Pink is one hot mama! The mom of seventeen month old daughter, Willow Sage, is showing off her rock star attitude and rock hard abs on the cover of Shape magazine. For the cover story, the 33-year-old singer gives the world a glimpse of her trimmed down physique after shedding the 55 pounds she had gained during her pregnancy.
"I ate a lot of cheesecake during those nine months," the "Raise Your Glass" singer admits. "Also, anything sour; Sour Skittles, Sour Patch Kids, key lime pie."
Rather than turning to quick fix weight loss tactics, she turned to celebrity trainers Jillian Michaels and Jeanette Jenkins to help her lose weight the healthy way. She says, "They both kicked my butt more than any other person I've worked out with. They're both amazing and their bodies were all the inspiration I needed to bet back into shape.
The high profile trainers created a routine that changed daily to beat the boredom, but which focused on cardio and strength training. To help her eat healthier, the star embraced a mostly vegan diet filled with vegetables, healthy carbs and brown rice. The results have been absolutely amazing and can serve as an inspiration to other busy moms.
With her dramatic weight loss, the singer joins a crowd of other celebrity moms who have had dramatic transformations after baby. Here are some of the stars who shed the baby weight with amazing results:
Jessica Simpson: The new mom of daughter Maxwell Drew is taking the slow approach to her post baby weight loss since welcoming her daughter in May 2012. To help her shed the pounds, the singer turned to the Weight Watchers program to teach her the healthy way to slim down. She recently told Katie Couric, "I had to stay focused on my diet. I want to be as healthy as I can because I'm a mom now. I have to separate myself from the world's expectations and really just look inside myself and be healthy with myself. I want to be a phenomenal role model for my child." So far, she has lost a more than 40 pounds on the program.
Beyonce: The singer turned to a strict diet to help her shed the baby weight following the arrival of daughter Blue Ivy in January 2012. "Y'all have no idea how hard I worked!" she told fans at a concert in Atlantic City in May. "I had to lose 60 pounds. They had me on that treadmill. I ate lettuce! Now tonight I'm gonna get chocolate wasted!" The weight loss routine certainly worked given that the star just booked the coveted Super Bowl halftime show.
Mariah Carey: The new "American Idol" judge shed more than seventy pounds following the birth of her twins in 2011 with the help of the Jenny Craig weight loss system. "I put on around 70 pounds," the singer told Shape magazine earlier this year. "But if you look at photos of me when I was pregnant, you'd say, 'Wow she gained 9,000 pounds! A lot of it was water because I pretty much had head-to-toe edema, which is very painful. Luckily, all the swelling went away fairly quickly after the babies were born. Then I had about 30 more pounds to drop. I have such empathy for people who need to lose a lot of weight, because I know what they're going through. I remember thinking at the time, 'I'll never look or feel the same again.'"
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