Welcome to the Weekly New & Moves here on Fit2B. You’re invited to sample one of our shorter workouts below + find links to new content, enjoy an exercise Q&A with me, meet one of our many contributors, discover another workout pathway, all right here in our Weekly News & Free Moves. If you’re a member you can bookmark this page to your favorites, but you also have access to ALL the workouts we offer. Got Diastasis Recti, pelvic floor considerations, or a history of abdominal surgery or trauma to your core? Our workouts are “TummySmart” and will safely help you make progress toward full fitness. We welcome you to share this page and contact us anytime.
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Testimony of the week:
“11 days ago I asked for advice regarding what I suspect is a rectocele. Since then I have been doing a lot of Beth Learn’s breathing and core connection workouts, eating/drinking to resolve constipation, and saw a PFPT. I’ve still got work to do to correct and then maintain the situation, but I am thrilled to report significant progress in healing! Thank you for your input and support and encouragement.”-Catie H.
FREE Shortie: 5-Minute Arms
Grab a pair of water bottles (or dumbbells if you have them) and get a quick, effective arm workout. This workout is rated “E” for easy because it offers simple motions and “TS” for offering tummy-smart cues for Diastasis Recti awarenesses. Members can bookmark this + 11 more 5-Minute routines here.
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Exercise Q & A with Beth
Question from LeAnne about Splinting during Pregnancy: Would a maternity belt/belly band help with hip pain during pregnancy? This is my 4th (Lord willing) full term pregnancy. I’m 31 weeks and by the end of the day my hips are just so sore. Any exercises or anything else that would help?!
Answer from Beth: I’m a big fan of ANYTHING that will support you and make life easier during pregnancy. Your body is rapidly shifting – like, literally your center of gravity is relocating on a daily basis right now – and hormones are bombarding your pelvis to soften your ligaments in preparation for birth. Getting your hands on a quality splint/wrap/belt (whatever you want to call it) right now will also aid you right after birth. You’ll be able – and want to – apply it during the 4th trimester as well, so it’s double benefit win-win. The splints I recommend are discussed here on this page. As for exercises, try our SPD routine & Yoga W/ Feet Together, along with Kelly’s Pelvic Floor Stability Routine.
CONTRIBUTOR SPOTLIGHT: KELLY
Many brilliant minds have contributed to our ecourses, been guests on our Fit2B Radio podcast, and even provided workouts for us to stream here on our platform. We use this space to give a little extra credit to someone special each month because they certainly deserve it!
Kelly Dean, MPT
“If you need a lil’ something to work out the kinks after sitting a lot, try Silver Savasana! I had missed that one, but the stretches were just what I needed after working at the table most of the day. Thanks Beth!”-Jennifer M.
“I’m 6 weeks postpartum and my midwife actually checked for diastasis at my appointment! Just wanted to share because my mom went through 9 pregnancies before even learning about it, so I was excited that my midwife knew about it. She checked it by my belly button and said it was about a 1(finger width). I did fit2b throughout my pregnancy and I’m excited to keep going!” –Elizabeth B.
“When you can’t decide which workout to choose, so you do ten 5-minute workouts.”-Sarah M.
“I love that there is so much variety, that I can take fit2B with me when I travel and my kids love doing the kids workouts too. After having four kids I needed something to help restore my core and I’m so thankful to have found fit2B with all the cues for breathing and engaging my core.”
“Tried the new Lower Back Love routine on Fit2B – TummySafe Fitness this afternoon and my lower back is feeling great! For those who don’t know, I have scoliosis and it really is important that I take time to care for my back.”-Kelli M. (who shared this picture)
“I love Fit2B because it’s safe and there are lots of reminders to use my core correctly!! Helps me remember the real reasons to exercise, and provides lots of variety! Also, just got a roku and wow does that make Fit2B EASY!!”
“I feel like Beth met me where I was. There were chair workouts, short workouts, and lots of encouragement and education along the way. I’ve slowly worked up some stamina and can do longer harder workouts now. I have a long way to go but I feel like I have a support system to keep going. It’s been positive influence on my kids. They see me making fitness a priority in the mornings (ahem, most mornings ). And they love the kid workouts. I feel like Beth, the workouts, the support team have literally gotten me on My feet again. And when I falter and start to slack off, I know there are lots of different workouts where I can jump back in and get going again. No guilt or fear that I can’t start again. Thanks for all you do.”-Mandy T.
“I have tried so many different programs and workout routines for the last 35 years or so and never have I ever felt so confident that I have the choice to do the right thing to care for my body…it honestly can bring me to tears. Thank you, Beth! I’m starting with ‘Orange Openers‘ this morning!”-Tricia M.
“I’m so grateful for this group and what you created, Beth! My 8 year old daughter is so curious about her body and what will happen as she gets older. Like so many, I grew up with shame around these “private” matters and wouldn’t have even dared to ask about them. I have the language and the resources to talk to her about the amazingness that is a growing girl’s body. We’ve been going through the Fit2B Girls’ Course little by little as she asks about various things (when will her period start? Why do girls get a period? Does everyone get cramps? And so on and so forth). Thanks Beth and everyone here who is so open and honest!!” -Cynthia D.
Warning!! Do not I repeat Do not underestimate the effectiveness of Black Battlesticks. My legs and butt are sore today! Okay, carry on…-Charline L.
“I did Fuschia Fascia for the first time. By the end, I was crying with relief of letting some things go. Definitely confirmed it is time to move my career in another direction. So thankful for this workout and the joy movement brings!!”
“I just did Green Gertie this morning with my new-to-me 25 lb kettlebell. Wow! I love the education along with the workout. I felt safe the whole time and could feel when to modify or take a break. This was awesome, thanks!”
“I was leaning toward aerobics 2 which isn’t easy for me at this point, per se, but is in my comfort zone. My younger kids (7 and 4) pushed me to the color series and then to Blue Belt. honestly, I was reluctant. I LOVED it! They did it with me, which was a bonus.” —Mandy T.
“You will LOVE taking the F5 course because it is a realistic commitment (not too long, not too short) with RESULTS! Who wants to spend a ton of time and energy, and still feel like you’re at square one? You WILL feel the F5 from DAY 1 — and that spurs you on to finish the course strong and move on to continue to challenge yourself.”-Laura D.Explore Membership options Shop Fit2b
“Doing these workouts by Fit2b and Beth Learn has helped me close my gap by 1 finger already. We’re looking at a month now, and it’s already closing. That’s phenomenal! She gives you so many neat cues! I am trimming down and closing my Diastasis with these workouts, and I can’t thank her enough!”-Kelly M.
“Weightlifting 301 I wasn’t sure I’d finish. I gave myself permission not to. I skipped the last half of the plank-fly combo because my legs wouldn’t properly hold my weight. I kind of wanted to see how it ended so I pushed forward, doing fewer reps or even skipping sets if needed. I got to the end. Everything that can shake is and I’m a hot, sweaty mess. Not sure when/if I’ll come back to it, but at least I know. I CAN.” –Bethany V.
“I tried out Sterling Center and Shining Savasana to relax tonight. Loved both of them! Beth, you look so pretty in these silver videos!” -Erin H.
See All workout paths“I just tried Rebound Cardio and…that was the most fun I’ve had on my rebounder, ever! I loved it! I was putting off trying it because I didn’t know how my pelvic floor would handle it, but there was a lot of variation in the intensity and I’m glad I gave it a go! Beth, I loved the music too – so fun!”-Jennifer M.
“I’m feeling pretty darn proud of myself. I’ve done a routine every day for the past 3 days during my kids nap time which is the most consistently I have ever done anything fitness related! Kept it easy today with a stretching routine but on previous days I did the walking routine as well as Basic Aerobics. I like the way that amount of exercise makes me feel.” -Courtney C.
“The variety alone is reason to join! There are workouts that are gentle and slow for tired or rough days, there are workouts that are the complete opposite that will get you sweating and working! The creativity of the workouts… you’d never be bored!” – Ericka I.
“Seriously thankful for the kid workouts today! We are in quarantine with my husband having covid (not serious). Kids are bouncing off the walls – Beth to the rescue 😂 ” -Cynthia D.
“I’m so thankful to have found tummy safe fitness! I love the encouragement in all of the videos. I’ve been a member for about 4 years and it has been such a blessing! I love the educational component, too. I’ve learned new things about myself and my body along the way.” -Brenda L.
“Saw my PT today and she was so impressed by my ability to engage my PF and TA. There were little tweaks I had to do, but she said we covered 3+ appointments worth of exercises. Thank you Beth – it was all because of Fit2B, and I told her that!” -Sara S.
“Rough day. woke up tired/drained. 1st forced workout of the day was cleaning up mounds of dog vomit that I was greeted with. Last-also forced workout was helping my husband break away ice off our roof at 9 pm because it was causing leaks in the house. Chosen workout was ‘Neck Routine‘ because i needed to get some of my tension out and relieve my headache. Grateful for it the routine!”
“I always do a big/heavy weight routine on Monday afternoons, after school with my kids. I have upped my weights in the last little while, and I am feeling so proud to be able to do that! It feels SO good to be getting stronger, and to be feeling better. Couldn’t do it without Fit2b!!!!”
“Tried 21 Tone Up for the first time today; gotta be honest it kinda kicked my booty! But, as usual, Beth made it doable with all of her tips and suggested modifications; I listened to my body and did my best. There was such a great quote in there, too! Something like you have to choose to focus on the right thing. So good. Definitely going to come back to this one.”
“I had a four finger gap from the birth of my twins. It’s kind of hard to tell but seems to be at a two now. (Was at a four right before I started fit2B) So happy I found fit2B. I actually like working out now and am feeling so much healthier and stronger.”
“Sooooo, what do you do when your daughter says, ‘Umm, Mom, your butt looks tighter. Is it okay to say that?’ Well, I don’t know about you, but this mom got super excited #fit2bforthewin“
“I love Fit2B because there is constantly more to do! I never get bored because there is always something new to try and so many ways to fit it into my lifestyle!” -Leslee O.
“Tonight, I thought I would try The Foam Rollaxing Routine as it’s helped me in the past with sore muscles. I feel so much better! I haven’t been able to get to the chiropractor this week because of a small cough, but now I’m thinking if I keep doing this routine (and probably one of the neck routines) then it will keep me from going crazy until I can get to the chiro.”-Samantha N.
“Oh this is yummy movement! As soon as Kelly said, “pelvic diaphram” it made sense and the visualization of the two diaphrams working parallel. I only did the first step today. I have been feeling weaker as I’ve neglected some of my exercises. I’m looking forward to coming back and doing it again” -Lindsay H.
“I feel so empowered! I was so nervous about doing a workout because my hernia has been super sensitive today . But I had planned to do Fuschia Fascia, so I just promised myself I would stop if it was bothering me – it felt so amazing that I did the contralaterals too. For the first time in years (decades?) I’m starting to get that exercise endorphin rush.”
“For me it’s the encouragement. You can get videos anywhere but a course that heals your core and your heart is amazing!” -Kim L.
“Just have to give a shoutout for the wood floor workout – I’m not sure if I have ever seen it mentioned, which made finding it a hidden gem! There was so much more variety than I expected and it was a lot of work and so much fun! Definitely would recommend if you have wood floors!” -Melissa B.
I knew nothing about core health until after the birth of my first child when I realized something wasn’t right with my stomach. After lots of online research, I found and joined Fit2B. Your workouts helped me understand and strengthen my body. I had an AMAZING postpartum experience with my second child, and I attribute so much of that to what I’ve learned from you.-Erin M.
“I want to be a mom who is able and Fit2B got me there! My 7 year old was taken into the woods at a local park by a stranger yesterday — know what Fit2B gave me there? The strength and energy to sprint about 100 yards faster than the speed of lightening to get my son. I’m still not over that, but man does it feel good to have a working and able body.” -K. Alexander
“Yesterday I did Defining Deltoids. It was perfect and had lots of the very things I was given by my PT and orthopedic surgeon to do for my frozen shoulder and rotator cuff strengthening. I’ll be adding this to the routine to do more often.”-Brooke H.