Indoor Cycling During Pregnancy

indoor cycling during pregnancy- 8 things to consider Wondering if its OK to take Indoor cycling class during pregnancy?? If its been part of your fitness routine and your OBG gives you the OK there is no reason you cannot continue participating (with modifications) through your pregnancy.  For me it was the perfect low impact cardio workout, I had to give up running early on because my bladder just couldn’t handle it, however I was able to keep cycling until 34 weeks.  Here are some tips from my experience.

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Postnatal Fitness- The Pelvic Floor Muscle

Who hasn’t peed themselves during or after pregnancy?!  We might not like to talk about it, but it happens.  Being pregnant can place a lot of stress on your pelvic floor muscles, which can lead to weakness before your baby is born. Your pelvic floor can become weak and stretched from as early as 12 weeks into your pregnancy, and this can result in incontinence As a Fitness Leader I made the  rehabilitation of my pelvic floor muscles a priority….. read on for more information.

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Learning to love my post baby body

Post baby bodyHaving had my first baby just over 3 months ago I am learning to love my post baby body, and in doing so I have been reflecting on our relationship to-date.  I was paired with my body 37 years ago we have had many ups and downs, my body has never let me down, sadly I cannot say the same.

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My First Month as a Mom

image1This past month as a new Mom has been an absolute blur. I gave birth,  I’ve cried, I’ve laughed, and I’ve been able to function with minimal sleep.  At times I have never been more happy in my entire life, and at other times I have never been more frustrated.  I think the best advice I’ve read lately from Austin Moms Blog is, You need to lower your expectations…..then probably lower them again.” Its taken me 24 days to write this post, and that’s OK, I have managed to get dressed almost every day 😉 Continue reading

Exercise During Pregnancy – Last 20 weeks

I documented the first 20 weeks in my blog article, Exercise During Pregnancy, now it’s time to talk about my last 20 weeks.  I originally intended to publish this post closer to the end of my pregnancy, but circumstance delayed the post, and then our little miracle surprised us by arriving one week early.

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