News

Jennifer Nettles reveals post-baby weight loss secret

Jennifer Nettles reveals post-baby weight loss secret

Jennifer Nettles has spilled her secret to an amazing post-baby body. Photo: Associated Press

Jennifer Nettles looked STUNNING at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, especially considering the Sugarland singer had just given birth a few months prior.

So how did she do it? Nettles has revealed her 4-step plan.

Jennifer-Nettles2

In a journal entry on her website, Nettles says it came down to genetics, breastfeeding, exercise and nutrition.

“While everyone was very positive in their comments to me, they weren’t always as positive about themselves and their own body image,” the singer reveals. “I have such a problem with that and want to address a few things.”

Genetics explains itself but Nettles explains breastfeeding burns 500 calories a day. As far as exercise, Nettles says she began walking two months after her baby Magnus was born in December. A month after that she started working with a trainer. She goes on to explain her nutrition choices and make recommendations to other women struggling to drop weight after giving birth.

Nettles plans to release her first solo album in the fall.

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Prep Football Scoreboard: Week 3

Fresh
high school football scoreboard dl

All the scores from around the Northwest Conference

in Local Sports

4 homers propel Mariners over Astros 10-5

Fresh
Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano, right, follows the flight of his two-run single off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, June 9, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Mariners' Willie Bloomquist, and John Buck scored on the hit. Catching for the Rays is Jose Molina.

Dustin Ackley hit two solo homers, and Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit three-run shots in a seven-run fourth inning as the Seattle Mariners cruised to a 10-5 win over the Houston Astros.

in Sports

Florida State suspends Winston for entire game against Clemson

Updated
Florida State's Jameis Winston (5) warms up before the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship NCAA football game between Florida State and Duke in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletics director Stan Wilcox have announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday.

in Local Sports

WWU men’s golf leads at Saint Martin’s

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

Western Washington University holds a five-shot lead after 36 holes Friday at the Saint Martin's University Invitational Men's Golf Tournament.

in Sports

Goodell apologizes & plans to implement new policies following Ray Rice incident

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

At a news conference Friday, Goodell made his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence.