We are so excited to announce the release of our first app! Download the Oh Baby! Fitness Pregnancy Exercise Weekly Workout app on iTunes. It has a specific exercise video for each week of pregnancy! Download it, review it, rate
Running after pregnancy
I’ve written before about pregnancy and running here, but was recently asked about running after baby—basically how soon can a new mom get back to running after labor and delivery?
While a pretty simple question, it actually takes two steps—the first question is, am I ready to begin postpartum exercise? And then the second, when cleared to exercise, am I ready to begin running?
How hard should I workout when pregnant?
This is a question we hear often, and for good reason. Our pregnant clients know that exercise is important, but wonder if they are hitting the sweet spot between working out hard enough (ie, “I don’t want to waste
Prenatal Exercise: Can I exercise up until I deliver my baby?
Answer: If not restricted by your doctor, exercising up until delivery is one of the BEST things you can do for yourself and your baby. “Can I exercise right to the end?” is one of the most common questions we
Oh Baby! Fitness: Core Beliefs on Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise
Oh Baby! Fitness has had the privilege of working with thousands of pregnant women and new moms. Based on this extensive experience, along with expert advice and review of the best available research, we believe: 1. Pre- and postnatal EXERCISE
Pregnancy and Exercise- how much is too much?
We are often asked how much exercise is appropriate and safe during pregnancy—we have clients who wonder if they can take more than one of our classes a week, or if it’s okay for them to swim one day and
Exercise and Round Ligament Pain
A common complaint and source of confusion with our clients is a mysterious, often sharp pain that is located low down near the pelvic bone. It often runs diagonally out and up, and often hurts sharply when getting out
How can exercise help pregnancy induced carpal tunnel?
I had a client ask me last night if the tingling in her hands meant that she should stop exercising. It’s a fair question, as non-pregnancy induced carpal tunnel is often an overuse injury, and rest can help. However, with
Why Listening to Your Body is the Most Important Thing
We had a call today from a client who did a make-up in a Pilates class and was concerned participants spent some of the class lying on their back while exercising. The client was very concerned that women should never
Shooting the Oh Baby! Fitness App!!
The Oh Baby! Fitness team shot 36 (!) pregnancy exercise videos in one day! The videos will be the core of a new Oh Baby! Fitness mobile app that will be released in the Fall. Oh Baby! Fitness co-owner and