1. How Do You Engage Your Transverse & Why Is It Important?

    How Do You Engage Your Transverse & Why Is It Important? The transverse abdominals (the deepest layer of the abs) tends to be a totally overlooked muscle. Well, at least until you have a baby. After that, you’ll realize the importance of the transverse. This muscle wraps around the abdomen like a corset, cinching your waist in while providing support for your lower back. The transverse muscl…Read More

  2. Diastasis Recti: What Is It? What Can I Do About It?

    Diastasis Recti: What is it? What can I do about it? Shortly after giving birth, a common thought among my clients (and me, as well as just about every woman I’ve ever talked with about the subject!) is, what the hell just happened to my body?! We all seem to have this misconception that once we give birth and we’re past that initial postnatal period that our body will just slowly go back to h…Read More

  3. Postnatal Fitness is Tough—why you shouldn’t be so hard on yourself.

    So many people ask me, "why did you choose this career path?"  Well, here's my answer... If I’m going to be completely honest, the postpartum period was extremely difficult for me in so many ways. * The emotions - love, joy, anxiety, and so much more all rolled into one. * The new responsibility of taking care of a newborn baby and the realization that there were now limitations on my ability t…Read More

  4. Bring your baby to the barre…what?

    So, I've been trying to workout at home, but my baby keeps waking up in the middle of my workout and I'm having a hard time finishing it.  Any suggestions? Of course!  About 8 weeks after I gave birth to my son, I decided it was time for me to get back into my fitness routine. Mentally and emotionally, I was probably ready way before this, but my body hadn't caught up with my mind and my midwife…Read More

  5. Should you wrap, bind, or splint your belly back together after pregnancy?

    Today's question comes from one of our readers who is currently 8 months pregnant:  Should you wrap, bind, or splint your belly back together after pregnancy? Wrapping the belly after childbirth is an ancient practice in some cultures.  In recent years, it's really taken off among new moms hoping to get their flat belly back after pregnancy.  But, is it really effective?  During the very early…Read More

  6. Your Post-baby Belly

    You've probably heard of the dreaded 'mummy tummy' and if not you just learned the word to describe what your belly looks like after birth.  It seems like it will never go back to normal, but rest assured that MOST of the time, it totally does.  Most women really focus on getting their abs back in shape after birth, which is great, but your focus needs to be broader than just flattening your abs…Read More

  7. Starting Your Postnatal Fitness Regimen

    Losing that postnatal weight can be one of our biggest challenges as moms. At Y2B Fit, we definitely believe that anyone can get back to their pre-pregnancy self with the right nutrition, exercise, and attitude. We have the background and experience in postnatal fitness to help you lose those pounds brought on by pregnancy. It may seem hard at first but you will adapt and your body will adjust. Of…Read More

  8. Postnatal Fitness Is Not Just A Dream

    Nobody likes trying something new in front of a bunch of people they do not know. It is understandable--we can all feel that apprehension. However, it is important that you exercise after having a baby. At Y2B Fit, we have several options for you to get your postnatal fitness regimen down. If you are new to yoga or barre, you may want to schedule an individual session at our studio so you can atta…Read More