Fitness

Pre-& Postnatal Training Q &A – Part I

Training after baby
Exercise during pregnancy – good or bad?  I was having a conversation with a friend recently who just found out she was pregnant. During her first doctor’s appointment her doctor told her to avoid elevating her heart rate above 140 bpm and adapt a low intensity exercises routine (yoga, walking).  “Hmm…” I thought.  While there are contraindications to exercise throughout...
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Fitness

Master the Glute Bridge – Glute Training

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The Glute Bridge is one of my go-to exercises for pregnant and postpartum mamas. Keeping the glutes strong in pregnancy is helpful for warding off hip and low back pain, supporting your growing belly, and setting you up for a most comfortable postpartum recovery. The glutes have a big job. They are a big muscle group and important for helping...
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Fitness

5 At-Home Bodyweight Workouts

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Staying active doesn’t need to be complicated. In fact, simple bodyweight exercises are a great choice for strength and flexibility, boosting cardiovascular fitness, burning fat, and having fun! With a busy toddler running around at home, I try to keep equipment minimal and out of Benji’s reach.  One of my favorite reasons bodyweight workouts rock is that they are for...
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