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5 Tummy Safe Stroller Exercises!

5 Tummy Safe Stroller Exercises!

By Kate Horney As a busy mom myself, I understand the mountain of obstacles that new moms face when it comes time to exercise. You want to look good, feel great and have the energy you need to keep up with your little one, yet sleep deprivation and crazy infant feeding schedules (on top of the million of other things you have going on) make it tough to get in any kind of routine. According to a st ...[Read More]

Proper Way to Push a Stroller + Jogging Stroller 101

Proper Way to Push a Stroller + Jogging Stroller 101

By Kate Horney When it comes to pushing your stroller, proper posture and alignment is key.  Before beginning to exercise with your baby and stroller, it’s important to learn the basics of how to properly push your baby without adding pressure to your core. When it comes to impact on your pelvic floor, core and back, if not done properly, pushing a heavy object, like a stroller, is no differe ...[Read More]

Can Moms Have Abs?

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Can Moms Have Abs? Thanks for joining us for the replay of our LIVE #fitmom Chat, “Can Moms Have Abs?”! We dispel the age old myth that “having a baby wrecks your body,” and “once you have a baby, your body is never the same.” We also share how our bodies are now in even BETTER shape AFTER having our babies.      The importance of NUTRITION! Think: Simple ...[Read More]

How to Lose Baby Weight: 4 Keys to Get Your Body Back

How to Lose Baby Weight: 4 Keys to Get Your Body Back

By Kate Horney One of the most frequently asked questions I get from moms is about how to lose baby weight. Whether it’s a pregnant mama who is worried about how to lose baby weight when the time comes, or it’s a postpartum mom who is wondering how to get rid of those extra pounds packed on during pregnancy now that her bundle of joy is here. (The snuggles are great, but the scale ...[Read More]

Diastasis Recti Part 3 – Diastasis Recti Postpartum

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Today’s topic? Diastasis Recti exercises (DR) postpartum. Check out Diastasis Recti Part 1 for more information on what DR is and how and when to test for it. Additionally, Diastasis Recti Part 2 discusses how to limit diastasis recti during pregnancy. And now, our best DR postpartum tips and exercises! Many of you requested a blog covering diastasis recti exercises post- ...[Read More]

Diastasis Recti Part 2: How to Limit Diastasis Recti During Pregnancy

Diastasis Recti Part 2:  How to Limit Diastasis Recti During Pregnancy

By Claire Martin-Royle (Personal Trainer, Pre and Post Natal Fitness Specialist, and BeyondFit Trainer) In today’s blog we will discuss Diastasis Recti (“DR”) during pregnancy. Check out Diastasis Recti Part 1 for more information on what DR is and how and when to test for it…and make sure to read all our best DR postpartum tips in Part 3! But for today…. we’ll ta ...[Read More]

How to Know if You Have Diastasis Recti…and What to Do About It

How to Know if You Have Diastasis Recti…and What to Do About It

Diastasis Recti (Abdominal Separation) – PART ONE! Diastasis Recti (DR), also known as abdominal separation, is one of those topics that you may have heard about or read about. But, in my experience, most moms are not quite sure what it is or whether they have it. How to know if you have diastasis recti is a common question asked by many women. There is surprisingly little included in pregnancy te ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Lactation Cookies

{Recipe} Lactation Cookies

By Samantha Hoekstra   This lactation cookie recipe was shared by guest blogger Samantha!   Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons flaxseed meal 4 Tablespoons water 1 cup coconut oil 1 1/2 cups firmly packed coconut sugar or Stevia 2 eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups almond flour 3-4 Tablespoons brewer’s yeast 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups rolled oats 1 cup chocolate c ...[Read More]

Lactation Cookie Recipe to Boost Milk Supply

Lactation Cookie Recipe to Boost Milk Supply

A big question that comes up for most new moms is whether you will nurse or bottle-feed. Personally I am a big believer of breastfeeding if at all possible. I breastfed Jackson until he was almost one and I’m still nursing Warren as well. Many nursing moms don’t realize it can be difficult, but to me it’s worth it. There are ways to help keep up your supply including lot ...[Read More]

Eating Clean During Pregnancy

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Everyone asked me how I was able to keep eating clean during pregnancy. Honestly, this wasn’t a big transition for me because I ate clean prior to pregnancy. I believe that everyone should be eating clean but it’s extra important for pregnant ladies to eat healthy. We need to be doing everything we can for that little baby growing inside of us. Eating clean during pregnancy will als ...[Read More]