Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 7

  Here we are at week 7! I have to be honest, I haven’t done my Jillian Michaels DVD’s in about 2 weeks (at least). I almost feel like this should be another “lost” week, since its not exactly benefitting my “experiment”. That’s not to say I haven’t exercised at all cause I’ve got that…

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Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 6

Week of Improv As much as I wished this was about comedy (cause that would mean I had a hidden talent up my sleeve!), I actually am relating this to my workouts. This week, my little one’s sleep schedule is FINALLY settling down to just waking up 1-2 times a night (down from 3-4 times…

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Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 5

We are coming upon Week 5 of testing out Jillian Michaels Body Revolution in order to tone-up my now 9 month postpartum body. Here are some noteworthy items: The big question: sleep or workout? For a while I was getting into this groove of falling asleep (accidentally while nursing my baby on her floor mattress) for…

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Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 4

Sorry for the delay, folks! Here is my week 4 update of my post-baby fitness experiment with Jillian Michael’s Body Revolution fitness system. OH THE GERMS! As you all know from our last update that we went on a trip last week. Toward the tail end of it, my little baby girl caught a cold.…

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Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 3

The Lost Week-AKA “THE BAD” This week shall be proclaimed as the “lost week” in this experiment. The first two days of this week I managed to  workout as planned with Workouts 3 and 4 of Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution. I even taught and worked out in my bootcamp AND went to the gym too.…

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Video Blog: Stretching Your Way To Better Sleep

According to the Mayo Clinic, stretching is beneficial because it helps “…move [them] through their full range of motion …enables your muscles to move more effectively…also increases blood flow to the muscle”. From my own experience, stretching daily is vital for stress relief and overall health. When I was in high school, I had two swim…

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Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 2

I just completed Week 2 of working out with Body Revolution by Jillian Michaels. Overall I’ve been able to maintain my goal of working out 4 to 5 times a week, even if it involves burning the midnight oil. I even got to do the Cardio 1 DVD which I didn’t even get to TOUCH last week.…

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Post-Baby Fitness: The Jillian Michaels’ Body Revolution Experiment, Week 1

Its been almost 9 months since my little one was born and I’m finally going to up the anty. We had a whole MONTH of sickness in our household and now that we are finally coming out of the fog, I’m ready to hit the road running and I’m ready to share this journey with…

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In Defense of the Postpartum Mom

Months later after I wrote Cross-Post: The Conundrum Of The Postpartum Body, I realize that I was doing myself an injustice by calling myself a “work in progress”. Eight months after giving birth to my baby and while I’m still miles away from the shape I was in, I am smaller and more in shape than…

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Cross-Post: Message In A Bottle

In addition to running her own personal blog, Amy contributes blog posts to BOTTLES & BLAZERS. This post was originally posted in BOTTLES & BLAZERS and is now cross-posted in this blog. BOTTLES & BLAZERS is a blog where a group of fabulous career-driven moms share their stories about balancing their professional lives while making time for their little…

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