Ambassador Spotlight – Margrét Elín Arnarsdóttir


by For Two Fitness

My name is Margrét Elín Arnarsdóttir. I’m Icelandic and I live in Iceland with my husband, 2 children (16 years old boy and 9 years old girl) and 2 dogs. We are expecting our 3rd child June 1st :)

I work as an airline pilot, which can be very challenging for the family, especially since my husband is also an airline pilot. We both have a generally very healthy lifestyle, loving any kind of an outdoor activity, and try to be great role models for our kids.

My favorite fit pregnancy workouts right now are CrossFit (very scaled), indoor cycling and hiking. My favorite activity is trail running but I had to give that up around week 21 of this pregnancy when I found that it was taking too much toll on my pelvis. For postpartum workouts I have always started with walking/hiking and then slowly added in weight lifting and then started running again when I got a green light from my doctor, and I plan on doing the same after this pregnancy.

My fitness philosophy is find activities that you love and make you feel good. Always set goals, no matter how small they are.

I have always been very much into sports, and through the years I have competed in handball, gymnastics, Taekwondo as well as street- and trail running, which is ongoing for me :)

My main social media accounts are IG, Snapchat and Facebook, which all have the same handle: maggaelin. I also have a Twitter account with the same handle, but I don’t use it very much.

If you would like to join the For Two Fitness Ambassador program, please click here for more information 




For Two Fitness
For Two Fitness

Author



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in The Motherhood

Did you know? : 5 Fabulous Reasons to Give Maternity Yoga a Go
Did you know? : 5 Fabulous Reasons to Give Maternity Yoga a Go

by For Two Fitness

Maternity yoga, or yoga done during the course of your pregnancy, is a safe way to exercise and can actually help prepare the body for childbirth. If you’re looking for a way to stay fit or to increase your fitness level safely during pregnancy, read on for some great reasons to give maternity yoga a try...

Read More

How To: Select Foods to Eat During Pregnancy
How To: Select Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness

Wondering what to eat when pregnant?  Many expecting moms are concerned about nutrition for themselves and their babies, and wonder about what is safe, what is best, and what is simply unfounded advice.    There are many recommendations about what to eat during pregnancy, and it can be hard to tell whether there are good reasons for avoiding or eating certain foods during pregnancy...

Read More

Behind the Scenes with For Two Fitness: The Fabrics Behind Our Clothing
Behind the Scenes with For Two Fitness: The Fabrics Behind Our Clothing

by For Two Fitness

What’s so special about performance fabrics?   Investing in top quality fabrics makes all the difference for fit, comfort, and performance. We know the For Two Fitness mom is a discerning consumer and only wants the best for herself and her baby. Read on to find out more about the technical features of our fabrics and our commitment to free you from oversized cotton tees and give you your cute gym style back!..

Read More