Fitness



Pre & Postnatal

Returning to Exercise Postpartum: Progressions with Movement

How to Lunge
I remember my first workout after Benji was born. Stepping on that treadmill was exhilarating and humbling all at the same time. I wanted so badly to move my body as I had pre-pregnancy. But the truth was, my body was different. Everything felt different, even the way I walked, stood, and breathed. Returning to movement postpartum looks different for...
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Pre & Postnatal

5 Tips to Avoid Postpartum Comparisons

Postpartum Comparisons
The Postpartum comparison game can be tricky. Just yesterday I saw a photo on social media that stirred a lot of emotion for me. I felt jealous, frustrated, and just a tad bit defeated that I wasn’t in the same spot recovery wise as another woman. Even as a coach I still find it easy to compare my journey to...
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Fitness

2 Glute Exercises During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Glute Exercises
The glutes are my favorite muscle group to train, especially during pregnancy and postpartum. But, there is so much more to training these three major muscles than the way your pants fit in a pair of leggings ๐Ÿ™‚   Your glutes consist of three major muscles: glute maximum, glute medius, and glute minimus. They are responsible for extending your hips,...
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