pregnancy

Zen Gray is a longtime fitness coach, motivator, and comedienne. Now she's a newly expecting mom, as well. Find out what Zen was like when she was a little kid who just couldn't sit still.
I was getting frustrated with my lack of weight loss in preparation for my fitness competition - and then I discovered that I'm pregnant! Time to reset my goals and my nutrition and fitness plan.
You may have heard of the hormone relaxin in reference to pregnant women, but we all have it - men and women. Does it and your cycle play a part in injury, specifically ACL injury, in women?
Diastasis recti can happen to anyone, from newborn babies to athletes with six-pack abs. Here are 5 facts that everyone should know about abdominal separation, pregnant or not.
The International Cesarean Awareness Network, or ICAN, provides education and support for women who have had c-sections and want to attempt a natural birth.
As a pregnant woman, what if you could relieve morning sickness and joint pain, and have a sense of well-being all because of one activity? Well, then it's time you try swimming.
Numerous studies do show that a healthy, fit mom produces a healthy, fit baby. Building a strong body can lead to an easier pregnancy, better recovery, and a vibrant baby.
Studies show most people don't get as much choline as they need. This is particularly critical for breastfeeding and expecting moms. Find out why it's important and get a great egg recipe, too.
You may have heard the word doula, but do you know what a doula actually does? A doula is not a nurse or a midwife, but a special supporter there for the mother, during and after childbirth.
A few years ago I found myself in a bit of a low. I was training with no real purpose or goals. Then one day I told myself, "I'm going to be the best I can be." For me, this means being BirthFIT.
Lately there has been a bit of a pregnancy boom at our CrossFit gym. I was fascinated to talk to these women about their workouts, giving birth, and recovery and how CrossFit helped.
I was skeptical of a raw pregnancy diet at first. Can a raw diet provide all the nutrients that mom and baby need? As a mom myself I was curious, so I did some studying.
Bone loss may be a normal part of the aging process, but it doesn’t have to cause problems. Prevent accelerated bone loss and related conditions with these four simple steps.
Kettlebell guru Lauren Brooks brings her expertise as a mom to her pregnancy workout DVD, "Baby Bells" - this DVD is effective, unique, and safe for women in all three trimesters.
There are volumes of info on emotional preparation for a c-section, but for active moms that isn’t enough. Moms need to know prenatal exercise isn’t only meant to prepare for vaginal birth.
When I was pregnant I learned eating a paleo diet actually provided some of the most important vitamins & minerals need for me and my baby. Read on to find out why paleo is great for pregnancy!
When I was pregnant I became fascinated with the hypothesis prenatal exercise can actually IMPROVE athletic performance after delivery.