1st Trimester

Pregnancy-friendly lower body workout

Keeping a strong lower body is so important for pregnancy. Not only does it help to support the change of balance and extra stress from carrying the baby, but it can also help during labor. Squatting is one of the most effective positions for birth (as gravity works with  you, instead of against you) so…

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My favorite pregnancy workout gear

When I was pregnant, my best friends were clothes that felt supportive, felt appropriate (things change when your cups runneth over), and most importantly: not see-through. I tried out a lot of different brands and gear while I was pregnant, and narrowed it down to a few tried and true favorites. Here they are! Loose-fitting…

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Prenatal Yoga Modifications

Before we get this party started, please remember that you should always talk with your doctor before making any fitness or nutrition changes, ESPECIALLY if you’re pregnant. Your healthcare provider will be able to determine appropriate fitness modes and intensities for you. If you ever feel pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, extreme fatigue, or heart…

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