Pregnancy Tips

Top 5 Maternity Must-Haves

Top 5 Maternity Must-Haves

by For Two Fitness

These are not your mother’s maternity clothes. The maternity industry has changed completely over the past few decades, enabling style-seeking pregnant women to continue their love affairs with fashion. While it’s easy to go overboard when buying maternity clothes, it’s also savvy to practice restraint. Why? Because...

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Ambassador Spotlight: Natasha Pearson

Ambassador Spotlight: Natasha Pearson

by For Two Fitness

We are very pleased to introduce you to Natasha Pearson, one of the latest additions to our incredible team of Fit Mom Ambassadors.  Read more to learn about her and her fitness philosophy and where to find her online.

My name is Natasha, I am a licensed Occupational Therapist and Wellness Coach and have been working with clients of all ages and fitness levels for the past 10 years...

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Preparing for Breastfeeding – Ready, Set, Go!

Preparing for Breastfeeding – Ready, Set, Go!

by For Two Fitness

Breastfeeding offers many benefits to both mother and child. While your body is already hard at work getting ready to take on the role of breastfeeding, there are some things you can do to prepare yourself, as well. Here’s what you need to know...

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Tips from a Fit Mom: Amber Reece-Young

Tips from a Fit Mom: Amber Reece-Young

by For Two Fitness

 We are extremely pleased to introduce you to one of the newest members of our Fit Mom Ambassadors, Amber Reece-Young.  Amber is a champion trial runner, school nurse and expecting mom.  All in a day’s work!  Keep reading to learn more about Amber and for her tips on staying fit through your pregnancy...

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Did you know? : 4 Things to Keep in Mind During Your Maternity Workout

Did you know? : 4 Things to Keep in Mind During Your Maternity Workout

by For Two Fitness

Most pregnant women are well aware of the innumerable benefits of keeping fit throughout pregnancy. A consistent maternity workout routine can help to keep both you and your baby happy and healthy. Nonetheless, there are certain precautions that are important to consider prior to starting a workout regiment, as well as things to be mindful of throughout your workout routine...

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Tips & Ideas for Decorating a Nursery for Two

Tips & Ideas for Decorating a Nursery for Two

by For Two Fitness

Twice the hugs. Twice the kisses. Twice all of the amazing firsts. Being a mama-to-be of multiples is twice the fun, but it also takes twice the planning — particularly when it comes to decorating a nursery for twins. Don’t run out and buy two of everything just yet! Instead, read these tips and tricks for designing a fun and functional nursery which accommodates your two precious new family members without maxing out your space or budget...

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A Guide to Navigating Life As a Fit Mom

A Guide to Navigating Life As a Fit Mom

by For Two Fitness

Pregnancy is a time of joy, excitement, uncertainty, and change.  And, for many expecting moms, pregnancy is accompanied by an inundation of unsolicited advice from friends, acquaintances, and even strangers.   Many moms wonder how to respond to unsolicited suggestions gracefully.   Our Ambassador Lindsay Sanii gives her best advice on dealing with critics and being true to yourself...

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Be a Better Mom With This Surprising Tip

Be a Better Mom With This Surprising Tip

by For Two Fitness

We are pleased to bring you this guest post from Ambassador Shira Nelson.  Struggling to find balance between work and family and find time for yourself? In this post, Shira writes about how focusing on you can help make you a happier, healthier and better mom...

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Choosing Baby Strollers: Consider Your Needs

Choosing Baby Strollers: Consider Your Needs

by For Two Fitness

Choosing the right baby stroller will make the early years of parenting a walk in the park. The right stroller serves as an extra hand, assisting you during newborn calming walks, fitness training sessions for two, traveling with multiples, and more. There’re several different aspects you’ll want to explore to ensure the stroller you choose is the right one for both safety and travel needs...

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Beat the Winter Workout Blues

Beat the Winter Workout Blues

by For Two Fitness

We are extremely pleased to bring you the latest post in our Ambassador Spotlight Series by Ashley Harris.  Ashley writes about how to beat those dreaded Winter Blues.  Spring may be right around the corner, you may be breaking out your tank tops and shorts and admiring the budding trees, but Ashley’s advice is timeless and appropriate for anytime you find yourself in a fitness rut.  Enjoy and share with your friends that could use a fitness pick-me-up!..

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Choosing Between Cloth and Disposable Diapers: Both Offer Advantages

Choosing Between Cloth and Disposable Diapers: Both Offer Advantages

by For Two Fitness

When it comes to choosing the right diaper, there isn’t a one size fits all option, or is there? Moms have a lot of decisions to make, from their birthing centers to finding the right maternity activewear to stay fit during pregnancy, the list to consider is endless. Seeing as your child will wear a diaper for a good percentage or their early years, choosing the right one is yet another crucial decision moms must make, but what choice is right for you?..

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Yoga For Two – Om In Our Home

Yoga For Two – Om In Our Home

by For Two Fitness

We are thrilled to bring you a guest post from our amazing Ambassador Natiya Guin. Here are her tips for maintaining mental and physical balance in motherhood.

As a For Two Fitness Ambassador and an avid yogi, I learned the simplest and most profound lessons of my life through becoming a parent. The following 3 reminders keep my family living each day to the fullest...

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Running While Pregnant. Tips from The Running Teacher.

Running While Pregnant. Tips from The Running Teacher.

by For Two Fitness

Excited to continue running throughout your pregnancy? What to know what to expect from the new little runner in you? Read more for pregnancy running tips from our Ambassador Isabel Rivera, The Running Teacher, as part of our Ambassador Spotlight series:

Keep in mind that everybody and every body is different.  So please consult your physician before starting any exercise program and make sure that it’s safe for you, especially when pregnant...

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Expecting Twins?  More Staying Fit Tips

Expecting Twins? More Staying Fit Tips

by For Two Fitness

Expecting Twins? Here are some tips for preparing for a twins pregnancy from our Ambassador Marielle Burch as part of our Ambassador Spotlight series.  Check out her advice below: 

Yep, you read that right, not one but two babies….twins!...

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Including Your Partner In the Pregnancy Experience

Including Your Partner In the Pregnancy Experience

by For Two Fitness

Pregnancy is a life-changing experience — not just for the mom-to-be carrying the baby, but for dads, partners, and family too. While it’s easy to get carried away by the miraculous changes happening in your own body right now, don’t forget that your partner is also undergoing changes. By involving your husband or partner throughout your nine months of pregnancy, you can share the experience…and grow even closer in the process...

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Trying To Conceive: Preparing for Pregnancy

Trying To Conceive: Preparing for Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness

Need help trying to conceive?  Here are some tips for preparing for pregnancy from our Ambassador Amy Will as part of our Ambassador Spotlight series.  Check out her advice below:

In my previous post on the For Two Fitness® blog, I shared my experiences while training for my first post-baby marathon and soon after my husband and I decided it was time to start trying for Baby #2...

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Pregnant with Twins: How to Stay Fit

Pregnant with Twins: How to Stay Fit

by For Two Fitness

Congratulations! You’re pregnant…with twins! Twice the babies, twice the ice cream, right? Not exactly. While eating for three may involve taking in a few extra calories, it doesn’t mean gorging to your heart’s content. Nor does it necessarily mean a nine-month hiatus from your exercise regimen. But it does mean taking a gentler approach to exercise. Read on for everything you need to know about staying fit and healthy during your pregnancy with twins...

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Did you know? : 3 Surprising Facts About Pregnancy

Did you know? : 3 Surprising Facts About Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness

There are many surprising facts about pregnancy.  Pregnancy is full of many unknowns all leading up to one of life’s biggest surprises: meeting the tiny new human who now will rule your world. But even if you’ve read that dog-eared copy of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” from front to back and back again, there are still some things that you may not be expecting. Read on to learn three pregnancy facts to add to the lists of infinite reasons why pregnancy is both weird and wonderful...

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Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy

by For Two Fitness

Many women struggle with fears about weight gain during pregnancy. Gaining too much weight can lead to a number of complications, but so can not gaining enough. Let’s take a closer look at the importance of healthy weight gain during this exciting time.

So How Many Calories Does Your Baby Need?
Pop culture would have us believe pregnant women eat an endless supply of donuts, ice cream and other unhealthy foods. In many cases, this is cliche and doesn’t hold up to today’s moms-to-be who are committed to healthy pregnancies...

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Prevent Pregnancy Back Pain

Prevent Pregnancy Back Pain

by For Two Fitness

Many women experience pregnancy back pain.  The many physical changes which occur during these nine months can lead to new aches and pains. However, there are several things you can do to alleviate pregnancy back pain and find relief!  Read on…

Posture Matters
As your baby grows, so does your belly...

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Surviving the Third Trimester

Surviving the Third Trimester

by For Two Fitness

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the third trimester. Now what? The last part of the pregnancy journey represents a new and exciting time for moms-to-be, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges. Here are some third trimester pregnancy tips to see you through to the other side.

Embrace the Positive
The third trimester comes with many thrilling side effects..

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You Love Your New Baby…but Do You Love Your New Body?

You Love Your New Baby…but Do You Love Your New Body?

by For Two Fitness

You love your new baby, but do you love your new body? Read this great guest blog post by fit mom ambassador, Tamara.

Tamara Newell is a Fitness & Pilates Trainer, Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Writer and Speaker.  Creator of ‘Tamara Newell The Method’ she helps women embrace their body and enhance their beauty through individual coaching and her online program Freedom with Fitness & Food.  She is a contributor to Pilates Style Magazine and has worked with clients at the top clubs in New York City.  As a ballet dancer

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National Stroller Running Day

National Stroller Running Day

by For Two Fitness

Our fit mom ambassadors are so amazing!  One of our own, Katie McFarland, created from scratch this fantastic collaboration and the National Stroller Running Day event. Read the details below and be sure to participate...

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Fitness for the Overweight Mom-To-Be

Fitness for the Overweight Mom-To-Be

by For Two Fitness

We love fit mom ambassador, Kate’s, perspective. Read about her journey and fitness tips for the overweight mom-to-be.

I may never know what prompted me to do this, but on Christmas morning of 2013, I stepped onto my bathroom scale for the first time in months. Without disclosing any numbers, I cried to my husband the whole forty miles to my parents’ house for our annual Christmas breakfast...

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