Posts in Fitness
The Evolution of No Tummy Mommy

Today is No Tummy Mommy’s 4-year Blogiversary! I’ve learned so much through this journey. I’ve connected with so many people and it has been a busy ride with ups and down, but an amazing ride to say the least. Read on for the short of the long story of No Tummy Mommy’s evolution over the years. Sure, I sleep a little less and work a whole lot more, but I am so grateful. My hands are full, but my heart is fuller! 

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Raising Healthy, Confident and Strong Daughters

Motherhood looks different on everybody and what a beautiful thing that is! I have to say it is such an honour and privilege to raise two daughters. I feel so grateful to have this role as a mother and want to do the best I can to raise healthy, confident and strong little women. When I think about how I can do this, I started writing down a list of things I felt would support this nurturing. 

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Breakfast Smoothies Made Easy

80% of the time I have breakfast on the go and it is usually a smoothie of some sort! We all know mornings can be pretty chaotic, so having simple smoothie recipes on hand makes life so much easier. You can blend, pour and take it out the door with you! I'll get right to the point and share my favourite (SUPER EASY) breakfast smoothies; hopefully they make your mornings less crazy too.

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Sweat. Nurse. Repeat.

I’m slowly getting back to more regular activity since having my second baby and I have to admit, finding workout clothing for the nursing mother was not an easy task. As you might already know, it takes major skills to try and breastfeed in a regular sports bra after a Mommy & Baby fitness class. I was not up for that challenge. But I think the universe must’ve been listening because that’s when I was introduced to @Cadenshae. It’s the first active wear line made specifically for moms (by a mom) that’s not only functional, but fashionable too. I’ve shared the full low-down on the blog! If you’re a nursing active mama, you HAVE to check out this line. I’m officially obsessed! 

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6-Weeks Postpartum. Now What?

This is me 6 weeks postpartum. My body is softer and my skin is looser; sure, I'm excited to get back to my fitness routine, but I just made a beautiful little human which took 39 weeks to bake, so I'm in no rush whatsoever. Although this week my OB told me my "recovery was quick" and that I was allowed to get back to the gym, I am still following my own advice about taking it slow. Here are some tips to help you ease back into it too. 

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Chiro and Pregnancy

There’s still a lot of stigma around chiropractic care during pregnancy, so that’s exactly why I’m writing this post. I wanted to share my positive experience, but also share Dr. Aliya’s answers to some frequently asked questions about receiving chiro care during pregnancy. I’m sure you have had some of these questions yourself and hopefully after reading this you will have some reassurance!

 

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Tell Me More About My Pelvic Floor!

I promised I would continue the conversation on pelvic health by interviewing an expert in the field. Read on for the full interview with Lamiya, who is a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist at Toronto Yoga Mamas. Plus, I share my experience with pelvic floor physiotherapy! 

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Look & Feel Your Best This Festive Season

I love the holidays, but sometimes it can be challenging to keep fitness goals in check. Staying active during this season is the best way to keep off that “festive 15”. My mini is one to be up for any kind of outdoor play despite the weather and I’m usually the one to opt for an indoor sweat session instead. I’ve teamed up with Sport Chek to share some quick tips to help you look and feel your best this holiday season (all while staying on track with your fitness). 

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