How to breastfeed while prepping for a bikini competition

In 2017 I decided to compete in my first NPC bikini competition. I was living in Columbus, OH, and the Arnold Classic had me motivated to step on stage. I hired a coach, cleared my schedule, and started in on my first prep. My first order of business was to work my calories up nice and high so...

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When Can I Start Exercising After Giving Birth?

The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Postpartum Exercise You just had a baby! The initial shock of having formed a human and then brought it kicking and screaming into the world is finally wearing off, you’re learning to cope with a crazy sleep schedule, and sweatpants and a messy bun are officially your...

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Finding time to exercise as a busy mom

If I’ve learned anything after becoming a mother (and boy, have I learned a lot!), it’s this: mastering the art of making things work is a necessity. You learn to feed a squirming baby anywhere, change a diaper on any surface, conduct a full-body baby wipe bath while running errands, hold a baby...

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