Category Archives: Stretching & Flexibility

Heart & Hamstrings Yoga Flow – M/TS

Heart & Hamstrings Yoga Flow - 45 Minute workout on fit2b.com

You know all that tension in your chest and thighs? Let’s release those tight places with a full body Yoga workout designed to open your hamstrings and heart-center. You’ll finish this full-length routine feeling relaxed, lengthened, blessed, and released. No props are required, but you may want to have a blanket on hand for the […]

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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 […]

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Yoga for Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – E/TS

Yoga for Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction (SPD) 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 […]

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Wall Yoga – M/TS

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 […]

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Face Exercises – E/TS/R

Your facial muscles need to be exercised just like any other muscle group. Sure, we use them for talking, expressing, chewing, and even breathing all the time. However, those everyday motions are just a fraction of what they’re capable of. Consciously flexing and releasing the tissues that support the bones of your jaw, neck and […]

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Workout In The Car – E/TS

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 […]

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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 […]

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Mellow Slow Flow – M/TS

Mellow Slow Flow yoga routine for diastasis recti awareness - fit2b.com

This routine’s purpose is to gently build on other basic Yoga routines provided here on Fit2B such as Classic Flow A and B and other beginner workouts in our Intro to Yoga Pathway here and progress your strength as we flow through more classic Yoga moves together. It is rated as M for moderate because […]

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E/TS – Kids Bedtime Stretches

Partner with your child for some relaxing bedtime stretches - fit2b.com

This routine can be used with any willing partner. When my daughter went through a MAJOR growth spurt and started complaining of sore muscles, I did some research. I felt like I could see her body fold into itself – knees not wanting to straighten, shoulders rounding – as her bones literally grew faster than her muscles and […]

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E/TS – Grief Recovery Routine

The Grief Routine: Gentle workout to help women process any past loss, trauma or abuse to their core - fit2b.com

When a grieving member of Fit2B whose belly had been through a great many hard things mentioned that she wished we had a series of gentle moves and words to help her with grief recovery, process her past, and do some deliberate releasing of the tension stored in her core, her request was instantly echoed by […]

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M/TS – Kelly’s Big Band Workout

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 […]

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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 […]

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E/TS – Shoulder Stretches

Beautiful Shoulder Stretching Routine - fit2b.com

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 […]

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If Your Abdominal Scar Bothers You, Watch This!

How to massage your abdominal scar -- Fit2b.com

When an incision is made in your belly for any type of surgery – cesarean, appendectomy, hernia mesh installment, hysterectomy, etc. – the nerves in that area are left somewhat exposed by the remaining scar, and the area can hurt for years to come. However, it’s never too late to do something about it! In […]

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E/TS – Fingers & Toes

We spend a lot of time with our hands curled around devices and our feet shoved into socks and shoes. Yet, no muscle is an island. Everything that happens in the top of your body travels down. Everything that happens in the bottom of your body travels up. And sideways. And crossways. The tension in […]

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Restorative Poses

Restorative Poses III from fit2b.com teaches how to apply props to 5 different stretches!

Restorative poses simply remove some of gravity’s pull with the use of props. They enable people to sink into deeper stretches with support and safety, and I’m convinced that anyone can do restorative work wherever they are with whatever they have. It feels so good to add props to stretching positions, and I’ve seen and felt […]

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E/R/TS – Restorative Poses III

Restorative Poses III from fit2b.com teaches how to apply props to 5 different stretches!

In this third and final {for now} installment of our Restorative Poses Series, you will learn how to use various props to relax further into the 5 stretches listed below. Please, take a close look at the image you’re seeing in the video preview before you click play since it shows the second variation of […]

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M/TS – Foam Rolling II

Fit2B releases 2nd Foam Rolling workout routine as fourth in series - fit2b.com

Our foam rolling routines have been so popular due to the TummySafe education we include in them that members keep asking for more! So here I am in my own little farm house with the Summer sunshine streaming through the windows and photo albums of my babies in the background, bringing you the sequel to Foam Rolling… and […]

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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 […]

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C/TS – Fusion Mix 1

Fusion Mix Workout - Fit2b.com

This is the first of a 3-part series of playful yet intense total body strengthening moves that combine elements from Pilates, Yoga, and natural transitional movements like tripods, single-leg squats, arm balances, and even planks done safely! While this routine has zero crunches or sit-ups, it’s not for someone whose abdominal fascia is still thinned out with a wide […]

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The Belly Pictures She Took in her Pink Bathroom Went Viral, But Where is She Now?

Her pink bathroom belly pics went viral, but where is she now? -fit2b.com

Two years ago, Fit2B member Katie Goddard sent me her before and after pictures, giving me permission to share her story in this blog {click} “Mother of Son with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) shares how Fit2B is changing their lives.” Little did we know how many it would reach! Katie’s candid images continue to encourage discussion because they […]

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M/TS – Hipster Chair Moves

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

This routine is our current FREE SAMPLE for non-members! Feel free to share or Join here today! 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 […]

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E/TS/R – Restorative Poses 2

Restorative Poses with fit2b.com

This routine sets you up in several positions that let gravity do the work of stretching for you. Even though the video itself is quite short, you should spend about 20-30 minutes with these moves altogether, or anywhere from 2-10 minutes in each pose as your body allows. You’ll be shown how to get into […]

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Eliminate the Pain of Wrapping Gifts

Tips to help you avoid the pain of wrapping gifts - fit2b.com

This will hopefully be one of the shortest blogs I’ve ever written because Christmas is just 3 days away. However, after watching this video from The Tummy Team about the pain of wrapping gifts during Christmas (and year round) I found myself wrapping gifts and toying with a few tricks to turn gift-giving into a fascia-nating […]

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3 Times to Use Timers for Better Health & Fitness

Three Ways to Use Timers for Better Health & Fitness - fit2b.com

Confession: My kitchen timer is seldom used for anything cooking related. As a fitness professional and healthier mom in the making, I tend to use timers for better health and wellness applications. Not that setting one to avoid burning dinner wouldn’t be healthier for my family, but this is the scoop on how my stove timer […]

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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 […]

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E/TS – Blissful Block Moves

Blissful Blocks - fit2b.com

So light. Surprisingly soft. More sturdy than you think. Blocks are an awesome tool to encourage movement and explore your flexibility. Learn how to use this fitness prop to pursue some of the most blissful block moves ever! This routine is a delightful combination of gentle, restorative work + relaxing stretches. Perfect for days when […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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M/TS – Plain Ol’ Pilates

Plain Ol' Pilates - fit2b.com

Focusing solely on Pilates workout movements you can do at home, there really isn’t anything plain about this routine. It’s just all about mat-style Pilates and nothing else. With several levels and modifications provided for each portion, we know it will be a favorite for anyone wanting a straightforward, fun approach to some of the best […]

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C/TS – Balanced Inversions

Balanced Inversions Routine - fit2b.com

As you advance in your fitness journey, adding some balance poses will definitely increase your intensity. Especially if those poses are inversions where your head is below your heart. This pivotal workout will take you to a new level of fitness and body exploration, starting with simple inversions, then adding balancing into the equation. Note: […]

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K – Stretching with Kids!

Stretching with Kids - fit2b.com

Doesn’t stretching require being still? How does that work with children? Well, it is a challenge, but it’s not impossible! This 10 minute shortie proves that children can learn to stretch their whole bodies AND have fun AND learn about alignment at the same time! Stick around for the blooper at the end 😉 By […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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TS/R – Simply Stretching II

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Week of Relaxation

A week of relaxing routines to balance your home fitness | fit2b.com

What comes to mind when you think about Relaxation? Facial. Detox. Relax. Unwind. Spend this week in our virtual spa and do one gentle set of exercises every day that will lift your face, purify your body, relax your mind, and unwind your muscles. Each of the following “workouts” are more about leaving the work […]

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M/TS – Pilates in Pajamas II

Pilates in Pajamas II - fit2b.com

This workout is available within several pathways here at Fit2B Studio. Bethany stays in her pretty PJ’s for this relaxing yet challenging home workout routine. It’s tummy safe and total body! By clicking play and watching any video on Fit2B Studio, LLC you certify that you agree to the terms of our disclaimer found HERE!

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Is Yoga Like Worship?

Are you refusing to do a yoga-based thigh stretch just because it’s called trikonasana (Triangle Pose)? Are you refusing a whole mode of wellness just because it comes from another part of the world, is spoken in another language, or has ancient roots in a different belief system? Some might label that mentality with strong […]

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