Female Athlete Incontinence

Leaks with Lifting: Is it ever OK?

Q: Is there ever a situation where leaks with lifting is okay? Asking for a friend A: Short answer: A very contextualized yes.  Long answer: Keep reading. The CrossFit Open always brings these questions to my inbox, and DMs. I get sent links to reels and tiktoks either downplaying it, accepting it, celebrating it, or...

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Professor Wiebe

Professor Wiebe is in the House

I passed the background check! As of this month, I am officially Julie Wiebe, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at the University of Michigan-Flint Physical Therapy program. I am so grateful and honored to be joining this incredible faculty and stellar program. They have warmly welcomed me and I am so impressed with each of...

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Follow Your Success

Follow Your Success: Mama Talk Part Four

Follow your success! Some final thoughts on go-to strategies to help mamas navigate their return to fitness after that all clear by their doctor at 6-8 weeks. Thinking strategically creates a framework you can apply to ANY activity you enjoy (pilates, yoga, CrossFit, running, barre, etc.). The Road Map Your body has changed and you...

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Monitor and Modify

Monitor and Modify: Mama Talk Part Three

Time to monitor and modify. Continuing our Mama Talk series on go-to strategies to help moms navigate and interpret the 6-8 week all clear from their doctor to return to fitness. Today, we need to break down the advice doctors often give –  “listen to your body”. This is a tricky one…. “Listen To Your...

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Prepare Then Participate

Prepare then Participate: Mama Talk Part Two

Let’s prepare then participate in a return to fitness routine! Recently I got to meet remotely with some mamas (see Part One). Everyone’s pregnancy is different which makes generalized advice tricky, but I wanted to give them some go-to strategies to help them navigate their return to fitness. In particular how to interpret and balance...

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