Homemade Chicken Nuggets {Recipe}


I don't know about you, but at my house it feels like a constant struggle to get my kids to eat healthy. Now my husband says I'm a bit on the picky side when it comes to the food my kids eat, but now-a-days I think you have to be. It's way to easy to think you're eating something healthy and then … [Continue reading]


Safe and Effective Pregnancy Core Exercises


When it comes to core exercises during pregnancy there's a lot of confusion out there. So I'm here to help clear that up and if you haven't already be sure to read the other posts on the blog that are geared towards your "core" (as I like to say rather than "abs") oh how there is so much more in the … [Continue reading]


To Plank or Not To Plank?


I get asked this question all the time, are planks safe during pregnancy? Can I do planks with diastasis recti? So to plank or not to plank, is a very big question especially if we are discussing diastasis recti. First, I LOVE planks! Second, you must know when your body is ready to do planks, during pregnancy, postpartum or anytime really...   Here are some easy guidelines to … [Continue reading]


Avoiding “Coning” During Pregnancy Can Help Prevent Diastasis Recti


Coning of the belly during pregnancy is when you see a ridge or bulge popping out down the midline of your belly, typically when doing an exercise in correctly or an exercise that puts too much stress on the abdominals and should be avoided (see the image below for a visual). You can also see coning after baby if there is any abdominal separation (diastasis recti). Don't fret - I have some great … [Continue reading]


Mother’s Day Special!

  Motherhood is an amazing thing, yet also can be challenging to take time for yourself - I know first hand and also through working with lots of mom's how important your health is, and taking that little bit of time here and there to exercise regularly, eat healthy, enjoy a moment of silence or complete a sentence, ha! So now through May 10th enjoy this special Mother's Day Package , or … [Continue reading]


Resistance Band Exercises {Workout Video}

When you're tight on time, equipment or traveling try these resistance band exercises, they are great to strengthen your entire body. Plus the exercises in this resistance band workout are great during pregnancy too. Always remember to stand tall, lightly turning on your deep core muscles and move - move - move!   I get asked all the time if 10 minutes of working out is really … [Continue reading]


5 Tips for Back Pain Relief


Did you know that back pain affects sixty to eighty percent of Americans at some point in their life! Life as a mom has back pain written all over it - pregnancy, breastfeeding, carrying wiggly kids and lots of stuff, picking up toys, limited time to workout, etc. It can be lessened by strengthening your deep core muscles, improving posture and staying active throughout your day! Here are 5 … [Continue reading]


Keeping Your New Years Resolutions!


As we near the end of January many of you may find yourself starting to slip away from your new years resolutions already – yikes! So let’s take a new look at those resolutions – or as I like to call them “goals”. Creating resolutions may just seem like to big a task to actually accomplish. Instead, let’s make goals that you will actually be able to accomplish and feel amazing doing … [Continue reading]