Exercise A Great Family Connector, Stress Fighter – Parents Article

Warmup provided by Jazzercise Eugene at last year’s Mother’s Day 5K. Exercise a Great Family Connector, Stress Fighter This article appeared in the April 29, 2019 edition of the Register-Guard. Let’s be honest. Pregnancy is hard on the body and postpartum hormones are hard on the mind. As we try to navigate these changes, we are also charged with caring for a newborn baby, sleep deprivation, and all the other demands of being a parent. How can we continue to…

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Fitness Corner: The Low-Down on Diastasis Recti – Parents Article

With Parenting Now!’s Mother’s Day 5K coming up, we stopped to chat with Baby Boot Camp-Eugene’s Owner and Lead Instructor Annie Mills about a common health issue many new moms face—Diastasis Recti. Q: What is Diastasis Recti? A: Moms I talk with often complain about a belly “pooch” that seems to never go away after having one or more children. Diastasis Recti (DR) develops when the connective tissue between the right and left abdominal muscles separate during late pregnancy. It…

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