You don't even have to be a mom to read this. Inevitably you know a mom and might be able to help someone else. http://fit4mom.com/latest/blog/feeling-blue
Note: Program offerings vary at each franchise.
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
Farel B. Hruska
When someone experiences acute back pain often times it is during very simple, usually routine movements. You may hear, "I was just reaching down to pick my book" or "I just closed my car door" or "I just sneezed". The reality of these cases is that it wasn't that movement that created the injury; it was a series of unsupported movements leading up to it.
Think about what you need to do when you are attempting to break a twig. Usually, it takes a little work...you bend and twist it, and then bend and twist it some more. It usually doesn't break with one movement. When you move through your world without core engagement to support your spine, you are simply "breaking the twig" over time and eventually, pain makes its appearance. If you are awake, there should be a slight...more
I fully admit it. I am a bit over the top about this topic of time. Perhaps I talk about it too much or write about it too much. But it's only because I think that how you choose to use your hours is in line with how you choose to live your life. It's not just about getting more done. It's about being on purpose with your time and filling your time with your passions. So, I am re-publishing a blog post from two years ago. But I am adding a few new insights!....
The number one request I get from moms has nothing to do with fitness, nutrition or parenting. The number one request I get is about balance. How do you balance life and motherhood? It may be as elusive diets. In theory they all work. Making it happen in real life is much tougher.
We are living in a fight or flight...more