3rd Trimester

Orangetheory pregnancy modifications

As we all know, Orangetheory is one of my very favorite group fitness classes under the sun. I started taking classes two years ago and took them until the second trimester of my second pregnancy. I was advised to ditch impact workouts because of a placenta issue. (Thankfully it resolved itself.) Before I had to…

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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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can you work out on your back during pregnancy?

Before I get into this post, I want to give a friendly reminder to listen to your doctors and midwives, and also listen to your body. Each pregnancy and experience is so different, which makes it important to verify recommendations with your medical professions.    When I was pregnant with Liv, I freaked out every…

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