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Benefits of working out while pregnant

We often receive questions regarding working out while pregnant. This is something that I feel passionately about as a mother who enjoyed the benefits of being active during my pregnancies and as an owner of a health and wellness facility. Making the decision to continue working out (particularly in a controlled, safe training environment) is a very personal one. As with anything, we recommend doing your own research and determine if the benefits of an active lifestyle will outweigh any potential risks. Here are a few of the health benefits to the mother and baby that were factors in my decision to continue working out throughout my pregnancies.

How to talk your way through your workout

Everybody has those days when they “just aren’t feelin’ it.” It could be the weather that has you down or you haven’t gotten enough sleep but for whatever reason, you just can’t get yourself jacked up enough for your training session. It happens to everyone. Hopefully, some of my mental chatter will help you crush your next workout.

What your personal trainer wants you to know

In my role at Wilcox Wellness & Fitness I talk to prospective clients daily about committing to a healthy lifestyle.  People have so many ideas of what trainers do, what trainers think, and what it is like to be a part of a fitness facility.  It takes a lot of guts to walk in the […]

How to be part of the 8% who will achieve their goals this year…

  New Year’s is often the time when people celebrate new beginnings and are setting fresh goals and plans for the year ahead.  8% of people who will set goals or resolutions for the new year will achieve those goals.  What is the difference between those who stick with their new years resolutions and the […]