Have you been finding yourself googling crossfit and pregnancy 24/7 since you found out you were pregnant? That was totally me in my first pregnancy and as it turns out there isn't a lot of great information out there to guide you through continuing to workout thru your pregnancy. The advice out there is super generic and ranges from "to what you've always done" to "don't do anything!" I hear from … [Read more...] about 9 Exercise Modifications for Crossfit in Pregnancy
2.5 weeks into postpartum life with Miss Liv and things are going pretty well over here. She is such a chill baby who at this point basically eats and sleeps with about 30 minutes of opening her eyes to look around each day. I forgot that babies, while challenging with the whole waking up overnight business, are actually kind of easy. 3 year olds on the other hand. Lord help me. … [Read more...] about 7 Postpartum Stretches for New Moms
Pregnancy... Not my favorite chapter in life. My 3rd pregnancy is in the books and I'll be honest I'm excited to be heading back to coaching pregnant women in fitness instead of BEING a pregnant woman doing fitness! This last pregnancy, while super difficult from an emotional and sickness perspective, was the best pregnancy yet from a fitness perspective. They say the 3rd time is a charm … [Read more...] about How To Modify Crossfit In Pregnancy
I recently announced my pregnancy and since it's the 3rd one there wasn't a big reveal to our friends and family. It kind went like this. Except I was generally laying on the couch trying not to dry heave when I told people. Quick question: WHY do I always forget this happens to me and I keep getting pregnant? This is FOR SURE baby number last at our house. Someone schedule my … [Read more...] about My Favorite Core Exercises For Pregnancy
This is a question I get asked a lot. You've had a baby and you're ready to move again, do you really have to wait 6 weeks to get back at it? Listen mamas, I hear all the undertones to that question, probably because I too experienced a LOT of emotion about getting back to exercise after I had a baby. For me, there was EXCITEMENT about getting back to exercise now that I wasn't hauling around a … [Read more...] about Can You Return To Exercise Before 6 Weeks Postpartum?
I've got a confession to make.... But not like THAT kind of butt stuff. The kind of butt stuff I'm talking about is training your glutes to not only look good but to help your body feel good and keep you free of injury. Moms.... You've got to train your glutes. Why? Because they take a beating during pregnancy and in your everyday mom life of holding babies. Stong glute muscles … [Read more...] about Ditch Your Mom Butt: 3 Glute Workouts For Busy Moms