The New CoreFX and BodyFX Technical Collection Has Arrived!

The New CoreFX and BodyFX Technical Collection Has Arrived!

by For Two Fitness November 22, 2011

Check our these amazing photos from our recent shoot in Santa Monica, CA!  The new collection has updated, sophisticated graphics and a new premium technical fabric collection.  Plus, we are manufacturing our entire line right here in Los Angeles...

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A Hiker’s Guide to Motherhood: Fitness in Poetry by Hollie Reina

A Hiker’s Guide to Motherhood: Fitness in Poetry by Hollie Reina

by For Two Fitness October 30, 2011

We are always glad to feature Hollie Reina – you’ve met her here many times before.  Thanks for continuing to keep us up to date, Hollie! Your beautiful poem brought a few tears to our eyes…

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Study: Diet and Exercise Have No Impact on Pregnancy Weight Gain?

by For Two Fitness October 19, 2011

Interesting study… (Hey, we didn’t write it! Click the paragraph below to view the original post.)

Exercising during pregnancy was safe for both moms and babies in a new study of heavy women in Brazil, but fitness classes and at-home exercises didn’t keep moms-to-be from gaining too much weight...

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Amber Miller Finishes Chicago Marathon, Then Gives Birth!

by For Two Fitness October 10, 2011

What an amazing story by Ronnie Reese and the team at the Chicago Tribune!  See the full story and video by clicking here
Amber Miller was nearly 39 weeks pregnant — expecting her second child any day — when she set off from the starting line of the Chicago Marathon Sunday...

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Have a Cleaner, "Greener", Healthier Pregnancy

Have a Cleaner, "Greener", Healthier Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness October 10, 2011

Today we are excited to feature a new guest blogger, April (AKA Mama on a Green Mission), writing about living green.  She is the mother of two boys and a baby girl due in February 2012. She’s married to a teacher and she works full time herself. She loves shopping and going to festivals and family events. She has huge interest in eco-friendly, organic and green living. In her spare time she loves blogging and doing product reviews and giveaways. You can find more of her writing and reviews at...

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Keeping "The Girls" Happy During Pregnancy: A Blogger’s Maternity Sports Bra Picks

Keeping "The Girls" Happy During Pregnancy: A Blogger’s Maternity Sports Bra Picks

by For Two Fitness October 04, 2011

Katie from www.katierunsthis.com is back to share her thoughts on pregnancy “support”, if you know what we mean.  Katie is a runner (on a brief hiatus, now a yogi!), blogger, and  soon-to-be new mom!  She’s an engineer, so you know she’s got smarts.  Here’s her journey in bounce wear…

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HUGE CLEARANCE on Maternity Fitness Clothing at For Two Fitness!

HUGE CLEARANCE on Maternity Fitness Clothing at For Two Fitness!

by For Two Fitness October 02, 2011

You know what they say – “out with the old, and in with the new”!  We are having a huge sale on maternity workout apparel for mindful mamas having active, healthy pregnancies!

We have big, exciting changes coming at For Two Fitness, so we’re liquidating our current inventory to clear the way for our new duds...

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Does This Baby Make Me Look Fat? Reflections on Early Pregnancy and Body Image

Does This Baby Make Me Look Fat? Reflections on Early Pregnancy and Body Image

by For Two Fitness September 30, 2011

Once again, we have the honor of featuring guest blogger Hollie Reina, a full time stay-at-home mom of two boys who  is pregnant with her third. She is also a professional freelance writer for www.trails.com and www.glendora.patch.com. Hollie is a two-time marathoner, a minimalist running fanatic and a former hiking and mountain biking guide in southern Utah. She is dedicated to sharing her true thoughts and stories as she navigates this pregnancy while trying to stay fit both mentally and physically...

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Celeb Tips! Fitness Guru Harley Pasternak Dishes on Hilary Duff’s Workout Routine

Celeb Tips! Fitness Guru Harley Pasternak Dishes on Hilary Duff’s Workout Routine

by For Two Fitness September 25, 2011

We were intrigued by this recent post on the “celebrity babies” section of People.com (written by Anya Leon).  Sounds as if Hilary is being advised to avoid impact, stretching, and core work.  Does this jive with your own experience or the professional advice you’ve gotten?..

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Exercise Tips from Fit Pregnancy Magazine and author Julie Tupler

Exercise Tips from Fit Pregnancy Magazine and author Julie Tupler

by For Two Fitness September 17, 2011

We love to find inspiring and educational tips in national magazines like Fit Pregnancy!  Read on for advice from Julie Tupler, author of Maternal Fitness: Preparing for a Healthy Pregnancy, an Easier Labor, and a Quick Recovery.  Sounds like the perfect triad to us!..

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Tips for Pregnant Triathletes

Tips for Pregnant Triathletes

by For Two Fitness September 01, 2011

We found this article on www.triathlon.competitor.com, and excerpted some of the sections for your enjoyment below.  Written by Jennifer Purdie, it is full of information for triathletes who want to keep training (safely) through their pregnancies.  While every woman and every pregnancy is different, and this post is not intended to substitute as medical advice, it is fun to hear former professional triathlete and expectant mom Nicole DeBoom offer her perspective on preconception and pregnancy fitness...

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Fitness in Baby Steps: Lessons Learned Across Three Pregnancies

Fitness in Baby Steps: Lessons Learned Across Three Pregnancies

by For Two Fitness August 28, 2011

Today we have the pleasure of another post by our guest blogger Hollie Reina.  You’ve already met her here, discussing how she discovered she was pregnant from tuning into her body while running.  Below, she shares her fitness philosophy, shaped by her experiences over three pregnancies…

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"Exercising Through Your Pregnancy" : A "Four Thumbs Up" Review

"Exercising Through Your Pregnancy" : A "Four Thumbs Up" Review

by For Two Fitness August 14, 2011

You’ve gotten to know our featured guest blogger, Katie Key of KatieRunsThis.com. Here, she shares her review of this classic book…

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Racing During Pregnancy: This Mom Has a New Running Partner!

Racing During Pregnancy: This Mom Has a New Running Partner!

by For Two Fitness August 11, 2011

Today, we are honored to introduce another wonderful guest, Megan Ake, a 27 year old English teacher, avid runner, and completely gorgeous blogger and mom-to-be!  Read on as Megan shares her approach to running, now that she has an extra passenger along for the ride…

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Expert Post: Get Your Abs Back After Baby

Expert Post: Get Your Abs Back After Baby

by For Two Fitness August 08, 2011

Today we introduce expert Celeste Goodson, the owner of  MomBod Fitness and developer of the ReCORE program.  Celeste  has a B.S. in Fitness and Wellness Management and is certified through ACE as an Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist. Celeste has a passion for women’s  fitness, is a mom of 3 herself, and is a Boston Marathon qualifier.  She explains the physical effects of pregnancy on the core, and offers suggestions for preventing strength loss during pregnancy and regaining it postpartum…

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Tuning In – How Running Told Her She Was Pregnant

Tuning In – How Running Told Her She Was Pregnant

by For Two Fitness August 04, 2011

Today, we introduce Hollie Reina, a 32 year old freelance journalist and full-time mother of two,  now  nine weeks pregnant with her third baby. She lives in southern California and is a marathoner and would-be triathlete (her half-ironman plans are on pause due to this pregnancy) with a passion for the outdoors, running, cycling.  In fact, she was once a professional hiking and mountain biking guide for two fancy outdoorsy spas in Utah.  Read on as she tells the tale of the moment she realized she was pregnant…

 

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Bouncing Back: One Mom’s Journey to Her Healthiest Body After Pregnancy

Bouncing Back: One Mom’s Journey to Her Healthiest Body After Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness August 01, 2011

Today, we have Toni – a mother of two, RN, and blogger of all things health, fitness, and life balance.   Her youngest baby is a toddler now, and she shares her take on healthy pregnancy weight gain, and getting her body back after her babies were born…

 

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Pregnancy Fitness Set-Back: Strategies for Coping with an Injury

Pregnancy Fitness Set-Back: Strategies for Coping with an Injury

by For Two Fitness July 28, 2011

You’ve already met Dawn Weinberger, a runner, writer, and avid subscriber to the principles of Paleo nutrition.  Today, she shares her strategies for dealing with a painful injury that kept her from her usual routine…

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Slowing Down: New Workout Rules for the Second Half of Pregnancy

Slowing Down: New Workout Rules for the Second Half of Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness July 25, 2011

You’ve already met Jen, a health writer, runner, blogger, and (finally!) mom-to-be.  You’ve seen her here on our blog, and perhaps on her own site, This Runners Trials.  She’s giving us an update, some super cute pics, and her rules for the road…

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"Stunners" (stylish runners): Is the rise of cute running gear anti-feminist?

"Stunners" (stylish runners): Is the rise of cute running gear anti-feminist?

by For Two Fitness July 22, 2011

In this month’s issue of Runner’s World (and on  RunnersWorld.com : “Fastinistas!” ), there is an article on fashion among female runners, and the various apparel companies that outfit them.   What struck us most wasn’t in the article – it was the comments.  We’ve excerpted a few of them below, along with the intro of the article,  which you can read in full here...

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Celebrity Pregnancy Secret: Jessica Alba (isn’t getting her pre-baby body back)

by For Two Fitness July 21, 2011

Salon.com recently posted this piece, written by Mary Elizabeth Williams.  We found it to be in contrast to all the recent “mommyrexia” coverage…

Jessica Alba isn’t getting her pre-baby body back

“Jessica Alba isn’t getting her pre-baby body back.  The actress admits motherhood has changed her — why can’t more stars do likewise?”..

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Running While Pregnant: Slow is the New Fast

Running While Pregnant: Slow is the New Fast

by For Two Fitness July 16, 2011

Here’s a brand new, delightful post by our very own guest blogger, Katie Key.  You’ve already met Katie  here on our blog, or perhaps on her blog, Katie Runs This.  Maybe you already follow her on Twitter – if not, you should!  Stay tuned for more from Katie right here, as she shares her pregnancy journey with us...

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Eating for Two? A Registered Dietitian’s Advice for Prenatal Nutrition

by For Two Fitness July 13, 2011

We are pleased to welcome registered dietitian and mom Alison Barkman for another guest post, this time featuring her expert advice on pregnancy nutrition.  
While studying to become a registered dietitian, pregnancy was a small chunk of the curriculum squeezed among various science, management, and medical nutrition therapy courses. The true hands-on training for nutrition during pregnancy came when I counseled expectant mommies and during my own 9 months of pregnancy avoiding sushi, a glass of wine, or a yummy roast beef sandwich....

 

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Hiking the Chief at 34 Weeks, and A (First!) Triathlon at 9 Months: One Fit Mom, Indeed!

Hiking the Chief at 34 Weeks, and A (First!) Triathlon at 9 Months: One Fit Mom, Indeed!

by For Two Fitness July 08, 2011

It isn’t everyday that we get to know someone like Carli (AKA One Fit Mom ), a 31 year old fitness enthusiast living in Vancouver and seriously challenging conventional pregnancy guidelines regarding physical activity.  Thank you, Carli, for sharing this post with us!  Read on for her inspiring story of some serious feats very late in pregnancy…

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