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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
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3 Killer Glute Exercises That You Need

Let me introduce you to your gluteus medius. This very important muscle needs a little extra love postpartum. The glute medius is the pedestal upon which your pelvis rests. It is a major player in pelvis stability and your ability to balance—and everyone needs help balancing, even if you are not a ballerina. Every time you walk or run, you…
May 8, 2019
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7 Simple Self-Care Tips for Moms

As a mom, you probably never put yourself first. But practicing self-care sets a good example for your family and better equips you for the demands of daily life. When you’re happier and healthier, your family will be too. Here are 7 simple self-care tips that will have a big impact on your health without adding to your busy schedule.…
April 19, 2019
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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).…
April 11, 2019