While I enjoyed Barrre3 and yoga in my first trimester, I also would often do quick strength training workouts at home. Today I wanted to share some of my go-to workouts with you so that you could try them out
I’ve hinted in my last two posts that the first few months of pregnancy were tough. And I wasn’t going in blindly—I’ve seen thousands of women in their first trimesters in my classes, and know that it can be
Almost all of our prenatal classes will include the yoga pose cat/cow. This stretch is one of the favorites of our pregnant moms. Benefits include: – Encourages mobility in a stiff spine – Strengthens the lower back – Helps lessen
CNN featured Oh Baby! Fitness as a great way to get back in shape after baby. The story focuses on Sarah Corcoran, mother of 21-month-old Ben. Sarah found Oh Baby! Fitness classes after the birth of her son and has
One secret tip that pregnancy trainers know is that there is one exercise that strengthens all the muscles used in labor and delivery—AND it’s an exercise you can do at home. All you need is a wall—that’s it! The secret:
Oh Baby! Fitness is excited to offer water classes at the Lifetime Fitness in Johns Creek, GA. Classes begin in mid-May. Moms can choose from Pregnancy Water Aerobics or H2Oh Baby, our mom & baby water aerobics class. Both classes
Squats are one of the most helpful exercises to perform while pregnant – not only do they help strengthen the lower back (and therefore cut down on lower back pain!) they also build the necessary leg and abdominal muscles
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?
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
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