Bellybar Prenatal Vitamins

March 31, 2011

Whether you are trying, pregnant or have a new baby, good nutrition is doubly important right now.  Now there is an easy and tasty solution. Bellybar Prenatal vitamins are made the way a Mom would make them…chewable!

 

For all of you who have struggled with swallowing a horse pill or given up taking a pill because you were not feeling well, here is a solution: a tasty, easy-to-take and completely enjoyable chewable prenatal vitamin. A complete multivitamin created for you and your baby, the Bellybar Prenatal chewable vitamins are a great-tasting alternative to large pills (or multi-pills). In just two yummy wafers, you can get all the vitamins and minerals you and your baby need – plus some extra Vitamin D!

 

Don’t just take our word for it, come to our next meeting to taste the difference.  We’ll be giving away a free sample, along with a coupon for $1 off your purchase of Bellybar Prenatal Chewable Vitamins at your local Walgreens.

 

P.S. Did we mention you can buy these all-natural, OB/GYN-endorsed chewable vitamins over the counter for less than $10 for a 30-day supply?

 

 

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Exercise of the Week

March 29, 2011
Exercise of the Week: Reverse Crunch with Rotation
Start in a supine position (on your back) with knees bent and
shins parallel to the ground. Begin with a reverse crunch by
bringing the knees toward the chest and lifting the glutes off
the ground. Transition into rotating the knees from one side
of the body to the other, creating an upside down U. Be mindful
of back pain; if there is back pain, ease up on how far to each
side the knees drop.
Click Here to watch a video of this exercise!
CUES:
  • Keep core engaged throughout by pulling belly button to spine
  • Bring hip bones to rib cage
  • Slight bend in the knees
  • BREATHE
MODIFICATIONS:
  • To make this less intense, take out the rotation.
The Prenatal “Why” of his Exercise : This exercise is great for a
prenatal woman in her first trimester. After week 12, replace this exercise
with a Cat/Cow version of the crunch. Be sure the pregnant mom
continues to strengthen her abdominals throughout pregnancy.

 


RSVP for MNO this WEDNESDAY!

March 28, 2011

Who’s hosting? Angela L Bichon

Price: $15.00 per person(refund policy)

How to find us: We will meet in the lobby at Alamo Draft House

Come join us for dinner & a movie!

We will be seeing The Adjustment Bureau at 7:10. Please arrive around 6:20-6:25 so we can all pay our $15, get seated together, order some food, & get settled before the movie begins. It will be so much fun!!


Moms With a Mission

March 28, 2011

 

Week #9: Support school-based healthy school lunch and obesity prevention programs for older children.

 


Exercise of the Week

March 22, 2011
Exercise of the Week: Downward Dog Push Up Into
Chaturanga
This advanced exercise combines shoulder strength,
core stability and upper arm strength.
Start in downward dog with hips lifted and the crown
of the head towards the ground. Lower into the push up,
challenging the medial deltoids. Push back up and roll the
body into chaturanga, finishing in modified cobra.
Click Here to watch a video of this exercise!
CUES:
  • Keep core engaged throughout to avoid a hyper extended back
  • Tuck chin under as the crown of the head descends in the push up.
  • Slight bend in the knees
  • BREATHE

 


Moms With a Mission

March 21, 2011

Week #8: Phthalates have been linked to breast cancer, early puberty in girls, genital defects in baby boys and testicular cancer. Support change.

 


Exercise of the Week

March 15, 2011
Exercise of the Week: Plank Thrusts-This advanced version
of a plank puts it together with the concept of a “burpee”.
It is advanced and needs to be taught with modifications.
Begin in a tuck position and jump or walk the legs out
into a plank. Jump or walk the feet back to a tuck
and walk or jump the feet out to one side, return
back to tuck
and repeat to the other side.
Click Here to watch a video of this exercise!
CUES:
  • Keep core engaged throughout to avoid a hyper extended back
  • Hop legs to each side like creating a T in the movement.
  • Keep the elbows soft/slightly bent
  • If form is being comprimised, slow this movement down
  • BREATHE
MODIFICATIONS:
  • To make this less intense, take out the jump and walk the legs instead.