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Four times when it’s totally okay to skip your pregnancy workout

Here at BBB, we’re all about consistency. We believe wellness – especially during pregnancy – isn’t built on one-offs; it’s forged through daily habits.   … But there are times when consistency is less important. And there are times when it’s perfectly okay to skip your pregnancy workout.  Let’s talk about when and why it’s okay…

Four things we wish we’d been told about staying fit during pregnancy

We know firsthand that it’s totally tempting to activate sloth mode when you’re pregnant. You’re growing a baby … Isn’t that, like, enough hard work? Ha, just kidding. Everyone knows that maintaining your fitness during pregnancy is vital. (But if you’re new here and were kind of hoping for a permission slip to sloth it…

Five weird (but normal) things that happen to your body during pregnancy

Make a baby, they said. It’ll be simple, they said. You’re a woman; it’s natural. ‘Cept, let’s be real … Some of the stuff that happens to your body during pregnancy definitely does not feel natural or normal (even if we promise it is). And if you’re doing this baby-making business for the first time,…

5 Mantras For Pregnancy

Five Mantras to Repeat During Pregnancy

You’ve probably heard that about the power of positive thinking, right? Not in a woo-woo-manifestation way (but go for it, if that’s your thing!), but more in a building-vital-neural-pathways way. Psychologists state that the things we repeat to ourselves (both internally and verbally) become beliefs. And those beliefs, in a multitude of ways, impact our…

These are the Pilates exercises you should avoid if you’re pregnant

Here at Body Beyond Birth, we’re allllll about helping you build a strong, healthy and physically capable body before and after birth. And our go-to BFF for doing just that will always be physiotherapy and Pilates-based exercises. (Can we hear a ‘whoop whoop!”) BUT – not all Pilates exercise are suitable for every stage of…