When our children are really small, many of us choose to workout at home because it’s the best way to ensure we get in our workouts. But this weekend, I really got to see what happens when we’ve been working out in front of our kids consistently. Here’s my youngest, speaking live in front of […]
Why Kegels are important, the controversy over Kegels, best techniques for doing them, PLUS tips for fitting them into your routine. Even if you are planning to have a C-section, please keep reading! Heck, even if you are the Grandmother-to-be, keep reading! How important are Kegels? If by some unrealistic set of circumstances I was […]
Yes, your body will be fit and awesome again. Here’s a photo of me after children to help you visualize and really believe me that you’ll have your pre-pregnancy fitness levels again. But the process back is not overnight. Notice that my youngest is not an infant in this picture. The key to reaching pre-pregnancy […]
In the April 2013 edition of Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine, we talked about conditioning our minds for labor. Below are some excerpts from the article, plus 3 great exercises to help prepare our minds for the big day. Why is it important to be mentally fit for labor? Any endurance event requires both physical […]
There are a lot of workouts athletes can do during pregnancy as long as you workout wisely. Choosing what workout is right for you during pregnancy is a lot about reading about your options and then listening to your own body. We are just getting up and running, so please look around, then come back […]
Remember, it took you nine months to put it on, plan for it to take you nine months to take it off. Consistence and persistence are the keys to having your fit body back to where you started. More coming soon. In the meantime, remember to love yourself!!
It’s ideal to start with a strong fitness baseline, so when you do get pregnant, you’ll be able to train all the way through. I like to think of pre-pregnancy workouts like pre-season training. As with all exercise and all things pregnancy related, consult your health care provider before beginning any exercise program. More coming soon! […]