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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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Follow Your Success

Follow Your Success: Mama Talk Part Four

Follow your success! Some final thoughts on go-to strategies to help mamas navigate their return to fitness after that all clear by their doctor at 6-8 weeks. Thinking strategically creates a framework you can apply to ANY activity you enjoy (pilates, yoga, CrossFit, running, barre, etc.). The Road Map Your body has changed and you...

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Prepare Then Participate

Prepare then Participate: Mama Talk Part Two

Let’s prepare then participate in a return to fitness routine! Recently I got to meet remotely with some mamas (see Part One). Everyone’s pregnancy is different which makes generalized advice tricky, but I wanted to give them some go-to strategies to help them navigate their return to fitness. In particular how to interpret and balance...

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Return to Fitness

Return to Fitness: Mama Talk Part One

This week I spent some time talking to mamas about the return to fitness after pregnancy. It was an awesome remote opportunity created by Claris Health here in Los Angeles to share some ideas on how to interpret and navigate that ‘all clear’ from their doctors at 6-8 weeks after delivery. I love listening and talking to...

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When do I need to think about the pelvic floor and breath in fitness

When should I think about my pelvic floor and breath in fitness?

“When should I think about my pelvic floor and breath in fitness, and when can I rely on it to happen automatically?” Always? Never? Some? This is a real time issue for female athletes returning to fitness or sport after pregnancy and delivery. My answer here represents the shift in thinking I hope to continue...

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