Pregnancy

What Affects Tearing in Birth?

What Affects Tearing in Birth? I’ve talked about push prep (super in-depth in my KnockedUp Fitness Program) and how to prepare for an easier birth, but today I wanted to talk about what actually affects tearing in birth.  There are 3 things I want to cover that I have found are really critical when it comes to having a positive…

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Pregnancy

How to Nourish Yourself before Pregnancy

A lot of what we teach is prenatal fitness, but how you nourish yourself before pregnancy is just as important. In fact, preparing your body for pregnancy before you conceive may be the most important factor of all. >>Building up your body’s nutrients will help with your energy levels while you’re pregnant.<< That’s something all mamas can benefit from and…

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Pregnancy

3 Safe Pregnancy Exercises for All Trimesters

If I could have one wish, you know what it would be? >>I’d wish to provide you the resources of safe pregnancy exercises so you can stay active while you’re bumping.<< *Is that a wish you’d want, too?* Well, today’s your lucky day, Beautiful! *And yes, you can think of me as your genie in a bottle.* Knowing which safe pregnancy…

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Pregnancy

A Look at Hormones before, during, and after Pregnancy

Are you worried about your hormones during pregnancy and navigating them through early postpartum? I have great news Mama: There is so much you can for your hormones during pregnancy, while you’re preparing for pregnancy, or if you’ve already had a baby! Because you can always work towards bettering your health and creating healthy lifestyle habits. Today’s Core Connections podcast episode…

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Relationship

How Halle Berry Uses Yoga And Stretching To Let Go Of Negative Energy

– Halle Berry believes that finding ways to release stress and negative energy is crucial for maintaining your health and wellbeing. (Oh hey yoga.) – Her go-to practices are yoga and stretching, which she incorporates at least three times per week. – She says poses like downward dog and her yoga wheel help her restore […]

Fitness

Tired After Eating? 6 Tips to Boost Your Energy

You’ve been looking forward to a delicious lunch all morning. Lunchtime comes and you dig into your meal. It tastes so good. But then afterwards you suddenly feel tired and drowsy. What is happening in your body? After a meal, your body really jumps into high gear – it begins with the digestive process: blood […]

Food & Nutrition

Fuel Your Workouts With Tom Kerridge’s Apricot Flapjack Energy Balls Recipe

Energy balls are a brilliant healthy snack, one-upping energy bars purely by having a more fun shape – they’re easier to toss up in the air and catch in your mouth for one. They’re also incredibly easy to make yourself if you have a food processor and some kitchen scales, saving a decent wodge of […]

Food & Nutrition

Energy Drinks May Cause Heart Problems—Here’s How to Get a Natural Boost Instead

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Beauty

Julianne Hough Talks Married Life, the Morning Routine That Gives Her Energy, and Her Struggle With Endometriosis

Julianne Hough Talks Married Life, the Morning Routine That Gives Her Energy, and Her Struggle With Endometriosis – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Julianne Hough Talks Married Life, the Morning Routine That Gives Her Energy, and Her Struggle With Endometriosis this link is to […]

Food & Nutrition

America's Other Energy Crisis: What to Eat Before, During, and After a Workout

 By Julie Upton, RD I don’t write about my first love, sports, all that much, but if you’ve read a few of my posts you may know that I spend the better part of the fall watching the NFL Network and that my winter, spring, and summer revolve around whatever athletic events I’m training for […]