Recently, I started using pearl powder. This old Chinese medicine is exactly what you think it is…it is pearls made into a powder form. There are so many benefits from using pearl powder I don’t know where to start. A major reason I like to use it is because of the skin benefits. Pearls contain amino acids, microelements, several types of proteins and short peptides and other active factors. You can use it one of two ways: you can ingest it and/or…Continue
Added by HippyFitMom on March 20, 2012 at 7:38pm — No Comments
Choosing the right birth control after having children is a major decision especially if you are not ready or sure you want any more children. I recently had a discussion with my sister about birth control options, and how some can have an effect on your weight loss and fitness goals.
I am a firm believer that birth control with hormones had a big influence on my weight retention after having my daughter. I was on the pill. Which…Continue
Added by HippyFitMom on March 10, 2012 at 1:05pm — No Comments
One of the best things you can do as a mommy is to build muscle. I keep hearing the lady for on the P90X infomercial in my head...“if you want to have a youthful body that defies gravity than don’t be afraid of muscle…”. But she is right. I was always slender before I had kids, never really had to watch what I ate or exercise, but that all changed after I had my daughter. I went from a size 2 to a size 8 which is not bad…Continue
Added by HippyFitMom on March 9, 2012 at 10:26pm — No Comments