Many women are afraid to exercise during pregnancy, but this can be an ideal time to get the body moving, even if a physical activity regimen wasn’t in place before the pregnancy. And yes—it can even be safe to get the abdominals working. While it can be beneficial to find a personal trainer or a class focused on prenatal fitness, you can also get active on your own, starting with these three core exercises.Read More
With all of the time, energy and sleepless nights that go into caring for a new baby, exercise is probably the last thing on your mind. But rather than thinking of exercise as precious time spent away from baby and family, you can include your baby in your workouts. These exercises, which are performed while you “wear” your baby, are perfect for strengthening the entire body, and are a great opportunity to enhance the bond between parent and child.Read More
When it comes to women and strength training, too many women still believe that lifting weights will make them look bulky. Of course, this couldn’t be further from the truth. This blog clears up some common misconceptions and offers proven principles and effective exercises that will help shape, tone and strengthen the female physique.Read More
Strength training is an important part of improving your overall fitness, and for women, it can mean much more. In addition to numerous health benefits, adding weights to your routine can become a form of personal development that builds strength in all areas of life. The purpose of this campaign is to celebrate strength training and the strength of all women, no matter their size or life circumstance.Read More
Yoga can be a wonderful practice to continue during pregnancy, but specific precautions must be taken to ensure the safety of both the developing fetus and the mother’s changing body. Yoga expert Elizabeth Kovar explains the specific recommendations for each trimester and shares some safe and effective poses that are appropriate to continue during pregnancy.Read More
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