Tag: exercise during pregnancy

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How To Release and Relax Through Your Core

Learning how to release and relax through your core during pregnancy is extremely important for properly strengthening your deep core, preventing diastasis recti and preparing your body for labor, delivery and recovery postpartum.  I see women all the time trying so hard to activate their pelvic floor that they end up gripping in their glutes or sucking their belly to…

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Side-Lying Leg Lifts

Ladies, I am a huuuuge fan of mixing up your movement practice during pregnancy. I mean we all know how pregnancy goes, one day you want to eat the whole jar of pickles and the next you can barely stand the smell of them! What I’m saying is our body craves variety when it comes to movement and during pregnancy,…

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3 Exercises To Get Rid Of Back Pain

As a prenatal exercise specialist, hundreds of women come to me to help them in decreasing their aches and pains. *I work with neck pain…hip pain…and that all too common low back pain.* So, I’m going to share with you 3 exercises to get rid of back pain, sciatica pain and hip pain during pregnancy. These movements are great for…

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Kneeling Side Reaches

I love kneeling side reaches because they are great for creating space and opposition throughout the body and opening up those hips + chest. AND…you can do these throughout your entire pregnancy!  To get started, grab a mat. If you’re on a hard surface, you might want to think about doubling up your mats for some additional cushion.  Full Kneeling…

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Single Leg Booty Reaches

Single leg booty reaches are a great exercise to do during pregnancy because they help to strengthen the booty, hips and keep pain out of the low back!  I recommend using a chair for these to help support your body during this movement. Let’s get started!! Lightly activate your pelvic floor  Bring your left leg up and through, keeping your…

Pregnancy Workout At Home

Now, more than ever, it’s important to get in your pregnancy workout at home! AND…we are here to give you your new favorite pregnancy workout at HOME! This 10-minute video takes you through staple movements in our Knocked-Up Fitness® membership to get that bump moving without leaving your living room. These foundational moves will help create space in your body…