Pre & Postnatal



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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Pre & Postnatal

7 Tips for Exercising in the Third Trimester

PregnancyFitness
At 37 weeks pregnant I’ve reached the “I’m over being pregnant” zone. It’s getting much harder to move, breathe, get up from the ground, chase after our very active 2-year-old, and reach my toes. But, even with the physical challenges that come with a growing bump I’ve found that movement feels great. Whether it’s strength training, a Peloton cycling class,...
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