Losing It Fast

They're breaking speed records, but celeb moms like Denise Richards know that getting back in shape after baby – whether it's the first or fourth – takes sweat and sacrifice

  • SARA EVANS photo | Sara Evans

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Updated: Thursday Oct 27, 2005 | 12:00 PM EDT

SARA EVANS

One lesson Evans (from left, while pregnant and one month after) got from pregnancy: “It’s not necessary to eat as much as most of us do,” says the country singer, who put on 55 lbs. with her first child, Avery, 6, then lost 70. Her next two kids, Olivia, 2, and Audrey, 1, were each a quick 40 lbs. on and off. “Now I wait for my stomach to growl before I eat.”