Category Archives: 15 Minutes or Less

Aerial Silk Stretches – E/TS

Aerial Silks: Basic Beginner Stretches for hanging silks on fit2b.com

You’ve seen the dangling people doing acrobatics on silky scarves, and they make it look so easy. Even the most simple hanging poses look a little scary though, right? What if we start with the utter basics, no fancy dangles, and use the silks for support and simple stretches? Ah, now that would be the […]

Lazy Weights – M/TS

Have you ever been so tired, and you know you need to lift weights, but you don’t even want to get off the couch? What if you could start your weight workout right there? Lazy Weights is an idea that came to me when someone mentioned the card game “crazy eights” while I was sitting […]

Pull-Up Prep Exercises – M/TS

Learn how to perform pull-ups at home with safe strategies for Diastasis Recti - fit2b.com

Learning how to do pull-ups and gaining the strength to do them is an ongoing “use it or lose it” journey. This routine will teach you 6 progressive steps to improve your ability to do a pull-up! When I was in middle school, like, maybe 6th grade, I could beat all the kids – even […]

Kelly’s Simple Stretches

Kelly's Simple Stretches - Top 5 stretches for great abs and a strong body - fit2b.com

A tight muscle has trouble being a strong muscle. As we lay the foundation of strength in your core, we also need to open up those tight spots and loosen up any restrictions. We asked Kelly, founder of The Tummy Team, for her 5 favorite basic stretches that would benefit anyone making a fresh start, […]

Transverse Training Ab Exercise Routine

Adding small, easy motions to the most basic core work in a seated position should be simple, right? What if it's not easy because your abs need a minute? Don't we all when we first wake up? Your core is waking up again, and this routine will help your core recalibrate during some seated and standing motions that will enable you to quickly make progress. - fit2b.com

Adding small, easy motions to the most basic core work in a seated position should be simple, right? What if it’s not easy because your abs need a minute? Don’t we all when we first wake up? Your core is waking up again, and this ab exercise routine for your transverse abdominus will help your […]

Color Series: Silver Home Workout Videos

Join Fit2B for 6 Silver-Themed Workouts that will improve your muscular strength, bone density, balance, body tone, and gluteal mass - fit2b.com

The following “SILVER” workouts are the eighth and final installment in our Color Series of home workout videos, a 2-year project which uses color themes to explore the core, breath, and motion. I dyed my hair to match each part of the series, and I also provided cues, wore fun outfits, and set each stage in […]

Color Series: Pink Home Workout Videos

Pink Themed home workout videos from fit2b.com - The Color Series

The following “PINK” workouts were the seventh installment in our Color Series of home workout videos which uses centralized themes of color to explore the core, breath, and motion. The Color Series was a 2-year project that was completed in January of 2021. It reflects 8 colors and contains almost 50 inspiring workouts. Now remember, this […]

Color Series: Green Home Workout Videos

Green Color Series of Home Workout Videos - fit2b.com

The following green home workout videos are the sixth installment in our Color Series of home workout videos, a project designed to explore fitness around colorful themes that improve our connection to core, breath, and motion. Upon completion, The Color Series will reflect 8 colors and contain a total of 40-50 workouts. Prior to “The […]

Kelly’s Lower Body Workout, a Thorough Thigh Workout

Lower Body Workout for Diastasis Recti with LPT Kelly Dean on fit2b.com

Join licensed physical therapist Kelly Dean of The Tummy Team and award-winning master swimmer Kelly Dean for Kelly’s Lower Body Workout, a thorough diastasis-aware thigh workout that’s all standing, all tummysafe, and all fun + simplicity! She uses a chair to assist balance in some of the movements, and her cheerful professional cues will leave […]

FREE Walking Meditation {Audio Download}

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For this walking meditation: Find a place to recline on your bed or couch. Press play and get comfortable while the introduction to the track plays. Then let my voice guide you on a “pretend” walk. You will visualize how your body moves while walking, practice your alignment in your mind, and imagine the terrain […]

Color Series: Black Home Exercise Workouts

Color Series: Black Home Exercise Workouts - Fit2B.com - Fit2B Color Series - Black Bouncing: Grab a bouncy ball and experience time flying as you move your body while improving your eye-hand coordination + get a great workout! - fit2b.com

The following “black” workouts are the fourth installment in our Color Series of home workout videos which is exploring breath and motion around central themes. Upon completion, The Color Series will reflect 8 colors and contain a total of 40-50 workouts. For extra fun, I’m dressing and dying my hair to match each color! Purple […]

Color Series: Orange Home Exercise Workouts

Color Series: Orange Home Exercise Workouts - Fit2B.com - Orange Obliques Workout - The Color Series

When I surveyed our fans on Instagram to ask what ORANGE means to them, just like the rest of The Color Series so far, I received a huge variety of answers: Autumn, shelter, caution, hunter safety, optimism, caution cones, pumpkins, warmth, happiness, the orange fruit, Vitamin C, showing off, beauty, wealth, endurance, strength, the value […]

Color Series: Red Home Exercise Videos

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When I surveyed our fans on Instagram to ask what RED means to them, I received a huge variety of answers: Passion, fire, danger, pledging to stay drug-free, safety, caution, anger, HIV awareness, hearts, fire trucks, poppies, robin breasts, love, and blood. It’s a color that evokes strong – sometimes conflicting – feelings, and it […]

Kids Weightlifting

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Members asked for a basic weight training video for children, and this is our answer: Sadie and I partnered to teach kids how to breathe, align, and have fun while lifting some easy weights. This isn’t about helping kids bulk up or trim down. This is about learning form and technique that will improve coordination […]

Color Series: Purple

Color Series: Purple Workout - Fit2B.com - Purple stands for many things: Victory, royalty, sorrow, epilepsy awareness, opioid addiction awareness, recovery, processing, our crowns. Check out Fit2b's “purple” workouts where we explore those concepts through breath and motion. These home workout videos are the first in the spectrum of specialized routines slated to release throughout 2019. Upon completion, The Color Series will reflect 5 colors and contain a total of 25-30 workouts. For extra fun, I’ll be dressing and dying my hair to match each theme! https://fit2b.us/color-series-purple/ #homefitness #diastasisrecti #fit2b #homeworkout #color #colorseries #healthyishappy #workoutathome #coreworkout #core #pilates #homeworkouts #abs #muscle #cardio #strong #exercise #squat #strength #purplehair #purple

“I’m going to dye my hair a bunch of different colors when I turn 40 and film a bunch of colorful workouts to go with them,” is what I told my friends a couple years ago. I kept my word, and here are the first PURPLE workouts in the new FIt2B Color Series!

Transverse Flow – M/TS

Transverse Flow Workout: Add some gentle transverse pulses to key positions and find your core in new ways! - Fit2b.com

Filmed in the Autumn of 2018 – thus the happy bat and fall foliage on the fireplace mantel – this full body workout routine will elevate your abdominals’ game. As we go through this Yoga flow, we add some gentle transverse pulses to key positions. You’ll find your core in new ways! Isn’t it amazing […]

Sail Away Kids Workout

Sail Away!" Workout for kids on fit2b.com

So many exercises and poses have names that come from sailing, water, fish, and boats! Join us for this fun maritime-themed routine that will put a smile on the face of every child, young and old. Sadie made her debut in Fit2B routines when she was just a toddler, and out of all the children […]

Yoga for Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – E/TS

Yoga for Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction (SPD) on fit2b.com - fit2b.com - If you have a sore pelvis or pubic bones, this workout is what you need on fit2b.com

Sore pubic bones are very common in women who are pregnant or recently given birth. This is because the bones stretch apart to make room for the baby to come out. Sometimes, the bones do “too good of a job” at widening, and if your core muscles are weak as well, then your pelvis will […]

Plank Progressions – M/TS

If you’re wanting to learn how to do planks safely and with good technique WITHOUT redamaging your diastasis recti, this 4-part video is what you need! It’s designed to start you with the most basic concepts of planking, encourage you to practice those, and then motivate you to come back for the next part. Please […]

Wall Yoga – M/TS

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If you have a bit of blank wall – or if you can easily move furniture out of the way – your home’s very structure can offer some stability and depth to key Yoga positions. This short yet thorough sequence peaks with “Balancing Half Moon” and features many wonderful warming motions + final relaxation with […]

Workout In The Car – E/TS

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If you’ve ever been stuck in a vehicle, feeling stiff and longing to move, this routine will save you from some sore muscles!You’d be amazed at all the motions you can do while remaining safely buckled in your car seat. If you will not have internet service on your trip, we recommend “pre-loading” the video […]

Neck Routine 2 – E/TS/R

New NECK workout with stretches and releases! - fit2b.com

Beth is back with a whole new set of releases and stretches for your scalines and other muscles which support the head and neck. If you love our original Neck Routine but have always craved more, you’ll enjoy this second installment for sure. If you have a premium membership, you also have access to our […]

Tai Chi Inspired Core – E/TS/P

Tai Chi Inspired Core Workout for prenatal and postnatal fitness recovery - fit2b.com

Enjoy this standing core workout inspired by Tai Chi with our adorably pregnant guest instructor Gillian Sukachevin. At the time of this filming, she was 19 weeks along and promising us a few more routines including a “Feeding Routine” once baby arrives. Not only is Gill a talented Tai Chi instructor, she is also the […]

E/TS – Prenatal Barre-Inspired Workout

Join special guest instructor, Dr. Shannon Anhorn DC, who filmed this beautifully gentle, prenatal barre-inspired routine while she was in her 2nd trimester with twin boys! Dr. Anhorn is a contributor to our Experts on Diastasis Recti ecourse, and she’s also my personal chiropractor. She is the founder of Cloud Chiropractic that operates within The […]

M/TS – Kelly’s Big Band Workout

M/TS - Kelly's Big Band Workout - Fit2B.com - Kelly's Big Band Workout with Bodylastics - Tummysafe Fitness with Fit2B.com

If you were to visit the guest star of this workout, Kelly Dean, in person at The Tummy Team core rehab clinic in Camas, Washington USA, you’d likely see several sets of BodyLastics gear which is what she uses and recommends with many of her clients. Beth has used them during appointments, and so have […]

E/TS – Basic Breath Work

E/TS - Basic Breath Work - fit2b.com

What could be easier than sitting in a chair while connecting to your core? How about getting into a position where gravity helps you do some of the work? When we are upright, even in a chair, gravity is pulling our weak tissues down and out. If we lay down, lift our hips and support […]

M/TS – Classic Flow A

In traditional yoga, if you practice in the classic style, several rounds of sun salutations or Suryanamaskara are woven into nearly every class. The most simple sun salutation is often called “Surya A” and the more complicated version is “Surya B.” This string of motions hasn’t been included in Fit2B because an INHALE is often […]

E/TS – Shoulder Stretches

E/TS - Shoulder Stretches - Fit2B.com - Beautiful Shoulder Stretching Routine

When your shoulders are bound up tight, that tension carries over to our neck, jaw, chest, core… it’s no fun! So let’s relax and release our deltoid {shoulder} muscles during this delightful set of moves that I’ve been using almost daily to keep my own clavicles out of my ears! This routine would go nicely […]

K – Basic Kicks & Punches with Owen

Do you have children who want to learn the basics of self-defense but you’re not sure they’re ready for full-on lessons and training? Why not start them here and see if it builds their interest? Owen was just 7 when we launched Fit2B and now he’s 13 with 3 years of Tae Kwon Do under his […]

E/TS – Scarf Down Some Stretches

Scarf down some stretches... with a scarf? -fit2b.com

On a colder day recently, I was watching Netflix and not feeling like “exercising.” However, I forced myself to just start by standing up and stretching a bit while I watched the show, and as I got warmer, I took off my scarf that I’d been wearing in our drafty farm house. Only I didn’t put […]

M/TS – Lorraine’s Barre Workout

M/TS - Lorraine's Barre Workout - fit2b.com

Please welcome guest instructor Lorraine Scapens of Pregnancy Exercise in New Zealand. Lorraine has contributed to many sections on Fit2B including our “Experts on Diastasis Recti” ecourse, and I consider her a close colleague and friend. While I provide ongoing fitness, she has sever stellar programs that align well with what I do. I’m thrilled […]

P/TS – Labor Prep

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It such an honor to have been bombarded with requests for a video that explains and demonstrates various movements that can be practiced by a woman preparing for labor and delivery. Next to fitness, birth is my favorite thing to discuss and research, and I’ve been passionate about it since I read my first birth book at […]

C/TS – Wall Workout with Beth

Wall Workout with Bethany - fit2b.com

Oh! Such a sweet surprising challenge to the whole body, this short – yet full – total body routine brings the whole body to bear strongly on your core. Forgive the heavy breathing, but these moves are challenging and Bethany was JUST getting over strep throat while filming this! Also, this routine features our very […]

E/TS/R – Neck Routine

Neck Routine - fit2b.com

Oh the neck… how small it seems, yet how important is it’s role? Very! If the muscles in your neck are tight they cause headaches and pull the rest of you out of alignment. If you’re out of alignment, your neck will be tight. It’s a vicious circle, and one that we here at Fit2B […]

E/TS – Foam Rolling Routine

Foam Rolling Routine - fit2b.com

Foam rolling is an excellent way to stretch muscles from the middle, but this form of myofascial release is often demonstrated with crunch-like motions that can damage the connective tissue of the core… talk about irony! In this introductory routine, Bethany demonstrates a year of careful research and collaboration with other experts as she brings […]

M/TS – Kettlebell Workout I

KettleBell Workout I - fit2b.com

Kettlebell training is very popular right now, but most of the moves are demonstrated in such a fast and hyper-extended manner that most of the general videos on YouTube that show how to work with kettlebells are unsafe for the beginner exerciser or anyone with knee, hip, shoulder and core injuries such as diastasis recti […]

K – Floor Yoga for Tweens & Teens

Floor Yoga for Teens & Tweens - fit2b.com

How much time do your kids spend on the floor? Not much, right? They sit at tables or desks. They lounge in chairs and on sofas. Yet their ability to get around on the floor will become more crucial as they pass their prime and begin to age… hopefully with grace. Get your teen or […]

TS/C – Insane Upper Body

Insane Upper Body - fit2b.com

As we build our own set of slightly insane workouts, you must be aware that this series will leave you with more “muscle reminders” that you exercises. If you are too sore to lift your arms the next day, that’s not a good thing. Working should fatigue your muscles without hurting you or hindering your […]

E/TS – Mula Bandha

Mula Bandha - fit2b.com

According to our members, this routine is where many things click. It’s where all the pieces from the other Foundational Five “F5” fall into place. Mula means root or source and Bandha means lock or bond. Simply put, it’s about controlling the root-like bundle of nerve connections at your trunk’s base. I have to tell […]

E/K/TS – Mommy & Me

Mommy & Me - fit2b.com

Have a baby who wants to come along for the ride? Introduce him/her to movement with mommy just a few minutes at a time. This 12-minute session makes a great warm-up for mom or dad. A baby carrier such as an Ergo or Snugli is needed, and if you start while your child is small, […]

E/TS – Warrior Workout I

Warrior Workout - fit2b.com

We have several warrior workouts, but this one was filmed specifically to be very tummy safe for those with diastasis. We actually renamed our warrior workouts so that the first one is the safest one for those with core-strength issues, while the second one offers fewer core queues and slightly more intense options. If you have […]

Thigh Workout

Thigh Workout - Fit2B.com - 15-Minute TummySafe Thigh Workout for Diastasis Recti

Thighs. We all have two sets of them, and they need care and attention like all the rest of our body parts. Did you know we have THREE routines dedicated to these lovelies? This one you’re about to do is actually an updated, refilmed version of the original done in 2011 which you can see […]

E/TS – Standing Chair Yoga

Standing Chair Yoga - fit2b.com

If you worry about your balance, or you are still finding your yoga legs, try this short routine to further your progress. Bethany shows you how to use a chair to stabilize yourself through all of the movements. Two Tummy Safe Tips: When you do the “Cats & Cows” at the end of the workout, […]