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Back To School Means Back To Fitness

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Jessica Smith

Sponsored by PUSH.tv

Ah, summer. You and the kids have been spending precious time together, playing in the pool, lounging in the hammock, enjoying lazy days sipping lemonade and watching the sunset. 

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I Want My Body Back: Strategies for Post-Natal Moms

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Mike Monroe

Sponsored by PUSH.tv

Congratulations! You are now the proud mother of a new baby. You toiled through the pregnancy and are now toiling with a life that has been turned upside down. As a man, I have never been pregnant (really, Mike?) but have lived through pregnancy, birth, and the post-natal period, twice...with my wife and two children. I have also trained many a female client through both the pre and post-natal periods. I understand the difficulties and challenges you all face. Here are a few strategies and suggestions to help you on your way to reclaiming your body. 

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Healthy Holiday Tips and Gift Guide

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Jessica Smith

Sponsored by PUSH.tv

Stay healthy this season by avoiding the common holiday pitfalls: Stress: Shopping for the perfect gift for the in-laws, office holiday parties and visiting holiday guests; STRESSED is your middle name during the holidays. Take a moment to breathe and remember what the holidays mean to you (chances are it's not the rich foods or flashy gifts). We usually bring excess stress upon ourselves with the imagined expectations of others. Cut yourself some slack this year and you might get even more done by staying healthy! 

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Zone of the Month: Stomach Tips for a Trimmer Middle this holiday season

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Jessica Smith

Sponsored by PUSH.tv

The holiday season is upon us! For most, that means plenty of indulgent food, house guests and stress - none of which contribute to a flat stomach. Try these 5 tips to keep your belly from expanding during the holiday season: 

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Do It Yourself Weight Loss Program

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Jessica Smith

Sponsored by PUSH.tv

It's that time of year again - time to think about New Year's Resolutions (yippee!) . How many of us are going to put: "start working out" or "lose weight" on that list (again)? 

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Staying Sexy As a Mom

Posted by Elisa Taub
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by Jessica Smith

Sponsored by PUSH.tv

Exercise to enhance your sex life;
Get fit for a Valentine's Day you won't forget!  

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Join momready in L.A. for Little Buddhas

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Please join us this Sunday in Los Angeles for a special event designed to get your Little Buddhas on the path to a healthy lifestyle. We're partnering with Lululemon Athletica Beverly Hills to bring you a morning of food, fun and yoga -- for FREE. 

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Little Buddhas Event A Success

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Dear Readers,

Just wanted to share some pictures with you from our special Little Buddha's event in partnership with Lululemon Athletica Beverly Hills. Today's event was a big success as we filled the store with little yogis and their parents and learned a little bit about health, nutrition and of course yoga! 

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Chicken Pesto Pasta

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Serves 15 (with some seconds/leftovers)

Prep Time: minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour minutes

Super easy to make, and looks so gourmet, this pasta dish is always a crowd pleaser. Plus it’s great for parties because you can double or triple it depending on the size of your group. Serve with a salad and garlic bread and you have a complete meal. 

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Grandma Jessie's Famous Banana Cake

Posted by Elisa Taub
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Serves 15 (with some seconds/leftovers)

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour

My grandmother Jessie was famous for this banana cake, and friends and family always requested it at holidays and birthdays. I remember the excitement of sleeping over her house and having her serve a piece just for me. 

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