Fitness Corner

The Body You Create

Kerri Green-Scott

Creating bodies is hard.  It takes a lot of time and effort.  It wears on you.  Sometimes it leaves scars.  No matter what, it is always worth it.

Experts Urge Women to Exercise During Pregnancy

Kerri Green-Scott

n a recent article, the Minn Post talked about how experts and doctors are now urging women to exercise during their pregnancy. With the ever increasing numbers of interventions during labor, research is showing that exercise can reduce the likelihood of intervention. Another reason women are being urged to exercise is to reduce excessive weight gain. “In the United States, 45 percent of women begin pregnancy overweight or obese, up from 24 percent in 1983, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And 43 percent of pregnant women gain more weight than is recommended,” wrote Susan...


Mindfulness and Pregnancy

Kerri Green-Scott

So I have always felt that being mindful of what you allow into your space makes a big difference in how you view the day. Often taken as me not caring, it wasn’t so much about me not caring about how someone else felt or what they were saying, as much as it was about protecting myself from negativity. What we don’t realize many times is that negativity can create unwanted and unnecessary stress. Here is a cool article about how being mindful can not only be good for you, but also for your baby. http://www.medicaldaily.com/mindfulness-during-pregnancy-linked-healthier-birth-weight-newborns-414150


Exercise With Your Baby

Kerri Green-Scott

Can’t seem to get a workout in when the kids are wide awake? Incorporate them into the workout or even better, teach them how to workout. This mama recently took exercising with her little to a whole new level. It’s pretty awesome to see the strength and ability that her little one possesses at such an early age. http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/humankind/2017/03/01/-baby-just-held-plank-34-seconds/98480760/ #prenatalfitness#postpartumfitness#supermom


FitMom Athletics

Kerri Green-Scott

Picture it, you are 7 months pregnant and your baby bump is really filling out. You go to the gym, like you have been doing your entire pregnancy, and just as you go to perform a squat, your pants malfunction. The pants that once loyally supported your frame are now ineffective. After gathering yourself from your brief embarrassment, you head to the local maternity store or aisle at your favorite chain and buy the only maternity workout pants they have. Eager to try them out, you go to the gym with your new workout pants on.  Now you seem to...