Pregnancy exercise expert centre

  • Ask an Expert: Prenatal Health and Fitness Tips

    Alex chats with expert Emma Brockwell about the importance of prenatal health and fitness! She also shares some great tips with us…

    Emma Brockwell is the author of an outstanding resource calledΒ  ‘Why did no one tell me?’. This marvelously inclusive and practical book can be read no matter where you are in your motherhood journey. Whether this is your second pregnancy or you’ve already had your bundle of joy for 6 months or so. The resources are so informative that you will continue to refer back to it time and time again. FittaMamma Alex has read this book and cannot stop praising it, go and get it, Mamma’s! So, thank you, Emma, for spending time with us today to talk about prenatal health and fitness along with your wonderful book.

    Here are FittaMamma’s top picks to help you keep moving throughout your pregnancy and into motherhood. Kicking off with the extra supportive the High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Capri Leggings

    Gym workouts or home workouts – choose activewear designed for pregnancy!

    You deserve to look good and feel great mamma! Supportive Maternity Sportswear to keep you training together πŸ’ͺ🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Pregnancy and Postnatal Running

    FittaMamma chats with the wonderful Fran covering all sorts of topics! Such as pregnancy and postnatal running and training for an ultra marathon after the birth of her 4th child…

    Isn’t she just incredible! To find out more about Fran’s story and to see more of what she gets up to in her busy life as a working mum of 4 head over to her Instagram page: @fran_in_france. A big FittaMamma thank you to Fran for taking time out of her schedule to chat to us today…

    Want to hear more about her pregnancy and postnatal running journey? She features in our Active For Two magazine Issue 34 which you can read here: Unfit to Ultra… with a baby in between where we catch up with her after her ultra marathon! Interested in reading more from our magazine? Click here and read away, Mamma!

    FittaMamma are here to provide you with the very best maternity and postnatal running activewear to keep you moving! We’d recommend starting off with our brilliant High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Don’t hang up your trainers mamma!

    Shop specialist Supportive Maternity Running Clothes: run in style and comfort πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ 🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Postnatal Fitness & Training with GB Triathlete

    We are super excited to share with you our chat with the unbelievable GB Triathlete Gemma Hathaway! Discussing postnatal fitness and training, as well as answering your questions.

    Gemma is a team GB athlete and mum to 10 month old baby Jessica. She talks to us about postnatal fitness, training, her return to training after giving birth and how she is balancing training with being a new mum. She talks about her plan to get back into the more intense training, how she has had to adapt her training, her challenges in doing so, what level she is hoping to get back to, along with any inspiration that has helped her along the way. We also pick her brain and ask the questions you have kindly sent in. Thank you for getting involved, Fit Mamma’s!

    Returning to fitness after having your bundle of joy, Mamma? Here are our top picks to make the entrance into postnatal exercise much easier… We’d recommend starting off with our brilliant High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Don’t hang up your trainers mamma!

    Shop specialist Supportive Maternity Running Clothes: run in style and comfort πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ 🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Running Safely During Pregnancy

    A massive thank you to Kelly for joining us to chat about safely running during pregnancy and postpartum!

    This ask an expert video introduces the wonderful Kelly Vigil! She is an experienced runner and running coach. She is also mum to now 3 beautiful children. Kelly attempted to run throughout both of her previous pregnancies but did not make it as far as she would like and stopped at 30-32 weeks. She comments that this is due to lack of research into the different needs safely running during pregnancy requires. After gathering more information, the third time around Kelly is continuing to run despite being 38 weeks pregnant in this video. How brilliant! Watch along to hear the tips Kelly talks about to improve comfort during running and prolong your capacity to do so safely throughout your pregnancy…

    Inspired by Kelly’s pregnancy running journey and keen to put her tips into action? Here are our top picks that are designed to make you as comfortable as can be and keep you at it for longer… We’d recommend starting off with our brilliant High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Don’t hang up your trainers mamma!

    Shop specialist Supportive Maternity Running Clothes: run in style and comfort πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ 🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Fueling Your Body as a Pregnant Runner

    Are you a pregnant runner or looking into running during your pregnancy, Mamma? This ask an expert video is just what you need!

    FittaMamma catches up with lovely Kristy who is a registered dietician. Kristy chats about the importance of fueling your body as a pregnant runner, how running and nutrition can improve your health, keep active and how to do so safely. Kristy talks about what is best to eat before you begin running and after you’ve finished too. She also chats about what is most important when it comes to nutrition during pregnancy and answers some of your questions!

    Need new clothes to keep up with you and your growing bump now your nutrition is top notch? Take a look at our favourite picks that are designed to make you as comfortable as can be and keep you running for longer… We’d recommend starting off with our brilliant High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Don’t hang up your trainers mamma!

    Shop specialist Supportive Maternity Running Clothes: run in style and comfort πŸƒβ€β™€οΈ 🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Lottie’s IVF Journey and Active Pregnancy Advice

    Going through IVF or preparing to do so and concerned about keeping fit, Mamma? FittaMamma chats with the marvelous Lottie who shares her IVF journey and active pregnancy advice!

    Lottie is currently 31 weeks pregnant with her second IVF baby and chats to Alex about her journey and how she’s remained active during pregnancy. We have received so many questions and messages from Mamma’s who are preparing to or going through IVF. We thought the best way of answering those queries was to ask an expert who has been there and done that!

    Every pregnancy is different so please do not hesitate to talk to your doctor or midwife if you have any concerns about the health of your baby or how you should stay active. We share Lottie’s story to provide information, inspiration and reassurance.

    Lottie has kindly also taken part in our brilliant Sunday Sessions! If you would like to watch and follow some of her workouts, there is the Pregnancy Cardio Warm Up, the 45 Minute Prenatal Barre Workout, and the Prenatal Dance Workout. Happy active pregnancy, Mamma’s!

     

    Need new clothes to keep up with you and your growing bump? Take a look at our favourite picks that are designed to make you as comfortable as can be and keep you active for longer… We’d recommend starting off with our brilliant High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Gym workouts or home workouts – choose activewear designed for pregnancy!

    You deserve to look good and feel great mamma! Supportive Maternity Sportswear to keep you training together πŸ’ͺ🀰

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    Ask an Expert: Nutrition & Body Confidence with Specialist

    Join Alex as she asks an expert about how to eat healthily during pregnancy. As well as, the importance of being comfortable in your own skin!

    Our expert, Natalie Nepham is a fitness specialist, sports nutrition specialist, cross-fit enthusiast. She is also a mum-to-be with her first child arriving soon. Natalie’s main aim is to help women take care of their body & mind by educating them about exercise, nutrition and body confidence.

    Watch this video to gain valuable information about how to maintain motivation throughout your active pregnancy, improve your diet & boost body positivity during your journey into motherhood.

    Want to hear more from our experts? Click here to watch Cecile, a registered nurse, chat with Alex about postnatal health and well-being!

    Click here to view our picks for the best maternity activewear options to keep you comfortable and sweat with style!Β  High Support Pregnancy Exercise Top and the Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Gym workouts or home workouts – choose activewear designed for pregnancy!

    You deserve to look good and feel great mamma! Supportive Maternity Sportswear to keep you training together πŸ’ͺ🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Triathlete Training During Pregnancy

    Thank you, Alice, for spending time with us for this ask an expert session and chatting to us about triathlete training during pregnancy. As well as juggling a career and motherhood!

    Alice Tourell North is an team GB triathlete, mum, professional swim coach, personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach and works with multi-disciplined sports. She also trains others and takes part herself in countless Iron Man challenges. AND, trained throughout her pregnancy… She is a real life action woman! But, like many of us, she’s had struggles balancing work life and family life. She is with us for an ask an expert session to talk about how she manages all this…

    If you’re a real life action woman just like Alice, you need to have clothing that can keep up with you and your growing little one! Here are FittaMamma’s top picks to help you keep moving throughout your pregnancy and into motherhood. Kicking off with the extra supportive the High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Capri Leggings

    Gym workouts or home workouts – choose activewear designed for pregnancy!

    You deserve to look good and feel great mamma! Supportive Maternity Sportswear to keep you training together πŸ’ͺ🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Pregnancy & Postnatal Fitness Advice

    Alex catches up with the brilliant Natasha Brown! Who chats about the pregnancy and postnatal fitness advice she has gathered throughout her active pregnancy and motherhood journey…

    Natasha is an experienced personal trainer and Mamma of 2. She has been kind enough to talk about some of the hurdles she’s faced being a single Fit Mamma and how her workout schedule has changed through pregnancy, having one baby and now having 2 little people to look after! Natasha gives realistic advice for people in all situations and discusses the long term benefits she’s experienced from staying active during pregnancy and motherhood. She also shares her methods for how to keep exercise fun and enjoyable. As well as answering questions to help you keep you on track with your exercise and healthy lifestyle.

    Inspired by Natasha’s pregnancy and postnatal fitness advice and want to get involved? Follow her Complete Pregnancy Workout Video Selection here! She shares a warm up/cool down video and a workout video specific to each trimester. The complete package! Happy exercising, Mamma’s!

    Click here to view our picks for the best maternity activewear options to keep you comfortable and sweat with style!Β  High Support Pregnancy Exercise Top and the Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Leggings

    Gym workouts or home workouts – choose activewear designed for pregnancy!

    You deserve to look good and feel great mamma! Supportive Maternity Sportswear to keep you training together πŸ’ͺ🀰

  • Ask an Expert: Postnatal Health & Well-Being

    Join Alex (and little baby Arnold) as she asks the expert Cecile about all things postnatal health and well-being related!

    Cecile is a busy Mamma! She is a pregnancy and postnatal specialist, registered nurse and a mum. Her passion for well-being was prompted following her own challenging birth experience which inspired her to help women improve their pregnancy, birth and their recovery experience through well-being and nutrition. Cecile goes on to talk about the huge impact nutrition can have on improving many aspects of our lives. If you would like to know more, watch this wonderful ask an expert postnatal health and well-being video!

    Here are FittaMamma’s top picks to help you keep moving throughout your pregnancy and into motherhood. Kicking off with the extra supportive the High Impact Maternity and Feeding Sports Bra. Paired with the essential, bump bounce-reducing Ultimate High Impact Maternity Sportswear Top. Finishing off with these wonderful Ultimate High Impact Maternity Workout Capri Leggings

    Gym workouts or home workouts – choose activewear designed for pregnancy!

    You deserve to look good and feel great mamma! Supportive Maternity Sportswear to keep you training together πŸ’ͺ🀰

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