Pregnant? Work it out!!
One of my clients just entered her third trimester of pregnancy. She’s always been a runner and is still comfortable breaking into a jog during bouts of cardio. I am amazed at how critical others react to this type of workout, claiming she shouldn’t be running, that she’s in a ‘fragile state’ or somehow she’s being… read more
Training for a healthy pregnancy
As a fitness trainer, I have trained many, many pregnant women. In an effort to understand the ins and outs of labor, I have been attending classes and am now a DONA International Trained Doula. It has been an amazing experience and I now realize that staying physically fit during pregnancy can make all the difference between a tired, draining birthing process… read more
You feel extremely exhausted and your boobs hurt. Then, nausea kicks in.The stick says you’re pregnant. Now what?!Should you put a stop to your fitness routine? Sit on the couch for the next 8-9 months eating bon-bons? I have coached over 22 pregnancies, each one so different, so exciting — I get giddy when someone tells me their news! However, the… read more