Can I Still Exercise With Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

If your OB, midwife, or physical therapist has diagnosed you with some degree of prolapse, the assortment of emotions you may be feeling can be intense. You may be wondering what this is going to mean for future pregnancies, for your sexual health, and if you’ve been fit before, you may be wondering what you can do for exercise? At … Read More

Pilates Moves Safe For Pregnancy & Postpartum

When you hear about exercises that aren’t safe during and after pregnancy, you’ll often hear that anything that causes extra pressure on the abdomen is unsafe. Hearing, then, that Pilates can be adapted for pregnancy and the 4th trimester can be surprising. After all, one of the most popular moves of a Pilates workout, The 100 exercise, put a tremendous … Read More

3 Tricks For Great Self Care Once Baby Arrives

If you thought that taking care of yourself was difficult when you were pregnant, managing self-care while you’re also taking care of a newborn can be an exciting challenge all of its own making. Today, let’s hash through three tips that will help you stay happy, healthy, and sane during the first few weeks after your baby comes home. Prepare, … Read More

How hard are you working?

Eric Cressey’s blog on his website this week caught my attention and really made me think about how much work is necessary for progress. When I’m training moms, I think it’s especially important to pay attention to what your goals are, and what kind of progress you’re making towards those goals. So let’s talk about that! There are a number … Read More

Exercise Of The Day: Tall Kneeling Overhead Triceps Press

Back At It Again Ladies!!! It’s still summer, and you still want to show off those arms! I few weeks ago I posted some info on how to make biceps curls a bit more “functional” by using a split stance position when curling. So with that said, let’s talk about the triceps. The overhead triceps press is a great exercise … Read More