October 29, 2012

Last week I learned in my Nutrition class that HDL stands for High Density Lipoproteins and are heathy for me. I also learned that LDL stand for Low Density Lipoproteins and are less healthy for me. Can you explain exactly what a High Density Lipoprotein and a Low Density Lipoprotein are and why HDL is healthy and why LDL can be unhealthy? (more…)

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Choose Your Battles!

October 23, 2012

Choose your battles. We have all heard those words of advice. As parents, we don’t want to be tyrants, raising our children with no sense of “self”. We strive to be fair and reasonable. (more…)

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Parental Information During Our Kids Adolescence, Part 2

October 15, 2012

They are experiencing many changes all at once. In addition, in order to be able to obtain what they want, teens often experiment with behaviors that will at best upset their parents and at worst cause the parents anguish and feelings of loss of control. However, if parents know in advance and expect these “testing” behaviors to appear during their child’s adolescence, they will be better equipped to respond calmly, firmly, appropriately and lovingly. (more…)

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Postpartum Fitness. Part 4

October 14, 2012

Healthy Moms offers a Postpartum Fitness Instructor Training and optional certification exam on postpartum fitness. The program teaches professionals the basics of restorative exercises, rehabilitation for the pelvic floor and abdominals, aerobic and strength training (based on the ACOG exercise guidelines), nutrition, breastfeeding, postpartum depression and other emotional and physical changes clients may experience. (more…)

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Postpartum Fitness. Part 3

October 13, 2012

Healthy Moms Fitness Program teaches postpartum exercise classes in various locations in Raleigh and Cary, N.C., based on the ACOG exercise guidelines. Classes include warm-up, low-impact cardiovascular workout, stretching, strengthening and toning for the upper and lower body and abdominals, and cool-down. (more…)

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Postpartum Fitness. Part 2

October 12, 2012

Designing a Postpartum Fitness Program

Some clients may want to take part in high-intensity workouts, while others prefer low-intensity workouts. Find out what your members want in a postpartum fitness program, and find experienced instructors who can design and implement programs using the exercise guidelines established by ACOG. (more…)

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Postpartum Fitness. Part 1

October 11, 2012

Design an exercise program for your facility that will educate, motivate and keep members in shape

Postpartum fitness will help your clients combat postpartum depression, relieve stress, increase metabolism, build strength, shed unwanted pounds and relieve the aches and pains associated with childbirth.1,6 (more…)

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Parental Information During Our Kids Adolescence, Part 1

October 8, 2012

The adolescence of our children is a time of wondrous change and growth. These years, however, because of the critical changes taking place physically, socially, psychologically and academically, may be fraught with difficulties. (more…)

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The Mother Daughter Relationship With Food, Part 2

September 28, 2012

Some negative effects of dieting may include:

Dry skin
Hair loss
Anxiety (more…)

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The Mother Daughter Relationship With Food, Part 1

September 28, 2012

Are you causing your daughter to diet? Are you trapped in a vicious cycle of disordered eating? Do you worry about your daughter’s eating habits? Do you take note of your own eating habits? (more…)

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