Fitness TipsPrenatal

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
Fitness TipsPrenatal

Top 3 Exercises To Strengthen Lower Body Muscles During Pregnancy

It’s important for expectant mommas to build and maintain a strong lower body during pregnancy because it will help support the pelvis and spine through daily activities as her body weight increases. Climbing the stairs, chasing a toddler around, or walking to work requires a fit and stable mom-to-be. However, there’s more to a fit mom’s body than strong glutes. As…
January 15, 2016

2015’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 depression to an abdominal wall separation, to simple steps to get your body back after delivery. The blog has covered…
December 29, 2015
Fitness TipsPostnatalPrenatalWomens Health

K is for Kegel

Yesterday I was aghast when my pregnant client said to me, “I haven’t been doing my Kegels (pelvic floor exercises) during this pregnancy because I know I am having a c-section”. NO! This statement is absolutely false. Unless your healthcare provider tells you differently, every pregnant and postpartum mama should practice pelvic floor exercises once or twice a day, especially if…
August 27, 2015
Family Health & WellnessNutritionPrenatal

Pregnancy Super Foods

Active Moms’ Club is thrilled to introduce a new guest blogger and AMC partner – welcome, Registered Nutritionist Heather Sullivan! Heather is passionate about wellness, food, and raising a healthy family. Our pregnant mamas are always asking about nutrition and weight gain, so we asked Heather to share some tips about what to eat during pregnancy. Researchers are discovering more and…
June 1, 2015