So the doctor says you're "cleared for exercise" at your 6 week postpartum check. Does that mean you're ready to jump, run, kip, and burpee? Well that depends, but probably not. At least not yet. Real Quick, are you earlier than 6 weeks postpartum? You might find...
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...
My 3rd was pregnancy was hard. Like, really fucking hard. I wanted to get pregnant. I really did. I was super excited when the stick said positive. But then week 7 rolled in and things changed. I was sick. So sick. Dry heaving constantly. Feeling like the life was...
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