Holly Madison Reveals How She Lost 30 Pounds In Six Weeks

Thu, May 9, 2013 10:00am EST by 5 Comments
Holly Madison Body After Baby
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The former Playboy model slipped into a tiny bikini less than two months after welcoming her first child, and she’s revealing exactly how she got her perfect body back! Read on for her amazing weight-loss secrets.

Holly Madison is back into a size 2 less than two months after welcoming baby Rainbow Aurora with her fiance Pasquale Rotella. But her fit frame didn’t come without hard work. The former Girls Next Door star reveals how she got back into bikini shape so soon after giving birth.

Holly Madison’s Post-Baby Diet — Eats 1,000 Calories A Day

Holly has already lost 30 pounds since welcoming her baby on March 5, and is back in a size 2. In the precious weeks after welcoming her first child, Holly was advised not to exercise to soon after giving birth. So she had been relying on a strict diet to shed the extra pounds, including a lot of fruits, vegetables and lean proteins.

She has been eating her meals courtesy of eDiets, a serious of chef-prepared meals ordered online and delivered to her home. Her average daily caloric intake is between 1,000 to 1,100 calories. Some of the meals include controlled portion sizes of french toast with berry compote, grilled chicken and mashed potatoes, and whole wheat pasta with veggies.

But since she’s breastfeeding, Holly is recommended to consume an extra 500 calories, so she ups her intake with extra fruit, smoothies, salads — and sometimes a treat.

“I’ll get dessert sometimes, but just have a couple of bites,” she reveals to Life & Style magazine.

Holly Madison Wears Painful Corsets To Keep Waist Tight

Aside from her strict diet plan, Holly also took a page out of Jessica Alba‘s book, and cinched her waist with tight corsets.

“I’ve started wearing them to help tighten up. I’ve still got a lot of loose skin around my waistline,” she tells the magazine.

Now that her baby girl is two months old, Holly can get back into her workout stride. She has been hitting the treadmill several days a week, and incorporating ab work. Even though her fiance Pasquale Rotella is supportive, the new mom reveals her post-baby slimdown is all for herself.

“He doesn’t care if I lose the weight. It was just a goal I set for myself,” she adds.

We think she looks amazing! What do YOU think of Holly’s post-baby body, HollyMoms? Can you believe she shed so many pounds so fast?

– Christina Stiehl

More On Holly Madison’s Post-Baby Weight Loss :

  1. Holly Madison Reveals Perfect Bikini Body 2 Months After Giving Birth
  2. Holly Madison Shows Off Flat Stomach A Month After Giving Birth
  3. Holly Madison Drops Baby Weight In Two Weeks

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Posted at 8:38 PM on March 3, 2014  

Really? “A serious of chef-prepared meals…”? Interesting use of the English language I guess.

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Posted at 1:06 PM on May 10, 2013  

She did nothing out of the ordinary. I dropped that much weight after I had my baby too. Breastfeeding and eating properly were all it took.

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Posted at 6:46 PM on May 9, 2013  

It’s obvious that she is not a size 2 but considering she just had a baby a couple months ago I’d say she looks amazing. It took me a year to get my body back after having a baby

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Posted at 6:41 PM on May 9, 2013  

im sorry but she is not back to a size 2, i am smaller than her around my hips, stomach,waist, and i am a size 5.

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Posted at 10:55 AM on May 9, 2013  

After I had my daughter I lost 20 pounds within the first two weeks and that’s normal. It looks like she didn’t gain much weight in her pregnancy and she was always skinny so it was easy for her body to bounce back

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