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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wellness Wednesday: Drink Yourself Skinny With Bird A La Mode

Top: Albion Fit / Shorts: Old-VS Sport / Earrings: Kate Spade / Bottle: Blender Bottle

Last week I introduced you to my best friend Shannon from Bird a La Mode where she talked about her post-baby fitness routine (here). Today she will be discussing her diet that shed the baby weight pounds. 

Since having a baby I have been asked many times how I lost the baby weight, especially how I was able to do it quickly.  So, I thought I would share my secret on the Blog today. Since graduating from BYU with a degree in Health Education, as well as having a minor in P.E./ Coaching,  nutrition, exercise and an active lifestyle have been essential to my physical well being. At times I am asked, "What diet are you on?"  I must admit, I stare blankly at them as I try to come up with some easy answer.  The truth is, I have found that what works best for me is to drink plenty of water and incorporate protein shakes and smaller healthy meals.  I know they say breakfast is the most important meal.  This is why I hydrate immediately after waking up, then follow the glasses of water with a protein shake mixed in my Blender Bottle. I feel this give me more energy and reduces my need for unnecessary sugars. My first solids of the day are around noon, or later

I am not sure if this exact routine will fit everyone, however, I have found that it works well for me and I feel less lethargic in the mornings and throughout my day.

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