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My 5 Favorite Ab Exercises …

Crunches 🚫 eek! If you've trained with me, you know that I am not a fan of the "crunch". Why? Most people do NOT do them correctly which negates why we actually do them. Let me explain more... Ideal form for a crunch maintains neutral alignment of head and spine, and engages the deepest abdominal muscles that draw abs inward.…
December 5, 2022
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At-Home Workout Equipment Essentials

If you’re anything like me, I love peeping into others’ homes, feeling the vibe, seeing the little things that make a house their home.  Maybe that’s why I spend way too much time scrolling— and drooling in the Houzz app! (To me, this app is way more interesting than Facebook!) So when I hear the question, “Coach C, what does…
February 15, 2022
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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
Fitness TipsPostnatal

New Momma Wrist Pain

New moms experience all different types of aches and pains as they care for their little ones. While often unexpected- pain in the wrist, hand and thumb-are very common for new moms. Pain or ache in the wrist and hand come from repetitive lifting of the newborn, holding the head while nursing, carrying the car seat, and repetitive twisting of…
January 21, 2021