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Blog Category: Individual

Q and A: Swimming and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Q: Do you have any suggestions for swimming with a pelvic organ prolapse.  A:  I really love swimming for my female athletes as they work to recover from prolapse and return to some movement and fitness and get their heart rate up. Generally, the lack of impact makes it a great place for ladies who...

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Pelvic Floor Health and Running: It’s So Much More than Incontinence!

So excited to share this conversation with Another Mother Runner on pelvic health and running. It was such a blast! Got to share lots of ideas to continue to first broaden our definition of what a pelvic health problem is, then link it to common postpartum running inefficiencies that may never have been considered from...

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Delivery

So you’re having a baby? Tips to prepare for delivery

I bumped into a friend I hadn’t seen in awhile and was surprised to discover that she was 8 months pregnant! I only had a few minutes to give her some advice on how to prep for delivery and to prevent her own injuries as best she could. I came up with three things I...

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Should you squat with your feet straight?

One of the messages that seems to have infiltrated the pre/post-partum recovery and return to fitness world is to stand and squat with your feet straight. I am not a fan of this message, and never a fan of a formula or an “everyone should” premise. Saying everyone’s feet should go in one particular trajectory...

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Grace and Grit Podcast: Bridging the Gap between Rehab and Fitness for Women

Check out the podcast here: https://graceandgrit.com/podcast-062/ Ep 62: Courtney Townley, a passionate, holistic women’s health coach and experienced fitness pro who speaks into ALL areas of women’s lives through her own work and her podcast! I was excited to have a convo that I hope will continue to advance the message of pelvic floor and...

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