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trying to lose baby weight/from prior pregnancy

im drinking only diet drinks now...will be doing exercising once tax time comes to get a workout.any other suggestions?im a mother to 3 lil ones so going outside walking in the cold is outta of the ? dont want them getting sick.any other tips to for drinks i get bored drinking the sames things over and over so if you know of any drinks that wont put on the pounds.ive been drinking diet and water with mix ins.yougurt and etc.

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photogrypher

Asked by photogrypher at 2:36 PM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Water! And lots of it. Generally, diet soft drink really aren't good even for losing weight. You don't need money to exercise! Go on craigslist or freecycle to get some DVDs with some good workouts on them. There are tons of magazines that have toning exercises in them, or you can look them up online. Jump roping is incredible aerobic exercise and very cheap.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 2:45 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • youtube has free exercise vids too.

    Drink less diet drinks & more water. Eat lots of fresh fruits and veggies.
    cheekycherub

    Answer by cheekycherub at 3:19 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Lose the soda and drink water or tea. Watch videos on YouTube or look up exercises. Online
    Ashlynnsmommy07

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 4:52 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • water, juicing fruit, and smoothies are all i can come up with... i am also a mom to 3 under 3, so walking is GREAT exercise... we head to the mall and walk around there... or at the gym i belong to... when it's nicer out we walk everywhere... but i can work up a sweat getting the 3 kids into Walmart and walking through EVERY isle... takes about 20 minutes inside! lol! that's my main wintertime workout.
    asil

    Answer by asil at 6:51 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • MOM this is the best stress releaver i have ever done and i feel great am thinking better moving around better wanting to get up in the mornings and so much more hell i even feel like getting out and dating again

    i half to pass this along i do the runners yoga AND ITS AMAZING

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    cindyforyou

    Answer by cindyforyou at 7:42 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Switching to diet is a good step, but stopping the soda all together will work even better. However, I know the headaches that will come. OUCHIE! Limit the sodas, and drink more water. Sure, it's not as tasty, but it's much more effective.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 8:54 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • i dont have headaches anymore from caffeine i havent had a caffeine drink in over 9mths...just dont know what else is good to drink so ive been drinking diet caffeine free drinks
    photogrypher

    Comment by photogrypher (original poster) at 12:38 AM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Get some work out dvds for at home.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:29 AM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Stay away from diet drinks...the artificial sweetner has been shown in tests to increase the body's appetite for sugar...and the sodium content is detrimental.

    Drink a lot of water and eat sensibly...dance around your house while doing housework, use your children as "weights"....you'll get some strength training, and they'll giggle like loons. Most of all, have fun with it =)
    mainemusicmaker

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 11:01 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Water is the best thing to drink. You can do video workouts indoors while kids are sleeping too.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 11:22 AM on Jan. 17, 2011

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