Category Archives: Postnatal

Spin Cycling II – M/TS

Ready to take it up a notch, build your lifting and sprinting skills, and tone that core all at the same time? Spin Cycling II is our third spinning workout released on Fit2B and it’s got everything you need for a full body workout… yep, even some arm work! You’re going to love the transverse […]

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 […]

Perky Peach 🍑 Glute Workout – E/TS

This peachy workout for your buns will perkify your posterior with ONE easy movement. As we repeat the motion, the variety of arm motions make this a {almost} full body workout that will bless your booty! It’s short, simple, effective, and only 10-minutes long! Once you learn the basic motion and the fun arm movements, […]

Foam Core Fitness – C/TS

This fun foam rolling fitness routine will have you using your foam roller in unique ways that challenge your whole body in core-centered ways with exercises that take you from standing to bending, kneeling to sitting, sitting to supine! The ending is the most fun of all, but you’ll enjoy the tremendous variety throughout the […]

Mermaid Mojo – M/TS

Mermaid movements are a Fit2B fave, and this hip-loving routine strings a bunch of variations together to make one very delightful workout for your core and entire body. Wait, what if mermaids haven’t been your friend? Well, I bet you’ll find a few variations you CAN do in this routine, and then you can use […]

Pool Noodling – E/TS

You know those stray pool noodles that kick around your garage or yard long after your kids are done with their summertime swimming? Let’s grab one to improve your core + upper and lower body mobility between now and next summer! My kids got a lot of laughs out of me as I spent this […]

Kelly’s Pelvic Floor Stability Exercise Routine

While it's technically impossible for the pelvis itself to be "unstable," it can sure FEEL that way which really messes with our minds and pelvic floor muscles. Let's join Kelly as she shows us how to strengthen the PFM's in ways that increase feelings of stability!

While it’s technically impossible for the pelvis itself to be “unstable,” the muscles surrounding it and supporting it can get really out of kilter, so that it sure FEELS that way which really messes with our minds and pelvic floor muscles. Let’s join Kelly, LPT and founder of The Tummy Team online core rehab programs, […]

Pelvic Rest Exercises Routine – E/TS

Pelvic Rest Routine - Safe exercises for the core and full body to use when you've been put on pelvic rest and can't do squats or other fitness - fit2b.com

So… this routine of pelvic rest exercises is super personal for me, and I have a lot to say about it. First, I’ve been where you are. If you’re needing this exercise video, it’s not because life is peachy right now, am I right? My story: I was put on pelvic rest for 6 weeks […]

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 […]

Kelly’s Dynamic Pelvic Floor Exercise Routine

Learn strategies to involve the "floor of your core" in dynamic movements such as side steps, bounces, hops, side lunges, and jumping in this home exercise routine on fit2b.com

Learn some new strategies with internationally acclaimed physical therapist, Kelly Dean, who will be instructing you on the practice of involving the “floor of your core” in dynamic movements such as side steps, bounces, hops, side lunges, and jumping. Starting with easier movements and progressing gradually to harder & slightly more impactful levels, this pelvic […]

Cue Connections

Cue Connections will help people with Diastasis Recti to connect with their core

Find a comfortable place to sit, stand or lay down on your back while you learn how to connect to your core with different cues. You’ll be trying many different cues that you’ll hear in your future Fit2B workouts. While Beth teaches from a seated position, you are encouraged to test the core cues she […]

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: 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: Red Home Exercise Videos

Color Series: Red Home Exercise Videos - Fit2B.com - Color Series: Red Workouts for diastasis recti and pelvic floor at fit2b.com

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 […]

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!

Baby Feeding Routine: Upper Body Exercises – E/TS

Behind the scenes of filming the "Baby Feeding Routine" on set at Fit2B Studio - fit2b.com - Upper Body Workout To Do While Feeding A Baby - fit2b.com - Babies spend about 11 hours per day eating from a bottle or breast. Join physical therapist, Gillian Sukachevin, and her 12-week old bub for a lovely stretching and exercise session you can do while feeding your infant

Infants can spend up to 11-12 hours per day feeding by bottle or breast. This calm, beautiful exercise video we filmed with pelvic floor physiotherapist, Gillian Sukachevin, discusses alignment beneficial to a healing core and takes you through many arm exercises. Once you have watched the video, you can begin it again at 2:50 where […]

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 […]

5 Minutes With Fit2B

5 minutes with Fit2B - fit2b.com - three 5-minute workouts at fit2b.com

Sometimes we only have 5 minutes {or less}  Enter this new series of Fit2B routines. Titles Include: 5 Minute Thigh Workout (may take up to 10 minutes as it’s 5 per leg) 5 Minute Morning Moves 5 Minute Calves 5 Minute Resting Routine 5 Minute Face Exercises 5 Minute Jump Progression 5 Minute Arms 5 Minute […]

Prepping for Childbirth: What You Need to Know for Recovery

Prepping for Childbirth: What You Need to Know for Recovery - Fit2B.com

Isn’t it wonderful that a baby takes 9 months to prepare for its first breath of air? While it was hard to wait for my babies, I found myself grateful for all that time spent prepping for birth and recovery even though nothing could have fully prepared me for birth and becoming a mother. I’m […]

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 – The Get Up {And Down} Routine

M/TS - The Get Up {and down} Routine - fit2b.com

Being able to get up and down off the floor is important. It helps if you can do it without hurting yourself because no one wants to say they injured themselves while getting up off the ground. Yet people do that every day because they don’t use the proper mechanics and muscles to get up […]

Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction Routine

Safe Workout for Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction - fit2b.com

If you’re struggling with pubic symphysis pain, my heart goes out to you. It’s tricky when you can’t separate your legs or step over things without grief and grating in your groin, isn’t it? I’ve spent months putting together this routine just for you! It has lots of moves that should allow you to keep […]

M/TS – Hipster Chair Moves

Hipster Chair Moves: Modern exercises for happy hips from fit2b.com

This unique routine will have you working on, around and behind a chair of your choice to stabilize, strengthen and mobilize your hip joints. Typical of Fit2B style, this set of moves is low-impact but high-payback, so don’t let the use of a chair fool you into thinking this one won’t sneak up on you. […]

E/TS – Totally {Original} Transverse

Totally {Original} Transverse from Fit2b.com

Okay, okay, okay! After an outcry from members, here it is! I had to smile when so many of you requested {demanded} that we bring back the “old skool” original Totally Transverse workout because you miss it so much! So, because I am nice, and because y’all promised me that you’d still take the updated […]

E/TS – Walking Workout

Indoor cardio walking workout - fit2b.com

What’s a person to do when getting outside for a walk just isn’t happening? While walking in one spot isn’t the same as going for a real walk because there’s no propulsion or hip rotation, a workout like this has many benefits. Adding this fun variety of arm motions to a simple “march in place” can […]

E/TS – Squat Challenge

Improve the depth of your squat for a stronger core and pelvic floor - fit2b.com

For most of my early group fitness career, I accepted the fitness myth that squatting would hurt the knees if the hips went lower than the knee. The mantra was “no lower than 90-degrees!” We understand now that knee injury is not about squat depth but about proper form during squatting, and getting low is CRUCIAL […]

R/TS – Foam Rollaxing

R/TS - Foam Rollaxing: Learn how to use a foam roll to relax - fit2b.com

Relaxing + Foam Rolling = Rollaxing! Get it? We crack ourselves up over here, but seriously, this will become a bedtime favorite for many of you. Basically, Beth walks you through what she does on the foam roller at night while her hubs reads to their children. Foam rolling can be painful and very NOT […]

E/TS – Basic Chair Fitness

Basic Chair Fitness - fit2b.com

Join Beth in her country kitchen as she leads you through some basic chair fitness moves and stretches. You will feel so yummy and relaxed YET ready for more at the end of this video. Notice the dishes in the sink? We’re real people here, and we’re excited to provide yet another routine that benefits […]

E/TS – Kitchen Moves

Kitchen Moves - fit2b.com

Your kitchen is FULL of great fitness props, and this video will show you how to incorporate some simple movements into your everyday tasks. Discover how to create “work stations” in your kitchen that produce great food AND a great body! What’s more, this workout is easily transferable to other kitchens. Share it with your […]

M/TS – Basic Step Aerobics

Basic Step 1 - fit2b.com

Wait, wasn’t basic step aerobics only popular in the eighties along with big hair and thongs over spandex? Ha! Thankfully, it’s still a favorite among many minus the perpetual wedgie-wear, and it was Bethany’s first favorite in group fitness! Of course, she had to get some throw-back pants as a nod to the flashy style of […]

E/TS/R – FoamUNrolling

Foam UNrolling Routine - fit2b.com

If you can see various props with new eyes, then you’ll gain a fresh perspective on playful movement. Playing with your foam roller {or similar objects} provides further avenues to safely get more action into each of your days. In this short video containing some unique foam roller exercises, you will learn how to use […]

E/TS – Restorative Poses

Restorative Poses - fit2b.com

Stretching via pulling or reaching is one way to lengthen tight muscles, while relaxing into restorative positions where no “work” must be done – only releasing – is a whole different approach. This valuable method is useful to all fitness levels and abilities. For this “routine” you will need to find a quiet place where […]

E/TS/R – Pelvic Floor Connections

Pelvic Floor Connections - fit2b.com

The perfect routines to do all by yourself, these candid yet tasteful videos are designed to help women connect to the most intimate part of their core: the pelvic floor. Using straight anatomical terms and tender talk, I will offer you several non-invasive methods and movements for the purpose of reconnecting your control over your most […]

E/TS/R – Bedtime Relaxation with Kelly

Bedtime Relaxation with Kelly - fit2b.com

Having trouble falling asleep? Need to get away from your day for a few minutes? This routine is your solution to stress. I’ve heard it said that laying on the floor is a primal way to reconnect to your body because that’s where we all start with movement as babies: on the floor, figuring out […]

C/TS – Kelly’s Core Cardio

Kelly's Core Cardio - fit2b.com

Our favorite guest instructor and licensed physical therapist, Kelly Dean of The Tummy Team, joined us yet again to film this unique cardio session that works the total body and core with great moves and fun visualizations. It’s not too long, but it gets intense while staying safe for anyone with abdominal trauma. Have fun! […]

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 – Kelly’s Total Body Stretching

Kelly Dean's Total Body Stretching - fit2b.com

Now an official part of our F5 series, this fantastic stretching routine introduces Guest Instructor Kelly Dean, licensed physical therapist and owner of The Tummy Team, as she joins Fit2B Studio to share how it’s not always about flexing and “working” a muscle back into shape; it’s also about lengthening the tight muscles that are […]

M/TS – Kelly’s Floor Core Routine

Kelly's Floor Core Routine - fit2b.com

  What if you could have a core workout designed by a physical therapist? Especially one who is world-famous for her work in providing continuing education training for instructors, midwives, doulas, nurses, and many more who work with the true core? Well, here you go! Join guest instructor, Kelly Dean of the Tummy Team, for […]

TS/R – Simply Stretching

Simply Stretching II - fit2b.com

Don’t feel like breaking a sweat? Just want to tune into your body and do some lengthening and releasing? This routine is “simply stretching” and all of the movements are TummySafe™ with minimal twisting, no crunch-like transitions, and it’s very gentle yet effective for all fitness levels. We have refilmed this workout a total of […]

TS/R/E – The PMS Routine

The PMS Routine - fit2b.com

“Do you have any stretches for ‘that time of the month’ to help me with cramping?” That thread on our private member forum on Facebook got my wheels turning, and after doing some research and thinking about what I’ve always naturally done with my own body to release tension, I designed this routine to help […]

M/TS – Mommy & Me III

Mommy & Me III - fit2b.com

  This standing fitness routine is safe and FUN for mom and baby. If your child fits in a carrier of any sort (wrap, pack, ergo-style, sling, etc) then this routine will be awesome for you. Leah’s little guy literally went to sleep while we did this workout! We keep the motions smaller and soothing, […]

M/TS Baby Lift

A sweet thank you to member, Leah, for lending us little Patrick for this workout where you will learn how to exercise with your baby in a safe manner. This interactive routine is gentle yet thorough, dealing with alignment while holding your child, fun movements with your baby as the “weight,” and total body moves […]

M/TS – Gentle Blend

Gentle Blend - fit2b.com

This therapeutic routine is gentle but also a thorough workout of the entire body. It starts in a standing position and then transitions you to the floor with safe queues. The routine starts and finishes with some deep spiritual connection imagery that will leave you centered and peaceful. By clicking play and watching any video on […]

Ankles & Upper Body

Ankles & Upper Body - fit2b.com

Strengthen your ankles and tone your calves while doing some gentle upper body work at the SAME time! Talk about multitasking, eh? Bethany sure knows how to pack a lot muscle into every minute, so that you can “FIT” an effective workout into your busy schedule. Click play and discover how you can wake up […]

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/TS – Totally Transverse II

Totally Transverse II - fit2b.com

  “Welcome to my home and this workout!” -Bethany This routine was filmed in my old home in Portland, Oregon! It’s not as swanky as some of other places we’ve filmed, but these are my pictures and my 1940’s fireplace, and the green chair is where I spent many an hour nursing my sweet boy. We’ve […]

Fit2B™ New Mamas

Workouts for Pregnancy and Postpartum "Fit2B New Moms" - fit2b.com
The entire library of over 300 Fit2B workouts is suitable for postpartum, but this page offers 2 specific programs that support a TummySafe™ return to fitness during and after pregnancy. The prenatal plan is at the top, and the postnatal is the bottom half.  The Prenatal FitnessPath If you're striving for a strong, informed pregnancy, [...]

Totally Transverse – E/TS

TS - Totally Transverse - Fit2B.com

This quick crunch-free, plank-free mini-workout you’re about to do will connect your breath and alignment to your core throughout several simple motions. The second video summarizes the first video in a short recap. You’ll find two videos below – the long and short version – but Fit2B has more (and less) when you’re decide to shift […]

M/TS – Transitions

Transitions - fit2b.com

 If you’ve been rehabbing your abs, and you are feeling stronger and ready for more, this workout will keep you standing and moving the whole time while helping you safely transition to slightly more intense motions while also showing you how to incorporate your transverse abs with breath and activation at the proper times. This […]

M/TS – Yoga 4 Runners

Yoga 4 Runners - fit2b.com

 If you like to run or jog, but you get tight and tired too quickly, try this routine as your warm-up or cool-down. It’s  a great stretching regimen for any type of exerciser, but Bethany’s queues are directed to athletic runners who want to care for their knees or hips. NOTE: There are now TWO videos […]

M/TS – Kelly Dean’s Wall Workout

Kelly Dean's Wall Workout - fit2b.com

Kelly Dean from The Tummy Team makes a guest instructor appearance in this quick, total body workout that offers some excellent ways for men and women dealing with diastasis to further strengthen their core. If you haven’t gone through any of the amazing Restore Your Core” workshops with Kelly via webinar or live seminar, we strongly recommend you invest […]

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, […]

R/TS – Bedtime Meditation

Bedtime Relaxation - fit2b.com

Perfect for bedtime or a mid-day quiet time, Bethany will help you find a comfortable position while she uses beautiful mental imagery to calm and relax your body, mind and spirit. Think of this as a mental workout, rather than a physical one. And remember that keeping your mind in shape is a major component […]

E/TS – Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga - fit2b.com

Relax your upper body with gentle stretches and basic movements that focus on your arms and neck muscles, plus just a little core work. This simple but beautiful routine will show you how to do yoga without losing your balance as you utilize a chair to stabilize yourself through the whole workout. By clicking play […]

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 […]