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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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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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MYTH BUSTS! BREATHING! BASELINES! Podcast with the Connected Yoga Teacher

Podcast-a-palooza! I’m back with another great interviewer asking in-depth questions on how we can optimize post-partum recovery. We talked about starting that path before you even get pregnant and finding your pre-pregnancy baselines so you understand YOUR norm and what changed. We also bust some myths about “fixing your anterior tilt” and assuming every pregnant women...

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PT Below the Waist Podcast

PT Below the Waist Podcast with Jessica and Jamille This podcast was a lot of fun! Debunked movement and fitness restrictions we put on our pelvic health, ortho and sports medicine clients and sent empowering, hopeful, problem solving messages instead. Both to YOU, the practitioner, and to the fit and wanna be fit females we...

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How Should I Breathe When I Squat?

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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