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My 5 Favorite Ab Exercises That Are NOT Crunches

Crunches🚫. If you know me, you know that I am not a fan of the "crunch". Most people do NOT do them correctly which negates the core strengthening potential of a crunch. Ideal form for a crunch maintains neutral alignment of head/spine, and engages the deepest abdominal muscles that draw abs inward. Most execute a crunch with outward pressure to both…
June 12, 2021
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5 Simple Exercises to Improve Posture

As moms we are literally pulled in every direction, and our posture is victim to the demands of motherhood. Poor posture leads to back aches and pain… and who has time for that?!  Good posture helps minimize stress on tendons, joints and ligaments. Plus, better posture can have a significant impact on your quality of life— less back pain, strengthens…
April 12, 2021
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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…
March 11, 2021