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From hair loss to soreness down there, we help you handle 7 common new-mom complaints. Plus our amazing fat-blasting ab workout. YOU’VE FINALIZED EVERY DETAIL OF YOUR BIRTHING PLAN, from choosing which CDs will help you relax to deciding whether you want an epidural to ease your pain. But have you thought about how you’ll…

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Exercise from the inside out with these popular mind/ body workout programs. BY MARYANN HAMMERS Years of sitting behind a desk, frequent travels, and long hours at the computer had taken their toll on Abbas Milani. The director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University suffered from chronic backaches, and nothing he tried — from cortisone…

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With these new products stay fit and eat right during your pregnancy and then head outdoors with your new baby. PILATES FOR PREGNANCY DVD If you can’t get to a prenatal Pilates or yoga class, try Jennifer Gianni’s Fusion Pilates For Pregnancy DVD. The one-hour workout combining Pilates and yoga consists of 25 exercises designed…

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Before you begin Check with your doctor before starting any postpartum exercise program. Watch the entire DVD before you begin the work-out, paying close attention to safety information. Work out in a well-ventilated room, stay hydrated, and wear proper footwear and a supportive bra. If you experience sudden bleeding or dizziness, stop immediately and contact…

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1) Moon walking: Whittles your waist I first met Pilates instructor Jennifer Gianni at her Venice, California Pilates studio, Embodyment, when she was releasing her newest DVD “Fusion Pilates, Triple Threat.” Known for working with lean and lanky beauties like Hilary Swank and Maria Bellow, Jennifer Gianni Pilates techniques are meant to strengthen as well…

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BY JENNIFER NEWTON REENTS Take a look around you and chances are someone you know has tightened, toned and strengthened his or her body by practicing Pilates. And if you are a practitioner, chances are you’re hooked. So just what is pilates? Created by Joseph Pilates, his namesake exercises are based on more than 20 years…

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When the actress Maria Bello prepares for a role, she draws on her extensive acting training to transform herself into each rich and nuanced character. But to express the physical embodiment of each person she portrays, she turns to Pilates. It all started two years ago, when Bello’s best pal. actress Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix,…

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3) Jennifer Gianni’s Fusion Pilates for Pregnancy Tapeworm, 2004: fusionpilates.com  Features: Pilates, strength moves, stretching, breathing techniques  Run time: 65 minutes  Highlights: Led by Pilates Master Trainer Jennifer Gianni. who was in her third trimester during taping, this program features classical Pilates technique with a yoga twist and modifications for all three trimesters. Focusing on…

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