Juicing + Pregnancy

As expecting moms, we’re often told what we can and cannot consume during pregnancy. Some of these nutritional guidelines are quite outdated and unclear while leaving us questioning the viability of information given. As I ebbed + flowed through the endless guidelines, I would often find myself thinking, if expecting moms can drink soda while […]

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Empowered Motherhood “Samantha Campanile”

  Early 30s, washboard abs, a glowing career, and a beautiful support system of love, I was in the best shape in all aspects of my life.  I’ve since learned that hindsight sure is 20/20. If you had pointed these characteristics out to me just a few years ago, I would have instantly responded with […]

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My Journey to Motherhood

  We’re elated to share that we’ve embarked on a new chapter and are expecting a little boy in August. Pete and I are thrilled to share this news with you, as we’ve been holding it tight for the past 14 weeks.  Being a couple who has experienced loss, the news of a pregnancy held […]

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5 Common Mistakes When Exercising During Pregnancy

Shifting the way we move during pregnancy can make all the difference in maintaining a fit pregnancy while avoiding many of the injuries that some of us fear. It’s common for most women to continue doing what they’ve always done to stay active but are they allowing for the modifications needed? We want to break […]

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Pregnancy Doesn’t Have to Leave You with a Dysfunctional Core

Abdominal Separation or Diastasis Recti as it’s commonly called is currently one of the most predominant side effects of pregnancy. Millions of pregnant women are often told to expect to bare a “mummy tummy” after having children and most of them ARE suffering from Diastasis Recti, pelvic floor incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, or other post […]

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“Miscarriage” The ugly truth we rarely talk about.

  After 14 years together and three years married, my husband, Pete and I decided we were ready to expand our love and start a family. We chose to start in April with the attitude of “not, not trying” and in May when we found out we were expecting, we were stunned & thrilled that […]

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For The Love of Your Core STOP Pulling Your Bellybutton to Spine

Why is the bulk of the fitness industry providing us with incorrect ways on how to correctly connect with our inner core muscles? The cues most fitness professionals hear are unfortunately “pull your bellybutton to spine” or “scoop your mid-section”. While these cues  attempt to help our clients connect with their deepest core muscle, the […]

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Three Mistakes Fitness Professionals Make that Permit or Even Cause Diastasis Recti Written By: James Goodlatte

Fitness professionals have a unique opportunity to either heal or further worsen Diastasis Recti in their pregnant or postpartum clients.  Although “core” is now a staple fitness topic of the new century, appropriate application in fitness arenas can be lacking.  Lack of knowledge about deep core inner unit mechanics often means exercises that are classically […]

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