Prenatal/Postnatal Fitness

Exercising After a C-Section

Figuring out when and how to start exercising after having a baby is tricky — especially if you’re recovering from…

2 months ago

What to Know About Postpartum Exercise

During the "fourth trimester," it's important to respect your body's recovery time and ease back into a fitness routine.

2 years ago

How to Exercise in Your Third Trimester

If you stay active and support your body's needs, you'll improve your mindset prior to labor and boost your chances…

2 years ago

How to Exercise in Your Second Trimester

Just because you can doesn't mean you should. Continue to strengthen areas of your body that will support you during…

2 years ago

How to Exercise in Your First Trimester

The key? Respecting early symptoms of pregnancy and being willing to adapt.

2 years ago

How to Exercise When You’re Pregnant

These guidelines and training tips for prenatal and postpartum fitness can help keep you strong and safe through pregnancy and…

2 years ago

Jessica Tobin’s Success Story

One woman shares hard-earned lessons from her postpartum recovery to help others recognize the importance of persistence, self-care, and patience.

2 years ago

How to Exercise Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Brooke Cates, founder of the Bloom Method, explains why innovative core exercises can help expecting and postnatal women.

3 years ago

What I Wish I Had Known About Exercise and Healing As a New Mom

Digital content specialist Casie Leigh Lukes shares some dos and don’ts about movement for new mothers.

3 years ago

Pregnancy and Your Core

How does being pregnant and giving birth affect core health?

3 years ago

Nutritional Supplements May Decrease Postpartum Blues

A trio of supplements supports brain changes in women during postpartum.

4 years ago

COMING CLEAN: A Bright and Uncertain Pregnancy

My midwife and doula assure me there’s a healthy baby in my belly. That’s all I know.

4 years ago

COMING CLEAN: Building Postpartum Body Confidence

How my toddler’s swim class has taught me to embrace my postpartum body — and swimsuit season.

5 years ago

5 Lessons for My Postpartum Self

The first year as a new mom has been a whirlwind. These tips would have served me well at eight…

5 years ago

COMING CLEAN: How Prenatal Yoga Helped Me Love My Pregnancy

Pregnancy is nine months of uncertainty, but it doesn't need to be filled with fear. What prenatal yoga taught me…

6 years ago

Expert Answers: Working Out While Pregnant

Should I temper my workouts now that I’m pregnant?

6 years ago

A 10-Minute Prenatal Yoga Sequence (Video)

Blooma Yoga founder Sarah Longacre guides us through a 10-minute prenatal sequence that's designed to help moms-to-be prepare for birth.…

6 years ago

Fitness Fix: Strengthening Your Pelvic-Floor Muscles

Strengthen your pelvic-floor muscles with these two simple exercises.

6 years ago

ESPRIT DE SHE: Prepping for My First Post-Baby 5K

Senior editor Jamie Martin shares plans for her first athletic event after the arrival of her baby girl this summer.

8 years ago

Yoga For Me, Yoga for Mamas

Digital initiatives manager Jamie Martin shares her journey toward becoming a prenatal yoga teacher.

8 years ago