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My 5 Favorite Ab Exercises That Are NOT Crunches

Crunches🚫. If you ever participated in one of AMC's classes, you know that I don't like the "crunch". Most people don't do them correctly. And by incorrectly, I mean ab muscles usually get pushed outward (instead of being drawn in by engaging deepest abdominal muscles), the neck is flexed forward with chin cranked into chest (rather than head aligned with spine).…
November 18, 2019
Fitness TipsPostnatal

5 Tips to Get Fit with Good Stroller Form

A stroller walk, or a run is an excellent workout for moms — and important to execute with good form. Poor stroller form can lead to more aches and pains and cause you to fatigue more quickly. At Active Moms' Club we coach moms to stand tall and walk like they have a mini-skirt on. Why? Because walking with a…
July 12, 2019
Fitness TipsSelf-Care

4 Proven Perks to Keep You Moving

We all know that regular exercise boosts the health of people young and old. But what types are most effective? And what are the real benefits? In November of last year, the Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee released their recommendations on how exercise should be incorporated into the daily lives of Americans. Below are a few key takeaways that I…
July 10, 2019
Fitness TipsPrenatal

4 Myths About Prenatal Exercise

There is an abundance of conflicting information about exercising during pregnancy. I’m here to bust the misconceptions and share the facts about prenatal exercise. Here are the four most common misconceptions I hear from clients regarding prenatal exercise: 1. Keep your heart rate UNDER 140bpm while exercising There ONCE was a guideline–in 1984–from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists…
June 13, 2019