Move over, Jane Fonda. Women’s fitness has undergone a makeover. No more are the curve-less skinny models who can’t do a push-up. More and more, women—including moms—are embracing their natural strength and proving that femininity doesn’t have to oppose mama-bear toughness.
At the forefront of many of the new trends in fitness is the CrossFit movement. Most of you have probably heard of CrossFit, but today I want to highlight the work that one woman does for moms. CrossFit Moms was founded by Andrea Nitz, who has been doing CrossFit since 2004. Andrea was kind enough to answer some questions for me about this awesome fitness movement for moms, which had a very simple beginning: moms started having babies!
“We began having clients get pregnant, and no one knew quite what to do with them, so my bosses, Jeff and Mikki Martin, suggested I get some prenatal education and start working with these women and collecting data,” Andrea says.
Continue reading for more about CrossFit Moms! —Nicole Crawford