Fit Pregnancy Workout Weekly Schedule

Fit Pregnancy Workout Weekly Schedule

People often ask me what my workout routine looks like. My weekly pregnancy workout schedule actually doesn’t look that much different than my “normal” workout schedule except when it comes down to exercise selection and intensity! What follows is an ideal outline of my week but since getting pregnant (twice!) and now having a toddler Read More

The 6 Best Pregnancy Core Exercises

The 6 Best Pregnancy Core Exercises You’ve Never Heard Of

Core training during pregnancy can get very confusing.  Should you stop doing core exercises completely?  Can you do anything other than planks? What should i do instead of crunches and sit-ups? What are the best pregnancy core exercises that won’t cause diastasis recti? The good news is that training your core is safe during pregnancy and, Read More

Pregnancy Love Handles Workout

Pregnancy Love Handles Workout (No Equipment Needed!)

I was recently asked about exercises that target the love handles that are safe for pregnant women.  Love handles is a popular term for the excess fat that accumulates around the waist and hips.  Performing exercises that target the obliques can help strengthen and tighten your midsection.  Even during pregnancy, core exercises can help strengthen Read More

5 Exercises to Prevent Pregnancy Back Pain #deadlift #pregnancy #backpain #exercise | mamaswithmuscles.com

Prevent Pregnancy Back Pain With These 5 Exercises

Nagging back pain is a common pregnancy complaint.  But just because most pregnant women will experience this annoying symptom starting in their second trimester, doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything you can do about it. Most pregnant women experience some degree of back pain because as their baby and belly grows, the curve of the lower Read More

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Pelvic Girdle Pain: Why Your Doc Might Be Wrong About Sciatica

The stories from women are all similar in nature.  One day, later on in their pregnancies (usually during the third trimester) women suddenly experience an intense pain shooting through their lower pelvic area, butt, and or thighs.  The pain is so intense that they are immediately crippled often unable to move.  These women then consult Read More