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Running Postpartum

Running Postpartum? Rotation is Key

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...

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse Hope

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Hope

June is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Awareness Month, but I’m officially declaring it Prolapse Hope month! It’s a good time to share some #educatedhope to help ladies out who are getting their info from ye ole internet, which may be generating more fear than hope. Kicking it off with some info to help ease your mind…. Info to...

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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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Healthy, Wealthy, & Smart Podcast Interview – Running and Pregnancy

In this episode I talk about running and pregnancy with Dr. Karen Litzy of the Healthy, Wealthy & Smart Podcast. 🏃‍♀️.We discuss:🔹Running/exercise and pregnancy🔹Creating baselines🔹The research around female running form🔹Busting some pregnancy myths. 🔹When can you return to running after pregnancy?🔹What is my definition of ‘postpartum women’?🔹I talk about structuring exercises around your daily exercises...

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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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