Fitness

Putting “Sleep” Back into the Family Vocabulary

Ah, sleep. I remember you, you beautiful creature. I truly apologize for treating you so poorly back in my pre-30’s/pre-child days, because now you have become more elusive than a purple unicorn in a tutu handing out chocolate. Can y’all relate? If you can’t, well, I’m sorry but for your safety, we can’t be friends.…

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Recover, Reshape & Reinvent your Health after Birth

Recovering After Birth with Essential Oils Whether you are a new mom and have just giving birth to your first baby, or you are celebrating the birth of your second, third or 15th, one thing that is always on the recently post-delivery moms mind (beside that whole “caring for another human being thing”) is how…

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Stroll Your Way to FIT Avenue

Have you ever been that mom standing in the grocery aisle or bank line and you hear a frustrated grunt coming from inside the stroller. As mothers we need to read this cue as KEEP STROLLING MAMA! So, I ask all of you mommies out there how fit are your strollers? Does it only see…

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Playground Workout – You're There Anyway!

To the apple of your eye, the playground is an oasis of fun and activity! Why not for us? Have we outgrown this wonder with our sophistication? I think not! Our little ones might be onto something here. Playgrounds and parks have everything we need to shed those baby pounds; fresh air, free equipment and…

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Does your baby bump, have a bump?

Recently, Baby & Me Fitness owner and fabulous bootcamp bellies instructor, Heather, wrote a blog about her growing baby bump…..and that bumps, bump!   This bump is caused by diastasis recti, which is the separation of the abdominal muscles at the body’s midline, often around the belly button or higher. This separation can create a bulge or…

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She Gave it a Tri

Among the fun and festivities of the fall, Thanksgiving, and Halloween, October is also Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This is something that is so often not spoken about, as so many are unsure how to support friends or family who have experienced a miscarriage, or lost a baby. In the past few months,…

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No One Knows Your Body Like You Do! A Natural Birth Story.

A bebo mia Hypnobirthing client and member of my favourite class, Prenatal Aquafit, had this to say about her self-discovery in the natural birth of her daughter!   “So many people (both men and women) were telling me that I wouldn’t do a natural drug-free birth and that I would be screaming for the epidural.…

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Swimming and the Mini Tri

Tomorrow is the big race and I hope I’ve saved the best story for last.  Swimming.  When I decided to do this triathlon, I knew from the start that the biggest challenge for me would be the swim.  I didn’t learn to float swim until I was 10 years old.  I had never had any…

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Kelly's Triathlon – The Run Part 2

The morning of the race, I felt a nervous excitement and had Matthew drop me off.  It was overcast and rainy.  I told Matt that if it was really difficult with the kids in tow and raining he didn’t need to be there.  “Besides”, I said “Look, there are thousands of keeners all ready to…

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Kelly's Triathlon for Damian – The Run

Continuing with her goal to raise money for Damian’s Campaign and to complete her first triathlon, Kelly journals about training for the RUN component. Her first obstacle? A 5k marathon! It was summer and I was feeling motivated.  I got to the gym regularly and while I wasn’t seeing the pounds and inches roll off, I was…

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