Archive for month: March, 2019
March 5, 2019 | 1 Comments

The Best Core Exercise For New Mamas

I get a ton of questions with regards to core exercises from my new mamas. Stacey, “what is the best core exercise to perform so I can get my abs back?” Many mamas are looking for me to say planks or cross body crunches but the reality is breathing properly is going to the most important core exercise to perform in the postpartum period. I


February 22, 2019 | 1 Comments

4 Exercises To Get Rid of Mom-Butt And Low Back Pain

As moms, our posture changes during pregnancy and all the sitting we do postpartum can really leave us with tight hips. These tight hips take over for our glutes, leaving us in pain, with no rear end to boot “aka” MOM-BUTT.  This post share my 4 exercise sequence to get rid of mom- butt and low back pain. So give them a try. This is an


February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Best Glute (medius) Exercise, You Aren’t Doing

Did you know that your glute medius is the tiny muscle responsible for stabilizing your hips and pelvis during weight bearing movements (AKA walking, running and lifting) AND that without a stable pelvis you might experience back pain, hip pain or knee pain. Well now you do! There are plenty of isolation exercises that target the glute medius but this


January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

If You Want To Improve Your Posture, Give This Exercise A Try!

  Hey you! Yes you. Are you hunching forward looking at your screen right now? Today I’m talking mobility. Here is an oldie but goodie t-spine opener for those of you who sit for the majority of the day. Give me 5 deep breaths with rotation each side. I dare ya! Get down on the floor now, or save it for your gym warm up routine. I love this


May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

10 Things I Learned In My First Month of Motherhood

The love you have for your child is CRAZY. CRAZY LOVE like you have never known before. 2. Your body can survive on VERY little sleep. Prior to having a baby, I was a sleep junkie. I felt my best with 7-8 hrs of sleep a night. Same went for Anthony. It was pretty much the thing we were the most afraid of with a new baby.  When I would get a shitty


January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

FREE KETTLEBELL FLOW +Favorite Fitness Reads Of The Week!

This is one of my favorite kettlebell flows since becoming pregnant: I like to call it the “Prego Flow Deep Six,” its taken from StrongFirst and I have adapted it to my changing body’s needs :)))) 1- Arm swing, Snatch, Clean, Squat, Press, & TGU (modified) Hand to hand switch and repeat on the opposite side Can be used as a


July 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

FREE GLUTES WORKOUT: Bands A Make Her Dance

Ahhhhh now its not just a song…its a workout 🙂 The following workout uses only your bodyweight, a bench/ couch + a single mini- band!  I promise you will be feeling DEM GLUTES after this one 🙂 For those of you who are new mom’s working with limited time and equipment this workout IS FOR YOU. For those of you returning from injury


April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kettlebell Windmills + Favorite Fitness Reads!

In continuation with last weeks tutorial on the 1/2 kneeling windmill, this week we progress to the actual windmill.  Now that you have broken down what is going on in the lower body + the upper body in a half kneeling position, we can easily take this exercise to standing! Using your newly developed windmill skillz,  grab a #kettlebell and get your


June 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

MY 5 FAVORITE ACTIVE RECOVERY TIPS

Did you just start a new strength routine or try something new like CrossFit or spin class? Are you sore? Instead of complaining about your soreness, do something! It’s called ACTIVE RECOVERY. Active recovery allows you to move through your full range of motion at a lesser intensity, helping you bounce back faster and avoid wallowing in soreness. I