Category Archives: Fit2B Magazine

PTSD Workout Pathway

According to the Mayo Clinic, Post–traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Psychology Today has reported multiple studies and research endeavors proving that exercise […]

FREE Walking Meditation {Audio Download}

Comfort Course Overview Playground - Fit2B.com - Comforting the Core: Moving Through Miscarriage & Infant Loss

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 […]

Taping Diastasis Recti: How to Use Kinesiology Tape on Separated Abs

Taping Diastasis Recti: How to Use Kinesiology Tape on Separated Abs - Fit2B.com - Fit2B knows busy moms are wondering not only “Is splinting my abs a good idea for my diastasis recti?” but also, “Would kinesiology taping help me during my postpartum workouts?” Click through as we discuss this and free videos to help you find what work will work for you at your stage of postpartum recovery. #diastasis #diastasisrecti #fit2b #busymoms #postpartum

In the 2008 Olympics, a volleyball player named Kerri Walsh Jennings won gold while wearing Kinesio Tape, which had been invented in the 1970s by Kenzo Kase, a chiropractor in Japan. Suddenly, the concept of taping trouble spots went mainstream, but using tape on tummies with Diastasis Recti has only recently gained attention. In this […]

Does Doming Equal Diastasis Recti?

Does Doming Equal Diastasis? - Fit2B.com - Fit2B knows core exercises have busy moms asking, “Should I be worried that my belly is bulging?” and “Does doming equal diastasis recti?” Click through and let us connect you to a free video and let us connect you with the answers and home exercises that you can trust will keep your core safe. #fit2b #diastasisrecti #workouts #exercises #fitness #homeexercises

If your abs make weird shapes when you sit up, lean back, or do crunches, that can tell you a lot about your core. Doming can be a physical sign of abdominal separation and dysfunction, but does doming equal Diastasis Recti every time it happens? Here’s a video with my thoughts on bellies that dome, […]

4 Exercises for a Safe Return to Running After Baby

4 Exercises for a Safe Return to Running After Baby - Fit2B.com - Fit2B knows it’s a sad day for many postpartum women when they try to return to running, only to discover it doesn’t feel right. If you’re a woman who has had a baby (or several) and you want to make a safe, strategic return to running so you can avoid injuring yourself or making your prolapse, incontinence, or diastasis recti worse, click through for the free video. #diastasis #diastasisrecti #diastasisrectiworkouts #fit2b #homefitness #exercise #free #guide #postpartum #running #run

Straight up, I’m not a runner, but I have trained a lot of clients who thrive better when they can run. It’s a sad day for many women when they try to return to running after having a baby, only to discover it doesn’t feel right: their bladders may leak, their abs may pooch out […]

New: Shareable Story Images for Your Instagram

Instagram story shareable about January 2020 fitness & workout goals! - Fit2B.com - Instagram story shareable about January 2020 fitness & workout goals! Save this image then post it to your IG story with your answers in the blanks! Be sure to tag us!

NEW: Shareables for your IG & FB Stories! While I spend a lot of time sharing information about Diastasis Recti and home fitness, personally, I have always loved those cute images that let me copy and share a picture that has blanks for me to fill in, circles for “either/or” questions, and “get to know […]

Ways to Move Your Tissues beyond Exercise

Ways to Move Your Tissues Beyond Exercise - Fit2B.com - Fit2B knows what it's like to be a busy mom trying to do all the things including exercise. But what if fitness goals shouldn’t just be about workouts, but about purposeful movement? Could massage therapy count? Click through for a short video and blog to spark new ideas on how movement can work for your healthy lifestyle! #fitnessmotivation #fitness #homeexercise #busymoms #busymomworkouts #fitnessgoal #exercise #exercising #fit2b #diastasis #diastasisrecti #homeworkout #movement #healthy

What if “working out” isn’t the only way to exercise, move your tissues, and strengthen your body?  Moving tissues beyond exercise is easier than you think! When we go beyond thinking of movement as exercise that repetitively shifts one or several parts of our body from one spot to another and we start to look for […]

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 […]

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Beth’s Big Band Routine – M/TS

Beth's Big Bodylastics Band Routine - fit2b.com

Home Workout with Bodylastics Bands

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Announcing NEW TummySafe Fit Pro CEU course!

Announcing NEW TummySafe Fitness Professional CEU Course! - Fit2B.com

If you work with people who are dealing with diastasis recti and other symptoms of core dysfunction, you need to understand their fitness choices. Even more importantly, if you are a fitness instructor, personal trainer, physical therapist, body worker, chiropractor, or anyone who prescribes exercises of any sort, you need to know how to teach […]

Fit2B Celebrating 8 Years! Sale & Giveaway!

Fit2B Sale! - fit2b.com

  We are celebrating our 8th anniversary with wonderful giveaways here and a massive 25% off sale here! One of the things you can win here is a MOBOT foam rolling water bottle! But now, some personal thoughts as I look back over the past 8 years of building this business from scratch and plenty of literal […]

Instagram Highlights – A huge thanks to Dr. Michelle

March Movement + Fitness - Fit2B.com

A huge thanks to Dr. Michelle @femalesinfinefettle for having me on your amazing podcast to talk about fitness impacts on hormones and vice versa! I had a lot of fun recording this while walking in the sunshine, and her questions really kept the show moving!! Find it on iTunes and subscribe 🏃🏽‍♀️p.s. I have no […]

Instagram Highlights – Started brewing a batch of kombucha yesterday

Image of Good Earth Tag - Fit2B.com

Started brewing a batch of kombucha yesterday (see profile for link to my fermenting adventures) and THIS made me smile because it’s what @chrisbehnke asked me at a Christmas party in 2009 which led to he and I starting to film #fit2b workouts 8 years ago this month 😍 this dream we are chasing – […]

How We Launched a Successful Online Fitness Business

How We Launched a Successful Online Fitness Business - Fit2B.com - #fitness #onlinefitness #business

Here we are, about to celebrate eight years of filming TummySafe, diastasis-aware workouts for members in 45 countries worldwide, and I get asked all the time: How do I do it? How have we managed to launch a successful online fitness website and keep it running this long? How do I juggle exercise, motherhood, being […]

Instagram Highlights – It’s been snowing here, which is as it should be since it is winter

Instagram Highlights - Quote from Instagram about strength - fit2b.com

It’s been snowing here, which is as it should be since it is winter ❄️ a season of rest and rehab can feel long, but I promise: the improved function and pain-free motion is worth it! The dry underwear is worth it! The new strategies that improve your ability to work even harder are worth […]

Instagram Highlights – Behind the scenes of filming 5-Minute Chest Exercises February 20th 2018

Instagram highlights - Behind the scenes of filming 5-minute chest exercises February 20th 2018 - Fit2b.com

Behind the scenes of filming 5-Minute Chest Exercises ⭐this took two attempts since one transition didn’t film as #diastasisrecti aware as I liked. So I redid the whole thing with a different transition. That’s right, it wasn’t even one of the exercises, but a transition between exercises that nagged the edges of my mind. I […]

Instagram Highlights – ❄️#snowday

Instagram Highlights - Snow Day from Instagram - fit2b.com - Beth having snow day, with gloves

❄️#snowday #returntoplay #fitmom #fit2b #pacificnorthWET #functionalfitness #sledding #squats #lunges #hikesliderepeat #fitspo #keepitreal #getoutthere #getoffthecouch #patagonia #columbia #fit2bmama A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Feb 19, 2018 at 10:45am PST

Instagram Highlights – Be sure to watch our live story

Instagram Highlights - Wall Stretch from Wall Yoga - fit2b.com

Be sure to watch our live story ☝🏼☝🏼with clips from several of the exercise routines we filmed today including this beautiful, peaceful wall yoga workout ⭐️many thanks to today’s #fit2b film crew @chrisbehnke & @alicebehnke ☀️#wallyoga #homefitness #filmallthemoves #diastasisrecti #tummysafe #homeworkout #onlinefitness #onlineworkouts #familyfriendly #modest #digitalfitness #digitalworkout #modifiedplank A post shared by Beth Learn – […]

Instagram Highlights – New on the #fit2b blog: my actual reading list from 2017

Instagram Highlights - Reading Quote from Instagram - fit2b.com

📚New on the #fit2b blog: my actual reading list from 2017 + what I’m (hopefully) trying to read this year 📚link in profile, then go to blog 📚#readingallthebooks #fitreaders #strongmind #educatedwoman #strongreader #readingfitness #1000gifts #onlinefitness #homefitness #homeschool A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Feb 14, 2018 at 8:02am PST

Instagram Highlights – I don’t exercise so I can workout more.

Instagram Highlights - I don't exercise so I can workout more. - fit2b.com

I don’t exercise so I can workout more. I exercise so I can do life stronger. Like today: we went snowshoeing with dear friends, one of whom is my executive assistant for fit2b.com 👩‍❤️‍👩 love this gal 💪🏼I think we will be sore tomorrow after doing about 6 miles total on the #pinemarten and #junelake […]

Instagram Highlights – Coffee work date with my executive assistant

Instagram Highlights - Coffee work date - fit2b.com -

Coffee work date with my executive assistant Erika who helps keep #fit2b running smoothly. She brought her own #drpepper 😆#girlbosses #coffee #workdate #oldtownbattleground #workingmoms #wahmlife #keepitreal #nohaters #homefitness #diastasis #homeworkout #diastasisrecti #streamingfitness #yoga #streamingworkouts #pilates #digitalworkout #behindthescenes #strongbeauty #digitalfitness #customerservice #familyfriendly #exercise A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Feb 7, 2018 […]

Instagram Highlights – When you give #fit2b to a new mama, it won’t offend her because we aren’t about weightloss.

Instagram Highlights - fit2b gift certificate - Fit2B.com

When you give #fit2b to a new mama, it won’t offend her because we aren’t about weightloss. We are about recovery & strength, flexibility & feeling fabulous again🌟We have workout videos that fit any schedule… and closed captioning for those quiet times 🌛Checkout our Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Programs as well as our memberships! 💪🏼Gift […]

Instagram Highlights – NEW FIT2B WORKOUT RELEASE: please give a warm welcome to “Mellow Slow Flow”

Instagram Highlights - screenshot mellow slow flow - fit2b.com

NEW FIT2B WORKOUT RELEASE: please give a warm welcome to “Mellow Slow Flow” which is a yummy yoga routine lasting 20 minutes. It’s rated as moderate for those who are ready for more after having mastered my basic #tummysafe cues for #diastasis awareness in Classic Flow A and B 🙏🏻it includes transitional plank progressions and […]

Instagram Highlights – Tummysafe fitness for #diastasisrecti in the car?

Instagram highlights - diastasis recti in the car - fit2b.com

🚗Tummysafe fitness for #diastasisrecti in the car? Sure why not! My hubby is driving while @chrisbehnke sets up and @alicebehnke does my makeup in the backseat on our way to #victoriaBC for our yearly #fit2b planning retreat🚘this short portable 15 minute routine should release next month 🙌🏻#carfitness #chairworkout #portablefitness #digitalfitness #onlineworkouts #homeworkout #diastasis #travel #streamingworkouts […]

Instagram Highlights – Friendship can make or break your fitness. A buddy can hold you accountable or … not

Instagram Highlights - Friendship - fit2b.com

Friendship can make or break your fitness. A buddy can hold you accountable or … not 🤔my childhood friend and cofounder @alicebehnke and I buddy up for the latest #fit2b podcast to get real about how our ups and downs have impacted our personal fitness and business 👩‍❤️‍👩 go to 👉🏻 fit2b.us/fit2b-Radio or look under […]

Instagram Highlights – We love the emails and pictures of triumph that flood in from women finding success

Instagram highlights - kids working out with Beth - Fit2B.com

We love the emails and pictures of triumph that flood in from women finding success with our #diastasisrecti aware workouts BUT between you and me? It’s ones like this where their kiddos are using our #fit2bkids routines that get me like 😍😍😍 we started letting our kids on the set to film stuff just to […]

Instagram Highlights – Chris: do something cool with the walls, beth!

Chris: do something cool with the walls, beth! Me: okay… wait, nope 😆#tooshort #samson #chinatown #victoriaBC #poofhat #merrellshoes #fit2b #brickalley #movemore #wallworkout A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Jan 28, 2018 at 12:07pm PST

Instagram Highlights – Did laps around the ferry deck on our way over to #victoriaBC for a planning retreat for #fit2b and TALK ABOUT wind!

Instagram Highlights - laps on ferry deck - fit2b.com

Did laps around the ferry deck on our way over to #victoriaBC for a planning retreat for #fit2b and TALK ABOUT wind! Sheesh! #walkergirl #walkinglaps #ferry #canadaorbust #getmoving #movemore #dontjustsitthere #walkthankful #walkingasaworkout A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Jan 26, 2018 at 7:39pm PST

Instagram Highlights – My cofounder @chrisbehnke grabbed these stills of me while he was editing the NEW neck routine video

Instagram Highlights - screenshots of funny faces - fit2b.com

My cofounder @chrisbehnke grabbed these stills of me while he was editing the NEW neck routine video 🤣 #keepitreal #neckexercise #facestretch #allthefaces #rubberlips #ilovemylife #fit2b #onlinefitness #homefitness #streamingfitness #onlineworkouts #homeworkout #streamingworkouts A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Jan 23, 2018 at 11:23am PST

Instagram Highlights – A client posted this of her cat chasing me during her workout

Instagram Highlights - cat and Beth - Fit2B.com

A client posted this of her cat chasing me during her workout 😆🐱 #fit2bcats #catsofinstagram #imamouse #fit2b #catswholift #icanhasworkout #fitspo #strongcat A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Jan 22, 2018 at 9:34am PST

Instagram Highlights – Snowshoes at #mthood this past Saturday

Instagram Highlights - snowshoes - fit2b.com

Snowshoes at #mthood this past Saturday 😎it was gorgeous, sunny and 40-degrees so no need for thick layers! Five miles and felt amazing 💪🏼#fit2b #pacificnorthwest #fitmom #getoutside #snowywalk #snowshoeing #snowshoes #fitspo #athleta #diastasis #diastasisrecti #strongbeauty A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Jan 18, 2018 at 8:52am PST

Instagram Highlights – We are jumping in the podcast bandwagon!

Instagram Highlights - Screenshot of podcast download - Fit2B.com

We are jumping in the podcast bandwagon! Better late than never, right? 😜search for and subscribe to Fit2B Radio to find our first 4 with 3 morein the editing queue and 4 more scheduled to record in the next few weeks! ☕️ #fitnesspodcast #hormones #diastasisrecti #running #abs #fitspo #fit2b #homefitness A post shared by Beth […]

Instagram Highlights – This was posted in the private #fit2b member forum where my clients are having a good laugh.

Instagram Highlights - screenshot of Beth looking silly - Fit2B.com

This was posted in the private #fit2b member forum where my clients are having a good laugh. I don’t mind a bit😆I’ve got a rubber face for sure 😜this is from our Gentle Blend workout 💪🏼#realmomrealceo #fitmom #keepitreal #streamingworkouts #onlineworkouts #homeworkouts #streamingfitness #onlinefitness #homefitness #stretchyband #fireplace #hyggefitness #wheresmyband #pilates #sidelegseries #obliques #lovehandles A post shared […]

Instagram Highlights – New Workout Release: Kids Cross Over!

Instagram Highlights - Kids Cross Over filming - Fit2B.com

New Workout Release: Kids Cross Over! If you have been told your child needs exercises for #crossingthemidline (or maybe you do too 🤔) check out this new routine we just took LIVE today on fit2b.com👍🏼🙌🏻💪🏼 #midlinecrossing #crossingmidline #fit2bkids #notjustforkids #homefitness #homeworkouts #homeschool #occupationaltherapy #onlinefitness #onlineworkouts #streamingfitness #streamingworkouts #kidsfitness #kidsworkouts A post shared by Beth Learn […]

Instagram Highlights – Behind the scenes of our last shoot

Instagram Highlights - Behind the scenes at Neck Routine 2 - Fit2B.com

Behind the scenes of filming 5-Minute Chest Exercises ⭐this took two attempts since one transition didn’t film as #diastasisrecti aware as I liked. So I redid the whole thing with a different transition. That’s right, it wasn’t even one of the exercises, but a transition between exercises that nagged the edges of my mind. I […]

Instagram Highlights – How the girl is doing her math homework today

Instagram Highlights - How the girl is doing her math homework today - fit2b.com

How the girl is doing her math homework today 😍I have always been intrigued by the movements she does intuitively when she is thinking hard 🤔are you raising a girl? Did you know that #fit2b has a #bodyeducation course just for her about #alignment #fitness #nutrition #periods #sports #anatomy #core #bodyimage #pelvicfloor #hygiene #selfcare and […]

Instagram Highlights – So fun to volunteer-teach a movement session at my kids’ school yesterday

Instagram Highlights - So fun to volunteer-teach a movement session at my kids' school yesterday - Fit2B.com

So fun to volunteer-teach a movement session at my kids’ school yesterday. I brought along one of my fave #exercise props and we did a circuit with this, log rolls, air squats, desk push ups, inch worms, and hopping in place. The kids got 20 minutes of movement, and the teacher got calm for her […]

Instagram Highlights – Filmed a few more gorgeous #tummysafe workouts for #fit2b on New Year’s Day

Instagram Highlights - Filmed a few more gorgeous tummysafe workouts for fit2b on New Year's Day - Fit2B.com

Filmed a few more gorgeous #tummysafe workouts for #fit2b on New Year’s Day ♥️ this is from the “Mellow Slow Flow” yoga routine ❄️#homefitness #diastasis #athleta #lularoeleggings #diastasisrecti #onlineworkouts #homeworkouts #onlinefitness #core #strong #modest #familyfriendly #behindthescenes #winterscene #toesocks A post shared by Beth Learn – Fit2B® (@fit2bstudio) on Jan 3, 2018 at 7:06pm PST

Instagram Highlights – Dear 2017, you wounded and scarred me BUT it made me stronger

Instagram Highlights - Dear 2019, you wounded and scarred me BUT it made me stronger - Fit2B.com

Dear 2017, you wounded and scarred me BUT it made me stronger. This scar (and all the others no one can see) will be treasured as evidence I can do all things through CHRIST who gives me strength 💪🏼 so here’s to wounds that heal and leave special scars behind to remind us that what […]