Fitness Tips

Fitness TipsPostnatalPrenatal

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Core Before & After Baby

An expecting AND new mom has similar physical needs, core strength! Core strength is the ability to use your body’s power center – the center of your body – to power you through life’s daily movement. Pregnancy and motherhood is a true test of core strength! What is your core? The core includes all muscles that attach to the spine…
October 29, 2013
Fitness TipsWeight Loss

5 Tips for Weight Loss Success

Congratulations, you have a beautiful new edition to your family. You have an amazing body and now you would like to reclaim it as your own. Whether you are trying to lose the first five pounds or the last ten pounds after your baby is born, you may find it’s not an easy task. Success is possible, and it all…
October 16, 2013
Fitness TipsWeight Loss

Baby Steps To Shape Up For Summer

Here it is, June! The summer solstice is coming upon us, along with bathing suits, tank tops and cute summer clothes. Summer may bring the desire to be more fit and lose weight. Unlike winter you can’t hide behind layers of clothes. Did you tell yourself that this is “the” summer to lose weight and get into shape? It’s not…
June 7, 2013
Fitness Tips

5 Tips To Avoid Springtime Injury

Active Moms’ Club is thrilled to introduce a new guest blogger and AMC partner today, Shannon Schaeffer, physical therapist and owner of Complete Physical Therapy & Fitness in Lincoln Park. Shannon is passionate about fitness, having run numerous marathons, and she enjoys helping people achieve their full potential through her talents as a therapist. Welcome to the Club Shannon! With…
May 6, 2013
Fitness Tips

How To Squeeze It All In?

The holiday season is in full swing and to check off everything on your to-do list, time and efficiency are of the essence. One important ‘to-do’ is regular exercise. Exercise helps manage stress and promotes the feeling of wellness, which can be fleeting during the holiday hustle-and-bustle. Rather than skipping a workout because you don’t have time, squeeze it in…
November 28, 2012