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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 […]

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Prepping for Childbirth: What You Need to Know for Recovery

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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C/TS – Basic Step Aerobics with Weights

Disclaimer: By clicking play and participating in this routine or any other video on Fit2B, you signify that you have read and agree to the terms of our conditions and disclaimer found here. When I taught step aerobics classes at a local community college, I’d always finish the class with 10 minutes of basic step […]

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P/TS – Labor Prep

Labor Prep - fit2b.com

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 […]

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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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Considerations for Pregnancy Exercise

Considerations For Pregnancy Exercise- Fit2B.com

At least once a week, Bethany guest writes for other sites about birth, diastasis recti, pregnancy exercise, fitness, why you shouldn’t do crunches, and many other topics. Really, it’s more often that she gets to blog here! So we have put together a run-down of some of her recent blogs, with the first one being […]

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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! […]

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Basic Transverse & Mula Bandha

Equipment needed: Bench or straight back chair. Maybe a pillow for your lower back. Here is one of our most basic routines designed for those who need to dial it back to the most simple aspects of “finding” their core via the basic breath. The title comes from a term that means “root lock” in […]

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Her Doctor Said This About Her Belly, and I’m Furious!

Dear Doctor who doesn’t understand diastasis or how it has impacted me and my friends, my cllients, our bodies, our lives, our ability to mother, our comfort in the bedroom, even the way we laughed for a while… I hope you read this! I’m angry at you. You should have known about this common abdominal […]

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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 […]

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E/P/TS – Maternity Mix III

Maternity Mix III - fit2b.com

Safer exercises for stronger tummies is the theme of this workout. Many prenatal and postnatal workouts on the modern market promise to help keep you in shape before baby comes and help you get your body back after baby arrives. Yet they have moms doing super crazy stuff that leaves tender joints and ligaments “sore” […]

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Fit2B™ New Mamas

Workouts for Pregnancy and Postpartum "Fit2B New Moms" - fit2b.com

The entire library of over 200 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, […]

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M/P/TS – Maternity Mix II

Maternity Mix II - fit2b.com

This is the sequel to Maternity Mix I and both workouts are perfect for the soon-to-be mother. Safe for virtually any stage of pregnancy, this short workout gets every muscle without stressing loose ligaments and blossoming bellies. This workout is “tummy safe” and uses core exercises that keep the abdominal area toned during pregnancy. Rock […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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E/TS – Chair Blend

Chair Blend - fit2b.com

Take your lower body out of the equation for a few minutes while you relax your upper body. This workout lets you isolate your core with purely upper body movements from both Pilates and Yoga. All of our chair workouts are perfect for those dealing with disability or injury in their lower body, but this […]

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E/P/TS – Maternity Yoga I

Maternity Yoga - fit2b.com

This was one of our earliest routines filmed in 2010, and this is the NEW version refilmed during Summer, 2015. You see, shortly after we filmed this workout, we began shifting Fit2B towards total diastasis-awareness after Bethany met Kelly Dean of The Tummy Team and was educated about how some moves in this workout might contribute […]

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E/TS – Maternity Mix

Maternity Mix - fit2b.com

As a mother herself, Bethany has been through two healthy, fit pregnancies and births. She has a real heart for new moms and mommies-to-be, and you can see that shining through in this workout. Experience gentle queues that will connect you to your changing body and the precious life within you. Find out how to […]

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