The need and desire to workout from home WILL continue into 2021! And we've been at this long enough to know JUST what moms need to get the best workouts from home. Here's some wish list help for you to share with family and friends!
This summer, while we're feeling like we're missing out because most 'things' are cancelled, we are happy that exercising is NOT one of them! In fact, on the spectrum of safe activities to engage in right now, exercising outdoors alone or in small groups is very low risk!
The Oxford dictionary defines self-care as "the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during times of stress." Self-care is a hot topic right now, especially among mothers. What's interesting is that, while this definition is relevant across the multi-year journey that is motherhood, the actual practice of self-care takes on different meanings at different stages of motherhood.
So you've had a baby. Maybe it was six weeks ago, six months ago, or perhaps it was even six years ago, and now you want to know if it's okay to start running. Maybe you've already tried to run and felt great, or perhaps it didn't feel the same as before. Let us help point you in the right direction.
Exercises that involve getting up off of the floor are collectively referred to as “ground to standing” movement patterns. Whenever we do a burpee or stand up from a downward facing dog, we are moving through this pattern.