Fit4Baby® is a program designed to strengthen the body for all the changes it will experience during pregnancy. These classes exclusively focus on pregnant moms! (Other FIT4MOM® classes may include dads, nannies and other child caregivers.) Regular activity such as Fit4Baby® classes can help to reduce many maternal aches and pains, increase energy during pregnancy and may speed the labor, delivery and recovery process. According to the...more
Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute, total body workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, songs and activities. Certified fitness instructors offer a variety of fun class formats both indoors and outdoors. All locations also offer a free playgroup with Our Village so moms can form lasting friendships with other moms through organized playdates, moms' nights out,...more
Body Back® is a results-based workout designed for moms who want their body back, whether they just had a baby or their last child was born twenty years ago! Most importantly, it will help women unlock their personal possibilities in an inspiring and powerful environment. Body Back® clients experience targeted high-intensity workouts, inspiration and motivation in every class. When done in conjunction with founder Lisa Druxman's Mama Wants...more
My low back has been hurting lately (a LOT!) and the reason was baffling me; "must be my bed" or "must have been that exercise I did one million reps of" or...I had all these external reasons in my head for the pain and the reality was that my pain was coming from an internal issue: muscle imbalances.
To some degree, we ALL have levels of muscle imbalances. Some more than others, but they are there! These imbalances can cause muscle fatigue and pain. This has to do with so much of our attention placed on our "movement muscles" and less attention on our "stabilizing muscles". We, more often than not, exercise based on building strength and power; only to then neglect the flexibility our other muscles need to keep our bodies in alignment.
With the help of some very smart...more
I am often reminding you to "unplug"; turn off your smart phone and connect to real life. I try to encourage you to be present in your day and to disconnect from the your addiction to social media, texts and the craving to be constantly connected. But today, I'm here to say that our smartphones aren't all bad. In fact, here are 5 ways that my iphone has improved my life. I guess another title for this blog post may be "Some of my favorite apps".
1. For me, without a doubt, it is the ability to stay connected to my Fit4Mom business even when I'm not in the office. I do believe in having purposeful time with my family but it is very nice to be able to join a web call during their practice or check email when out and about. I use...more