June 28th 2023
Recently, I attended the Female Athlete Conference. After decades of working to get a seat at the table to have folks consider the needs of the female athlete, what a switch to be surrounded by 100’s of others with the same passion. I was immersed in all-things female* athlete, and it was glorious. Female...read article
May 1st 2023
Q: To Kegel or not to Kegel?- Asking for a friend. A: Short Answer: Both/and, not either/or. Long Answer: Let’s move the conversation forward and ask new questions. What’s the Issue? To Kegel or not to Kegel is a hot topic these days. However, the controversy and conversation is not new. The concern is that...read article
August 25th 2022
Kegels Don’t seem to stop leaks with running. What gives? Asking for a friend. Short answer: They aren’t enough. Long Answer: Read on. One Size Does Not Fit All (Activities) Many female runners have tried Kegels without success. Here’s the deal, a one muscle solution will not meet the complex needs of an activity like...read article
August 11th 2022
Running postpartum? Rotation is key! Often, postpartum mamas end up running with chests high, rotating through their upper chest and shoulders, and pump their arms to make it look like they are rotating. However, their belly buttons stay straight ahead (see pic on left). They have substituted this for the beautiful torso rotation you see...read article
July 24th 2022
Weight training and prolapse-is it OK? Asking for a friend. Short Answer: Yes. Long answer: keep reading. A No-No? Heavy weight training activities like CrossFit© are often No-No’s in the conversation around pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Many women are advised to avoid these strenuous loads during pregnancy and beyond due to a potential for POP....read article
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