1. Spring into Fitness

    Spring into Fitness It’s that time of year again---the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and you’re already thinking about hitting your health + fitness goals before the summer solstice. The spring is a time of renewal, which is the perfect time to recommit to your wellness goals. But sometimes, goals can seem daunting, especially if reaching them seems really far in the future. As…Read More

  2. 4 reasons yoga & barre are great for postnatal fitness.

    This week we got an awesome question from one of our readers:  Why barre and yoga for postnatal fitness? I’m so happy this question was asked because it’s a question that I actually answer often when speaking with clients.  So here it goes… If you’re a mom, you’ve probably realized by now that your body feels a bit different after birth than it did before you got pregnant.  This can b…Read More

  3. How do I stay motivated to reach my fitness goals?

    “Most people give up when they’re 90% of the way toward achieving a goal.” Today we have a great question from one of our readers…how do I stick with my New Year’s fitness goals? It’s about that time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions begin to wane and many people are slipping off the track to their goals for the year. Don’t let that happen to you! If you started a new fitne…Read More

  4. How do I stop eating at night?

    Today's question....how do I stop myself from feeling so hungry at night?  We've all been there.  You made it through the day and only ate foods that you perceived to be healthy.  You had dinner about an hour or so ago, but you're starting to feel that strong sense of hunger overtake you.  Your thoughts begin to race and you feel a sense of anxiety as you can't stop thinking about food.  What…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. Yoga for Beginners: Tips for Getting Comfortable

    So you’ve recently thought about wanting to try Yoga. You see the beautiful bodies of yogis and fitness practitioners and long to have what they do, but there’s something holding you back from starting. For many beginners there is a fear of the unknown, and in this case that would be how to practice yoga. Well fear not, everyone was once a beginner in the practice of Yoga but only got better b…Read More

  7. How important is nutrition for losing the baby weight?

    As a postnatal fitness specialist, I'm asked this question often by my clients!  It usually comes sometime during our first or second session together.  There's a long pause, followed by:  "SO, is nutrition really all that important for my postnatal fitness program?"  I always answer with an emphatic, "Yes, it absolutely is!" And, this. couldn't. be. more. true.  Really!  The next question i…Read More

  8. How a new mom makes time for exercise

    Probably the question I get asked most often by clients, is how do I make time for exercise with a new baby in the house---plus all of my other responsibilities??  Well, I'm here to tell you, it definitely isn't easy, but it can totally be done!  Thousands of new moms, just like you (and me) are making it work everyday.  It really just takes some creative planning and team work.  Achieving phy…Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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