Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What Your Pelvic Floor Might Be Trying To Tell You

Prolapse is a scary word. ¬†As women, we are often uncomfortable talking about our bodies, especially our pelvic organs and reproductive systems. So when we hear words like “pelvic organ prolapse,” it’s not surprising that maybe we experience a little wave of panic. It’s not exactly something that is openly and generally talked about amongst the women’s health and fitness … Read More

Prenatal Fitness Myths Revisited, Part 2

So, last week I was doing a prenatal fitness consultation with a mama in her second trimester. We were going over some of the things you should and shouldn’t do as they relate to prenatal exercise. She told me at one point in our conversation that her doctor gave her some very general recommendations as well -one of them being … 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