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Ask Jen: Where can I find a quick and easy cardio workout?

Look no further! We've got you covered! We know it can be hard to fit in a long workout some days. This 12-minute cardio workout will be sure to get your blood pumping! And it's just the right amount of time to easily add it into your busy mom life!

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What do you consider wellness? Is it a number on the scale or how many steps you have taken? Perhaps it is what you did – or didn’t – eat or how often your doctor sees you.

At FIT4MOM Arlington-Alexandria, we believe wellness moves beyond simple numbers or checklists. Wellness is a combination of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health; if one is lacking, the others will as well, causing you to suffer.

Most of us are...

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Ask Jen: What's the best way to strengthen my booty?

Did you know your glutes support your entire being? They work constantly to keep you upright, move you from down to up, and so much more. And the stronger they are, the better you move and feel! Add the 12-minute Booty-Focused workout to your weekly schedule.

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Becoming a parent comes with an overwhelming amount of rewards: from morning snuggles to honor roll report cards, motherhood is full of moments to celebrate.

And then there are the days where you ask why there are dirty clothes in your dishwasher and who could have possibly forgotten to bring extra diapers…and where exactly is your coffee?

While it may not seem the likely candidate, incorporating movement into your day can make...

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FIT4MOM and Dr. Dawn Andalon, Physical Therapist

Many prenatal women experience back pain during pregnancy and the most common cause is sciatica. The sciatic nerve is a long nerve that runs from the lower back all the way down to the feet. When pain occurs along this nerve, the condition is known as sciatica.

WHAT IS SCIATICA CAUSED BY?

Sciatica during pregnancy is typically caused by the enlarged uterus pressing down on the...

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Alright, we've already had a good snow and we want to make sure you don't run out of ideas to keep your littles busy outside! These activities are easy to do with the materials around your home.

Try a few of these fun ideas and let us know how they went!

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The new year is a great time to reflect on your goals and implement new healthy habits. However, let’s face it, resolutions have a reputation for being a waste of time; and for the most part, big drastic changes are a waste of effort because they are not sustainable.

We are sure you have heard to try one or two small, easy, incremental changes for sustainable well-being, but just where should you begin? Today, let’s chat about 5 healthy...

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We love a good fall-inspired family craft, don't you? These crafts are easy to do with the materials around your home.

We welcome you to try one of these crafts at home & share with us how it went. Or join us for live crafts throughout November. You can find our schedule of free events below.

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Ask Jen: What's the best workout when you have no time?

Answer: One that combines it all. Start with cardio, use your muscles, then sprinkle in some core. If you need inspiration, check out our latest blog for our free 30-minute Body Boost class.

Speaking of Body Boost, this class is included in our Body Well 8-week program that...

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How many years have you said, “After the new year, I am going on THIS diet”? Or, “I am working out tomorrow because I ate THIS tonight”? We are all guilty of fat-shaming holiday food & ourselves for our indulgences. Between Halloween and New Year’s Day, we punish ourselves with self-hate talk, try to add in extra workouts, swear off sweets, fail at not eating our favorite holiday foods, and beat ourselves up mentally. During the holiday...

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Question: Can I exercise while I am pregnant?

Answer: Absolutely! In fact, regular movement has been proven to benefit you and your baby in these key ways: Reduces back pain, eases constipation, may decrease your risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and labor interventions, promotes healthy weight gain during pregnancy, improves your overall general fitness, and strengthens your heart and blood vessels.

Whether you are a...

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We love a good fall-inspired family craft, don't you? These crafts are easy to do with the materials around your home.

We welcome you to try one of these crafts at home & share with us how it went. Or join us for live crafts throughout November. You can find our schedule of free events below.

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Body Well is about the journey, meeting you where you are & challenging you to grow. Our Body Well Mini 4-week program includes small group fitness coaching, nutritional guidance, recipes + meal planners, community-based workouts, and weekly challenges to help you manage stress and sleep better. Body Well will focus on improving your physical and mental well-being with a community of mamas to support you every step of the...

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Body Ignite is a one-stop body shock. Targeting each and every muscle with specially designed sequences and a weighted bar will leave you stronger and more energized. This easy to follow strength based program will increase your metabolism, your athleticism, and your ability to lift, lunge, push and pull everything mom-life throws at you!

Grab your weighted bar or dumbbells and get moving with us in the video below.

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Did you know that exercising while pregnant can help your body handle the changes of pregnancy and prepare for the challenges of labor?

In fact, regular movement has been proven to benefits you and your baby in these key ways: Reduces back pain, eases constipation, may decrease your risk of gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, and labor interventions, promotes healthy weight gain during pregnancy, improves your overall general fitness,...

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