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3 Quick Exercises to Tighten Your Post Pregnancy Belly

It can feel so hard to lose the baby weight and flatten your stomach after pregnancy. You’re trying to lose weight but of course, it’s coming off everywhere but your tummy. Your core feels extra weak and all you want is to start feeling like your strong self again.  You keep hearing about performing crunches…

5 Stretches to Relieve Breastfeeding Back Pain

I almost quit breastfeeding my daughter because my back was hurting all the time. Trying to get into a comfortable position on the couch or in bed at 2 am was so difficult and no position was easing my discomfort. I thought my back was pretty strong but it definitely wasn’t used to holding a…

4 Exercises to Heal Low Back Pain Postpartum

Once you had your baby, you thought the lower back pain would get better, but instead, it feels worse. Leaning over to change a diaper, doing the dishes, or trying to sleep on your stomach is leaving you with a throbbing backache. I get it; after two babies in two years, my back was fragile…

How to Check For Diastasis Recti Postpartum

Our bodies naturally stretch to accommodate our growing babies inside of us during pregnancy. With the growth of our bellies also comes a separation of the abdominal muscles creating what is known as diastasis recti (DR). Once your bundle of joy is born, sometimes you need to work to help the muscles become connected again…

Free at Home Pregnancy Workout Plan

Did you just find out you’re pregnant and curious about what modifications you need to exercise while pregnant? Or maybe you’re out of shape and want to be healthy for yourself and your little one. First, congratulations, mama; creating a family is so exciting! Working out while pregnant doesn’t have to be drastically different from…

How to Help SI Joint Pain During Pregnancy

Our bodies go through a multitude of changes throughout pregnancy and sometimes, that can lead to aches and pains. It may be hard to figure out where the pain is stemming from and how to fix it. If you are having some discomfort in your hips/buttocks, it may be from your sacroiliac (SI) joint. Here…

Postpartum Core Strengthening Exercises For New Moms

The effects of pregnancy on the body can have you looking in the mirror at someone new. Your whole body has changed to accommodate this new bundle of joy, but it also feels like it took your identity. Incorporating core strengthening exercises postpartum can help you shrink your stomach and avoid the mommy pooch so…

Best Postpartum Stretching Exercises for New Moms

Now that you have done the hard work of bringing your little one into the world and you have recovered from giving birth, how do you move forward for your health and fitness goals? Stretching and regular exercise postpartum is great for helping your body recover and feel good during this time. While any kind…

Free Two Week Postpartum Workout Plan

free postpartum home exercise plan

Has your doctor cleared you to start exercising after having a baby but aren’t sure where to start? Easing into a workout routine without overexerting your body can be a challenge. You want to feel better by getting your body moving without stunting the healing process from giving birth. That’s why I created a two-week…

Best Postpartum Workout Clothes

Are you cleared by your doctor to start exercising postpartum but reach into your closet and realize nothing fits you? Pre-pregnancy clothes are too tight, but pregnancy clothes are too big, making everything uncomfortable. Investing in some flattering postpartum clothes to make you feel cute post-pregnancy is always a good idea. Here are my favorite…