Interview with CrossFit Games Athlete and New Mom: Lindsey Valenzuela

It’s CrossFit Open season!  This time last year,  CrossFit Games Athlete and new mom, Lindsey Valenzuela was prepping to re-enter competition, via the 2017 Open, for the first time since a severe back injury and difficult pregnancy (including modified bedrest). The goal was to get to Regionals at about 1 year post partum. I was...

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Pelvic Floor Health

New Podcast: What is the Range of Normal in pelvic floor health?

    I recently got to sit down with anthropologist and mama, Kate Clancy. She studies periods, reproductive health, and has recently had her own experience navigating pelvic health during pregnancy and post partum. She also does roller derby in her spare time….love it! It was great opportunity to introduce the concepts I share with...

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Performance and the Pelvic Floor

Lose the Incontinence, Improve Performance

  I sat down to chat with Karen Litzy, physical therapist and host of the Healthy, Wealthy and Smart Podcast to talk about the pelvic floor, incontinence and performance. It isn’t just about staying dry, although that is a huge win, it is about harnessing the pressure, energy and force that you are losing out...

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twitter conversation

Dear Crossfit HQ : The Complete Twitter Conversation

Here it is…the full Twitter conversation with CrossFit HQ. I am simply posting this in its raw format, without commentary, so you can draw your own conclusions.  A Twitter conversation is really challenging to have, follow and to present in a format that is easy to sort through. There are lots of twists and turns....

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Dear CrossFit HQ Update: How the conversation has evolved

Dear CrossFit HQ Update: How the Conversation has Evolved As you might imagine the response to my blog last week Dear CrossFit HQ and the conversations born from it were all over the map. I want to address a few of the things that came up over the next few blog posts. First, one of...

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