I’m a planner and organizer, so I always look forward to the New Year as a chance to set new goals and create a plan to accomplish them. However, more recently I realized that I’ve been missing a step... I don’t properly take time to reflect on the year that is coming to a close. I have been depriving myself from celebrating accomplishments and acknowledging where I fell short. So before we storm into 2019 with new goals and hopes, take some time with me to reflect on 2018. Inspired by several different reflection resources online, I’ve compiled this one for you.Read More
The body’s “core” is a system of muscles that support the spine and pelvis, with the ceiling being the diaphragm and the bottom of the cylinder being the muscles of the pelvic floor. The shift of the pelvis and the separation of abdominal muscles during pregnancy can result in a weaker core and unstable pelvis. This may lead to pain in the lower back and pelvis during pregnancy.Read More
I remember my first run after my daughter was born. I cried.
I ran during most of my pregnancy so I hadn’t been away from running for that long (or so I thought) and I got back out there and it was painful, uncomfortable, exhausting, and a huge reality check.
Running can seem like an ideal form of exercise for a new mom, but there are a few things you should know before lacing up your sneakerRead More
As a new mother it’s hard to believe that you can actually fill an entire 24 hours with feeding, changing, and trying to put baby to sleep. This leaves very little time to plan, prepare or even eat meals.Read More
It's been 8 weeks, are you more fit than 2016?
New Year’s Day was two months ago which means those of us that made fitness resolutions should not only be feeling, but also seeing the changes to our body. If you don’t feel stronger, leaner or more confident yet, no worries, here’s a formula to help you design a better workout.
What I’m sharing is not a new method. Personal Trainers have been using this method for years...Read More
My mom actually cried when she heard I was going out to run the bridge at 7 months pregnant. She was so worried about me “doing too much”, and I can’t fault her... We need to do a better job promoting exercise during pregnancy and making sure women are comfortable being active...Read More
One of the first things you decide when it comes to exercise is how and where you’re going to workout. Have you considered your abilities and preferences when making that decision? Or is your fitness success based on trends or what's worked for your friend (who now looks amazing!)? It's time you make the right choice for YOU by answering a few simple questions.Read More
The number one New Year's Resolution for Americans is to “get in shape”. This is probably the case because most of us are ready to stop the indulging we began in November...maybe October if your derailment began after eating most of your kid's Halloween candy. I want to tell you that if your resolution is to “GET IN SHAPE” then YOU’RE GOING TO FAIL. Let me explain why...Read More