3 Favorites

Moves to Shape Your Best Body!

Completely reshape your body when you focus on Strength Based moves that target the main metabolism boosting muscles of your body. These are just “three” of my favorite exercises for moms – here’s why…

How To Lose The Baby Weight

If your body is NOT Challenged…. Your body is NOT Changing

Lose The Baby Weight

Is your goal is to reshape your body, lose more fat, lose inches and increase tone and definition?

Great! Then Strength MUST be the priority of your workouts.

Strength training is any form of exercise that forces your muscles to work harder than they are used to in order to improve or increase the amount of lean muscle in your body.

Muscle is your metabolism.

How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

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Think Eating Healthy is TOO Expensive?

Yummy mummy, think again…

Fall Transformation Challenge Winner Angela Coffman is here to share her tips and strategies on how to eat healthy when you are on a tight budget.

I turned to Angela for she is the creator of GroceryShrink.com where she blogs to teach families how to eat healthy on a budget.  Angela knows her stuff for she has a family of 8 yet manages to stick to a $400 monthly grocery budget.

I’ll turn it over to Angela….

How To Eat Healthy On A Budget

“Holly and I were visiting one day about how many emails she gets from women who wish they could join Fit Yummy Mummy, but don’t believe they have the money to eat healthy foods.  One mother said, “We have a pizza and spaghetti budget.”

This is so sad, because eating healthy foods doesn’t have to cost more!  In fact, it can cost less. 

Kale Chip Recipe Rocks

I Love Potato Chips!


Be sure to watch the full video for Tyler’s Review!

Ever get the crunchy munchies?

I will be the first to admit my weakness is Potato Chips….specifically…”Mystic Chips” from Sam’s club.

 Kale Chip Recipe Rocks

My all time favorite “cheat foods” are absolutely potato chips…but I cannot eat them often and stay lean and fit! I can however turn to one of my favorite healthy alternatives to the potato chip – one that satisfies my crunchy munchies!

Holiday Workout For Moms Quick Fix

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Holiday Workout For Moms?

Finding the time and motivation to exercise? Especially during this super busy season, this is the biggest obstacle for busy moms who have the best of intentions to stay on track with their fat loss workouts.

Great News!

With the right type of Holiday workout for moms, you can bust the “no time” AND “no motivation” excuse…especially over the Holidays!

Tabata Circuits are an excellent workout resource that I turn to time and time again when a time crunched workout is need. I’d like to share a video Tyler and I made Christmas of 2010 – right after baby was born – to demonstrate the versatility and effectiveness of Tabatas!

Feel how effective a 4 Minute Workout can be plus how it will help you stay on track, energized and burning fat all through the busy holiday season!

Fat Loss for Moms Over The Holiday

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Realistic fat loss for moms over the holidays

Thanksgiving marks the start of a 6 week period where we are bombarded with strategies to burn off the dreaded holiday weight gain.

Heads UP

Many of these holiday weight loss tips, tricks and strategies are just time wasters.

Why?

Because no matter how COOL these strategies sound as a headline on a magazine cover, many will do nothing to help you TRULY burn off and avoid added holiday fat.

Just about every article states that in order to all you have to do is Burn More Calories.

But such a generic strategy may lead you to believe this is easily accomplished by engaging in some form of cardio; cooking, shopping, walking, etc.

Here are THREE points on why this approach will not lead to a successful holiday weight loss.