Category: Health & Fitness

Prenatal Workout with Renee Peel of CRUNCH


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Whether you’re a workout buff or just starting out, exercising while pregnant is a whole new ball game. Staying fit and active is important during pregnancy. I attribute all of my smooth pregnancies and deliveries on the fact that I worked out. However, many modifications are necessary, therefore attending a prenatal class, letting an instructor … Continue reading Prenatal Workout with Renee Peel of CRUNCH

Gym Bag Essentials


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Spring has sprung (finally!) and it suddenly hits us that beach season is around the corner. Although we all know we feel better after a gym session, let’s face it – finding time to work out is HARD. That being said, a great starting point is to prep your gym bag with all the essentials. … Continue reading Gym Bag Essentials

Work It Out – Pre & Postnatal Fitness Tips From the Experts


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We all know that physical activity is important and something that we should incorporate into our lives daily, but what about when we are pregnant or post pregnancy? Our bodies definitely have different needs during and post pregnancy, however, exercise can greatly benefit us and our babies. During pregnancy exercise can help reduce backaches, constipation, … Continue reading Work It Out – Pre & Postnatal Fitness Tips From the Experts

Beyond the Bump


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When I was pregnant, I could never really find any amazing workout clothes and by amazing I mean stylish, functional and comfortable. A lot of the exercise gear was ill-fitting, didn’t have good quality material and was just not that flattering. When you are pregnant and working out you should feel good about yourself and … Continue reading Beyond the Bump

Fit For Expecting


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I always get questions about exercise during pregnancy. I exercised during both of my pregnancies and I found it to be very beneficial, both physically and mentally. Fortunately there are a lot of amazing experts out there that specialize in pre- and post- natal workouts. I was lucky enough to find Jennifer Johnson, Founder of … Continue reading Fit For Expecting

Favorite At Home Workout


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As moms we don’t always have time to go to the gym or take an exercise class. However, that doesn’t mean that you just shouldn’t exercise. Exercise is important and should be a top priority on your to do list (and I’m sure that list is pretty long). Exercise not only has increased health benefits, … Continue reading Favorite At Home Workout

Are We Over Medicating? Try Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth & Baby


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I’ve always been a believer in trying other remedies beside traditional medicines and antibiotics when it comes to certain ailments. My oldest daughter hasn’t had to take any antibiotics to date (knock on wood) and I contribute that to breastfeeding, however my husband says it is because I go to a hippy doctor who doesn’t … Continue reading Are We Over Medicating? Try Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth & Baby

Ready, Set, Push! Workout


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Reblogged from FitPregnancy.com: Strengthen your abs and pelvic floor now for an easier delivery and a lower risk of incontinence later. Read more from this post… My prenatal Pilates instructor, Carrie, owner of Positively Pilates, makes us do all of these moves in class! Thanks Carrie!

The Perfect Prenatal Circuit Workout


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Reblogged from FitPregnancy.com: You’re uncomfortable, exhausted and wondering if you’ll ever fit into your skinny jeans again. Ladies, we’ve got your back (and butt)! Research continues to show that exercising while pregnant relieves aches and makes you more likely to return to your prepregnancy weight. Plus, babies of fit moms have a lower risk of … Continue reading The Perfect Prenatal Circuit Workout

Jenna Dewan Tatum Lost Her Baby Weight in 7 Weeks—Here’s Her Secret


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Reblogged from Womens Health Magazine online: Losing baby weight can be tough—but not quite as tough if you put on the right amount in the first place. Jenna Dewan Tatum recently told Us Weekly that she lost her 33 pounds of baby weight in just seven weeks—thanks in large part to the healthy strategies she … Continue reading Jenna Dewan Tatum Lost Her Baby Weight in 7 Weeks—Here’s Her Secret