Relaxin is a hormone that increases during pregnancy to help a woman’s body accommodate a growing baby. However, it can also create instability in the joints and challenge a woman’s balance. Learn how to account for this instability in your programming for pre- and postnatal clients, along with three effective exercises that can help increase stability throughout the body.Read More
Walking offers countless health benefits, including increased strength and endurance and reduced stress levels. And, while walking is good for just about everyone, it is especially good for women who want to stay active throughout pregnancy.Read More
Wondering what exercises to recommend to your pregnant clients? Research confirms the benefits for women who continue exercising throughout their pregnancies, but important modifications are needed to make it both safe and comfortable. In this second installment of a two-part series, learn which cardio options are best during pregnancy and how social support can help women during this major life transition.Read More
Research confirms the benefits for women who continue exercising throughout their pregnancies, but important modifications are needed to make it both safe and comfortable. Learn about the best exercise choices for prenatal fitness. In this first installment of a two-part series, learn about precautions specific to pregnancy and effective exercises that can help counteract some of the common physical issues of pregnancy.Read More
Women who regularly hit the weights experience a wide range of health, fitness and quality-of-life benefits. But it can be a challenge to know how to get started. Here are eight female-friendly moves that are particularly beneficial to women (although men should be doing them, too!), so get some friends together and head to the gym!Read More
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