PostnatalWomens Health

NEW MOMS ABS STUDY RESULTS: Simple Post-Baby Routine Helps Restore and Strengthen Moms Abs

Active Moms’ Club, has been collaborating with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, the National leader in women’s health rehabilitation, on a groundbreaking new study: Rectus Diastasis and Post-Partum Recovery of Core Abdominal Muscles. The study included participants from AMC’s very own “From the Core: Postnatal Recovery” class. RIC collected data from over 40 women. The data will be submitted to RIC’s statisticians,…
March 13, 2014
Fitness TipsPostnatal

5 Favorite Ab Exercises To Sculpt & Strengthen

If you’re ready to tighten up your abs after baby you need to look beyond crunches. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all muscles of your core – upper & lower abdominals, obliques, hips, pelvic floor, and lower back muscles –  to burn calories and trim inches from your waist line. Are you ready to kick it up?…
January 20, 2014
Favorite ThingsPostnatalPrenatal

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 wrist pain to simple steps to getting your body back after delivery... along with anecdotes and ah-ha moments…
December 20, 2013
Family Health & WellnessPostnatalWomens Health

The Baby Blues & Exercise

Becoming a new mother is an extraordinary event. There are so many emotions that come along with motherhood: happiness, love, joy, and excitement. But there also could be mixed emotions  – especially around the holiday season – such as feeling being overwhelmed, sad, moody or anxious. These mixed emotions are not unusual, and most new moms have temporary mild symptoms of…
December 4, 2013
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