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Staying Active Throughout Your Pregnancy!

Staying Active Throughout Your Pregnancy!

We're excited to share this guest blog post from lifestyle blogger and mom-to-be, Kathleen Hurley. When it comes to working out during pregnancy there are a ton of mixed opinions and I’ve been getting a lot of ??? from you guys about what type of workouts to do while pregnant. To be completely honest I haven’t “worked out” in the traditional sense at all this pregnancy. With my first pregnancy, I tried to maintain exercising occasionally and keeping up with the type of exercising that I had enjoyed (pre-pregnancy) like soul cycle & running but I learned pretty quickly my new...

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Sara Haley's Pregnancy Fitness Tips That Won't Bore You!

Sara Haley's Pregnancy Fitness Tips That Won't Bore You!

Grab your ActiveSupport Leggings and Tanks and get your "move on" with Sara Haley!  As a pre/postnatal exercise specialist, I often hear moms-to-be complain about the lack of “ab exercises” available to them. “Sara, they are all so boring!” Well, this is somewhat because we don’t want to overuse or over tighten our abdominals during pregnancy because they need to be able to separate with ease as our baby grows. When we fight it, we can sometimes end up with a condition called diastasis recti, which can often make postpartum recovery more challenging. Our ab workouts are also limited because some of the most...

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Tips for Traveling with Baby?

Tips for Traveling with Baby?

Hitting the road with baby in tow can be daunting, right?! That's why we wanted to share these travel tips from busy mom and personal trainer, Roxy Exhaese!  I have now traveled 5 times since my baby Kyrie was 3 months old and have now found a flow with it. I am finally sharing all the tips I have learned along the way! A lot of people give the excuse that they can’t go to places because of the baby. I have always had the mind set that I don’t ever want my baby to hold me back from life...

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Mother Tuckin' Style with Hayley Free!

Mother Tuckin' Style with Hayley Free!

Pregnancy is an awesome thing! There is a high level of anticipation while eagerly waiting for the birth of your little one, and also a lot of unknowns, i.e. Will it hurt? Who will the baby look like? Will it be hard? In addition to these thoughts, one of the questions that went through my mind during each pregnancy is “What is my body going to look like after I have this baby?” Well, let me start off by saying it IS NOT going to look the same. Factoring in that it takes approximately nine months for a baby to develop,...

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