Wear or carry your baby for the first 3 exercises. We promise this one will leave mom sore and baby happy!
We love getting moms together to workout, but we also know you need moves to you can do at home with your baby. Here are our five favorite exercises you can do with your little one. Baby acts as weight to
Oh Baby! Fitness has three great exercise apps available on iTunes that you can download to start working out now! We’ve designed 3 mobile apps to help Moms get in shape during pregnancy and after and also to teach you how to push your baby out easily and effectively with NO FEAR! Download today!
Oh Baby! Fitness Founding Mom Clare Schexnyder just ran a half-marathon on her birthday. She detests running, but set a goal and worked toward it. Find out how she did and why fitness goals work better for new moms than watching the scales.
Question: I weigh less than I did when before I got pregnant, but I look bigger. What’s up with that?
Dear Kathleen- I am having a scheduled C-section, so I already know that my post-delivery recovery time will be several weeks. When can I expect to be able to really exercise again? When will I be able to just go on a walk around my neighborhood? Any tips for recovering my pre-pregnancy shape as soon as healthily possible? What’s the best way to deal with getting my belly back to its normal size?
Oh Baby! Fitness has released a new mom & baby exercise mobile app on iTunes: the Mom & Baby Weekly Workout. The app offers a specific exercise for every week after the birth of baby…all the way to 6 months postpartum! Download it today and start your own personalized and safe exercise routine with your baby!
Co-owner and Senior Instructor Kathleen Donahoe was recently interviewed by partner Piedmont Hospital about the best tips for exercise and weight loss for new moms. Our Mom & Baby Pilates class was profiled too. Check out the story here:
One of the most important things we teach our clients about is DIASTASIS RECTI (abdominal separation) – a common pre/postnatal condition. It’s important to know what it is, as safe exercise can help control it but some types of exercise actually make it worse. Here’s what you need to know:
We call the first three months of a baby’s life the fourth trimester because they often act like they want to be back in the womb, but it’s also the fourth trimester for the mom. Her body is experiencing many of the same physiological realities of pregnancy (the hormone relaxin, stretched out abdominals, back pain) AND also trying to recover from childbirth. For moms the fourth trimester is a massive physical challenge, on top of also being a sleep deprived, hormone-fueled emotional roller coaster.