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Lose The Baby Weight

The Follow-Along Barre Workout for New Moms

Ready to start exercising again, but aren't sure where to start? Barre-inspired workouts could be just what you're looking for—they're low-impact, efficient (read: they don't take forever!) and focused on increasing strength and balance in your core.

How to Stay Fit Like a Pro During and After Pregnancy

As a certified pre/post-natal exercise specialist, the brains and talent behind a best-selling prenatal workout DVD, and one of SHAPE’s Hottest Female Trainers in America, Sara Haley knows a thing or two about working out while preggo. But as she’s learning while carrying her second baby, no two pregnancies are the same.

Jennifer Love Hewitt: Baby Weight Doesn't Stress Her Out

The new mom is happier than ever—and so not worried about her weight. Find out what (super fun) postpartum exercise she plans to do at her leisure.   Related: How Long It Takes Your Belly to Go Down After Birth  

How to Love Your Postpartum Body As It Is

When I got pregnant, I was bound and determined to look good after the baby was born. I admired those moms in my Facebook newsfeed whose hospital pictures showed them smiling with makeup on as they cuddled their newborn. That was totally going to be me. I even imagined all the comments people would make in on those first few pictures. "Congratulations! Baby and mama look great!"

In retrospect, this was a crazy notion. (Can I blame it on the hormones?) None of those things happened. Oh sure, people congratulated me on my baby, but I did not look good. Not at all.

What Is a Tabata? Your New High Intensity Interval Training Plan

Good news for new moms with hectic schedules: Research shows that short bursts of intense exercise can provide the same benefits as longer (less intense) cardio sessions—in a fraction of the time. Here, Sara Kova, founder of Kova Yoga, demonstrates "Tabata," a high intensity intervial workout style perfect for new moms. Check out Tabata: The Express Workout for New Moms for 10 exercises that yo

How to Do Bicycle Crunches (The Yogi Jog)

Crunches? Ha! You can do better than that. Try this ab-sculpting move, then combine with other exercises featured in Tabata: The Express Workout for New Moms for your ultimate postpartum exercise plan.

Full-Body Workout Move: The Thruster

Sadly, thrusters feel as intense as they sound. Your legs and shoulders will thank you later (but definitely not during). Combine it with other exercises featured in Tabata: The Express Workout for New Moms for your ultimate postpartum fitness plan.