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Quick Question! How Should I Breathe When I Squat?

Dear Julie, quick question! How should I breathe when I squat? A lot of my inquiries start this way. Quick questions don’t always have quick answers. Nor should they. Formula seekers….beware….this post is likely not for you. In any learning endeavor, we must understand basics first, lay a foundation. This gives us a language and...

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CrossFit Conversations

PT Pintcast: CrossFit Conversations

The CrossFit Games have come and gone, but the conversations it stirs inside both rehab and fitness carry on! I had a conversation with CrossFit Headquarters last winter on all things pelvic health and pelvic health messaging inside their community (both female and male). The topics we covered are still relevant today as CrossFit pushes...

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Pelvic Health for Female Athletes

Pelvic Floor Health for Female Athletes with Julie Foucher

I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Physician and CrossFit Games athlete, Julie Foucher, to discuss the unique needs of female athletes before, during and after pregnancy. Have a listen to the Pursuing Health Podcast and let me know what you think!    In this episode we discuss: Julie’s athletic background and...

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Overhead Work for Pregnant Female Athletes with Diastasis

One of the tools I employ with my female athletes is to limit their overhead work if they are pregnant with a diastasis. Listen in for the reasoning behind this temporary boundary I set for my pregnant athletes who lift or exercise overhead. This is neither a rule or a formula, instead gain an understanding...

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