Active Mamas

Save The Date - The Mom Show - April 27, 2019

We had so much fun at The Mom Show last year we decided to do it again! Join us for the event that is made just for moms.

How to Get in 10,000 Steps a Day

So your goal for 2019 is to get healthier. One way to do this is to become more active and reach a goal of 10,000 steps a day. Even if you don't want to start a workout regiment, this is a great way to help keep in shape. However, if you are like me and work a desk job, this could feel like an impossible feat.

Top 10 Mommy Resolutions for the New Year

Well here it is. January 1, 2019.Time to make those new year resolutions if you haven't already. There is all the usual ones of get more fit and make more money but what do moms really want for this new year?

Kegels, Pelvic Tilt, Breathing, Oh My!

Many women experience low back pain during pregnancy as a result of altered posture and stretched, weakened muscles. Unfortunately this pain doesn’t always dissipate after the arrival of your new bundle of joy and may even start post-partum from carrying your little one around and poor posture while breast feeding. Even if you have been lucky and haven’t experienced any pain, you may benefit from core strengthening exercises to strengthen the muscles that have been affected while you were pregnant. Prior to starting any exercises get clearance from a Doctor to ensure it is safe to begin.

Do’s and Don’t for Prenatal Exercise:

Getting pregnant doesn't mean your working out days are over. Here are some tips from Stephanie Riley-Sookram from Warrioress Fitness to help you stay in shape with your precious cargo on board.

A Mom and Baby Home Workout

So, you are a new mom that wants to get back in shape but you don’t know how to find the time to work out? Not all workouts require you to leave your home or your baby. In fact, your baby can be your equipment AND the workout itself can be playtime.

Confessions of an Unfit Mother

Quote: “That’s not sweat, it’s my body crying….” Anonymous

Best Pregnancy exercise: trimester specific training

We know that exercising during pregnancy is good for both mom and baby - from boosting your energy and sleeping better, to reducing the risk of gestational diabetes and joint pain. Still, the current pregnancy exercise guidelines are vague at best. “Warm up, keep your heart rate under 140 BPM, stay off your back, avoid dangerous sports and stay hydrated” pretty much sums it up.

Mind tricks for weight loss

The power of positive thinking can help you more than you know.