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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: Keep your heart rate UNDER 140bpm while exercising. There ONCE was a guideline–in 1984–from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)…
November 8, 2017
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Top 7 Prenatal Exercises For Expecting Moms

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! Now you might be wondering if and how your exercise habits should change. Did you know medical experts agree that pregnant women free from any obstetric and medical problems should participate in 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise on most, if not all, days of the week? That might seem a like a lot, but  research shows…
September 11, 2017
Prenatal

How To Give Birth Like A Champ! One Mom’s Story…

Prenatal exercise is extraordinary because the benefits of exercise reach beyond just mom. Studies show that physically active moms-to-be give babies a head start on heart health. Exercising during pregnancy might be the earliest intervention strategy available to you for improving your child's heart health after birth. The benefits of prenatal exercise was topic of conversation during AMC’s training session last week. One…
February 22, 2017
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2016’s Top 10 Blog Posts for New & Expecting Moms

My mission is simple, I'm here to share a variety of useful information and opinions on all things related to Mom's world. From the best pregnancy exercises to prep you for delivery, to postpartum experiences that run the gamut from postpartum pain to an abdominal wall separation, to simple steps to get your body back after delivery. AMC's blog has covered a…
December 20, 2016
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Top 3 Exercises To Strengthen Core Muscles During Pregnancy

Medical experts agree that pregnant women free from any obstetric and medical problems should participate in 30-minutes of moderate intensity exercise on most, if not all, days of the week. Prenatal exercise is not limited to just cardio; strength training will help increase or maintain a woman’s overall strength and fitness level. As a personal trainer the biggest misconception I hear about exercising…
September 26, 2016