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Lose Tummy After Pregnancy

Weight Loss Tips for Working Women and Busy Moms

This fat loss article is to help all the busy moms and dads who want to be fit and eat healthy. Weight management is often the last thing on our minds when we have kids and lives to organize daily.

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I was fortunate to pin down Patricia Friberg, a fitness instructor at many Los Angeles Hot Spots. She also has two fitness DVDs which are selling like hot cakes on Amazon.


Most importantly, she is an exceptionally busy mom/mum (for the Aussies out there) of two children under the age of five. She works, juggles kids, husband and life…but like many of us she did have a personal struggle with weight gain during her second pregnancy. In this video she shares her own weight loss struggle and also reveals how she turned it around for weight loss success within a busy life.

Patricia gives you five key tips on how to make sure you squeeze some fitness into your life, for sanity and weight loss. Of course, I forced her to share one of her favorite family friendly diet recipes as well. Check it out below the video.


Lose Weight with Coconut Oil? – Health Benefits of Coconut Water

When it comes to oils, this is one of the healthiest oils you can find and if you have a copy of my Real Food for Real Fat Loss Plan – you will notice that I talk about coconut oil quite a lot.

coconut oil for weight lossWithout getting too technical, coconut oil contains two types of fatty acids known as lauric fatty acid and caprylic fatty acid. Don’t let fatty acid scare you, it’s actually a good thing. These fatty acids are known for their antimicrobial and antiviral properties. Woahhh! Slow down, Trudy. What the [email protected]#L are you talking about?

Antimicrobial (in accordance with Wikipedia) is a substance that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms like bacteria, fungi and protozoans…kind of like a disinfectant for the body. Antiviral is more like an antibiotic type of thing, used to treat viral infections.

Keep in mind, coconut oil promotes healthy HDL (the good cholesterol) in your body. There is serious talk of coconut oil being promoted as a fat loss product as it is considered a healthy oil. And research is currently being done to determine the exact effects.

Contrary to popular belief …you can cook with coconut oil, whilst previous articles I