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Blog Category: Fitness

Safe exercise for pregnancy

I am kicking the new year off with a new Q and A blog. Today an answer inspired by an interview with the Women’s Health Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. They asked “What activities are safe for most pregnant women?”. Perhaps we need to rethink and redefine what is “safe”…read on! Q: Are there specific types...

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Let’s Make No Little Plans

“Make no little plans, they have no magic to stir men’s blood….make big plans; Aim high in hope and work.” Daniel Burnham My son and I just got the opportunity to watch Hamilton in Chicago. We have devoured the soundtrack for months. It is in and of itself awe inspiring in its delivery….of an awe...

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Running while pregnant

What are your pet peeves around exercising during pregnancy?

Today marks the end of my sabbatical. It was in a word…busy. Busier than I had intended, but I was getting ahead on some important projects and spending some important time with family, and friends. I did find some quiet time in there for myself, for which I am very grateful. In the midst, I...

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Running while pregnant

Tips for Runners and Wannabe Runners Who Leak

“How do you treat incontinence in female runners?” is probably one of the questions I get the most. It even came up recently during a live webinar for pediatric professionals. Here are some tips I shared for altering a runners form to address leaks during a run. Leaning into the run from the ankles to...

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