Favorite ThingsPostnatalPrenatal

2014’s Top 12 Blog Posts for Expecting & New Moms

My mission is simple, I'm here to share a variety of helpful 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 depression to the "baby bump" to simple steps to getting your body back after delivery... along with anecdotes and ah-ha…
December 21, 2014
Fitness TipsPostnatal

5 Fitness Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Workouts

Chicago may deliver another long winter. Unless you’re a penguin and love to play outdoors, you’ll need a plan to stay active through the cold months. Winter is the ideal time to try out new exercise formats and group fitness classes. I’m all for pushing physical limits, increasing cardiovascular endurance, and muscular strength but it’s important to know your limits.…
November 3, 2014
Fitness TipsPostnatalPrenatal

Perfect Push-Ups – Common Mistakes & How To Fix Them

Being strong is sexy, it’s also imperative for parenthood. During the month of October, AMC is challenging our active families to complete 10 push-ups a day. Push-ups are one of the best functional, total-body exercises you can do to boost your strength for the physical demands of everyday life (read more health benefits here). Completed with good form, a push-up…
October 8, 2014
Fitness ChallengesPostnatalPrenatal

Top 5 Health Benefits of Push-Ups

Not many of my clients don't enjoy doing push-ups, I hear a lot of grumbles when I prescribe them during a prenatal or postnatal workout. Sure moms roll their eyes, but they do them because I ask. Now I’m asking you to do them on your own with AMC's inaugural Push-Up Challenge. Beginning October 1st, I challenge you to complete 10 push-ups everyday…
September 30, 2014