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:
In my work, I often see women rush right back into exercise after they have their babies. I understand the urge– pre-pregnancy jeans are calling and the mental kick of a good workout can’t be beat. However, I’ve seen lots of women return to exercise too early or without a plan and end up injured. In an effort to learn from them, I did the following things before returning to exercise:
Act fast, our Pregnancy Weekly Workout App on iTunes is on sale for $3.99 from Nov. 27 – Dec. 2. This is a great opportunity to have a personal exercise app to use over the holidays. The Oh Baby! Fitness app gives you a specific exercise and demo video for each week of pregnancy. First 4 weeks are FREE, open the rest of the videos (up to 40 weeks of pregnancy) for only $3.99. Please consider reviewing our app on iTunes too!
So, you’ve signed up for your first pregnancy workout class! Maybe it’s an Oh Baby! Fitness class, or maybe it’s a pregnancy yoga class at your nearby Y. First- congratulations! You’ve already done the hardest part- deciding to exercise,
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
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
This exercise is simple and really targets the bicep muscles — the arm muscles that moms need to carry those car seats and big babies! Rather than using weights to perform your bicep curls — use your baby! Here’s
One secret about pushups is they are a great abdominal exercise! Matthew McConaughey has said in interviews the only ab exercise he does is push ups — we figure if it’s good enough for him, it’s good enough for us!
Over the next few weeks we’ll be featuring some of our favorite mom and baby exercises. We love mom and baby exercises because they are both effective AND a great way to play and bond with your baby. For