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Burn Keeps Expectant Moms in Their Lulu Leggings

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Expectant mothers know that the usual gym routine isn't necessarily best when exercising for two, but that doesn't mean they have to switch exclusively to prenatal yoga. Moms-to-be flock to San Francisco's three Burn studios, where owner and mother-of-two Lisa Corsello modifies workouts to keep her clients (and their babies) healthy.

Corsello told the San Francisco Chronicle that she started developing prenatal workout modifications after a pregnant client's doctor told her to ask a fitness trainer for an exercise plan. Corsella designed a complete set of pregnancy Burn exercise modifications, so expectant mothers can participate throughout classes. That strategy appeals to women the Chronicle describes as "San Francisco's high-powered prenatal set: body-conscious type A's with successful careers and a penchant for Lululemon leggings."

For those looking for a more in-depth pregnancy workout plan, Burn also offers a quarterly Pregnancy and Fitness Seminar. The all-day workshop covers everything from anatomy and physiology throughout each trimester to post-pregnancy exercise strategies. If you're looking for a Mother's Day treat for an fitness-minded expectant mom, a class at Burn ($20) or a spot in the next pregnancy workshop ($100) could make the perfect gift.
· Burn [Official Site]
· Burn studios in S.F. keep moms-to-be in top shape [SFGate]