In my first pregnancy, I found myself googling Crossfit and pregnancy 24/7 since the moment I found I was pregnant. As it turns out there isn't a lot of great information out there to guide you through adjusting Crossfit during pregnancy or Crossfit pregnancy...
Are you Ready to Return to Intense Exercise Postpartum? So the doctor says you're "cleared for exercise" at your 6 weeks postpartum check. Does that mean you're ready to jump, run, kip, burpee, or any other intense exercise postpartum? Well that depends, but probably...
I have a drawer full of jeans that currently fit like this which I’m pretty sure is not on trend for fall. The other day I tried on pair after pair and this is how most of them looked. There was a moment (or an hour) of frustration with my body and then I realized I...
Training in the postpartum chapter has been interesting this time around. ⠀
I’m not trying to modify my gym’s programming to make it easier. Instead I’m intentionally following a program where I’m retraining my core and strengthening my body. ⠀
I’m giving my body the time it needs to heal and I’m trusting the process. ⠀
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t miss the intensity. I so badly want to load up a barbell and see how heavy I can squat. I want to hang from the rig and see if I can still do pull ups. I want to run sprints with the class. ⠀
But I’m not going to. ⠀
Not yet anyway.
Navigating exercise and Crossfit during pregnancy can be difficult. As a pregnancy and postpartum athletism coach created a guide to help keep your body and your baby safe. I'm slowly emerging from the haze of raising a newborn. Those first few weeks post baby are a...
2.5 weeks into postpartum life with Miss Liv and things are going pretty well over here. She is such a chill baby who at this point basically eats and sleeps with about 30 minutes of opening her eyes to look around each day. I forgot that babies while challenging with...
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