Prenatal Fitness

3 Tips to Keep Your Abs Strong During Pregnancy

Are you wanting to keep your abs strong during pregnancy? *I’ll be honest…pregnancy IS the best time to strengthen your core.* This is because you have a baby inside your belly to give you tactile feedback and connect with your body on a whole new level. >>By keeping your abs strong during pregnancy, you can prepare your body for labor…

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3 Safe Pregnancy Exercises for All Trimesters

If I could have one wish, you know what it would be? >>I’d wish to provide you the resources of safe pregnancy exercises so you can stay active while you’re bumping.<< *Is that a wish you’d want, too?* Well, today’s your lucky day, Beautiful! *And yes, you can think of me as your genie in a bottle.* Knowing which safe pregnancy…

Pregnancy Back Pain Relief Exercise

You know what’s the BEST way to manage pregnancy back pain relief? Spine Mobility. Moving your spine helps create space through your body as you’re experiencing postural shifts during pregnancy. Learning how to release your body is just as important as strengthening it…But let me tell you mama, it’s not about moving perfectly, it’s just about getting your spine to…

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Prenatal Pilates Sculpt Workout

I founded Knocked-Up Fitness in 2012, the year Rihanna had us shining bright like a Diamond and Facebook went public. My, how times have changed…Did I know that I would be helping thousands of mamas through my online membership prepare their bodies for pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum recovery? No. Not at all. But no matter what single Rihanna released that…

4 Hamstring Strengthening Exercises

Can I ask you a question? Are you aware of the postural changes that happen during pregnancy? These shifts can follow you into postpartum if you don’t bring awareness to them and work to improve your posture. Real talk: hamstrings play a huge role in posture because there is a fascial line that connects up to the glute. And you…

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Kitchen Exercises to Get You Moving

We’re all about having a consistent movement routine around here. But who says you have to carve out an hour of time to go to the gym?! We tell our mamas that you don’t have to get your Knocked-Up Fitness workouts done in one sitting. The best thing about movement is that it can be done ANYWHERE. While I would…

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5 Deep Core Exercises While Pregnant

Looking to maintain a strong deep core while you’re pregnant? In case you’re new to our world… 1. Hello and welcome!2. The benefits of strengthening your deep core are virtually endless. If you’re ready to prevent diastasis recti, have a quicker and easier labor, and bounce back faster after having your baby, scroll down below to learn my 5 deep core…

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4 Exercises for Your Second Trimester

As a prenatal and postnatal exercise specialist, I love teaching women our unique ways of training the female body…but after working with all types of women before, during and after their pregnancies, I know that moving your body this way is something that you’ve never experienced before. Especially while you’re BUMPIN’. Like how do you maneuver around with this thing!…