A Runner’s Pregnancy Fitness Tips

A Runner’s Pregnancy Fitness Tips

by For Two Fitness October 27, 2012

Today we are lucky to feature an inspirational mama-to-be (she’s 8 months pregnant now, and still racing!) and Atlanta native, as she shares her pregnancy fitness tips with us!  Nichole knows the power of effort and commitment, yet her blog is a really fun read.  Get a glimpse below…

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We Had A Baby!  Join Us for A Birthday Sale!

We Had A Baby! Join Us for A Birthday Sale!

by For Two Fitness October 26, 2012

Cute, isn’t she?

To celebrate the new arrival, we are putting our new fall arrivals on sale!

You already know that For Two Fitness has the best maternity fitness and lounge apparel.  Athletes, celebrities, and moms everywhere turn to us for prenatal workout clothes, cute activewear, and fit pregnancy inspiration.  Storewide discounts on many of your favorites – so stock up now, while the selection and price are best!..

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Marissa Mayer’s Fortune Magazine Cover – Not Pregnant – Scandal Worthy?

Marissa Mayer’s Fortune Magazine Cover – Not Pregnant – Scandal Worthy?

by For Two Fitness October 05, 2012

Below is an article written on The Stir, causing a stir about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her choice to decline being photographed for the cover of Fortune magazine when she was very pregnant.  Is this a “diss to motherhood”?  Read on and weigh in!  And be sure to visit TheStir.com for the full article and all controversial the comments…

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Prenatal Workout Tips from Fitness Celebrity Sara Haley!

Prenatal Workout Tips from Fitness Celebrity Sara Haley!

by For Two Fitness August 19, 2012

Sara Haley is an international fitness expert dedicated to sharing one of the necessities for maintaining a healthy lifestyle – getting your sweat on! Armed with over twenty years of fitness and dance training, Sara specializes in functional training, prenatal exercise and dance methodology. She has been a Reebok Global Master Trainer since 2008, as well as a Creative Consultant for JUKARI, the branded workout series between Reebok and Cirque du Soleil. Additionally, her impressive resume includes consulting for numerous international publications, training celebrities, and choreographing and starring in over ten fitness DVDs...

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For Two Fitness “Pin It to Win It” Contest!

For Two Fitness “Pin It to Win It” Contest!

by For Two Fitness August 01, 2012

For Two Fitness “Pin It to Win It” Contest!

Win a gift card worth $200, and redeem for a fabulous For Two Fitness® maternity workout wardrobe!..

 

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Stroller Fitness for New Mommies!

Stroller Fitness for New Mommies!

by For Two Fitness July 30, 2012

Stroller fitness is a great way to bond with baby, get some fresh air, and get your exercise in! Today, Inspired by Family Magazine brings us a guest post.   Enjoy these stroller exercises with Alaina Holland – she will take your walk/jog to another level!

Toning Stroller Exercises

1) Marry Me Lunge: glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, abdominals...

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A Pregnant Mommy’s Guide to Running with a Stroller

A Pregnant Mommy’s Guide to Running with a Stroller

by For Two Fitness July 16, 2012

Thank you, guest blogger Sarah Canney for this wonderful piece on running with a stroller! Read on to see how to get the most from your jogging stroller experience…

Since my daughter, Sophia was big enough to ride in my jogging stroller we have been running together. Over the past two-and-a-half years we have logged many miles, from small trips around the block to a ten miler and every distance in between...

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Early Preparations for a Happy Pregnancy and Healthy Delivery

Early Preparations for a Happy Pregnancy and Healthy Delivery

by For Two Fitness July 12, 2012

Today, we are happy to present guest blogger Katie Moore, who shares with us her tips for preparing for a healthy delivery. Read on for some great ideas and links to important resources…

No two pregnancies are alike, and no two women will experience the same symptoms while waiting for the newest member of her family to arrive. While some of this comes down to unavoidable issues, like age at conception, fitness level, previous medical problems, and the complexities of biochemistry, there are steps that can be taken to make pregnancy a happier experience...

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Tiger Mother Meets Free-Range Mama: One Mom Discusses How She Straddles The Fence Between Two Worlds

Tiger Mother Meets Free-Range Mama: One Mom Discusses How She Straddles The Fence Between Two Worlds

by For Two Fitness May 30, 2012

Today, we are honored to share a touching perspective from a local Los Angeles  mom.  Although not specifically about fitness, if you love “Chicken Soup for the Soul” or Oprah, you’ll enjoy this moving post about parenting, hopes, dreams, and reality…

Recently, my local online mom group (Peachhead.com) had a thread discussing a Washingtonian article about Type-A parenting.  How well-educated parents, eager to make sure their children are well ahead of the pack, were Tiger-parenting or helicopter-hovering over their kids...

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Josie Maran Cosmetics Pregnancy Awareness Month Giveaway

Josie Maran Cosmetics Pregnancy Awareness Month Giveaway

by For Two Fitness May 22, 2012

Pregnancy Awareness Month Giveaway with Josie Maran Cosmetics!  

The beauty maven, supermodel,  and mother has partnered with us for a fantastic giveaway of some of her vey best, 100% natural skin care and beauty items.  Open to US mailing addresses, contest ends 5/30.  Check out this prize, valued at over $100…

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Pregnant Women Are Afraid to Exercise – Are You One of Them?

Pregnant Women Are Afraid to Exercise – Are You One of Them?

by For Two Fitness May 11, 2012

Today we are sharing a post from WebMD.com. After all, it’s Pregnancy Awareness Month, and we want our mamas to be aware!   Apparently, despite the research that shows exercise is generally safe and usually beneficial during pregnancy, many women still have fears about it hurting their babies.  Read on to get the facts, and be sure to visit WebMD for the original post, full story including all the great links.  And hey, don’t you think their model would look much better in a fun For Two Fitness tank?...

 

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Josie Maran and For Two Fitness Partner for Pregnancy Awareness Month!

Josie Maran and For Two Fitness Partner for Pregnancy Awareness Month!

by For Two Fitness May 03, 2012

May is Pregnancy Awareness Month!  

Today, we are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with the gorgeous supermodel and beauty maven Josie Maran for a fitness series on her personal blog Chicological!  Josie is the founder of her amazing eco-friendly, all-natural cosmetics line....

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Maternity Fitness Support – Review of the MomBod FITsplint

Maternity Fitness Support – Review of the MomBod FITsplint

by For Two Fitness April 26, 2012

Our CEO had the opportunity to review the MomBod FITsplint, created by fitness expert Celeste Goodson.  Here’s what she thinks:

Like many of you, I enjoy great belly support for a variety of activities.  During my day-to-day, I love a good supportive tank.  During my workouts, I love a great sports-specific support band, and between my last pregnancy and this one (I’m 22 weeks now), I’ve tried a few!  When Celeste offered to send me a MomBod FITsplint, I was excited.  When I tried it on and took it for a test run, I was delighted!  This product is really fabulous.  Here’s why...

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Have you heard of the "Pregnancy Police"?

by For Two Fitness April 11, 2012

Today, we couldn’t resist sharing a piece from the New York Times.  The mommy wars are raging…

The ‘Pregnancy Police’ Are Everywhere (Even in Your Head)

Do pregnant mothers really “risk public scorn” to get their roots touched up?

It has been more than 10 years since I was pregnant for the first time, and six since I was pregnant for the last time (seriously, the last time). I do recall that drinking was discouraged, along with the consumption of coffee, soft cheeses and sushi...

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New Maternity Capri Tights, Summer 2012 Colors, and Great Press!

New Maternity Capri Tights, Summer 2012 Colors, and Great Press!

by For Two Fitness March 29, 2012

Need retail therapy?  Pregnancy and Newborn editors chose us for their “Retail Therapy” favorite in the April issue, on newsstands now...

In other news, we’ve been hearing your requests, and we finally are in production for the new Ultimate Maternity Capri Tights!  They are available for pre-order now, and will be ready to ship in about two weeks.  Here’s a great action shot of model and pro volleyball player...

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Dig a Little Deeper: One Mom’s Battle with Obstetric Cholestasis

Dig a Little Deeper: One Mom’s Battle with Obstetric Cholestasis

by For Two Fitness March 09, 2012

Once again, here’s our guest blogger Hollie, who fortunately has had her baby and is no longer suffering as she describes below. Read on to learn more about a challenging condition of pregnancy, and be inspired!
Dig a Little Deeper
I have noticed, out in the blogosphere and on various social media outlets, that there are basically two kinds of sharers. The first kind shares only...

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Five Ways for New Moms to Get Fit

Five Ways for New Moms to Get Fit

by James Stiegler February 20, 2012

Today, we are pleased to feature Amanda Perry, a 31 year old nutrition and fitness fanatic and mom to a beautiful baby boy born on June 4, 2011. On her blog, Sistas of Strength, she provides nutrition and fitness advice, including recommended workouts and recipes.

Additionally, she shares tips for staying fit during pregnancy and getting fit after having a baby (banishing the baby bulge). She is currently training for the...

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Your Pregnancy: Food and Fitness Tips from Fitness Pro Alissa Carpio

Your Pregnancy: Food and Fitness Tips from Fitness Pro Alissa Carpio

by For Two Fitness February 12, 2012

Today we have to honor of presenting Alissa Carpio, a fitness expert and mom-to-be.  She has ben a certified personal trainer since 2002, focusing on competitive athletes and corrective exercise.  She holds a BS in Sport Management with an emphasis in Fitness and Wellness.  Alissa is an elite amateur fitness competitor and has completed several 10-mile runs.  She’s a mother of a 2-year old and is expecting her second child in August 2012...

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Extreme Sports, Vigorous Exercise – Good or Bad for Pregnancy?

Extreme Sports, Vigorous Exercise – Good or Bad for Pregnancy?

by For Two Fitness January 30, 2012

We found this amazing article written by Rita Rubin on the USA Today website (click here to see the full article).  Read on to hear Carrie’s story and consider whether “extreme” sports are good for pregnancy, or an unnecessary risk…

When Carrie Cooper realized she could still go rock-climbing while pregnant, even she was surprised...

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Hilarious Pregnancy Tips – How to Share the News, Health Advice, and More!

Hilarious Pregnancy Tips – How to Share the News, Health Advice, and More!

by For Two Fitness January 15, 2012

We aren’t exactly comedians, but this post from acidcow.com came across our desks, and we just had to share.  These are pretty funny!  Below, we’ve pasted a few of our favorites, but be sure to visit the original post here...

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Pregnancy As Disability: Does This New Proposed Law Help or Hurt Women in the Workplace

Pregnancy As Disability: Does This New Proposed Law Help or Hurt Women in the Workplace

by For Two Fitness January 08, 2012

Below is a piece from one of our favorite blogs, Babble.com.  We saw a similar piece on TheStir.com  just days ago.  It is a hot topic – is pregnancy a disability?  Sure, we know some pregnancies result in significant complications, and those may easily qualify.  But does each and every pregnant woman need legal protection and “disabled” status?  Read on and share you comments below…

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Got a Cold? Which Remedies Are Safe For Pregnant Women?

Got a Cold? Which Remedies Are Safe For Pregnant Women?

by For Two Fitness December 27, 2011

TIs the season, and while coughs and colds are not exactly fitness related, they definitely have an impact on your inclination to get out there and exercise!  And of course, many women worry about the potential harms from taking medicines during pregnancy.  We came across this article on emaxhealth.com written by Kathleen Blanchard, RN, that speaks on this very subject.  Be sure to check out the last section...

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Finding Time To Workout After Baby: One Runner’s Approach to PostPartum Fitness

Finding Time To Workout After Baby: One Runner’s Approach to PostPartum Fitness

by For Two Fitness December 16, 2011

Today, we are pleased to feature guest blogger Laura Peifer, who completed her very first full marathon a year after her daughter was born!  Laura is a social worker (MSW) turned stay-at-home mom, and has been running for 11 years, including several 10k’s and half marathons.  She is passionate about running, nutrition for the whole family, and natural parenting.  You can learn more on her blog...

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Pregnant and Flying for the Holidays?

Pregnant and Flying for the Holidays?

by For Two Fitness December 03, 2011

Traveling for the holidays?  Wondering if you can fly?  We found this article by Jenn Davis in the Baltimore Sun, and thought we’d share it with our readers. 

Who wants to deliver a baby on an airplane?

Answer: No one. Not the mother-to-be and not the flight attendants, pilots or passengers.

That’s why most airlines have fairly strict requirements for women who travel near the end of their pregnancies...

 

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