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Struggling workout

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I am 25 years of age with a 7 year old and a 5 year old. I must say after my first child I snapped back into shape like no other. However, with my second child I lost weight but over a lengthier period of time. My jobs in the past required excessive walking, lifting and bending. Furthermore, I have gained a desk job and over the last 6 months I'm gaining and losing weight and its out of control. I'm struggling trying to workout balance school, children and work. Please help!!! What excercises or diets are recommended?
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Try the Paleo Diet Google it and see plenty of recipes!

http://thepaleodiet.com/paleo-diet-recipes/

As for exercises try the following!
The Peak 8 routine it will quickly raise your heart rate 8 times for very short bursts, with a cooling down period in between. Ideally you’ll be sprinting or cycling full throttle for 30 seconds with a 90 second cool down in between each outburst.
This is the fastest way to lose fat and build muscle in the body. Peak 8 actually stimulates the growth hormone in the body. I encourage you to visit Dr Mercola’s site to learn more about Peak 8 fitness because I personally feel that it is one of the best ways to exercise, especially considering the speed at which you can lose fat and build muscle.
I highly recommend you read this article and watch the videos on the page. It will give you all the information you need to know about Peak 8 – Flood Your Body With This “Youth Hormone” In Just 20 Minutes
What you eat after Peak 8 training does matter
It’s recommended that you do not eat sugar or carbohydrate for 2 hours after the Peak 8 exercise because these foods can impact the release of the growth hormone in the body.  The link is below

http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2010/11/13/phil-campbell-on-peak-8-exercises.aspx

Figure your heart rate by this formula
220- your age 25 = 195 that’s your maximum heart rate. You want to get your heart rate between 65% and 85% of you
maximum heart rate. so 65% would be 126 and 85% would be 165. I recommend buying a heart rate monitor
and trying to keep your heart rate between 126 & 165!
You burn 30 percent more fat from doing cardio after a weights session as opposed to cardio on its own.
Start slow you can build up to your heart rate of 126 - 165
Make sure you get the OK from your doctor before doing anything!!
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