Postpartum Training Tips

So you have had a baby and you have no clue what to do about getting back into fitness.  First off please read my blog “What is Postpartum?”.  That way you understand the timeline!  We have to recover and listen to our bodies first. Then once we are back to fitness to whatever level thatContinue reading “Postpartum Training Tips”

What is Postpartum?

I have written mostly about pregnancy and training so far. But now let’s shift focus for a little bit and talk about Postpartum. I define the postpartum period as the time after being pregnant as postpartum. That means, whether that is after childbirth, a stillbirth, child or infant loss, or even a miscarriage, you areContinue reading “What is Postpartum?”

Training 32 – 39 Weeks Pregnant

Boy oh boy, am I behind but now I am creating a new improved blog schedule I can stick to now!  Let’s get into this! What do we focus on when we get towards the end of our pregnancies when it comes to training?  First and foremost, you need to look at your volume ofContinue reading “Training 32 – 39 Weeks Pregnant”

What is Fertility Awareness Method?

What is Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) and what does that have to do with FEMM Certification?!  Well FAM is something I use to avoid pregnancy without hormone contraceptives. Let me be very clear, this is NOT Rhythm.  The FAM method is an amazing tool that can help you avoid pregnancy but can help in conceiving,Continue reading “What is Fertility Awareness Method?”

Training 20 – 32 Weeks Pregnant

Yay for the second trimester, am I right?!  This is when we typically feel our best in our pregnancy.  Most of us get over the morning sickness and it’s before baby gets bigger and before we start to feel more tired.  Baby isn’t taking up a ton of space just yet and we have moreContinue reading “Training 20 – 32 Weeks Pregnant”

June 2021 Life Updates!

With life becoming so crazy lately, my blogs that I wanted to post have gone to the bottom of my to do list.  My next one will be continuing on suggested guidelines for training while pregnant during 20 – 32 weeks gestation. So what has been going on? We recently moved from Pendergrass, GA toContinue reading “June 2021 Life Updates!”

Electrolytes

Let’s start with the benefits for electrolytes! After a quick Google search, electrolytes are minerals that conduct electricity when mixed with water. They regulate nerve and muscle function, hydrate the body, balance blood acidity and pressure, and help rebuild damaged tissue. Electrolytes should contain sodium, potassium, and magnesium. Sodium is actually very important to ourContinue reading “Electrolytes”

Training 0 – 12 Weeks Pregnant

What does training from 0 through 12 weeks pregnant look like?  Well let’s first be clear, it’s really more like 4 or 5 weeks to 12 weeks pregnant.  That is about as early as you can find out that you are pregnant since our pregnancies are counted from our last, first day of our period. Continue reading “Training 0 – 12 Weeks Pregnant”

Yoni Steaming

If you want to know a little more about Yoni or Vaginal Steaming the watch my YouTube video below. Because there are so few places around me that offer this service, I decided to get one for myself. I unbox my very own Yoni steam box for you.

Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy

Let me tell you there are so many benefits to exercising while you are pregnant!  These are not the only ones but I believe the most important ones. (PMID: 23014142) Higher cardiorespiratory fitness Prevention of urinary incontinence Prevention of low back pain Reduced symptoms of depression Gestational weight gain control For cases of gestational diabetes,Continue reading “Benefits of Exercising During Pregnancy”

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