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To Plank or Not To Plank?

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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 … [Continue reading]

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Avoiding “Coning” During Pregnancy Can Help Prevent Diastasis Recti

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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 … [Continue reading]

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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]

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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]

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5 Tips for Back Pain Relief

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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]

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Keeping Your New Years Resolutions!

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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]

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21-Days to Creating New Healthy Habits {Video}

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New Year – Healthier You!

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With the New Year right around the corner, now is the perfect time to create healthier lifestyle habits! (there's a new workout below...) For my New Year - Healthier You, I'm including several bonuses to go along with the Healthy Lifestyle for the Busy Mom program: Join me for LIVE Q & A calls during the 6 weeks! Digital workout program ($29-$39 value and you choose– Pilates-Infused … [Continue reading]