Getting to the Core of Pregnancy

Getting to the Core of Pregnancy

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.

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What You Should Know About Running After Having a Baby

What You Should Know About Running After Having a Baby

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 sneaker

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The Trainer’s Trick to Designing a Better Workout

The Trainer’s Trick to Designing a Better Workout

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...

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Are You Setting Yourself Up for Fitness Success?

Are You Setting Yourself Up for Fitness Success?

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.

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New Year, New You in 5 Steps

New Year, New You in 5 Steps

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... 

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